Football is the world’s most popular ball game in numbers of participants and spectators. Simple in its principal rules and essential equipment, the sport can be played almost anywhere, from official football playing fields. Football in IIT Roorkee is one of the most popular sport in the institute. IIT Roorkee have standard Football field is situated at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium alongside the Hockey field near Saraswati temple, and surrounded by green trees. The football field many people across the institute play it, from B.Tech to Ph.D. students, international students and our institute staff. This sport has a knack of its own. Such a great enthusiasm for football is the key to our success.
Morning: 6 A.M. 8 A.M.
Evening: 4.30 P.M. 8.30 P.M.
IIT Roorkee students
IIT Roorkee staff
IIT Roorkee Staff Wards
Sisters organization staff and students as per special recommendation.
Tournaments and Competition:
Institute Colors Trophy
International Students tournament
Sangram IIT Roorkee Sports Fest
Udgosh IIT Kanpur Sports Fest
Sport Tech IIT Delhi Sports Fest
Spardha IIT BHU Sports Fest
COER Local Engineering College Tournament
Inter IIT Sports Meet
Inter IIT Sports Meet:
Gold -2012 & 2014
Silver- 2011, 2013, 2018 & 2019
COER Local Engineering College Tournament:
2019 Gold (Team A) Bronze (Team B),
2018 Gold (Team A)
These results are only possible through sheer hard work and consistency. Training sessions are fun yet intense. Players report to the ground every evening and work on their skills with the team. This includes warm-ups, specific drills, and short intensified matches with a proper cool down to wrap up the day's training session. Throughout the year, we build ourselves to play in major tournaments. We have participated in these tournaments and have an outstanding record of medals and winning trophies in the past. Football will continue to be as one of the most decorated sports in the institute. Students have a lot of passion for football and will continue to play in the future. It will remain a popular sport at IIT Roorkee. IIT Roorkee participates in every Inter IIT Sports and has created prominence in the football tournament under the guidance and mentorship of Football Incharge Dr. Mukesh Choudhary Assistant Sports Officer.
Dr. Mukesh Choudhary \ Assistant Sports Officer \ Institute Sports Council
Mr. Chirag Prakash \ B.Tech 4th yr. Mechanical Session 2022- 23
Joint Secretary/ Vice Captain
Mr. Kanishk Sugotra \ 4 th yr. Geological Technology Session 2022- 23