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To achieve a healthier lifestyle while coping with the pressures of studying, one needs to be healthy both emotionally and physically. As a part of this process, VIT emphasizes the importance of sports and considers them as an integral part of the curriculum. VIT has a number of centres for physical education and sports activities that help the students maintain fitness and develop a competitive spirit. Its numerous outdoor playgrounds and indoor courts are spread over a 20-acre area.

Outdoor Facilities Number of Play Fields
Athletics (Track & Field) at Stadium Complex 400m Track and Field
Badminton Eighteen Courts (Eleven Flood light Courts)
Basketball Seven Courts (Five Flood light Courts)
Cricket Two Cricket Grounds
Football Four Fields (One with grass)
Handball Four Courts
Hockey Two Fields
Swimming Pool Men 50m x 25m (Standard pool with Flood lights), Women 25m x 12m (Flood lights)
Tennis Five Courts with Flood lights (Two synthetic courts)
Volleyball Seven Courts with Flood light

Indoor Facilities Number of Play Fields
Chess Provided separate Chess Hall with 50 Chess Boards
Carrom Provided separate Hall Boards
Table Tennis Provided separate Hall with 15 Tables
Gymnasium A/C Gymnasium (for Boys & Girls) - 1, Non A/C Gymnasium (Separately for Boys & Girls) - 2
Badminton 5 Courts with wooden flooring (Separately for Boys & Girls)
Snooker Hall 3 Tables (A/C Hall)
Squash 3 (Separately for Boys & Girls)
Boxing Training Room
Weight Lifting Training Room

Inter University Tournaments hosted so far

  • 2003 - 2004 => South West Zone Inter University Basketball tournament for Women
  • 2004 - 2005 => South Zone Inter University Volleyball tournament for Men
  • 2005 - 2006 => All India Inter University Chess tournament for Men & Women
  • 2007 - 2008 => South Zone Inter University Table Tennis tournament for Men & Women
  • 2008 - 2009 => South Zone Inter University Tennis tournament for Men
  • 2009 - 2010 => South Zone Inter University Basketball tournament for Men
  • 2010 - 2011 => South Zone Inter University Football tournament for Men
  • 2011 - 2012 => South Zone Inter University Badminton tournament for Men & Women
  • 2011 - 2012 => All India Inter Zonal & South Zone Inter University Chess tournament for Men & Women
  • 2012 - 2013 => South Zone Inter University Football Tournament for Women

Sports Awards (Rs 5000 each). As a way of honouring the outstanding sports persons, special sports awards and scholarships are given every year to encourage them.

Year Players Honoured Scholarship Amount
1999 - 2000 7 INR 35,000
2000 - 2001 4 INR 20,000
2001 - 2002 5 INR 25,000
2002 - 2003 10 INR 50,000
2003 - 2004 10 INR 50,000
2004 - 2005 10 INR 50,000
2005 - 2006 20 INR 1,00,000
2006 - 2007 28 INR 1,40,000
2007 - 2008 50 INR 2,50,000
2008 - 2009 50 INR 2,50,000
2009 - 2010 62 INR 3,10,000
2010 - 2011 78 INR 3,90,000
2011 - 2012 125 INR 6,25,000

Fitness and Recreation - Gymnasium & Snooker

  • A centralised A/C room with Audio/Video facilities, well equipped with all the latest fitness equipment for gymnasium and snooker tables for snooker lovers.
  • For proper guidance, two qualified gym and snooker instructors are available round-the-clock to train the students, with separate timings for men and women students.

Yoga Camps - A powerful stress buster

For wisdom in work, VIT University organizes Yoga camps to decrease the entropy and confusion in the minds of students where mind, body and soul culminate into positive and perennial happiness and peace.

VIT also offers separate swimming facilities for men and women students. The Men's 50m x 25m floodlit swimming pool has eight lanes and the necessary facilities to conduct international-level competitions. The floodlit women's swimming pool is 25m x 12m, and is in the new Women's Hostel premises. Separate swimming coaches for men and women are available at particular times at the pools, which are open from 6 AM to 7.30 PM everyday.

Swimming-Pool-1
Swimming-Pool-2

VIT's newest facilities for students include four gymnasium, two exclusively for men, one exclusively for women and one shared by both. A central multi-facility piece of equipment for the men enables several enthusiasts to work out at the same time in one of the gymnasium for men. The other men's gym today has 16 stations with the latest equipment.

Women students have a 12-station multi-gym of their own. All the gyms are spacious and well equipped with modern facilities. Trendset, a state-of-the art gym with modern, imported equipment was inaugurated in 2004. It has centralised A/C and Audio/Video facilities, comfortable dressing rooms and ample locker facilities.

Two qualified gym instructors are available round-the-clock to train students specifically for their respective sports. This gym has separate timings for men and women.


Fee for various facilities

  • Students
    INR 2500 (Per Semester)
  • Faculty/Staff
    INR 1750 (Per Semester)
  • Timings (Monday - Friday)
  • Men
    6 AM to 9 AM, 3 PM to 8.30 PM
  • Women
    6.30 AM to 9 AM, 3 PM to 8.30 PM
  • Students
    INR 2000 (Per Semester)
  • Faculty/Staff
    INR 1500 (Per Semester)
  • Timings
    6 AM to 9 AM, 3 PM to 8.30 PM
  • Students
    INR 2000 (Per Semester)
  • Faculty/Staff
    INR 1000 (Per Semester)
  • Timings
    2 PM to 8.30 PM
  • Students
    INR 2000 (Per Semester)
  • Faculty/Staff
    INR 1000 (Per Semester)
  • Timings
    2 PM to 8.30 PM
  • Students
    INR 2500 (Per Semester)
  • Faculty/Staff
    INR 1750 (Per Semester)
  • Timings
    6.30 AM to 8.30 AM, 4.30 PM to 7.30 PM
  • Students
    INR 1000 (Per Semester)
  • Faculty/Staff
    INR 1000 (Per Semester)
  • Timings
    6.30 PM to 7.30 PM (Every Tuesday, Thursday & Friday)

Payment Details: All payment should be made at the cash counter – Finance Office Room No: G-10, Main Building

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