About Students' Gymkhana
Students' Gymkhana, IIT Jodhpur is the governing body that looks after all student activities.
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Framed is the Annual Art Exhibition of IIT JODHPUR.
It is an opportunity for Artists, Photographers and Designers to showcase their talent. It all started in 2015 with an idea to showcase the artistic talent of students and alumni of IIT Jodhpur. Then, Framed 2016 and 2017 witnessed artwork from across India. A total of 1000 people attended FRAMED. The artworks of some Participants were also displayed in international Exhibitions such as Galerie Lorien Copenhagen Denmark. The event also witnessed renowned Photographers like Ravi Dhingra and has been closely associated with Organisations Like Canon.
Prometeo 2020 is the first edition of IIT Jodhpur's National Technical Festival. Prometeo 2020 derives its name from the Greek word for forethinker and celebrates disruptive technologies through talks, workshops, and competitions. This year's theme for Prometeo 2020 is 'Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Development' with the objective to address and discuss the possible challenges and solutions towards the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The UN identifies 17 such goals expected to be achievable by 2030. The events of this year's Prometeo revolve primarily around the goals with technology-driven solutions.
Varchas is the sports fest of IIT Jodhpur organized every year in the month of February. This year it was organized from 30thOct to 2nd Nov. Varchas celebrates the spirit of sportsmanship and serves as a platform to showcase countless hours of perspiration put in by college teams to achieve excellence in sports. Varchas was first conducted in the year 2011, with a vision of promoting sports among the colleges of India, particularly Rajasthan and providing the athletes in India a platform to showcase their talent.
Competitions are held in the fields of football, cricket, table tennis, lawn tennis, badminton, squash, volleyball, basketball, and athletics in national level stadiums of Jodhpur. Varchas promotes healthy competition and is a great opportunity for the teams to prove their mettle in their respective sports.
Spandan is the intra-college cultural fest of IIT Jodhpur. Usually the first festival of the session, it is participated by an enthusiastic crowd, eager to portray their talents in the cult arena. Versatility in the various categories is extensive, with competitions in fields like drama, dance, singing, literature, photography events, informals and fashion show among others. Three days of Spandan awaken the whole campus leaving them to prepare all night.
Spandan is one of the first public occasions to occur in the year and hence it also brings together students from all years to interact with each other. Participation with zeal and showing the hidden creativity tamed inside an individual is the motive of the fest.
The Indian Institute Of Technology Jodhpur, since its inception, has played an efficacious role in enhancing the socio-technical aspects of education in its domain. The Intercollege Socio-cult-tech fest IGNUS epitomizes the same.Ignus witnesses the participation of numerous stalwarts in the various areas offered. The fest gives a platform to some of the country’s best hidden and unfathomed talents. With the total footfall amounting to about 1015 thousand, Ignus has witnessed the absorbing performance of famous artists like Andrew Newton, the band Pentagram, Shilpa Rao, Javed Ali among others.
What makes Ignus different is that it coalesces all the three aspects required to be lucrative, thrilling and full of fun. The team of Ignus consists of student volunteers who work to promote creativity and intellectualism, the foundation of this festival.
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