Bengaluru, 29th December 2023: JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) hosted the prestigious Association of Indian Universities (AIU) South Zone Inter-University Womenâ€™s Basketball Tournament 2023-24. The tournament showcased the outstanding skills of the top 58 basketball teams from South Indian Universities and was a grand success. The basketball match took place at the JAIN Global Campus in Kanakapura from December 25 to 28, 2023, and involved 696 players participating in 79 matches.
JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) Womenâ€™s Basketball Team emerged as the winners of the tournament. The University of Madras secured the runner-up position followed by Hindustan University, and SRM IST who secured 3rd and 4th position. The top 4 teams will qualify for the All India Inter-University Womenâ€™s Basketball Tournament 2023-24 which is scheduled to take place at DCRUST, Murtal in January 2024.
Speaking on this jubilant day, Dr. U V Sankar, Director – Sports, JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) said, â€˜We are immensely proud of our players who demonstrated exceptional skill and sportsmanship throughout the AIU South Zone Inter University Women’s Basketball Tournament 2023-24. Hosting the event was an honour, and emerging as the winner reflects the dedication and perseverance of our team. This victory is a testament to the commitment to excellence that defines JAIN University’s sports programme.”
About JAIN (Deemed-to-be University): Promoted by JAIN Group, JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) is recognised among the top universities in India and is considered a preferred learner-centric destination for students from various countries across the globe. Known for its emphasis on education, entrepreneurship, research, and sports, JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) has some of the best minds in the educational and research fields and centres that inspire entrepreneurship and innovative thinking.
Department of Sports, JAIN (Deemed-to-be Universityâ€™s) students and alumni are the recipients of some of the countryâ€™s and stateâ€™s top accolades such as the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, the Arjuna Award and the Ekalavya Award. As on date, the university has 9 Olympians to its credit.