FAQs Regarding Leisure TAP

The L-TAP courses registrations are open now till 28th January, 2018 and classes will commence from 29th January, 2018.  Please check out the venues for the various courses in the Time-table Please address any queries or requests to ltapoffice@iitm.ac.in and not to DOST or CCW.
HOW DO I REGISTER FOR A COURSE? TO BROWSE THROUGH THE LIST AND REGISTER FOR A COURSE, please go to ikollege and click on the desired L-TAP links in Leisure-TAP module. For latest announcements,change of venue, short-term timetable adjustments by coaches, postponement/cancellation of a particular days class, please refer Notice Board.
For those of you who DO NOT HAVE AN ikollege id - Day Scholars, Project Associates, International Exchange Scholars, and likes, please make online payment by clicking here. AFTER making the payment, please fill the following L-TAP Application Form,  send a soft copy of the L-TAP FEE RECEIPT to the email id: ltapoffice@iitm.ac.in and start attending the classes. For Fee details email to the above email id.
PLEASE NOTE THAT FOR MOST OF THE FIELD SPORTS LIKE TENNIS, SWIMMING ETC, THE MODE OF COACHING WILL BE IN CAMP FORM. EACH CAMP WILL BE FOR 10-15 DAYS AT A STRETCH. NORMALLY THESE WILL FALL OUT OF QUIZ/PERIODICAL TIMES. THE CALENDAR FOR THESE CAMPS WILL BE INTIMATED SEPARATELY TO ALL THOSE WHO REGISTER. PAYMENTS WILL BE DEDUCTED ONLY FROM THE PEOPLE WHO UNDERGO THE CAMPS. HOWEVER, REGISTRATION IS COMPULSORY. WE ARE TRYING TO ACCOMMODATE A SEPARATE CAMP EXCLUSIVELY FOR LADIES FOR SWIMMING. THIS IS SUBJECT TO CONSTRAINTS OF LOGISTICS.
Students, especially freshers, having NSO and other such extra-curricular mandated commitments are requested to choose only those courses that do not clash with the mandated commitments. L-TAP courses priority comes only after mandated commitments. Please be assured that there will be enough opportunity for you to pursue these in later semesters.
  • 1)  Who is eligible to attend the leisure TAP courses?
    A)  Any and every student of IIT Madras.
  • 2)  How many courses can I choose in a semester?
    A)  You can opt for a maximum of 2 courses in a semester.
  • 3)  Will I be given my first choice compulsorily?
    A)  Other things remaining constant, the first choices of the people who will be leaving the institute the earliest will be given first priority. This may leave out some other people from the course. However, it will be ensured that the first priority will be best ensured by increasing the strength of the class or by opening up another sessions of the same course subject to acceptance and availability of the course.
  • 4)  What will be fees for the courses? Will there be any refunds?
    A)  The fees for each course will be as per the schedule mentioned in the ikollege portal. The maximum fee for any single course will be Rs 1200/-. This will be collected from the ikollege portal at the time of your exercising choice. There will be no refund of any fees.  Please go through the Course details in ikollege portal before exercising your choice. 
  • 5)  How will the attendance will be recorded?
    A)  The attendance will be taken by the Course Instructor. Please ensure that you have requisite satisfactory attendance of 80% to be eligible for a certificate. Please note that the objective of Leisure-TAP is to ensure that you pick up and hone newer skills. Towards this aim and your best interest, you are requested to ensure that you attend all the classes. The time-table has been set so as to avoid classes in the vicinity of periodicals and quizzes.
  • 6)  What is the timetable and venue for these courses?
    A)  Please refer this link: http://www.iitmstact.org/ltap_timetable.html
  • 7)  Can I request for a new course?
    A)  Yes, you can do it by filling up the following form: Suggest Course
  • Make the request mentioning an outline of what you expect from the course. Please suggest the Course Instructor for the course too along with his/her relevant experience.
  • 8)  Can I drop the course midway? Will it be refunded?
    A)  Enrolling for a course under Leisure-TAP is a purely voluntary act on the part of the student. There shall be no refund.
  • 9)  Will I get a certificate for attending the course?
    A)  Yes. You will receive a certificate acknowledging satisfactory participation in the course.