IITGN has always been supportive of sports and fitness as it helps in maintaining a healthy mind and body. Students must be allowed to choose the sport of their liking and capability, and must be given an equal chance to excel in it. Keeping this in mind, ample facilities have been provided to the students for practicing and attaining professionalism in their respective games.
Currently the aquatics team goes to Sachivalaya in Sector 21, Gandhinagar around 10 km away from the campus for its practice sessions.
All athletic equipment like javelins, shot puts, discuses, etc are available and can be issued by students.. A special multipurpose ground is available for practice.
IIT Gandhinagar provides well maintained cemented court, soon to be converted into well furnished with polished wooden flooring courts.
An excellent, well maintained, fully lit court is present on campus which is open 24x7. Stands for spectators surround the court, making this the biggest attraction on campus during matches.
A well maintained cricket ground with turf wicket, a practice cemented and turf wicket and fully equipped cricket kits are available. Flood lights have been installed for night practice near the nets practice area.
A football field , Sufficient floodlights to enable playing in the dark , football studs are provided on demand for non-football playing students too.
With special emphasis on fitness and a healthy lifestyle, IIT Gandhinagar is well-equipped with a gym remodeled with a good selection of free weights and machines, for a full and complete body workout. It is open for all the students, staff and faculty of IIT Gandhinagar. The gym consists of equipment suitable for cardio as well as strength training.
The gymnasium is open 24x7..
The TT hall is well equipped with is fully air conditioned. It also boasts on robotic machine. Racquets and balls can be issued. The TT facilities are available to the students 24x7.
Two well-maintained courts, equipped with floodlights present on campus which is open 24x7.
Currently the lawn tennis team goes to Sachivalaya in Sector 21, Gandhinagar around 10 km away from the campus for its practice sessions. A special well maintained lawn tennis court is allotted for the IITGN community at Sachivalaya.
Carrom is a "strike and pocket" table game. Currently carrom is available at Beuki, Firepeal common room of hostel. Play and Enjoy!!
Chess lovers can avail the facility 24x7. Equipments can be issued from captain and secretary of chess.
Halla Bol is a day and night annual intra-institute sports festival, completely organized by the student body and is thoroughly enjoyed by all including faculty and staff members. 10 nights, 13 games and unlimited fun - That's what Halla Bol is all about. It brings out the sportsman within each participant and is celebrated with great enthusiasm by all of us. Objective of Halla Bol is to increase interaction among students, staff and faculty of IITGN.
The version Halla Bol’16 of festival comprised 11 entertaining games played over 10 days. More than 400 matches attracted 2953 registrations from students, staff and faculty, who formed mix teams.
The games are played with modified rules like, Futsal, Tug of War, Ultimate Frisbee, Touch Rugby, Foot Volley, Gully Cricket, 7 Stones, 3 a side Baddy, Basky, Dodge ball, Hand ball, No dribble basky, Carrom wars, Street hockey and Kho-Kho.
Cricket Combat League is an intra-college cricket tournament in which students and staff take part. The format of CCL resembles that of Indian Premier League (IPL). The objective of this league is to increase interaction among students and also with staff.
Each participating team is formed by auctioning. Each team will have their identity in terms of Jersey, Logo and Flag, etc.
This event is further fostered by the events such as Gamble (Predictor) and photography competition for the IITGN community to ensure the active involvement of the IITGN junta.
League of Football Players (LFP) is an annual football tournament. It is the flagship event of Intra- College Sports activities at IIT – Gandhinagar. The objective of this league is to increase interaction among students and also with staff.
It attracts scores of enthusiastic, skilful and football crazy players in the 'Auction' - a full-fledged bidding process, as good as Christie’s, that builds the teams for each season. Six clubs at IIT Gandhinagar compete throughout the season for the coveted title of ‘The Best Football Team – IIT GN’.
There is participation even from the faculty and staff! So, there’s opportunity plenty, to make ‘scores’ level. The tantalizing crowd adds to the raging football fever. Every match is an ‘El Classico’ here!
Carrom Tournament is held annually/ per semester among the students of IIT Gandhinagar. Carrom matches are played in the team of 2 and based on the cumulative performance of each team winners and runners up is awarded to the team having qualified matches throughout the tournament. Good players are selected for players of the carrom team of IITGN and get a chance to play for IITGN in other colleges like DAIICT/ GNLU/ NIFT.
Inter Hostel Sports Tournament is held annually among 6 hostels of IIT Gandhinagar. Matches of all the major sports are held in between different departments and based on the cumulative performance of all the events General Championship is awarded to the hostel having gained maximum points throughout the tournament.
As a tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and to mark his birthday, October 31 is celebrated as 'Rashtriya Ekta Diwas' (National Unity Day). Affectionately remembered as the 'Iron Man of India', his efforts were to make India a united and independent nation. This year on his birthday, which falls on Monday, we will be having a 'Run for Unity' as a demonstration of unity and integrity.
Inter IIT Sports Meet is the annual sports tournament of the Indian Institutes of Technology, and is the biggest inter-collegiate tournament in the country in terms of scale. It is an eight day long affair held in December every year, with the Aquatics events held separately in October. The seven old IITs take turns hosting the event. The Inter IIT Sports Meet (or just Inter IIT, as students of the IITs call it) is the only event wherein all the IITs participate. IITGN has been sending contingents to this event and has witnessed some outstanding victories.
Inter-Departmental Championship is held annually among various departments of IIT Gandhinagar. Matches of all the major sports are held in between different departments and based on the cumulative performance of all the events General Championship is awarded to the department having gained maximum points throughout the tournament.
Disha Cup 2016 is an initiative of Phy Edu Sec which is entering into its 3rd edition. A total of 6 teams participated viz. House Keeping (IIT GN SWACCHATA), Security (IIT GN SURAKSHA), Office Boys (IIT GN SAHYOG), Transport Department (Drivers) (IIT GN AAVAGAMAN), Mess Workers (IIT GN URJA) and Maintenance Department (Plumber, Electrician) (IIT GN RAKHRAKHAV). Our efforts are directed towards infusing a healthy and self-reliant attitude in our Participants helping them to shape their personality and hidden talents.