Affiliating University and Its Vice-Chancellor and Registrar
Government Medical College Kathua is affiliated to Univeristy of Jammu which is a National
Assessment & Accreditation Council of India Grade ‘A+’ university vide consent of affiliation letter number No.
CDC/2018/3252 Dated: 11/08/18. This university came into existence in 1969 vide
Kashmir and Jammu universities Act 1969 following bifurcation of the erstwhile University of Jammu and Kashmir.
Vice-Chancellor: Prof. Umesh Rai
Registrar: Prof. Arvind Jasrotia
The Government of Jammu and Kashmir, in 2017, conceived the idea of starting a batch of five new medical colleges across the state to strengthen the already existing medical colleges to make the state’s health care systems at par with the premier health care institutions across the country.