Welcome to Gymkhana!

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

About Us

The IISc Gymkhana is the sports and culture hub for the faculty and students of our prestigious, century-old Institute.  The Institute in addition to being the home for some of the brightest minds of the country also has a significant number of athletes, actors, musicians, artists and sportspersons who have represented themselves and the Institute at various levels. The Gymkhana provides all possible facilities, infrastructure and support, so that students can pursue extracurricular activities along with their research work. The Gymkhana is spread over a vast area of 26 acres in a very scenic part of the campus. At present, there are 27 clubs (sports and culture) active in the Gymkhana. The IISc Gymkhana is currently administered by Prof. R. V. Ravikrishna as President, Prof. D. Ambedkar as Associate President, and Mr. C. P. Poonacha as the Senior Sports Officer. The Gymkhana administration is supported by the Gymkhana Student Affairs Committee (GSAC) whose role is to co-ordinate the various club activities and interface between the students and the Gymkhana administration. Additionally, each club of the Gymkhana has a representative who is designated as the Club Convener. The GSAC members are elected each year from among the students of IISc. For the year 2015-16, the post of General Secretary has been allotted to Vikram Pal Singh. Varun Raturi has taken the post of Sports Secretary along with Sagar Gupta as the Cultural Secretary. The GSAC additionally consists of Core members: Harsha Vajjarapu, Sandeep Mishra,Vikas Jangid and Somarupa Sahoo (Lady Member).
The IISc Gymkhana coordinates and organizes various events throughout the year to maintain the environment of fun, unity and optimism in the Institute. Some of the events organized by the Gymkhana include the Independence Day Run, Republic Day Run, and a once-a-year event showcasing the sports and cultural activities of the clubs of the Gymkhana.
In order for any individual to excel at the frontiers of science and technology, it is essential to have a healthy body and a healthy mind. The IISc Gymkhana provides the right environment for the faculty and students in this endeavour.

Clubs

Administration

Prof. R V Ravikrishna

President
Department of Mechanical Engineering
ravikris@mecheng.iisc.ernet.in

Prof. Ambedkar Dukkipati

Associate President
Computer Science and Automation
ad@csa.iisc.ernet.in






Mr. C. P. Poonacha

Senior Sports Officer
poonacha@admin.iisc.ernet.in






Vikram Pal Singh

General Secretary
Centre for Neuroscience
vpsingh@cns.iisc.ernet.in

Varun Raturi

Sports Secretary
Civil Engineering
raturi.varun@gmail.com

Sagar Gupta

Cultural Secretary
Electrical Engineering
sagar.gupt@ee.iisc.ernet.in






Sandeep Mishra

Core Member
Solid State & Structural Chemistry
sand2epmishra@gmail.com

Harsha Vajjarapu

Core Member
Civil Engineering
vajjarapu06@gmail.com

Vikas Jangid

Core Member
Undergraduate
vikasjangid1994@gmail.com

Somarupa Sahoo

Core Member
Inorganic and Physical Chemistry
somarupa@gmail.com

Contact Us

Vikram Pal SIngh

General Secretary
vpsingh@cns.iisc.ernet.in
9483 409 516

Varun Raturi

Sports Secretary
raturi.varun@gmail.com
9535 746 795

Sagar Gupta

Cultural Secretary
sagar.gupta.2410@gmail.com
9716 520 615

Mr. C P Poonacha

Senior Sports Officer
cppoonacha@gmail.com
8022 932 257