It is an article of faith at VIT to complement the academic component of the university and enhance the overall educational experience of students through a wide range of extra-curricular programmes, facilities, services and activities. These events provide students and other members of the university exposure to a variety of social, cultural, intellectual, recreational opportunities and challenges.
Such experiences enrich the lives of students and help them fulfil their potential. An exclusive office headed by a Students' Welfare Officer plans and executes these activities
Co-curricular and extracurricular activities are planned and executed through a number of associations, clubs, societies and students' chapters of professional bodies. They are owned and managed by representatives of students and are monitored by the faculty in-charge.
Students can join professional bodies as student members, and can develop their professional skills.
Some of the Students' Chapters at VIT are
· E2PC [Energy and Environmental Protection Club]
· E Cell [Entrepreneurship cell]
· International students club
· ISA [International Society of Automation]
· SAE [Society for Automotive Engineers (SAE-VIT)]
· ISOI [Instrument Society of India] Students' Chapter
TEAM PRAVEGA(SAE TEAM)
SAE (Society of Automotive engineers) international is a global association of
engineers and technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial vehicle industries. Its core competencies are life-long learning and standards development. The chapter’s aim is to impart knowledge to its members in the technological advancements in the field and introduce them to the international arena. The student members gain access to international journals, technical magazines through the international database and the SAE database
present in the university library.
To achieve a healthier lifestyle while coping with the pressures of studying, one needs to be healthy both emotionally and physically. As a part of this process, VIT emphasizes the importance of sports and considers them as an integral part of the curriculum.
VIT has a number of centres for physical education and sports activities that help the students maintain fitness and develop a competitive spirit. Its numerous outdoor playgrounds and indoor courts
VIT also offers separate swimming facilities for men and women students. The Men's 50 m x 25 m floodlit swimming pool has eight lanes and the necessary facilities to conduct even international-level competitions. Separate swimming coaches for men and women are available at particular times at the pools.
EXTRA-CURRICULAR & CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
The students of VIT are provided with ample opportunities to nurture their creativity and develop wholesome personality. The students can opt for membership in any one or more of the following clubs depending on their interest and take part in all activities of the club.
EXTRA CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES ARE CONDUCTED BY FOLLOWING ORGANISATION:
- Dance Club
- Music Club
- Dramatics Club
- Debate Club
SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES ARE CONDUCTED BY FOLLOWING ORGANISATION:
- National Service Scheme [NSS]
- Youth Red Cross [YRC]
Passion for the arts is extremely important for the sustenance of society as a whole. In VIT, equal importance is given to the academic curriculum and the pursuit of extracurricular activities. For those with an intense fervor and zeal for the stage, the Dramatics Club of VIT provides budding actors, set designers ,writers and directors an opportunity to showcase their theatrical skills and voice their emotions and sometimes, innermost thoughts to a live audience.
NATIONAL SOCIAL SERVICE CAMP
National Service Scheme, popularly known as NSS is an extension dimension to the higher education system to orient the student youth to community service while they are studying in educational institutions, under the aegis of Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Govt. of India
- ANSHUL GUPTA