Sports

SPORTS ACTIVITIES OF JAMES COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

The Department of Physical Education of JAMES College of Engineering and Technology is a zealous and enthusiastic department swinging with full energy to illustrate the chairman Dr.James Premkumar’s idea of a stress free education to the students of his college. “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” Dr.James Premkumar’s love for developing and promoting sports is shown through his various contributions to sports activities.

A district level tournament was conducted and the players were selected and they were given special training. In order to motivate and develop sports in Kanya Kumari district, Hockey Equipment Kits were distributed to the players by the Chairman of James College Engineering and Technology and Women’s Hockey Association of Kanya Kumari district Dr.James Premkumar on August 8, 2009.The individual players have become excellent achievers in the state and national level.

State Level Junior Women’s Hockey was conducted in JAMES College of Engineering and Technology on January 8, 2011. Sixteen districts of Tamil Nadu with nearly 500 students participated. In recognition of Commonwealth Games and to welcome that, a cricket match was played between the doctors of Indian Medical Association (IMA) and the staff and students of JAMES college of Engineering and Technology on October 1, 2010.The James Memorial Trophy was won by the staff and students of James College of Engineering and Technology.

A chess tournament was conducted on July 11, 2012 for students of JAMES College of Engineering and Technology to promote sports.

Anna University Table Tennis Tournament was conducted in James College of Engineering and Technology on October 13, 2012. The students of JAMES College won bronze medals. The boys Hockey team of James College of Engineering and Technology won the trophy of Anna University Zone 19 Hockey Tournament in 2012. The boys’ shuttle badminton team won the silver medal in the Anna University Zone 19 Shuttle Badminton Tournament.

Butterfly 2013 Swimming Contest was conducted by James College of Engineering and Technology in association with the Sports Development Authority of Tamilnadu on May 29, 2013 in Anna Stadium Nagercoil. The prizes were distributed by Dr.James Premkumar, Chairman, James College of Engineering and Technology.