Spring Fest is the annual social and cultural festival of IIT Khargapur, a pioneer in the elite institutions. It marks four days of absolute ecstasy, providing the budding artists a competing platform in diverse fields such as music, dance, theatre, photography, literature, fine arts, quizzing and debating. Spring Fest is an avenue to be comforted from the routine life and to embrace the fun and frolic embedded with tantalizing professional performances from India and abroad along with an addressal to the social responsibility with its underlying social theme. It's the Republic Day weekend from 23 January to 26 January 2015, when the 2100 acre campus of IIT Kharagpur glitters with smiling faces of thousands of participants from various colleges, who come down here with plethora of talents and expectations. What started in 1960 as an intra-college competition has now turned in to an ever-growing festival currently in its 56th edition. Spring Fest is proud to be a defining event in life of many accomplished participants who come back a few years later as stars. It is IIT Kharagpur's most cherished traditions and is renowned for the varied experiences, sweet memories and exciting stories that it leaves everyone with.