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Overview

In the words of Mahatma Gandhi, education should result in physical, psychological and spiritual development of children. Indeed, education and sports are complementary. KIIT has been according a high importance to sports since its inception. Even though it is not an institution exclusively for sports, all ultramodern sports facility and training, at par with any national level sports hostel or sports training centre, are provided here. As a result the institute has been able to groom many national and international level sportspersons, who have participated in Olympics, Asian Games and Commonwealth Games as a part of Indian contingent. Elaborate and state-of-the-art sporting, fitness and gaming facilities are available both centrally and in individual campuses. Fields for various outdoor games dot various campuses of KIIT. Facilities for indoor games are also available. Sports activity in KIIT is facilitated by KIIT Stadium, 12 Sports Complexes with swimming pools and Indoor Stadiums distributed in different campuses. Sprawling over an area of 29 acre, KIIT Stadium has the capacity to hold day & night matches, and is a regular venue for Ranji Trophy matches.

As a university with a vision, KIIT promotes sports and games among the students and staff.  KIIT Stadium has the capability to hold day & night matches and can seat upto 40,000 spectators. It has facility for Cricket (turf wicket), Hockey (astroturf), Kabaddi, Football, Volleyball, Kho-Kho, Throwball, Basketball, Rugby, Handball, Netball and Track & Field (400 m).

KIIT’s Central Indoor Stadium – Biju Patnaik Indoor Stadium – is the hub for indoor sports activities. It is one of the biggest in-campus indoor stadiums of the country. It has facilities for Basketball, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Badminton, Billiards & Snooker (air conditioned), Chess, Carom, Health Club, 12 Station Multi-gym and Yoga Centre. In addition to these two central facilities, 10 Sports Complex are located in different campuses. Each such facility has a swimming pool, multi-gym, besides facility for other sports and games.

Sports Facility

Sports Event

Organization of Upcoming Events at KIIT

Sports Department

Sl no Event Name Dates of Event
1 Men’s Under 23 One Day Trophy 2019 (Sikkim, Mizoram, Manipur, Pondicherry, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, Chandigarh, Bihar) 31st Oct to 22nd Nov 2019
2 Vijay Merchant Trophy (U-16) Sikkim Vs Manipur 06th to 08th Nov 2019
3 SAI East Zone Inter Hostel Hockey Tournament 10th – 12th November 2019
4 SAI National Training of Trainer’s, Khelo India Fitness Assessment 14th November 2019
5 SAI All India Inter Regional Hockey Tournament (Girls) 15th – 18th November 2019
6 SAI All India Inter Regional Hockey Tournament (Boys) 21st – 25th November 2019
7 Cooch Behar Trophy (U-19) Sikkim Vs Bihar 22nd to 25th Nov 2019
8 Cooch Behar Trophy (U-19) Sikkim Vs Arunachal Pradesh 29th Nov to 02nd Dec 2019
9 68th All India Police Hockey Championship 2019 13th – 26th December 2019
10 Cooch Behar Trophy (U-19) Sikkim Vs Manipur 20th to 23rd Dec 2019
11 Ranji Trophy Sikkim Vs Nagaland 25th to 28th Dec 2019
12 68th Senior National Volleyball (M&W) Championship 2019-20 25th Dec 2019 – 02nd Jan 2020
13 National University Games 2019-20[ All India Inter University Archery (M&W) ] 26th – 30th December 2019
14 KVS Staff (Male) Volleyball Competition 2019-20 26th – 30th December 2019
15 SGFI U 17 Rugby (Boys & Girls) 2019-20 by Department School & Mass Education Department, Govt. of Odisha 26th – 30th December 2019
16 CK Nayudu Trophy Sikkim Vs Manipur 27th to 30th Dec 2019
17 Ranji Trophy Sikkim Vs Arunachal Pradesh 03rd to 06th Jan 2020
18 Cooch Behar Trophy Sikkim Vs Chandigarh 04th to 07th Jan 2020
19 Cooch Behar Trophy Sikkim Vs Mizoram 11th to 14th Jan 2020
20 CK Nayudu Trophy Sikkim Vs Bihar 13th to 16th Jan 2020
21 Ranji Trophy Sikkim Vs Cricket Association of Mizoram 19th to 22nd Jan 2020
22 CK Nayudu Trophy Sikkim Vs Chandigarh 21st to 24th Jan 2020
23 Ranji Trophy Sikkim Vs Manipur 27th to 30th Jan 2020
24 CK Nayudu Trophy Sikkim Vs Arunachal Pradesh 06th to 09th Feb 2020
25 Ranji Trophy Sikkim Vs Bihar 12th to 15th Feb 2020
26 CK Nayudu Trophy Sikkim Vs Cricket Association of Mizoram 14th to 17th Feb 2020
27 1st Khelo India AIU Games 2020 22nd Feb – 01st Mar 2020

Facilities at KIIT Campus

Campus 13: KIIT Stadium (International standard)

  • KIIT Cricket Stadium
  • International Standard Hockey Stadium (Astroturf) with 5000 capacity
  • Football Ground
  • Baseball Ground
  • Outside Cricket Nets (5 Nos.)
  • Volleyball
  • Track & Field

Campus 3: Sports Complex (Indoor Stadium)

  • Multi Purpose Indoor Hall
  • 3 Badminton Courts
  • Basketball Court
  • Volleyball Court
  • Multi-Gym
  • Billiards and Snookers
  • Table Tennis

Campus 9 Sports Complex

  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • 2 Lawn Tennis Courts
  • 2 Basketball Courts
  • Volleyball Court
  • Table Tennis hall
  • Gym
  • Chess Hall
  • Billiards and Snooker

Campus 7 Sports Complex

  • Billiards and Snookers Hall
  • Table Tennis Hall
  • Health Club
  • Swimming pool
  • Yoga Hall

Campus 6 Sports Complex

  • 25m x15m Swimming Pool (Outdoor)
  • Health Club (with more than 35 stations)
  • Table Tennis
  • Snooker and Billiard Hall

Campus 8 Sports Complex (Outdoor)

  • 2 Lawn Tennis Courts
  • Basketball Court
  • 3 Volleyball Grounds

Campus 10 Sports Complex

  • Football Ground
  • Handball Gound
  • Archery Complex
  • Multi- Gym
  • Swimming Pool (Olympic Standard)
  • Ground
  • Athletics Track
  • Kabaddi
  • Kho-Kho
  • Volleyball
  • Badminton

Campus 11 Sports Complex

  • 2 Basketball Courts
  • 2 Lawn Tennis Courts
  • Indoor Stadium (Multi-purpose)
  • 3 Badminton Courts
  • Health Club
  • Swimming Pool
  • Squash Hall
  • Table Tennis Hall
  • Billiards and Snookers Hall

Campus 12 Sports Complex

  • 2 Basketball Courts
  • 2 Lawn Tennis Courts
  • Indoor Stadium (Multi-purpose)
  • 3 Badminton Courts
  • Health Club
  • Swimming Pool
  • Squash Hall
  • Table Tennis Hall
  • Billiards and Snookers Hall
  • Football Ground
  • Yoga Center

Campus 15- A Sports Complex

  • 2 Basketball Courts
  • 2 Lawn Tennis Courts
  • Indoor Stadium (Multi-purpose)
  • 3 Badminton Courts
  • Health Club
  • Swimming Pool
  • Squash Hall
  • Table Tennis Hall
  • Billiards and Snookers Hall
  • Kabaddi Ground

Campus 15- B Sports Complex

  • Basketball Court
  • Lawn Tennis Court
  • Health Club
  • Swimming pool
  • Squash Hall
  • Table Tennis Hall
  • Billiards and Snookers Hall
  • International Chess Hall

Campus 18

  • Yoga Ground