Top University for Sports in India - Jain University
Jain University advocates sports. Stemming directly from the vision of overall student development, the university provides facilities and encouragement for every sport activity that students find interest in. Exceptional talents are given adequate encouragement to emerge as winning performers in their chosen sporting disciplines.
VIE an All India Sports Extravaganza is an annual event hosted by Jain University. This year the university saw an outstanding performance and participation of students from more than 50 colleges in various indoor and outdoor sporting events.
The University offers scholarship to help athletes who are competing at national or international level to meet the extra costs of elite participation. The scheme provides a personal academic coaching, complete tuition fee waiver, free access to the university sports facilities and guaranteed university accommodation for the duration of study.
Pankaj Advani - World Billiards & Snooker Champion
Robin Uthappa - Indian Cricketer
Shikha Tandon - International Swimmer
Rehan Pooncha - International Swimmer
Rohan Bopanna - International Tennis Player
Anup Sridhar - International Badminton Player
Gaurav Dhiman - Indian Cricketer
Amit Verma - Indian Cricketer
Rachna Krishnamurthy - Radio Jockey
Rekha Nahar - Head HR - MTR
Prajwal Devraj - Actor
Manish Pandey - Indian Cricketer
Mayank Agarwal - Indian Cricketer
Sonam Deep Kaur - Indian Basketball Player
Kaushal R - Indian Basketball Player
Bopanna G N - Indian Athlete
Rohit Havaldar - International Swimmer
Shilpa Rao - Indian Athlete
Jain University provides world-Class infrastructure for sports in its sprawling campus of 160 acres.
The state-of-the-art multi-purpose Indoor stadium with a seating capacity for 2000 spectators has facilities for almost all indoor games.
Sprintoor is an indoor stadium with a total built up area of 80,000 sq feet. The multi-discipline stadium is constructed at a total cost of 1800 lakhs with the following facilities:
- 4 badminton courts with Gerflo synthetic flooring
- One basketball court with wooden flooring
- Table Tennis hall with 15 tables
- 2 Squash courts with viewer’s gallery
- Billiards and Snooker hall with six tables
- Bowling Alley- 4 lane
- Air Conditioned Gyms with most modern equipment
- Cardio Fitness Center
- Aerobic Center
- Sauna, Steam and Jacuzzi
Sprintoor also has well-furnished living accommodation with a capacity of 75 beds, a VIP lounge, cafeteria, projector room, media room and a reception lobby.The Aqua
The Aqua can host any level of swimming competitions including Water polo, Diving or Synchronized Swimming.
The School has 06 plexi-cushioned tennis courts.
It also has five Volleyball courts and four Basketball courts, two indoor courts each are provided with latest lighting facilities to enable night time practice.
It has two lush green international standard turf football ground that is fitted with pop-up sprinklers.
It has a natural turf Hockey ground of international standard fitted with pop-up sprinklers.
The 2 lakh sq feet lush green ‘Oval’, a well-designed international standard cricket ground with 5 strips of turf wicket in the center is fit enough to host any international or national level cricket match.
A modern pavilion with complete facilities of dressing rooms, massage rooms, umpire’s cabins, dining hall and viewer's gallery. Ten practice pitches (07 turfs & 03 cement) are also available for the practice purpose.
It has a 400 meters natural track, athletic arena and a covered stand with a capacity for more than 5000 seating spectators.
An international class Golf driving range has recently been developed at the Academy. A double tier spacious driving range fitted with ultramodern Golf training and analysis equipment has been designed. The PDR with 20 hitting bays is supplemented by a well laid out practice range having a huge putting green, chipping area and a bunker shot practice. In addition to these facilities, a six-hole Golf course of international specifications has also been developed to make Golf training program effective and complete. The short golf course has two par threes, three par fours and a 600 yards par five with fair number of water bodies and bunkers. Special care has been taken to blend the PDR and the Golf course with the ambience of the surroundings picturesque landscape and sincere efforts have been made to keep it eco-friendly in all respects.