The students’ gymkhana of IIT Patna(established in 2008) is the Students’ Governing Council consisting of the elected student representatives working for the over-all well being and holistic development of students in the institute.
The elected representatives of the students from each hostel strive to foster growth and leadership among the students by coordinating various events helping to extract the maximum of ones talent. To promote the co-curricular activities and interests, the gymkhana has many clubs and groups dedicated to the interests of the students.
Sports at IIT Patna bring together relaxation and competition getting the best of every player. It organizes various inter-hostel and inter-department competitions.
The blending of different cultures has lent uniqueness to the cultural activities which are organized throughout the year. The organization of various workshops, seminars and various technical activities at IIT P makes learning an enjoyable experience.
All these and numerous other clubs come together to organize the big fests – ANWESHA, CELESTA, REVERBERANCE, etc… and together make the IITP legacy.
House of Socio-Cultural Affairs
House of Socio-Cultural Affairs, prevalently known as HoSCA promotes a vibrant and eclectic campus experience through organizing innumerable multifarious activities pertaining to the cultural events, bringing people from all walks, interests, and ethnicity come together in ways that stimulate lifelong learning, and community interaction. The club coordinates an entire gamut of events that unleash the talent exuding from the budding student managers.
All starts from the freshers party Nebula welcoming the new entrants to the new family, to Independence Day and Republic Day, from Eid to Diwali, Halloween to Lohri, Teacher’s Day to Children’s Day, and fromReverberance to the most exciting Anwesha, HoSCA presents extravaganza of art and culture entertaining enriching the lives of the people at the institute.
IIT Patna has four boy’s hostels and one girls’ hostel. All the hostels are very close to the academic complex. Presently over 500 students are residing in these hostels. There is a lush of greenery around the hostels. The students have access to Wi-Fi and LAN connectivity. In addition to the adequate health care facilities, all the students are covered under Vidyarthi Mediclaim Insurance Policy. The hostels are equipped with gymnasium and table tennis facilities. The Boys’ hostel campus has a basketball court, a volleyball court, and badminton court. A football-cum-cricket ground will also be available very soon. A new Gymkhana building is under construction that will house an Indoor Badminton Court, music and dance hall, and a yoga room. There are two students’ mess and one canteen in the hostel-campus. The students elect a student senate once every year in the month of February
Dr. A. K. Thakur is the warden of the all the Boys’ & Girls’ hostels. Dr. Anup Kumar Keshari is the Associate Warden of the Aryabhatta Hall, Dr. Amit Kumar is the Associate Warden of the Ashoka Hall, Dr. Utpal Roy is the Associate Warden of the Chanakya Hall, Dr. Rajib Kumar Jha is the Associate Warden of New Boys’ Hostel (Ph.D), and Dr. Jyotsna Agrawal is the Associate Warden of the Girls’ Hostel.