The Students' Welfare Section under the ambit of Directorate of Education of the University attends to the residential requirements, sports, cultural/co-curricular activities, NSS and medical care of the students. To make life comfortable for the students, common use facilities such as cafeteria, shopping centre, banks, post-office and transportation are available in the campus.
The organization provides accommodation to the students who admitted in UG & PG courses. Separate hostel accommodation for boys and girls are available at Chatha and RS Pura campuses. There are four hostels (two each for boys and girls). All the hostels have sufficient rooms with adequate furniture and fixture. A newly constructed boy’s hostel with accommodation of 198 rooms at main campus, Chatha will be provided to admittedUG & PG students.
|S.No||Name of the Hostel & Location||Boarding Capacity||Warden|
|1.||LAKSHYA (Boys) R.S. Pura||143||Dr. Ashraf Malik,Professor, FVSc& AH, R.S. Pura|
|2.||SANKALP (Boys) Chatha||198||Dr. Sudhakar Dwivedi Associate Professor, FoA, Chatha|
|3||PRAGTI (Girls) R.S. Pura||103||Dr. Jafrin Ara Ahmed,Associate Professor, FVSc& AH, R.S. Pura|
|4||TRIKUTA (Girls) Chatha||33||Dr. NomitaLaishram, Assistant Professor, FoA, Chatha|
Facilities available for Sports/Cultural activities
It is instrumental in catering the need of regular games and sports activities for the students in all the Colleges. The university has a large playground and gymnasium, with the facilities of different games and sports. The students are encouraged to participate in state and inter-university competitions. Inter/intra-faculty sports competitions are also organized annually. The organization conducts programmes/competitions to identify best talents in literary and cultural activities. Students of SKUAST-Jammu have been regularly participating in All India Inter University Youth Festival – REVERIE being held at NDRI, Karnal since last many years and has bagged many awards.
Health care Facilities
The medical facilities are provided to all the students through university health centres located at Chatha and R S Pura campus. The University Health Centre has the staff strength of a medical officer, lady doctor, two pharmacists, lab technician and staff nurse. The medical facilities including ambulance services at RS Pura and Chathaare available to all the students and residents round the clock. The facility of dental chair is also available.