Rules

Athletics

a) The competition shall be conducted under the International Athletics Federation Rules as adopted from time to time by AFI unless otherwise modified in these rules.

b) Except for relay races, any Team will not be entitled to enter more than three competitors plus one reserve player per event. For relay races, apart from the four runners entry of only two reserves per event shall be accepted.

c) As far as possible, changes, if any, should be intimated fifteen minutes before the start of the event. Lots for lanes will be drawn as soon as the first call is given.

d) In a standard track of eight lanes, distribution of lanes and qualifying to subsequence round will be done as per standard rules for 100m, 200m, 400m run.

e) An athlete can participate in a maximum of Three events, excluding relays.


Badminton

A. The competition shall be conducted under the International Badminton Federation rules as adopted from time to time by the Badminton Association of India, unless otherwise modified.

B. The tournament for men and women section will be conducted on the lines of Inter State Badminton Championship. Ties for men and women will be separately decided according to the pattern given below.

C. The tie for men shall be decided by the combined result of 3 singles and 2 doubles and for women by the results of 2 singles and one doubles. Result of a tie, however, can be declared when either of the competing teams wins 3 matches in men’s section and 2 matches in the women Result (Men and Women) of best of three sets (each set of 21 points).

E. The order of events shall be as follows:

• MEN: First Singles/Second Singles/First Doubles/Third Singles/Second Doubles
• WOMEN: First Singles/Doubles /Second Singles

F. Number of players:

MEN: The number of players representing any team can be a maximum of 5 members.
WOMEN: The number of players representing any team can be a maximum of 3 members.

G. Tie will be resolved by successively applying the following criteria:
1. Individual matches won/individual matches lost.
2. Games won by the team/games lost by the team.
3. Points for/Points against.
The tally for all the matches played in the league fixture will be considered. Result (Men and Women) of best of three sets (each set of 21 points).


Basketball

a) The tournament will be conducted according to the International Basketball Federation Rules as adopted from time to time by the Indian Basketball Federation unless otherwise modified.

b) The number of players representing any team will not be more than 12 in case of men and not more than 12 certificates be awarded to a team.

c) The number of players representing any team will not be more than 11 in case of women and not more than 11 certificates will be awarded to a team.

d) During matches if the score is same after the end of the scheduled time, Basketball Federation Rules will be applied, i.e. the game shall continue with as many extra periods of 5 minutes as is necessary to break the tie.

e) On completion of the league matches, if two or more teams are on same points, then the tie shall be resolved as follows:
i) If two teams are tied, head-to-head wins among the teams will be considered to break the tie.
ii) If more than two teams are equal in placing, a second classification will be established, taking into account only the results of the games between the teams that have tied.
iii) If there are still teams tied alter the second classification, the basket average will be used to determine the placing, taking into account only the results of the games between the teams that tied.
iv) If there are still teams tied, the placing will be determined using the goal average from the results of all their games played in the group.


Cricket

a) Matches shall be played according to the ICC rules in force, as adopted from time to time by the Board of Control for Cricket in India, unless otherwise modified.

b) All the matches will be conducted on league cum knock out basis and each side is allowed to complete 20 overs unless the opposing team is dismissed earlier. Each bowler can bowl a maximum of 4 overs. The semi-finals and finals also will be of 20 overs.

c) The bowling team is given 2 hours to complete its quota of 20 overs. The penalty for every short over will be decided by the all captains prior to the meet.

d) No spike shoes will be used by the players.

e) The cricket captains should discuss the rules and regulations for the conduct of the cricket matches and should submit the report before the first Sports Board meeting during the Main Meet. The Board Meeting should discuss and approve the plan that will be implemented.

f) If there is a tie, the team having the better run rate shall be considered for deciding placing.

g) The umpires are empowered to rearrange the number of overs by each side in the event of a delayed start or if play is suspended. The number of overs for the team batting second will not be reduced if the team batting first has been dismissed in fewer than agreed number of overs.

h) Each team shall submit a list of players not exceeding sixteen who may participate in the tournament. Not more than 16 certificates shall be awarded to a team.

i) Rules regarding the postponement of cricket match due to rain
• When rain affects play during the innings of the first team itself, the match will be continued, from where it has been discontinued. The umpires will decide whether the ground is fit for play or not.
• When rain affects the play during the innings of the second team batting and if the team batting second has not yet batted for half the number of overs, the match will be manned as in “i”. If the team batting second has batted for more than half the overs and if further play is not possible on the same day, the winner is decided to be the team with better scoring rate at the particular point where and when the second team stopped batting.


Football

a) Matches shall be played according to the rules of FIFA as adopted from time to time by the All India Football Federation unless otherwise modified.

b) The duration of each match shall be 70 minutes (35-5-35). During the league stage, after the expiry of play-time, if the tie still persists, the points shall be shared equally.

c) Every team should submit a list of players, not exceeding 16, who may participate in the tournament. Not more than 16 certificates shall be awarded to a team.

d) No extra time will be given in knockout stage of football matches even if the match is drawn. There will be direct penalty shootout to decide the winner.

e) A team will be awarded 3 points for a win, 1 for draw, and zero for a lost match.

f) In case of tie, goal differences (i.e. Goals FOR minus Goals AGAINST) of all the matches played by the team shall be considered. If the tie still persists, the number of goals ‘FOR’ throughout the tournament shall be considered: If tie still persists, number of goals ‘AGAINST’ throughout the tournament shall be considered.


Hockey

a) Matches shall be played according to the rules of the FIH as adopted from time to time by the Indian Hockey Federation unless otherwise modified.

b) The duration of each match shall be 70 minutes (35-5-35). The matches shall be played on league cum knock out basis. During league stage, after the expiry of playtime, if tie still persists, the points will be shared equally.

c) Every IIT shall submit a list of players, not exceeding 16, who may participate in the tournament. Not more than 16 certificates shall be awarded to a team.

d) No extra time will be given in knockout stage of hockey matches even if the match is drawn. There will be no penalty shootout; only 8 second rule will be followed to decide the winner.

e) In the 8 second rule, 5 chances shall be given to each team to score a goal starting from the 25 yard line within a span of 8 seconds. If a tie still exists after the given five chances, then there will be sudden death.

f) The yellow cards given during the league stages would not be counted in knock out stages.

g) A team will be awarded 3 points for a win, 1 for draw, and zero for a lost match.

h) In case of a tie according to the points, goal differences, (i.e. Goals ‘FOR’ minus Goals ‘AGAINST’) of all the matches played by the team in tie shall be considered. If the tie still persists, the number of goals ‘FOR’ throughout the tournament will be considered. If still the tie persists, numbers of goals ‘AGAINST’ throughout the tournament will be considered.

i) Self-goals will be not counted as goals against the FIH rules i.e. (if the ball touches or is played by a player of the defending team in the shooting circle, and then travels over the goal line without first leaving the circle, then it will be counted as an “own goal” against the defending team)


Squash

a) The rules of the squash Racket Federation of India as adopted from time to time shall be followed unless otherwise modified.

b) Every team should submit a list of players not exceeding 04. Not more than 04 certificates shall be awarded to a team.

c) The matches will be played on league cum knockout basis. All the matches shall be played following a best of 5 sets format.

d) Scoring will be according to 11 points game.

e) Player taking a 360 0 turn has to call and then turn, otherwise the shot would not be considered legal.


Volleyball

a) The rules of the International Volleyball Federation [FIVB) as adopted from time to time by the Volleyball Federation of India (VFI) shall be followed unless otherwise modified.

b) Every Team shall submit a list of players, not exceeding 12. Not more than 12 certificates shall be awarded to a team.

c) The tournament shall be played on league cum knockout basis. All the matches shall be played on the best of 5 sets.

d) The following points system will be followed for the matches played on league basis.
1. Match won : 3 points
2. Match lost : 0 point
3. Technical forfeit : 1 point

e) Any team refusing to play a match without proper justification will be eliminated from the competition and the results of the matches already played will be cancelled.

f) In case of teams having equal points the following equation will determine the ranking.

EXAMPLE: C = A/B
A Team B Team
A-Total number of sets won 11 9
B-Total number of sets lost 4 3
C-Ratio of set “B” team is 11/4=2.75 9/3 = 3.0 having highest ratio 3.0
The team with higher ratio “C” will be ranked higher. If the tie still remains, then the following system will be applied.
A Team B Team
A-Total number of winning points 120 90
B-Total number of lost points 90 125
Z = A/B 120/90=1.33 90/125=0.72
The team with higher ratio “Z” will be ranked higher. If the tie still remains then the following procedure will be adopted. Two teams involved: precedence will be given to the team winning that match, in which they played against each other. In no circumstances extra match will be played to determine which team ranked higher.
The tally of all matches played in the league fixture will be considered.
The general rules for Volleyball (Women) are the same. The game will be best of three sets


Weight Lifting

a) The competition shall be conducted under the International Weight Lifting Federation Rules as adopted from time to time by the Weightlifting Federation of India, unless otherwise modified.

b) The competitions in the following weight class as shown in the Table will be held. The corresponding points of each event for Weightlifting Championship are indicated in the table.

c) Each team will be allowed to enter two competitors for each weight class. The competition for a weight class will be held even if there is only one competitor.

d) Each IIT will be submitting a complete team list (2 participants) of participants with the weight category in which they will be participating before the weighing in on the first day, irrespective of whether the competition for that weight category is being held on that day or not.


Chess

1. Number of participants = 50

2. No spot registration

3. Total Rounds = 6 (Swiss System )
Day 1: 2 rounds
Day 2: 2rounds
Day 3: 2rounds

4. Rapid Chess = 5min

5. All matches will strictly follow the FIDE rule of chess

6. Match Point
Win: 1
Loss: 0
Drawn: 1/2

7. The decision taken by judge is final.

8. If there is a TIE after 6 rounds then TIE BREAKER will be followed by CLASSICAL or RAPID CHESS or BLITZ, depending on the judge.

9. Highest scorer will be declared as a winner.