The University College provides facilities for a wide range of sports and games. The University provides facilities for indoor games like shuttle badminton, table-tennis, chess, carroms, besides Weightlifting and malkhamb. The renovated University stadium provides facilities for cricket, foot ball, and athletics. There are also courts for ball badminton, basket ball, volley ball, tennis, etc.
Sports play an important role in shaping up the personality and fitness of a person and to give a truly global experience to all the students living in Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam University, a sports environment matching global standards is provided to them at the campus.
The sports department is regular in sending the university teams to various sports tournaments and matches. The department regularly organized the tournament that gave all the students on campus to showcase their skills. The department arrange the various games such as - Cricket (boys), Football (boys),Lawn Tennis (Boys & Girls), Basketball (boys & Girls),Table Tennis (Boys and Girls),Badminton (Boys and Girls) ,Volley Ball (mixed). The event had more than 145 students participating and a great talent and potential was witnessed in the students of University.
Being one of the most popular sports on campus, basket-ball is played by a large number of students in the evenings. The basket-ball court is located amidst the student housing and girls-boys are seen playing in the evenings with their friends cheering them. The 6’6” basketball coach and the sports department keep organizing various clinics to help the budding players. Keeping in mind the response of the students to the sport, the university plans to build an indoor basketball court for the students soon.
The badminton is widely played here. The badminton court is located in the student housing and being supported with floodlights, it is always full of players and their cheering friends.
The cricket crazy fans of University are always eager to play on the regular weekend matches that witness the faculty and the students playing together. The infrastructure related to the game includes a cricket ground with natural turf pitches and synthetic cricket practice pitches that are floodlit. Matches between seniors and juniors are regular and the dedicated cricket coach is in process of training a great potential cricket team.
Match days witness jam packed common room with students cheering every run and wicket taken.
Volleyball has been recently introduced after the construction of the volley ball court. Regular practice sessions have been started by the dedicated coach and a great response has been given by girls and boys.
Indoor Games in the Common Room
The common room is a big area which is located in the academic block and witnesses students playing quick indoor games during their class breaks and after dinner time. The common room has a great pool table and two international class T.T. tables. In addition to this, apparatus for carom and chess are also available
Synapse (Annual Techno-Cultural Festival)
A festival of knowledge and culture that falls generally in February-March each year. It links together different knowledge networks and reinforces the significance of Innovation, Interaction, Information, Communication and Technology. It serves as a meeting place for creative minds to discuss their ideas and allow for testing of their ideas in the face of intense competition, rigorous evaluations and a touch of the carnival.
The events at Synapse are designed to inspire solutions in which technology, culture, humanitarianism, and viability symbiotically coexist. The Synapse attempts to inspire creativity within the restrictions that are inevitable in any technological or cultural development.