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)|
|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)|
|Weight Lifting||Training Room|
Inter University Tournaments hosted so far
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
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.
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
Payment Details: All payment should be made at the cash counter – Finance Office Room No: G-10, Main Building