Karavaan is a student-run annual cultural festival conducted by the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune. Being a national-level festival, it brings in students from colleges across Pune and also from national institutes all over India. The festival is held in the months of October or November for 3 days, every year.
Karavaan started off as a small, intra-college festival from 2008 and went on to become a national-level festival. At first, it was a platform only for the students of IISER to showcase their artistic talent, which then transformed into a national level stage for talent.
The events and competitions are held are in the fields of music, dance, drama, art, literary and the quizing. They also have events like Band Wars and Pronite which is a performance by artists from diverse fields. The IISER Showcase lets students take center stage for their performances in the fields of dance, music and drama.