Apart from excellent technical education, IIT Jodhpur provides students all the resources and opportunities to become well rounded individuals. Students’ Council for Holistic Development (SCHoD) is the regulatory body which facilitates and governs all the Student activities. The body organizes activities throughout the year.
With advisory support from faculty, SCHoD is run by students which enables them to learn real-life skills like teamwork, leadership and management.
SCHoD is divided into 6 councils based upon the types of events the councils organise -
The Academic and Research Affairs Council (A.R.A) is the council under SCHoD which acts as a platform for all activities regarding Research & Academics.The purpose of council is to encourage research & academic activities in Institute on students’ court, and to make sure of effective student recognition and involvement in the decisions regarding the same. The role of the council will further extend to promote and advance research within the institute. The Council plans to organize lectures by eminent personalities and noted researchers.
Functions and Responsibilities:
Dance Club: The Dance Club organises activities ranging from Intra Institute to Inter Collegiate events with a special emphasis on workshops on different dance forms. The team, with name 'dEFEATtHEbEAT', has participated in different college festivals across country including Chaos (IIM-A) and Mood Indigo (IIT-B) and has also been selected in Indian Hip Hop Dance championship auditions.
Music Club: The Music Club is all about passion and the platform you need to showcase them. Spanning from the students' band performances for freshers, to the live stages of college festivals, Music Club brings opportunities for all the interested students. The major highlights include Unplugged Nights and the Musical Extravaganza. Apart from these, music learning sessions are conducted for the beginners.
Quiz Club: “Quizzing is a great way to get to know the world a little deeper“
The main aim of Club is to generate interest in quizzing as a fun activity that everyone can indulge in and at the same time gain some handful amount of knowledge.
The club organizes interesting Quiz contests/sessions throughout the year to expose students to the artistic world of Quizzing and provide a platform to contest at several national and intra-collegiate quizzes.
Drama Club: The dramatics club of IIT Jodhpur “DRAMEBAAZ” performs a variety of plays which are both didactic and simultaneously entertaining. Nukkad performance is the highlight of the Republic and Independence Day celebration in the institute and is quite applauded by the audience, leaving them awestruck every time. It also performs stage plays. One of its recent plays, ‘Patina’, performed in Mount Abu on the eve of ‘World Theatre Day’ got a lot of recognition.
Literature Club: The club works on the vision to explore a whole new world of books, belles-letters and the magic of words. The club is not all about writing, it also includes all fun events like Jam, Shout, Hurdles, Debates etc. and language is no bar, we have both Hindi and English Literature Clubs.
SPIC MACAY: The Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music And Culture Amongst Youth (SPIC MACAY) is a society that helps protect and popularize our rich Indian heritage. SPIC MACAY IIT Jodhpur chapter was formalized in the year 2012. WAVES, in association with the SPIC MACAY, invites them to conduct regular cultural evenings to enrich our cultural grounding.
P.R.O.M. is one among the six councils of Students Gymkhana, IIT Jodhpur. The council deals with all matters regarding public relations and management of the various activities of all the councils that take place in the institute. It helps in enhancing one’s personality, management skills, public speaking, writing and coordination with colleagues, which leads to an overall development in him/her. The following are the cells under P.R.O.M. :
Promotions Cell: The Cell writes content as well as reports for various Intra and Inter collegiate fests, special events and seminars that are held throughout the year. It also coordinates for the content to be published in local media.
Public Speaking and Personality Development Cell: Your personality is what reflects, and public speaking is one very important aspect which shows your personality. The cell organizes sessions to hone public speaking skills, increase confidence levels and makes students proficient in Public Speaking.
Entrepreneurship Cell: The cell collaborates with the E-cells of other institutes and conducts various seminars and useful activities related to entrepreneurship.
Resource Management Cell: The main work of this cell is to manage resources during various inter and intra-level activities efficiently.
Finance and Case-Studies Cell: Many individuals are faced with investing and financing decisions in some point in their life. Having a firm grasp over finance aids them in making those decisions. The cell helps students undertake Case Studies which helps to see how the complexities of real life situations influence decision making.
Leadership Enhancement and All-round Development (LEAD): This is an initiative by P.R.O.M. which aims at enhancing the overall personality and soft skills of the students, and prepares them for the professional world. Workshops organized by professionals skilled in personality grooming, resume writing, personal interview etc. are conducted. Group discussions, mock interviews and public-speaking sessions are conducted to train students for interviews and help in their personality development. Students get a real-world exposure, while getting expert guidance not only from professionals, but also senior mentors.
Creativity is more than just being different. Anybody can plan being weird; that’s easy. What’s hard is to be simple. Making the simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity. MAD consists of the most creative and imaginative people of IIT Jodhpur. The council makes people develop their imagination, their talent; teaching them the advancement in technology to enhance their knowledge in their field of interest. As the name says all creativity work, be it Media, Arts or Design, is undertaken by the members of the Council. The council has its independent activities, workshops and competitions under the following areas of interest:
Animatrons (The Animation Club): The club teaches students to bring the animator out of them via workshops by professionals and its own team. With the blend of Stop Motion Animation and Software Animation, the club moves towards paper animation, 2D and 3D graphics animation, pixilation, flash light animation.
Ateliers (The Fine Arts Club): To play with colours is the passion of this club. Training is imparted to students via workshops and competitions in fine or decorative arts. We organize a lot of activities of interest like painting, sketching, glass etching, face and T-shirt Painting, wax carving, graffiti workshops etc. This club gives shape to various festivals of IIT Jodhpur.
Designerds (The Designing Club): The club designs logos, posters, newsletters, T-shirts etc. The club has given some of the best designers who can train with software like Adobe Photoshop, Indesign and Illustrator. The club helps students to make their thoughts presentable on paper. The club members excel in graphic designing which promotes thoughts and imagination. The club has also won competitions in Mood Indigo – IIT Bombay.
Frame-X (The Film Making and Video Editing Club): The club make videos, record and edit them. The club, constantly and actively, takes part in various Inter College Fests presenting short films or documentaries which have gained popularity. At institute level the club is responsible for making trailers for various Fests. The club members use the most sophisticated HandyCams , GoPro cameras dealing with software like Windows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas and Adobe After Effects.
Porta Talkies (The Movie Screening Club): The club is responsible for screening of movies, matches and on demand talks.
Shutterbugs (The Photography and Photo-editing Club): The club consistently hold its workshops on Photoshop and provides hands on experience on technically sound semipro DSLR Cameras. The club holds responsibility of all the media coverage of IITJ.
Sports are known for producing the most remarkable athletes, colourful characters, influential leaders and memorable heroes. IIT Jodhpur Sports and Games council reflects the same spirit of introducing sporting activities to the campus community. This council aims to promote sports and exercise in the true spirit of sportsmanship and motivate students to work with team spirit. The Council strives and endeavors to inculcate and introduce this essential activity as part of the routine in every student's life. All efforts are made to bring out and encourage the sports person in each one under the guidance of professional coaches and with best sporting facility.
“The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.”
Individuals can be strong on their own but they are much stronger in a team. Victory achieved alone can be sweet but there is nothing sweeter than sharing that moment with fellow members. One of the rare times in life one learns to play with his friends and some of his enemies and yet respect each one of them for the innate respect of the sport. That is the essence of introducing sports in a student's life to instil the qualities of vigour, sacrifice and overall sportsman spirit.
The council organises the Institute team that participates in Inter IIT Sports Meet held annually at any one of the IITs. Inter-IIT Championship title is much coveted in the whole IITJ family. It is the place where every sports student is given the opportunity to showcase his/her talent in respective sports and to wear the jersey and run around the grounds representing the glorified history of respective IITs along with the responsibility to continue the legacy. Every Inter IIT player has this unique urge to win the game for the pride and the honour of the institute, for the blood, and the tears and the sweat to make a team and to earn the spot.
The institute has representation in the following sports at Inter IIT Sports Meet:
Aquatics, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Cricket, Football, Lawn tennis Squash, Table tennis, Volleyball, Weightlifting
The Institute has many sporting events lined up throughout the year which act as a platform to showcase your talent and to keep the adrenaline levels racing.
KRIDANSH: The intra IIT Jodhpur sports fest is designed to attract mass participation. It sees the best sporting talents in the institute pitted against each other to fight for the glory of their respective branches. It has games like tug of wars, Kho-Kho and Kabaddi along with regulars.
In addition to sports, the council arranges several adventure tours and coordinates the carom club, the chess club, the skating club and yoga club and the joggers club.
With the thought “Imagination is more important than knowledge”, the Science and Technology Council (NUTS) of IIT Jodhpur provides students an opportunity to think beyond the conventional boundaries of science, to explore themselves, to realize their dreams and develop the technology for the next generation.
Aeromodelling Club: The Aeromodelling Club is a group for aviation and Aeromodelling enthusiasts in the institute. The club provides students an opportunity to make rockets, gliders, planes, hovercrafts and fly them up in the air. The activities of the club include lectures and workshops on various Aeromodelling and aviation topics and working on small projects. This year the club is planning to participate in Boeing National Aeromodelling Competition.
Automobile Club: The club promotes students to design and make their own car. The very first car of the college VAAYU, “an all-terrain vehicle” was inaugurated by MHRD minister Dr. M. M. Pallam Raju. The club has also developed an eco-friendly manual cum electric driven vehicle. The club is associated with an international body, Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and keeps on participating in their national level competition such as Baja, Effi-Cycle etc.
Astronomy Club: The club organizes regular lectures and discussions to help students develop a better understanding of those astronomy phenomenon in nature. The club develops a celestial passion among the students who seek knowledge in this field. The club made a record at the Inter IIT Tech Meet 2014 by detecting 72 objects in the overnight observatory competition “The Messier Marathon”
Electronics Club: The club makes students familiar with electronic circuits, and teaches them skills like working on mini computers such as beagle bone, Raspberry pie etc. The club also makes students familiar with analog as well as digital electronics through various lectures and competitions organized throughout the year. The club actively participates in the national level competition organized by companies such as Texas instruments (TI), National Instruments (NI).
Robotics Club: The club conducts regular lectures and workshops to provide students a hand on experience on technologies such as DTMF, image processing, motion sensing etc. The club today is an active platform for students to display and develop their practical machine building skills and knowledge. The club is aiming to participate in Robocon along with working on projects such as multimedia glove, all terrain robot etc. in the coming year.
Programming and Wed Designing Club: With regular lectures, competitions and winter coding camp, The Club provides students chance to learn from people around them and improve their coding skills. Students get a chance to sit with a group of like-minded people and prepare for national level coding competition ACM ICPC, Google Code Jam, prepare a cryptography competition for IITJ Junta or constantly involved into developing websites for our fests IGNUS and VARCHAS.
Science Club: The club provides students an opportunity to solve the Rubik’s Cube, make their own angry bird station, and play with air gun, Rube Goldberg etc. The activities of this club tests students’ imagination skills and helps to improve it.
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