DRDO Robotic Competition 2018

Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) Robotic Competition 2018

DRDO Robotic Competition


Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) aims to harness the multifaceted talent available in the country on Robotics and Unmanned systems to create a platform for the development of futuristic defence systems. The objective of this exposition is to identify and subsequently nurture novel ideas in different parts of our country.

Let us all join together and contribute in this nationwide effort to develop future unmanned defence systems

Who can participate

Any Indian Engineering students currently pursuing UG or PG courses in IITs/NITs/IISc or from college /institute/university recognized by AICTE/NAAC.

Motivation & Incentive

Award & prize money

* 1st Prize - 1.5 Lakh

* 2nd Prize - 1.0 Lakh

* 3rd Prize - 0.5 Lakh

* National level recognition & visibility for all participants

* Possibility to work with DRDO on cutting edge technologies


The theme based Exposition is aimed to harness the potential ideas/concepts/technologies in any form (nascent, under development or developed) available nationwide with Students. The proposed themes are as follows:

1. Mountain Climbing Robot

2. Mobility in Snow bound Area

3. Soldier Assistance vehicle

4. Casualty Evacuation

5. Exoskeleton

6. Surveillance of a Ship

7. Self-Concealing UGV

8. Mobility on water, land and air

9. Underwater Survey system

10. Surveillance in Multi Storey building

11. Battlefield debris clearance

12. Mine detection and clearance

13. Robotic Assistive Device for divyang persons

14. Any other defence applications for Robotics and Unmanned Systems not covered above

For more details & Eligibility, Terms and Conditions please refer the Website : https://rac.gov.in

For information flyer: https://rac.gov.in/druse/public/pdf/druse_brochure.pdf?tp=1

Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) Robotic Competition