3rd Khelo India University Games (KIUG) 2023 Medals Tally, Sports List, Venue

3rd Khelo India University Games (KIUG) 2023 medal tally (university wise) at kheloindia.gov.in, check games list, venue for third edition of KIUG
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3rd Khelo India University Games (KIUG) 2023 concluded on 3 June with Panjab University reclaiming the title after three years. The third edition of pan India Khelo India University Games was virtually inaugurated by Prime Minister in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, marking the beginning of a new era for sports in India. The event was based on the lines of Khelo India School Games & Khelo India Youth Games. Check out the complete details of Khelo India University Games like medals tally, official website, schedule here.

1st edition of KIUG was organized at Bhubaneswar in Odisha while 2nd edition was organized at the Jain University in Bengaluru, Karnataka which becomes a success. Venue for 3rd Edition was selected as Uttar Pradesh by the Sports Ministry to host big sporting events. Various sporting events gets organized in KIUG 2023 aiming to identify and nurture young talent.

The KIUG is an inter-university meet where athletes representing different institutes from all over the country vie for medals in a variety of sporting events. At KIUG 2023, around 4,000 athletes, all in the under-27 category, from 205 top universities from across the country competed for 822 medals (262 gold, 263 silver and 297 bronze) across 21 different sports. Rowing made its KIUG debut this year.

Khelo India University Games 2023 Medals Tally

RankUniversityTotal Medals Won
1Panjab University, (PB)69
2Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar68
3Jain University, Karnataka32
4Punjabi University, Patiala (PB)34
5Guru Kashi University28
6Kurukshetra University, (Haryana)28
7Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam,(Kerala)15
8University of Delhi (Institution of Eminence Deemed to be University)34
9University of Madras23
10Maharshi Dayanand University26
11Chandigarh University16
12Lovely Professional University, (PB)25
13Shivaji University18
14Savitribai Phule Pune University, MS30
15Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (Deemed to be University)11
16University of Mumbai14
17Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut12
18Anna University10
19CHRIST (Deemed to be University)8
20Manav Rachna International Institute of Research & Studies (Deemed to be University)5
21Barkatullah University5
22Mangalore University ,(Karnataka)15
23Chaudhary Bansi Lal University, Bhiwani8
24Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar11
25Adamas University9
26Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University9
27University of Calcutta8
28Jadavpur University7
29Bangalore University4
29Indira Gandhi University4
31Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences3
32University of Kerala11
33Utkal University6
34University of Calicut, KERALA9
35Chaudhary Ranbir Singh University7
36Osmania University5
37SRM University, (TN)6
38University of Rajasthan4
39Acharya Nagarjuna University2
39Bharati Vidyapeeth University (MH)2
41Himachal Pradesh University Summer Hills7
42Bharathiar University , Coimbatore , TN5
43Maa shakambhari university, Saharanpur4
44Bhagat Phool Singh Mahila Vishwavidyalaya3
45Andhra University4
45Chaudhary Devi Lal University4
45Chitkara University4
45Rabindranath Tagore University (Formerly AISECT)4
49Jagran Lake-City University3
49Kavayitri Bahinabai Chaudhari North Maharastra University (Formerly North Maharastra University) Umavi Nagar3
49Sambalpur University3
49Sant Baba Bhag Singh University, Punjab3
49University of Kota3
54Mewar University2
55Maharaja Ganga Singh University4
55Rani Channamma University4
55Yogi Vemana University4
58Kannur University3
58Sarvajanik University3
60Davangere University2
60Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University2
60Manipal University2
60Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University2
64Chatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University1
64Cotton University1
64Desh Bhagat University1
64Hemchand Yadav Vishwavidyalaya1
64Kolhan University1
64Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith1
64Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Rohilkhand University1
64Mohanlal Sukhadia University1
64Nehru Gram Bharati University1
64University of North Bengal1
64Vikram University1
64Vinoba Bhave University1
76Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University5
77Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University3
77Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University (Formerly Amravati University)3
79ITM University2
79Punyashlok Ahilyadevi Holkar Solapur University (Formerly Solapur University)2
81Gujarat University3
81Manipur University3
81Swarnim Gujarat Sports University3
81University of Mysore (Karnataka)3
85Bengaluru City University (Formerly Bengaluru Central University)2
85Bir Tikendrajit University2
85Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University2
85Madurai Kamaraj University ,(TN)2
85PES University2
85Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya2
85The University of Burdwan2
85Thiruvalluvar University2
93Baba Farid University Of health sciences, faridabad1
93Deen Dayal Upadhaya Gorakhpur University1
93Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar University1
93Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University1
93Mahatma Gandhi University, Telangana1
93Manonmaniam Sundaranar University1
93Parul University1
93Periyar University1
93Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University1
93SunRise University1
93Uttrakhand Sanskrit University1
93YBN University1
105Ranchi University3
105University of Jammu3
107Baba Mastnath University(BMU)2
107Krishna University2
107Raj Rishi Bharthihari Matsya University2
107Swami Vivekanand Shubharti University2
111Annamalai University, TN1
111Bundelkhand University1
111Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya1
111Gurugram University1
111Jamia Millia Islamia1
111Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education1
111Lalit Narayan Mithila University1
111Maharaja Surajmal Brij University1
111Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University1
111Manav Rachna University1
111NIILM University1
111Om Parkash Jogender Singh University , Churu1
111Punjab Engineering College1
111Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh State University, Aligarh1
111Sardar Patel University1
111Singhania University1
111Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research1
111University of Lucknow1
111Veer Narmad South Gujarat University1
111VELS University1
111Visveswaraiah Technological University1
111Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University1
KIUG 2023 Medal Tally

Quick Facts about KIUG 2023

  • Panjab University, who won the inaugural Khelo India University Games title back in 2020, topped the KIUG 2023 medals tally again. PU secured 26 gold, 17 silver and 26 bronze medals (total – 69 medals).
  • Amritsar’s Guru Nanak Dev University came in second in the overall championship race with 24 gold, 27 silver and 17 bronze (total 68 medals).
  • Last edition’s champion Jain University had to be content with the third position in the KIUG 2023 medals tally with 16 gold, 10 silver and six bronze medals (total – 32). However, the most decorated individual male and female athletes at KIUG were both from Jain University.
  • Swimmer Siva Sridhar topped the men’s section with a total of 11 medals, including eight golds, while fellow swimmer Shrungi Bandekar won nine medals in the women’s section, including five golds.
  • Four cities across Uttar Pradesh – Lucknow, Varanasi, Greater Noida and Gorakhpur – hosted a majority of KIUG 2023 events. Only the shooting events were scheduled in New Delhi.
  • KIUG 2023 was the third edition of the inter-university meet.
  • The KIUG is a part of the Indian government’s Khelo India initiative, which is focused towards promoting grassroots sports and identifying young talents from all across the country.

3rd Khelo India University Games Sports (Games) List

The KIUG 2024 Karnataka had 20 sports disciplines which are listed below:-

  1. Archery
  2. Athletics
  3. Badminton
  4. Basketball
  5. Boxing
  6. Fencing
  7. Football
  8. Field Hockey
  9. Judo
  10. Kabaddi
  11. Karate
  12. Rowing
  13. Rugby Union
  14. Swimming
  15. Table Tennis
  16. Tennis
  17. Volleyball
  18. Weightlifting
  19. Wrestling
  20. Yoga
  21. Mallakhamb

Khelo India University Games Schedule for 2nd Edition

The Second edition of Khelo India University Games (KIUG) 2021-22 was organized for 11 days from 23 April 2022 to 3 May 2022.

Participating Athletes List (University Wise) in KIUG 2.0

The first edition of KIUG was held in Bhubaneswar in February 2020, and saw a total participation of 3,182 athletes in the U-25 age group, across 158 universities and colleges from all states. This year, Yogasana and Mallakhamb were added to the University Games, in an effort to preserve and promote the century-old sporting disciplines of the country.

KIUG 2021-22 Karnataka Venue Details

KIUG is the largest University Games tournament in the country, and is aimed at tapping sporting talent who can represent India in international events, including the Olympics. The candidates can test and compare their sporting talent level against the various competitors across India. The main objective is to create culture of sports in community, build the value of sports in the higher education sector and contribute to a healthy and FIT society.

The 2nd Khelo India University Games (KIUG) was organized by the Karnataka govt. in association with the Sports Authority of India (SAI), Association of Indian Universities, National Sports Federation and Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and other participating universities. KIUG second edition focused on identification of talented athletes and nurture talent through guidance and developed infrastructure.

Benefits of Khelo India University Games Karnataka

The sports events and tournaments are for absolute fun with opportunities to develop sporting skills and relationships with others. Khelo India University Games Karnataka always sees a massive involvement of youth. Participants demonstrates highest level of sportsmanship and return to their states as ambassadors for KIUG. All the athletes who shine in these events gets a chance to raise their careers to next level by recognition and better access to guidance and training.

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