IIT Kanpur

IIT Kanpur to kick start annual sports meet Udghosh

September 27, 2019

Udghosh is the annual sports meet of IIT Kanpur. It is one of the largest intercollegiate sports festivals of india with a footfall of more than 60,000! It serves as an excellent platform for students of various institutes to exhibit and enhance their skills. Participants from all over the country gather to witness marvelous displays of passion, zeal, drama, and respect. Udghosh, in the truest sense, is an exhibition of sporting fervour, and success in the meet has been ratified by continued success higher up in the sporting hierarchy.

Udghosh organises 22 sports events with a huge participation of both boys and girls from over 200 colleges across the country. To provide talent the right push forward with elements of inspiration, Udghosh also plays host to some of the most renowned sports personalities. There are various other attractions too, like the pronites, the comedy night, informals, and exhibitions – they are sure to entertain you to your heart’s content. Udghosh also promotes social causes like “Udaan, a sports extravaganza for specially abled students” and many more.

The list of sports events includes:

  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Carrom
  • Chess
  • Cricket
  • Football
  • Hockey
  • Kabaddi
  • Lawn Tennis
  • Skating
  • Sports Quiz
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Taekwondo
  • Volleyball
  • Weightlifting

The fest is conducted in order to promote the sports culture in colleges. Through Udghosh we offer a platform to students of numerous educational institutions from all over the country to exhibit and hone their skills in the arena of sports. It promotes healthy competition among students of various colleges. We also promote social causes through the medium of Udghosh to garner public attention and support towards the social causes.

Udghosh started in 2002 and has reached new heights every year. Today, it is considered to be one of the largest intercollegiate sports festivals of the country with a footfall of more than 60,000 and participation from more than 200 colleges!

The Pronites offer an eclectic mix of ways to unwind from the stress involved in professional sport. Dance to your heartbeat, sing to your soul, groove to the beats, jump like a pogo-stick, lose yourself in the madness! Zestful nights that turn into mornings, with memories to cherish forever. With household names like Amit Mishra, Indian Ocean, Club Banditz, and The Local Train gracing the occasion with their presence, Udghosh has only gone from strength to strength.

About IIT Kanpur

Established in the year 1960, IIT Kanpur has since been one of the leading centers of research and education. It is one of the most sought-after engineering colleges in India and also has a global recognition. Our students constantly strive to put in more than just their best in their respective fields of work, inculcating passion and commitment at its highest level.

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