Top 10 Hottest College Cultural Festivals in India
February 27, 2013 by TopTalent Team
Few months ago, we at had started a poll on our facebook page, and in no time it went REALLY viral. The poll where we asked all the engineering college folks about which according to them was the hottest cultural festival in India, reached 1.3 Lakh people and got over 15,000 responses.  Today, we are announcing the results of this poll and the Top 10  cultural fests in India popular among engineering students. The winner seemed unanimous but there was a lot of competition for the rest. So, congratulations to all the colleges for being in our Top 10 list. Here is the final list of Top 10 Hottest College Cultural Festival in India.


10. Rendezvous, IIT Delhi

Rendezvous is the Annual cultural festival of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. It is a four day long event held at the end of October every year. It draws a footfall of about 30,000 from more than 300 colleges across the country. Started in 1976 by a bunch of enthusiastic IITians, now in its 37th edition, it has become the largest festival of its kind in Northern India.

Waves9. Waves, BITS Goa

Waves is the annual national cultural festival hosted by the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani - KK Birla Goa Campus. Waves, is one of the biggest college festivals in the Goa-Mumbai region. Several events spanning across- Dance, Drama, Music, Literary, Quiz, Fine Arts along with the Big 4 Events like Natyanjali, Fash P, Mr. & Ms. Waves and Searock are organized during this three day cultural extravaganza.

NIT Calicut  Ragam8. Ragam, NIT Calicut

Ragam is the annual inter-college fest conducted by the National Institute of Technology, Calicut. Ragam blends a series of fine-arts, socio-cultural and literary events, along with a variety of workshops, exhibitions and informal events. The fest attracts thousands of visitors to the campus annually, and is one of the biggest cultural fests in India.

IIT Kanpur Atrangi7. Antaragni, IIT Kanpur

Antaragni ‘The Fire Within’ is the annual inter-collegiate cultural festival of IIT Kanpur, held in the month of October, and is one of the popular college festivals in India. The name of the festival was changed from Culfest to Antaragni in 1993. It lasts for four days and attracts participation from a lot of colleges in India.

Alcheringa6. Alcheringa, IIT Guwahati

Alcheringa, popularly known as Alcher, is the annual cultural festival of the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India. It is held for 4 nights and 3 days generally on the first weekend of February. Started in 1996 by a bunch of IITG students, Alcheringa, now in its 16th incarnation has a footfall of more than 40,000 and participation from 150 colleges from across the country.

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Rivera VIT5. Riviera, VIT University

Riviera (or Revive The Era) is the annual cultural and sports festival (Culfest) of VIT University, Vellore held around January, and lasting for 3–4 days. There are a multitude of innovative competitions, in fields as varied as music, dance, dramatics, literary arts, speaking, and fine arts. These competitions form the backbone of Riviera and generate tremendous participation and audience-response.

Bits-Pilani-Oasis4. Oasis, BITS Pilani

OASIS is a cultural festival conducted annually by the students of Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani in Pilani, India. Organised during the month of October, the festival attracts more than 200 colleges from across the country. Established in 1971 as a small fete, it has now grown to host students...Read more →