Sports Council

Biju Patnaik Sports-Complex

The Sports Council is an important unit of Utkal University, established in the year 1943. The main aim of the Council is to Initiate, Coordinate, Execute and manage various kinds of Sports activities including Adventure Sports and other such programmes to promote general interest in Games and Sports among the students of the University. This improves the standard of Competitive Sports and Games in the University and also among affiliated colleges / institutions.


The objective of the Sports Council is to

  • Coordinate sports activities among different colleges of the University
  • Promote interest among the budding youth in excelling in games and sports
  • Select and train sportsmen & women in different events as per AIU, New Delhi
  • Depute teams  for  participation  in  different  Inter  Universities  Tournament organized by AIU, New Delhi
  • Actively participate in tournaments organized by state and national level sports bodies


The  Sports  Council  has  in  its  credit  many talents  who  have  successfully established themselves in the field of games and sports at national and international level.

The heritage of Sports Council of Utkal University is well known. A number of notable players in different games and sports such as Foot-ball, Hockey, Cricket, Basket-ball (M&W), Kabbadi (M&W) and Athletics have considerably improved the image of the University as well as State by their wonderful performance. It is the only university in the state as well as in the Eastern Zone to participate in almost all events





Inter College Tournaments:

Utkal  University  Sports  Council  conducted  Inter  College  competitions  in  25  disciplines

during the session 2014-15.


Total Number Sports men & women Participated in Inter College tournaments – 4832


Sl.No Events No of Colleges


No  Sports men &

women Participated

1 Athletics (MW) 126 605
2 Ball badminton(M) 10 82
3 Badminton(M/W) 13 65
4 Boxing(Men) 14 42
5 Basket Ball (Men) 9 90
6 Basket Ball(Women) 09 81
7 Chess (MW) 40 165