The much-anticipated Joseph’s Premier League (JPL) for the year 2022 was formally inaugurated on 17th November 2022 at the Quadrangle of campus. The league which is built upon the moto that a “healthy body leads to a healthy mind” is designed to encourage a sporting culture while inculcating management values. The league has seen itself grow in enthusiasm and participation since its inception in the year 2010.
The inaugural event saw the five teams being unveiled in a grand manner through audio visuals, shadow-sport, player introductions and innovative props. The five teams for the year were named after the theme “Constellations”, which includes Dracos Spiritus, Lupus Blasters, The Orion Fighters, Scorpion Strikers and Pegasus Fury.
The months long event saw teams compete across various disciplines namely badminton, table tennis, football, cricket, throw ball, chess, carrom, foosball, basketball, lagori, volleyball and E-sports being a new addition this year. Each team consists of members representing both years of the PGDM program, and are led by two managers, one from each year with an addition of junior advisory. The players were selected on an auction basis by the respective team managers including a special lot for captain and vice-captain. The tournament was won by Dracos Spiritus with a huge margin. The closing ceremony of the tournament took place on the 1st February 2023.