A three day Intra-Institute sports competition was organized at School of Management Sciences (SMS) on 12th,13th and 14th November,2016 with high euphoria and zeal among the students as well as the faculty and staff members of the SMS fraternity. The Sports Fest 2016 was declared open by Prof. P. N. Jha, Director, SMS, Varanasi by the beat of the drum and igniting of the ceremonial flame followed by a march past by the participating 12 teams from PGDM, MBA, MCA, BBA,BCA & BCOM courses. It was followed by the oath taking ceremony. Earlier during his inaugural address Prof. P. N. Jha, Director, SMS said that such an intra-institute sports competition is being conducted regularly which not only provides good health but sharpens the mental ability too. It also gives an appealing personality, most important attribute of modern times. He further added that sports helps in developing the superior subordinate relationship within an organizational network. Sports Fest witnessed various league matches in Cricket, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Badminton, Chess, Carom and Tug of War. Others who were present included Mr. Sanjay Gupta (Registrar, SMS), Mr. Sunit Kumar Mishra the Coordinator of the Sports club ‘CREST’, Mr.Chandrashekhar Mishra, Referee Volleyball, Mr.Chandrakesh Mishra, Referee Volleyball along with faculty and staff members. The inaugural function was coordinated by Dr.Pallavi Pathak (Assistant Professor, SMS-Varanasi).