The Badminton court has never had an empty moment, with people playing from the wee hours of morning
to way into the night! We don't know if its just the lure of the game alone that attracts so many. It's also no
wonder that the court is always filled with fun and laughter.
Badminton is a very popular recreational activity, largely due to the fact that it is one of the few games that
can be played at any time, and in any weather. A lot of people play badminton for fitness and fun. In the
competitive league, we have the Men's and Women's Inter Hostel Championship which is fiercely contested
events, as the score lines will tell you. This year, Institute Badminton Open will be organized just to add to the
The best talent is chosen to represent IITB at the Inter IIT games held every year at one of the IITs. Badminton
coaching is also conducted twice a week for the first year students, and is the most sought after sport. (Stats:
200 preferred Badminton as the sport of choice, vying for only 25 places).
For the NSO students and the IIT Bombay team, we have the excellent coaching from one of the best coaches
in India, with an experience of over 25 years. Beat that! Coaching camps for beginners are conducted every
year and keep a look out on the Notice-Boards for that.
Currently badminton NSO is held twice a week, on Monday and Wednesday. It is conducted for around an
hour and half each for boys and girls separately. There were 11 girls and 20 boys in NSO. Recently, weight
training in the gym has been started.