The Institute is equipped with sufficient sports facilities for several indoor and outdoor games. Indoor games include Badminton, Table-Tennis, Carom and Chess and outdoor games include cricket, football. In addition works for new football and cricket stadium are currently under process and expected to be ready within a short period of time. Process has already been initiated to procure Multi-gym facilities.
The Sports equipments / kits are issued to the students for practice sessions and during tournaments. Inter-Branch Tournaments are conducted in various games annually i.e. Chess, Football, Badminton, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Kabbadi. Sports facilities for indoor games are also provided in the Boys and Girls Hostels.
30 Students of NIT Nagaland participated in sports events such as Cricket, Kabbadi, and Athletes at "ALL NIT Sports meet -2014", held at NIT Tirichy from 9-12 February 2014.