She is going to be the first woman chief minister of the trouble-torn border state.
Leader of BJP legislative party Nirmal Singh also met the governor and handed over letter of support from BJP to Mehbooba Mufti for formation of the next government.
She thanked BJP for extending support to her for formation of the new government.
Mehbooba said focus of her rule would be on peace, reconciliation and development in the state.
She said the date for oath-taking will be finalized after consultation with party legislators.