IIT Mandi has a sports council to coordinate all the sports activities. In spite of being a new IIT, the Institute has been successful in developing a firm foundation in the field of sports. Special attention is given to players by providing them with well experienced coaches and adequate facilities. Sportsmen are trained very systematically by keeping their physical fitness in mind and are encouraged to participate in various tournaments like Inter-IIT, Sangram, and other inter-college tournaments. IIT Mandi participated for the first time in a sports' event in the 46th Inter-IIT tournament held at IIT Delhi. Constant efforts are made to mantain the quality of the sports. All the efforts of the sports council are aimed at enhancing the quality of sports in the institute. The Sports Society is headed by the Sports Secretary. Sports Society organizes the annual sports fest of IIT Mandi - Rann-Neeti.