Life @ IITTM
NIWS/IITTM constantly endeavors to groom young enthusiastic Managers .The institute takes full care to arm them with all the firepower necessary to take on the corporate world.
To harness the potential of the individual's personality, various activities are carried out so that the individual not only sharpens skills but infuses the qualities that are indispensable for future Managers. Each year students participate in the institute’s various cultural events, sports meet, literary and social activities. Apart from annual function celebrations such activities are carried out throughout the year.
Disha : The Management Vector
Disha develops the capability to win over one's own; helps in a journey where dreams become the guide . It attempts to help these makers of to take their learning beyond the classroom environment by organizing different events and festivals . It also provides a means for the students to give expression to their interest and showcase their immense talents in non-academic fields. Disha nurtures number of clubs under its umbrella . A glimpse on the clubs is provided of the activities that students of IITTM pursue amidst their hectic academic schedule is provided.
It drives student initiatives in various academic activities in the institute. The club hosts
paper presentations, quizzes, case contests, entrepreneurship games, talks by eminent
speakers, seminars and workshops. The club encourages tie-ups with NGOs, youth clubs and social organizations to contribute their learning towards society.
Cultural Club- Symphony
IITTM aims at chiseling and moulding personalities so that they are a unique blend of humanistic scholarship and artistic creation. Whether you are interested in visual art, music, literature, dance or any other field of art, the Club has something to offer everyone. Every month the club meets in the institute premises for interesting activities. Renowned artistes from various fields are invited to interact with the students. Workshops by celebrities are held in a variety of different fields to help inculcate an interest to develop skills.
A variety of activities are organised by the Club as a part of overall personality development of the students. The club participates in many local tournaments. Friendly fixtures with local clubs and institutions are organised frequently.
Yoga, Cricket, Soccer, Volley-ball, Badminton, Table Tennis, and many more are provided by the Club. The well equipped gym provides opportunities to students to tone their muscles.
It is dedicated to students sharing literary interests. The purpose of this club is to offer a relaxing and intellectual platform for students to exchange ideas, emotions and theories on select readings through creative writing, debating and quizzing.
The Wall magazine is a reflection of the literary and painting skills of the students. From poems and puzzles to articles and stories, there is a wide variety of contribution on display. The editorial board conducts regular competitions to encourage these talents.
It encourages students to break free from the pressures of study and take time to savour the pleasures of entertainment. Popular Hollywood and Bollywood movies are screened in the auditorium.
Tour and Adventure Activities :
Apart from supporting a wide range of activities that serve the professional and intellectual interests of the students ,the institute organizes various sightseeing , adventure and destination tours for students at Manali, Goa, Rajasthan, Kerala, Dharamsala, Patni Top and many more places.
National Tourism Quiz
The Institute began the practice made a beginning by organising a national level Quiz Competetion annually since 2001.The objective of this event is to bring togeher the students pursuing education in Travel and Tourism Programme from across the country on a single platform to foster healthy interaction .The winners are conferred with a running trophy along with attractive cas prizes sponsored by leading travel concerns like Carlson sponsored by leading travel trade bodies like Carlson and Wagonlit Travels, TCI Ltd., Continental Carriers, etc.
World Tourism Day Celebration
Various competitions and social activities are under taken every year on 27th September to commemorate the World Tourism Day. The basic motive is to create/endow awareness that tourism is vital to regional, national and international community and to show how it influences the social, cultural, political and economic systems worldwide.
The annual day celebration of the institute is organized every year .As apart of this, many other management institutions are invited to participate in the various items .Co-curricular activities like Quizzes, Group, Solo, Folk & Classical Dances & Songs, Just a Minute, Rangoli, debate to name a few are among the other items organized during the function .