Spring Fest is the annual social and cultural festival of Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.
the pioneer of today’s elite institutions. With a footfall of more than 25000, Spring Fest is
arguably one of the largest of its kind in Asia to be organized entirely by students. What started
in 1960 as an intra-college competition has now turned in to an ever-growing festival currently in
its 58th edition and is scheduled from 20th January – 22nd January, 2017.
Spring Fest conducts a multitude of events encompassing 10 genres and more than 100 events
are contested among the best in India with a total cash prize worth INR 25 lakhs at stake. A
splendid platform for the spectacular display of the diverse talents of today’s youth in several
fields such as dance, dramatics, music, film fest, literary, fine arts, quizzing, gaming and various
Spring Fest also has an underlying social theme, Masoomiyat: An appeal to the child in
you! In addition to this, Spring Fest also plays host to Star Nights, International Carnival with
international artists putting up exquisite performances, Global Music Festival, Humour Fest and
Street Carnival among others.
This year, Spring Fest successfully conducted Hitch Hike, the Nationwide Prelims for four of its
flagship events- Nukkad, SF Idol, Shake a Leg and Shuffle in October in seven cities across
India and we fully expect record participation for the upcoming Nationwide prelims of Wildfire,
our western rock-band competition in December.
A perfect blend of fun and frolic, of excitement and ecstasy, of devotion and dedication, Spring
Fest is an occasion for celebration and is what brings alive the 2,100 acre IIT Kharagpur
campus. It is that time of the year when students from all over come down to Kharagpur