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Sports

Milton Fernandes
Asst. Director of Physical Education & Sports


All sports activities are organized systematically and in a sporting atmosphere as per the schedule approved by the Sports Council. Students participating in sports are given benefit of marks and attendance as per Goa University Ordinances.

Sports infrastructure:

Goa University has rich sports infrastructure at its campus for post-graduate students at the University campus, besides coaching and intercollegiate tournaments.
Various intra-mural events for post-graduate students are also conducted using this infrastructure.

Infrastructure at a glance:

Outdoor

  • Cricket ground
  • Standard 400M Athletics track
  • Football ground
  • Volleyball court
  • Basketball court
  • Concrete batting pitch for net practices
  • Kabaddi court
  • Khokho court

Indoor (Silver Jubilee hall)

  • Chess
  • Judo
  • Weight Lifting
  • Power Lifting
  • Best Physique
  • Tennikoit and Taekwondo


Inter-collegiate championship tournaments

Inter-collegiate Championship tournaments for men and women in various sports are organized every year. The winners and runners-up are awarded with trophies, medals and certificates. Here is the past data of participation:

Sport 2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17
Men Women Men Women Men Women Men Women
Athletics 414 489 478 292 572 381 421 381
Badminton 210 132 139 143 211 147 207 101
Base Ball 408 192 184 119 181 121 135 106
Basketball 191 167 192 199 110 247 137
Best Physique 71 40 57 84
Chess (Open) 230 243 192 26 217
Cricket 591 575 187 489 314 545 186
Cross Country 138 79 134 60 186 82 184 87
Cycling 58 81 69 72
Football 821 418 796 236 786 358 798 407
Handball 307 231 342 190 202 118 180 127
Hockey 124 64 145 79 148 95 192 157
Judo 168 131 102 76 151 120 148 107
Kabaddi 262 259 347 225 274 192 241 181
Kho-Kho 120 120 194 155 132 157 156 96
Power Lifting 124 162 131 160
Swimming 61 22 63 17 90 27 74 28
Table Tennis 176 107 174 101 161 105 169 99
Taekwondo 138 92 105 44 163 79 148 71
Tennikoit 109 126 123 135 113 103
Tennis 58 49 34 44
Volleyball 443 264 437 322 422 228 370 324
Weight Lifting 40 67 80 54
Total 5265 2893 5172 2381 4930 2773 4846 2698

Inter-University tournaments:

Selection trials are conducted to short-list best players to represent the University at the Inter-University Championships. A coaching camp is organized to raise quality of participants of the University team.

Inter University Championship Participation and Performance (2019-2020)

Event Date Zone Venue Performance Participants
Aquatics - Men 1-4 Nov 2019 All India Punjab Univ. Participation 2
Aquatics - Women 6-8 Nov 2019 All India Punjab Univ. Participation 1
Athletics - Men 2-6 Jan 2020 All India Rajiv Gandhi Univ., Mangalore Participation 10
Athletics - Women 2-6 Jan 2020 All India Rajiv Gandhi Univ., Mangalore Participation 4
Badminton - Men 2-5 Jan 2020 West-Zone Nanded Univ. Participation 6
Boxing - Men 20-24 Dec 2019 All India Meerut Participation 6
Boxing - Women 26 Dec-2 Jan 2020 All India Meerut Participation 6
Cricket - Men 23 Dec-7 Jan 2020 West Zone Gwalior Participation 16
Cricket - Women 25 Dec-7 Jan 2020 West Zone Bhopal Winners 16
Cross Country - Men 6 Oct 2019 All India Mangalore Univ. Participation 5
Cross Country - Women 10 Oct 2019 All India Vishakhapatnam Participation 6
Football - Men 1-12 Dec 2019 West Zone Bhopal Qualifying Round 20
Football - Women 16-21 Dec 2019 West Zone Jabalpur Winners 19
Football - Women 9-12 Jan 2020 All India Bhubaneshwar 3rd Place 19
Handball - Men 30 Dec 2019-3 Jan 2020 West Zone Gwalior 2nd Round 16
Hockey - Men 23-29 Oct 2019 West Zone LNIP, Gwalior Qualifying 16
Judo - Men 26-28 Dec 2019 All India Kanpur Participation 4
Judo - Women 22-28 Dec 2019 All India Kanpur Participation 5
Kabaddi - Men 18-22 Nov 2019 West Zone Rajasthan 2nd Round 12
Kho-Kho - Men 2-5 Dec 2019 West Zone Nanded Univ. 3rd Round 12
Power Lifting - Men 27-31 Jan 2020 All India Mumbai Univ. Participation 7
Softball - Men 8-12 Jan 2020 All India Khadappa Univ. Participation 16
Table Tennis - Men 20 Oct-2 Nov 2019 West Zone Indore 3rd Round 5
Volleyball - Men 16-20 Dec 2019 All India Nagpur Univ. Participation 12

Khelo-India Inter-University Championship 2019-2020

Event Date Zone Performance Participants
Football - Women 21 Feb-1 Mar 2020 Khelo-India 4th Place 19
Judo - Women 23-26 Feb 2020 Khelo-India Participants 1
Swimming - Women 26- 28 Feb 2020 Khelo-India Participants 1

Inter University Championship Participation and Performance (2018-2019)

Event Date Zone Venue Performance
Aquatics – Women 28 Oct 2018 All India Jain Univ., Bangalore Suman Patil – Bronze in 50M Butterfly
Aquatics – Men 28 Oct 2018 All India Jain Univ., Bangalore Aalhad V. Chati - Gold in 3M High Board, a Silver in 3 Mts Spring Board & Bronze in 1 Mts Spring Board Diving
Football - Women 29 Dec 2018 West Zone ITM Univ. Gwalior Winner
Football - Women 14 Jun 2019 All India Guru Nanak Dev Univ. Amritsar Quarter Finals
Football - Men 11 Dec 2018 West Zone Mumbai Univ. Runners Up
Football - Men 23 Dec 2018 All India Mumbai Univ. Fourth position

Inter Collegiate Championships Results

  • 2019-20
  • 2018-19