IIT Bhubaneswar offers wide scope for the students to excel in the domain of sports and games. The students play wide variety of sports and games such as Cricket, Football, Badminton, Basketball, Table tennis, Volleyball, Chess, Lawn Tennis, Athletics, and Aquatics etc. Being a budding Institute, IIT Bhubaneswar has never compromised in providing the facilities required to enhance the students' talent. A well-equipped Gymnasium is present at individual hostels to ensure students' fitness and sound health. Cricket nets, Volleyball, basketball and indoor courts etc. are provided to the students.
IIT Bhubaneswar offer extravagant facilities to enhance the student's Athletic spirit . Both
Track and Field Athletics is encouraged from Students . The Institute Athletics Team actively
participates in Inter IIT every year to enhance the institute pride among all IITs . The Students are
regularly trained in various events like Sprint ,Hurdles ,LongJump ,HighJump ,TripleJump ,Shotput
,DiscusThrow ,HammerThrow and JavelinThrow.
The Athletes over the institute have access to participate in Athletic Sports Fests and Tournaments all across the country. Apart from Inter IIT, Various Inter Departmental and Inter Hall Tournaments are organised to raise the competitive spirit among students. The Gymkhana functions with the motto to maintain the student ,physically fit throughout the year.
Cricket was first played in England in the 16th century. By the end of the 18th century, it had developed to be the national sport of England.The first international cricket match was held in mid 19 th century. Cricket is the most popular sport in India. The Indian national cricket team won the 1983 Cricket World Cup, the 2007 ICC World Twenty20 and the 2011 Cricket World Cup. The Indian Premier League (IPL) is the most-watched Twenty20 cricket league in the world and is also known for its commercial success. Cricket is surely one of the most loved sports of the country and the IIT BHUBANESWAR Cricket society was formed to encourage students in the institute to love this enthusiastic sport. With all year round events and activities in the form of INTER IIT, GENERAL CHAMPIONSHIP, HOSTEL DAY GAMES and a lot more, the cricket society of IIT BHUBANESWAR keeps the sport lovers active with a combination of fun events and serious sport.
"Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard word,sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority"
Our campus has a football ground equipped with the necessary requirements. Every year we organise hostel day games in which a student bids for players and forms his team and then the fellow students compete for the winner's title. Along with this every year we also organise General Championship in which every Department build their team and compete with each other to see their department lift the Rolling trophy. Apart from this, from this year onwards we are taking an initiative to organise Mahanadi Premier League(MPL). This year we have vowed to practise regularly so that we can leave an impactat the Inter-IIT Sports meet this year at IIT Kanpur.Other than Inter-IIT we also participate in sports fests of colleges in and outside Bhubaneswar.
In our permanent campus we have basket ball courts in MHR and SHR, volley ball court in MHR. our college gymkhana is equipped with sufficient equipments for all the respective games. other than INTER IIT ,we will be participating in different tournaments inside and outside Bhubaneswar throughout the year in different intervals.
S.GANESH (b .tech 4 th year) 2 nd position in 50m butterfly stroke
M.SWARNA BHARATHI (b .tech 1 st year) 4 th position in free style.
Volley ball team of our college won the tournaments In Cuttack hosted by NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY ODHISHA (NLUO).
The games which comes under indoor are Badminton,Chess,Table Tennis and Carrom. Gymkhana,IIT Bhubaneswar is having sufficient number of all the necessary equipments.We also have well experienced coaches for Table Tennis and Badminton, they are too friendly with the players which results in very good chemistry between them. And to examine the potential of students we used to have regular inter city tournaments, and which also helps players to check their potential for Inter IIT sports meet.