IIT Jodhpur Campus life photos

IIT Jodhpur is located on the outskirts of Jodhpur city at NH 65, in its sprawling 852 acres campus.

The campus of IIT Jodhpur is divided by NH 65 into Pocket A and Pocket B. The Academic Area amd Residential Areas of the Institute are located in Pocket A. The Academic Area consists of the Main Building, which houses all the administrative offices of the Institute, The Learning Hub, i.e., the Lirbary of the Institute, the Lecture Hall Building, Laboratories, and the Department Buildings.

The First Building of IIT Jodhpur, which is also known as the Project Building is located in Pocket B. Presently Kendriya Vidyalaya, IIT Jodhpur runs from that building.


IIT Jodhpur offers plenty of opportunities for the holistic development of Students. Apart from intensive academics with regular classes, assignments and quizzes, Students are encouraged to pursue extra-curricular activities of their choice throughout the year. Two major festivals are organized every year with active participation from hundreds of students form colleges across the nation.

Thus, students can prove their mettle and nurture their talent. In addition, everyday life at the Institute has plenty of scope for fun, joy and learning.

Campus life Society

To provide a platform to students to get real-life experiences and to improve quality of holistic life of students on campus, the Campus Life Society was formed. Also, Students Gymkhana and Students Regatta of IIT Jodhpur actively help in providing the needed interactions and experiences to be able to make considered decision to choose and prepare for a career after graduating from the Institute.

Other Societies

Students are also encouraged to participate in co-curricular activities to further their all-round personality development. Also, extracurricular activities at the Institute include participation in Science and Technology, Photography, Sports, Music, Astronomy, and Films. The activities are divided under seven societies of the Students Gymkhana, which organizes these activities. These societies fulfill the varied interests of Students and contribute to their holistic development. These societies are:

(1) Sports & Games Society,
(2) Cultural & Literary Society,
(3) Design & Arts Society,
(4) Science & Technology Society,
(5) Academics & Careers Society,
(6) Campus Life Society, and
(7) Elected Representatives Society.


The major events of IIT Jodhpur that reiterates the prime focus of the institute of wholesome development of students includes IGNUS – techno-cultural festival, one of its kind in the State of Rajasthan, Nimble – the Science and Technology festivalTech Expo – exhibition of technical projects taken up by studentsFramed – flagship event of Design & Arts society showcasing the artistic endeavour of IIT Jodhpur and neighbouring students, Virasaat – the SPICMACAY festival.


The Learning Hub, i.e., the Library is an active partner in teaching, learning and research activities of the Institute. It has a collection of more than 12,000 volumes of books (includes textbooks, research and reference books, and monographs). In addition, the Library provides access to a range of electronic resources, such as American Society for Mechanical EngineersInstitute for Electrical & Electronics Engineers, and Association for Computing Machinery. Also, it subscribes to popular scientific, research and archival databases.

The Library operates in a computerized environment with Automated Member and Circulation Services. Currently, memberships, circulation, reference & information service, inter library loans & document lending services, current awareness service, and digital library service, are some of the important services offered.

Hostel Facility

State of the art insulated building providing comfortable temperatures pan year. Single occupancy air conditioned rooms (~80 sq. ft. area). 24×7 high speed WIFI and LAN connections. RO filters and water coolers and hot water geysers on each floor. Housekeeping, laundry and maintenance facilities available. Each hostel equipped with elevators. Sports and recreational facilities (TV room, reading room, art and music room, carom/table tennis/ indoor football/ snooker/ chess/ badminton play area, gymnasiums).

Separate green area and large parking area for student conveyances. A Regatta committee for hostels ensuring overall development of hostel residents by conducting various activities from time to time.

Mess and Eateries

A three-storied fully air conditioned modern dining building. The Institute has arranged for a vendor, who provides for healthy and hygienic food to Students in the Dining Hall located near the Hostels. Mess spanning 2 floors and caters to 1000 students at once. Menu constantly revised and monitored by student representative bodies.

Both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options are available, made in two separate kitchens. There is a Food Court & Restaurant on 3rd Floor, Dining Hall Building that provides hygienic food, fresh juices and various other snacks.


Cricket, football, basketball, volleyball, lawn tennis, badminton grounds. Athletics and gymnastics facilities. Fully equipped gyms. A dedicated Physical Training Instructor and National Level coaches for each sport. Inter-college and Intra-college sports competitions are held continuously in the college.

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