Verba Maximus 2019, Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus, Literary Festival, Hyderabad, Telangana, 19th - 20th January 2019

  • Category: Literary Festival
  • Start Date: 19th January 2019
  • End Date: 20th January 2019
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Verba Maximus 2019


Verba Maximus is South India's first and largest literary fest hosted solely by the students of BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus. From being a small gathering of literary enthusiasts in its first edition in 2012, it has now grown into one of the biggest congregations of talent in the country.
Verba Maximus means ‘Words of the Greatest’ in Latin, and true to this, we’ve always aspired to bring in the best of the best in their fields to our fests. Amish Tripathi, Ashwin Sanghi, and Christopher C. Doyle are only some of the well-renowned authors whom we have hosted at the previous editions of our fest along with performances by comedians such as Biswa Kalyan Rath and Kenny Sebastian among others.
Verba Maximus is primarily organized by the English Language Activities’ Society of BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus with assistance from other clubs. Our events pander to a large audience with competitions in writing, speaking, debating and slam poetry. We have always focused on delivering interesting and innovative events of the highest quality and we believe that this is what has led to the amazing participation that we receive every year. We will be hosting around 15 events spread across an array of literary activities during this edition of Verba Maximus.


We will be hosting around 15 events in writing, speaking debate and slam and spoken word poetry.
1. Symphonies of The Soul
2. Rise Through The Ages
3. Yin- Yang
4. Picture Perspective
5. Quill The Revolution (Online)
6. Sherlocked
1. JAM
2. Classic Debate
3. Devil's Advocate
4. Group Discussion
Slam Poetry:
1. VM Slam
Other Events:
1. Lit Quiz
2. Spell Bee
We also have informal events and events organized by various other clubs.


Pro Nites

We will be having Abish Mathew to do standup comedy.

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Accommodation will be provided on campus at Rs. 150 for one night and Rs. 250 for two nights.

How to reach Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus, Hyderabad

There is a bus numbered 212 which plies from Secunderabad directly to campus.