IIT Kharagpur

Student Activity Center

Student Activity Center or better known as the Technology Students' Gymkhana, here at IIT Kharagpur is the hub of the numerous extra-curricular and co-curricular activities ranging from sports to socio-cultural. From its inception in 1952, the Gymkhana has played a key role in the everyday lives of Kgpians by cultivating and nurturing their extra-curricular talents. The motto of Technology Students' Gymkhana is "Yogah Karmasu Kausalam" which means "Perfection in action is Yoga".

The Technology Students' Gymkhana, IIT Kharagpur is managed by the students, for the students, under the guidance and active participation of the faculty and staff members. It has a student body, consisting of members selected through annual campus elections and each member of the student body takes care of a particular aspect related to the students life. It aims at promoting a culture of sportsmanship and teamwork in the students by providing them with wonderful sports facilities. The Gymkhana has an Aquatic Center, Basketball Courts, Tennis Courts, Volleyball Courts, Indoor Squash Court, Indoor Badminton Courts, and a very well equipped Gymnasium. Moreover the Gymkhana hosts a wide variety of societies to promote the various hobbies and interests of the students. The societies include the Dramatics Societies namely, Technology Dramatics Society- Pravah (Hindi), Encore (English), Prasthanam (Telugu), Druheen (Bengali), Technology Robotix Society, Â Technology Filmmaking and Photography Society, Business Club, Debating Society, the Music Societies namely, Eastern Technology Music Society and Western Technology Music Society, Communique(soft skills), the Quiz Club, Spectra(fine arts), Technology Adventure Society, Technology Dance Society and Technology Literary Society. All the societies are doing an extraordinary task in promoting their culture and nurturing the extra academics interest of the students.