Extra-Curricular Activities

Annual Festivals

The students have been organizing annual inter-college festivals namely Tarang (Cultural Fest), Abhikalpan (Tech Fest) and Gusto (Sports Fest) in the campus regularly ever since the inception of the institute. These festivals have become very popular among the students of other colleges of Jabalpur and a significant number of students of other colleges participate in these events. Apart from this, various festivals at inter-hall level like DMD battle (Cultural event), Enthuse (Sports event) and various technical events such as Photography Exhibitions, Robotics events, etc, are also being organized by students. Institute has also opened SPIC-MACAY chapter under whose banner various cultural and folk events are being organised. National Festivals like Independence Day and Republic Day are also organized by IIITDMJ students with great enthusiasm.


TARANG, is one of the most eagerly awaited events in the academic calendar of IIITDM. It is an avenue for the best talent from the top colleges across the country to battle it out in an array of cultural events. Since 2007, the Festival has proved to be unarguably the most popular Festival in central India. Held annually in the month of October, TARANG has always drawn huge participation from students on account of the variety of events that are on offer and the challenges they provide. This year promises to bring forth a bigger and better TARANG with many more exciting events and activities lined up.


Abhikalpan, the annual technical festival of IIITDM Jabalpur was brought into action in 2006 with an aim to promote innovative technical excellence and organizational proficieny. This is the perfect platform to cultivate your inner innovative technical potential. This fest promises you cut throat competition in wide range of technical events in the domain of ME, CSE, ECE, Robotics, Design, Gaming and Management along with a host of informal events. This year we are also going to witness various exhibits, have informative guest lectures and most inspiring and educating workshops on current and trending technologies.


GUSTO is the National Level Annual Inter-College sports meet of the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing Jabalpur. GUSTO is the largest sports fest of Central India. Various IIMs, IITs, IIITs, NITs, SPAs and private colleges participate in our sports fest. Last edition of GUSTO witnessed many private colleges engaging in a healthy competition to prove their worth. This event witnesses activities across the spectrum of sporting domain from Track and Field to Chess. It features a multitude of events i.e. Cricket, Volleyball, Football, Badminton, Athletics, Basketball, Lawn Tennis, Table Tennis, Chess, Carrom, Sports Quiz and to just perk it up there are many informal events as well. We invite you to GUSTO 2015 to witness the grandeur of this magnificent spectacle of sporting excellence at IIITDM Jabalpur.

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