Centrally air-conditioned state of the art auditorium of the University “Matrika” is a state-of-art architecture marvel. The foundation of the auditorium was laid on February 6, 2006 which is the finest in the state and country, in barely three years of the existence as a University. It has a seating capacity of 1000 persons, 700 at the ground floor and 300 at the balcony level. It has fully equipped seminar halls and conference halls.
The centre portion of the roof of this auditorium is a pyramid has been sliced along the horizontal plane & lifted up. This auditorium has been provided a state-of-art stage with the latest and highly adjustable lights and sound system. It has the most modern Audio and video projection systems. It is designed with the latest technology against seismic forces and has been equipped with the latest heating, ventilation and air conditioning system. It also has smoke detectors, fire alarm systems and automatic sprinkler system, for early detection of fire.
Matrika auditorium of the university was inaugurated on 8 March, 2008 by Lt. Gen. (Retd.) S. K. Sinha, former Chancellor of SMVDU. Inaugurating the state of the art Auditorium “Matrika” in the campus Lt. Gen. said that, “impossible has been made possible by the dedicated effort of Vice Chancellor and his team”. Describing Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University as a flag ship of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, Lt. Gen. Sinha said that apart from hard work and dedication of all, the blessings of the Mata have been always there to achieve achievement after achievement. Speaking on the occasion Vice Chancellor, described the Auditorium as one of the best and said hardly any University possesses such a facility within short span of three years of its inception.
The inaugural session was marked by a high profile musical extravaganza organized by J&K academy of art culture & languages in collaboration with Govt. Women’s College Gandhi Nagar, Jammu