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Sports and Fitness

Sports play an important role in developing an integrated personality of students. Physical activities including sports and fitness are important parts of human life. Sports inculcate good health and spirit of friendly competition among students. In addition to this, it also brings in a sense of personal achievement among students. At SDMIT, students are provided ample opportunities to engage themselves in both indoor and outdoor sports.

Indoor auditorium

Indraprastha auditorium is a unique, pillar less dome structured indoor stadium, with a seating capacity of 3000. Most of the curricular and extracurricular activities of the college are held here. Indraprastha is also equipped with wooden courts of high quality for shuttle badminton and table tennis, and are used to frequently host state and national level tournaments. The stage constitutes 50X30 size with spacious green rooms catering to the needs of big troupes of performers. Indraprastha auditorium played a main part when SDMIT hosted VTU zonal and VTU inter-zone Men’s Badminton tournament.

Outdoor stadium

Sri D Rathnavarma Heggade stadium is a vast outdoor stadium, which can accommodate over 3000 members in a sheltered space. The stadium has a 400m track with 8 lanes. It is also equipped with a separate weightlifting hall, multi-facility gym and a staff room. The stadium has separate courts for long jump, high jump, shot put, javelin throw and discuss throw.

Swimming Pool

The swimming pool of the college is of international standards measuring 50X25 m accommodating 10 lanes. The students are trained in various styles of swimming for a nominal fee. Several swimming competitions are regularly conducted here.

Multi gym

The multi-gym consists of various standard equipments like treadmill, cycle, inclined bar etc. It is specially constructed with a view to maintain fitness among students, specifically those who opt to excel at sports. It is freely available for all the students and staff of Institute.


Yoga club is an initiative for providing physical and mental fitness to the students. Various yoga techniques are taught to the students. Special certificate courses in yoga are offered for students as part of providing a better professional approach to yoga practices.


There are good courts for Kabaddi matches with mats. SDMIT hosted VTU Mangalore Zone and VTU inter zone men’s Kabaddi tournament. The SDMIT girl’s kabaddi team won II place in VTU state level inter collegiate tournament.

Volley ball

The Volley ball court is ideally designed to host matches of University, state, as well as national levels. SDMIT hosted VTU Mangalore Zone and VTU inter-zone men’s volley ball tournament.

Throw ball

There are exclusive courts for throw ball matches. Our students have been achievers in competitions at different levels.