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Games and Sports

Athletic Club

Sports at IIEST, Shibpur was an idea, it was started by a bunch of enthusiasts who aimed at bringing up the sports culture of this prestigious institution. We are now a family of more than 2000 sports enthusiasts, we are thankful to all of them and hope everyone keeps showing us the same support for years to come. Contct : Athletic Club, Botanical Garden Rd, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shalimar Howrah, India Email : sportsatiiests@gmail.com Facebook Page

Sports and its Facilities

Welcome to the World of Sports at IIEST, Shibpur

Lord's Ground

Lords Ground is one of the big ground of IIEST, Shibpur and a major facility of Sports here. The Ground is full of grass and surrounded by greenery like Trees all over the ground. The Ground has some stadium in one side as well. Different type of games like Football, Criket etc are played here. Lords ground is for general purpose games and sports, and also serves as main venue for the Convocation Ceremony and the College Fest - REBECA. Facilities for Night Tounrament is also there. The purpose of using the ground are as follows

  • Cricket
  • Football
  • Night Short Cricket
  • Sports
  • Different Tournaments
  • Kids also play here
  • Used to other programs as well like Rebecca

Oval Ground

Oval is unboutedly most neat and well-maintaned ground of IIEST, Shibpur. The name Oval has come due to its shafe. The Oval Ground is more well-maintained and is used for Physical Training, Sports Meets, and inter and intra-college Cricket and Football matches. Galleries would be added by matching the design with that of the two small stands on either side of the ground. An electronic scoreboard is part of the blueprint, according to the director of IIEST-Shibpur.

Basketball Court

A basketball court is also present within the campus. 12th of march was indeed the most awaited day for all the basket ball players, the new basket ball court was inaugurated by honorable director of iiest shibpur prof. parthasarathi chakrabarti dedicated to alma mater by B.E.-1991 and B.Arch-1992 alumni batch.

Swimming Pool

The Alumni Swimming Pool is a wonderful gift from our alumni assocation, GAABESU, to the residents of the institute. It started operating from April 2013. It is used for Swimming & Water Polo.

Football and Football Tournaments

Football is the most popular game in Bengal. Apart from winning many tournaments in the State, we arrage tournaments here itself in the institute with much spirit and emotions, the football farewell ceremony for the passing out batch where the much admirable players cum mentors who have mesmerized their juniors were given their due send-off.
"The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning" -Pele The above quoted was realized as the Oval ground hosted the final of IIEST invitation football tournament with IIEST football team emerging victorious in the tournament, instances of a hard fought much deserved victory was left with all for times to come...

  • Won Inter-college tournament organized by Calcutta National Medical College.
  • Football farewell ceremony for the passing out batch
  • Won the Football Tournament at Oval organized by IIEST, Shibpur
  • Inter department football tournament
  • Inter-Department football tournament for the Freshers

Table Tennis

Every Hostel has facility to play Table Tennis, the Inter-Hostel Table Tennis Championship is held every year. Brutal smashes, intense rallies, amazing returns and defeaning cheers made the tournament and the finale even more exhilarating and exciting.

Annual Intra IIEST-Athletic meet

"Spirit" and "Fervour" are two words that define a sportsman. It was a treat for the eyes to watch the various track and field events that followed, wherein the athletes competed to depict their sporting supremacy. Sporting action received an equally electrifying audience response. The bar of athletic propensity has been raising year after year, this year being no less. As this event concludes, we congratulate all the participants who put in every bit of their sporting deftness. The event was graced by:

  • The Guest of Honour Shri Malay Mukherjee (Eminent Mountaineer).
  • Prof. Parthasarathi Chakrabati (Director, IIEST Shibpur)
  • Prof. NC Dey (President Sports Board, IIEST Shibpur)

Cricket and Cricket Tournaments

Cricket is considered as the religion in India. The Gentlemen's game, living upto it's name provided some exemplary matches to witness. It is plyed by the IIESTian and we have the best team in our institute. Some of the latest updates regarding the game are as follows.

  • The IIEST Shibpur T-20 invitational cricket tournament concluded with the hosts registering a much deserved narrow victory over IEM, in a nail biting finale by 11 runs.
  • The Institute Cricket fraternity organised farewell for the passing out batch
  • IIEST Premier League
  • Inter-year Cricket tournaments

Chess

Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a checkered board with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid. The game is played by millions of people worldwide. Chess is believed to be derived from the Indian game chaturanga sometime before the 7th century. We organize the intercollege Chess Meet

Gymnasium

The institute has a Gynmasium for the students. Good modern instruments are there and time to time renovated as per requirement of the candidates. Gynmasium is quiet popular in the institute and students comes here in the evening after their classes and in the morning before the classes. Body Building Championship is also held in the college.

Volley Ball

Volleyball is a popular team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team's court under organized rules.

More Sports

More sports like Badminton, Tag of War, Short Cricket, Short Goal Football etc. Badminton and Tag of War is played both by males and females.