The University has a full-fledged Department of Physical Education with a Director and a team of qualified coaches in various games. There are spacious outdoor plying fields at the campus, where inter-college and inter-university sports competitions are organised with a view to encourage the students in various ways to participate in sports activities of their choice.

The University Grants Commission has set up a nodal centre in the Department of Physical Educational with a view to foster the spirit of adventure sports in the universities and Colleges in Northern india. university of Kashmir has now become a facility Centre for the following adventure sports:

  • Ice-Sking
  • Ski-montaineering
  • Mountaineering
  • Water Sking
  • Kayaking and canoeing
  • Aqua Para shooting
  • White Water Rafting
Any bonafide student of a college and university can take part in the training programmes run by the Nodal Centre.