Cricket Level 4 Coach, Chief Coach of the Winning Indian Jr.World Cup Cricket team in England (1995-2003). Received Bhim Award (Haryana State Best Player Award) and Awarded Lifetime Performance Achievement Award by BCCI.


Sarkar Talwar

Directorate of Sports

Country’s Best bowler award by BCCI 1985-86 Sports is a parallel medium of instruction at MREI which focuses on a sports-centric philosophy to create healthy minds in healthy bodies. The World-Class infrastructure provides for total sports management which nurtures sports talent of the students at all levels from pre-primary to the college level.

World class sports facilities for outdoor and indoor games (which include basketball, volley ball, cricket, shooting, table tennis, squash, billiards, soccer, chess, carom to name a few) offers infrastructure which caters for budding sports learners.

There is a 25m Shooting Range and 10m air conditioned Indoor Shooting Range operated on SIUS Ascor electronics targets of Olympics standards. Manav Rachna also has an indoor badminton and table tennis stadia with synthetic courts in association with Yonex and Stag respectively. These offer the best facilities in Haryana. A Sports Fitness Centre to meet psychological, physiotherapy and other health related issues is also available. Besides, Manav Rachna boasts of a Soccer Academy and a Semi Olympic sized swimming pool.

Some of the MR star players and students/Alumni who have consistently excelled in their respective sports include Gagan Narang and Shweta Chaudhary in shooting, Ms Ankita Das, Soumyajit Ghosh and Abhishek Yadav in Table Tennis.

Notable sports luminaries who have graced the occasions at Manav Rachna include Gagan Narang, Bishen Singh Bedi, Kapil Dev, Kirti Azad, Vijay Kumar, VirendraSehwag, Mohd. Azharuddin, Ronjon Sondhi, Mohammad Kaif, Palela Gopichand and P.V. Sindhu amongst others. Manav Rachna students are frequent participants in various tournaments abroad as well as in India.


Major Events

Students of Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies won laurels at ‘Udghosh 2018’ organized by IIT Kanpur in October 2018.

Scholars proved their mettle in Table Tennis by winning Gold, in Powerlifting by winning Gold and Silver, in Javelin and Shotput by bagging silver and bronze medals respectively.Manav Rachna organized a 12 week program on fitness specialist course in association with Technozym and Geo- Fitness. Approximately 72 Bhutanese students participated in this educational program. The course focused on basic human sciences & its physiology.

It was practical based course on human body fitness in a scientific way. During the course the students gained knowledge about various fitness regime, body workout, injury prevention and their rehabilitation, strength and conditioning of human body and required nutritional level. The practical course in this 12 week program was on technozym machines which is considered to be high standard.

The Manav Rachna sports teams took part in the following tournaments in the previous year & brought laurels to the Institution:

The 11th Manav Rachna Corporate Cricket Challenge Cup 2018 was inaugurated on 13th Jan 2018 by Hon’ble Member of Parliament Sh. Manoj Tiwari (Delhi President- BJP) in the august presence of Dr. Prashant Bhalla, President, Manav Rachna Educational Institutions (MREI) ;

Dr. Amit Bhalla, Vice President, MREI in the presence of representatives of participating corporate teams and senior luminaries from MREI.


top corporate houses participation witnessed in this year tournament


This year the tournament witnessed participation from 28 top corporate houses which include Maruti Suzuki, Aakash Darshan, JCB, Ballabhgarh; Dabur India; TCS, National Highways Authority of India, Accenture, Jagran Group, Honda Car India, Suzuki Motorcycle India, Knorr-Bremse, D.D. News, Aaj Tak, Sarvodaya Hospital, Faridabad, Delhi NCR, Supreme Court Advocates Cricket Association, IIFL-Wealth, adidas, Sledge Hammer, Sports Scribe, Indian Oil, HPCL, Hero Motocorp, NDTV, MREI, Honda Motorcycle, Metafab Engineers India Pvt Ltd, and Wave Infratech.

Manav Rachna has a variety of sports facilities spread over the campus as well as sports academy located within Faridabad. Highlights of various facilities are mentioned below.

Indoor Sports Arena

Manav Rachna has an Indoor Sports Arena covering an area of 7000 Square feet at Q block basement.

It has One Badminton Court, 6 T.T Tables, 4 Chess Stations, 4 Carrom Stations, 2 Billiards Tables and 1 Pool Table. This sports arena is open to all the Manav Rachna Students and Hostellers from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm.


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Shooting Range

Manav Rachna is home to 3 state of the art shooting ranges – one of 25mtr. & 2 of 10 mtrs each. Shooting Range No. 1-25 meters range with 2 Bays of SIUS ASCOR electronic targets, each Bay consists of 5 Targets with Monitors. This range is located near staff quarters.

Shooting Range No-2 &3 – Newly constructed sports arena in Q Block Basement houses two 10 mtr. fully A.C Shooting Ranges; one is having 13 Manual targets and second range has 8 SIUS electronics targets with Monitors.

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Both the ranges have all the modern facilities for shooters as well as for spectators, including locker rooms, modern wash rooms, exercise area amongst others. Shotgun range for trap, double trap, sporting & skeet (with night shooting options)


Volleyball Courts

Manav Rachna Campus has a Volleyball Court in front of B Block that is available to all the Manav Rachna Students and Hostellers from morning to evening.

Squash Court

The Squash Court has been recently re-laid by Syncotts International with Maple Wood Flooring and is located at A Block 2nd Floor. This is equipped with lights & A.C facilities. There are other sports facilities are also available as carom & chess boards.

Basketball Courts

There are 3 Basketball Courts in MRIIRS Campus. 1 Basketball Court cum Tennis Court is in front of E & F Block & 1 Basketball Court is in front of B Block & 1 Basketball Court is in front of International Boys Hostel. It is also available for all the Manav Rachna Students & Hostellers from Morning to Evening.



Soccer Ground

This is the newest addition to the existing sports facilities. With work in high speed progress, the ground would be of International Standards and would be available for use in near future.


Cricket Ground

The Cricket Ground in Campus is located in front of K and L Block. This 40 x 40 meters lush green ground is equipped with flood lights and has 2 well maintained turf pitches.

Open Gym For Women Hostellers

A special facility of an open Gym has been made available only for all women hostellers. It is located near the Staff Quarters of the Manav Rachna Campus. The gym is equipped with all necessary training gadgets.

Other Sports Facilities In Manav Rachna


Swimming Pool of Half Olympic Size


Lawn Tennis Courts with Flood Lights


Table Tennis Academy

Arsenal Soccer Academy

Manav Rachna has tied up with renowned Arsenal Soccer Academy to promote Soccer in Manav Rachna Educational Institutions.

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We have Tie-ups with the above international brands

Centre Of Sports Excellence



Manav Rachna Sports Academy is a modern faculty catering to Residential Training Programmes. It is equipped with six fully Air Conditioned indoor synthetic badminton courts and a separate boy’s and girl’s locker room for resting in between the sessions.

We have a number of renowned coaches and we specialize in providing training to various players from outside and within NCR and focus on giving the best expertise and guidance to our trainees, under the guidance of renowned International and National coaches. Manav Rachna has collaboration with Yonex, World no. 1 in Badminton related equipments.

Good players can’t be groomed in a day and hence our players have to adhere to a tight schedule and training. This includes a proper regimen of court training, physical, yoga, proper diet to take care of nutritional needs, physiotherapy, swimming, and nutrition.

The training is focused as per the current level of player and he/she has to undergo intensive sessions for Physical/skills/ speed and agility, tactics development and mental toughening. We have designated physiotherapists who observe the players movements and developments round the clock to make sure that no injury is there to hinder their career in badminton.


players from different states are undergoing the training to hone their badminton skills


The players are getting trained under the watchful eyes of extremely good coaches, including Mr. Hendra Setyo Nugroho from Indonesia and Mr. Rasheed Misbah Ansari, amongt others.


Shooting is one sport among many in which Manav Rachna has set up its centre of excellence. Manav Rachna has two shooting ranges in Rifle, Pistol and Shotgun. The ranges provide training, practice opportunity for budding and established shooters. Manav Rachna has produced numbers of national and international shooters. At Manav Rachna Shooting Range, Pali, we conduct shotgun competition with experience of Night shooting.


A large number of renowned players of International fame are associated with Manav Rachna. These include, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awardee, Mr. Ronjan Sodhi, Olympic Medalist, Mr. Abhinav Bindra, Gagan Narang and Vijay Kumar and Legendary Shooter Mr. Jaspal Rana to name a few.

We organize many shooting programmes with coaches of International Level from time to time in which shooters from all around the country train with these stars.

Shooting Camp With
Mr. Russell Mark

Russell Andrew Mark, OAM is a professional Australian Trap and Double Trap clay target shooter and shooting coach. He is also an Olympic Champion and has an Olympic gold medal in Double Trap at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.

Shooting Camp With
Mr. Rustam Yambulatov

Rustam Zaynullovich Yambulatov is a Soviet sport shooter. He has won a silver medal in Trap Shooting in 1980 Summer Olympics.

Shooting Camp With
Mr. Ralf Schumann

Ralf Schumann is a German 25 m Rapid Fire Pistol shooter. He is a three-time Olympic Champion & twice the World Champion.

Sports Science Centre

To take the Indian Sports to the next higher level, Manav Rachna Educational Institutions have taken a one of its kind singular initiative, by initiating the Manav Rachna Sports Science Centre. The targeted activities at Sports Science and Rehabilitation Center are:

  • To provide a specialist area for the delivery of Strength & Conditioning & Maintenance of fitness of the sportspersons.
  • To devise individual, periodised programmes to maximise performance for major competitions.
  • Rehabilitation-directed towards injury prevention & optimizing performance of sports person and also Prevention of Injury strategies
  • Biomechanical analysis of sportspersons
  • Sports and Rehab centre will also work for performance enhancement in sports at Manav Rachna Sports Academy, Sports Rehab Center & Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range and will collaborate with Federations, state associations, Sports Authority of India and support them for Olympic preparation.

To achieve the above objectives, Manav Rachna Sports Science Centre was established, where the centre has a variety of expert health professionals and academics with three decades of industry experience. The team consists of academics and applied sports rehabilitators, physiotherapists, sports physiologists, sports nutritionists and allied health professionals who have worked in top positions in a variety of professional and Olympic sports including shooting, badminton, athletics, wrestling, boxing, rugby, football and a variety of other sports.

The centre also provides lifestyle management, fitness training and health and well-being support for all types of individuals.

The professionals carry out various activities that would enhance the sports person’s performance and reduce the risk of injury. Some of these activities are Biomechanical analysis & sports training, Physiotherapy and Exercise Rehabilitation, Clinical Sports and Remedial massage, Psychological & Mental, Sports Nutrition, and Physiological Testing.

It is fervently hoped that this centre will be able to cater to the needs of sports persons, under one roof so that they can shine bright and make India proud.


Contact Us

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Sector – 43, Aravalli Hills, Delhi – Surajkund Road, Faridabad – 121004, (Haryana), India