A healthy campus life plays a pivotal role in the all-round development of the students. Along with the intense academic schedule and brain-storming class hours, the students of IIT Hyderabad indulge in extensive sporting action.
IITH has a sprawling campus of 576 acres abutting the Hyderabad-Pune/Mumbai national highway. Currently IITH has three academic buildings, hostel blocks, dining facility and sports facilities. The next phase of construction will add 9 more academic buildings, sports and cultural complex, knowledge center, technology incubation park, research center complex, guest house, convention village, administrative building, lecture hall complex, health center and campus school.
The Student Executive body called the ‘Gym- khana’ is a student governed body headed by a President, who along with the council, ensures smooth functioning of all the student affairs.
The Technical-cum-Cultural Festival of IIT Hyderabad is the best exhibition of the management and organizational skills of the students. The internationally recog- nized event is very popular among the students all over the state. The students’ active participation in cultural, technical and literary competitions has made it a grand success.
ηvision is the techno-management fest organised by the students of IIT Hyderabad with a motto of providing a platform to the technical enthusiasts of our country to explore, innovate and showcase their technical and engineering prowess. ηvision started in 2011 and over the past 3 years it has gradually evolved from an inter-college festival to one of the most recognized techno-management fests of the country.
Hostel & Dining
IITH offers very comfortable accommodation for its students. To beat the heat during summer the hostels are designed with radiant cooling technique. Every student is provided a single room with basic infrastructure such as bed, cupboard and a study table.
IITH as a common dining facility for its students, staff, and faculty. Both north Indian and south Indian varieties are served in the dining hall. The quality of food is regularly inspected by the student representatives and the wardens.
Shiru Cafe @ the IITH campus is the first one outside Japan. The Cafe is manned by Japanese student interns and offers free beverages to IITH fraternity.
IIT-Hyderabad provides full fledged facilities for all outdoor sports. A well equipped Gymnasium and regular practice has shown great results at Inter-IIT sports meets.
IITH has a well equipped library with more than 20,000 books and 10,000 periodicals. The books include reference books as well as the ones for regular circulation. IITH also has an internal repository of scholarly publications made by its faculty and students.
Clubs are the integral part of any college. The enthusiastic students of IIT Hyderabad have also formed many significant clubs like Sci-tech. Clubs which include Kludge, Infero, Electronica, Cepheid, Endeavour, Torque, Robotics along with the colorful Cultural Clubs enlisting Gesture, Movie Club, Photography Club, Rang de manch,Vibes. Regular cultural rendezvous have transformed the student community into a happy family where all major festivals are celebrated with pomp and gaiety.
Night Life revolves around the various workshops and competitions conducted by numerous student-managed clubs. To sum it up, life at Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad is the IIT experience lived king size.