National Design Contest For Engineering Students 2005

National Design Contest For Engineering Students 2005


National Design Contest For Engineering Students


National Design Contest For Engineering Students

National Design Contest For Engineering Students 2005

Targetted participants: The participants should be bona-fide undergraduate students of any AICTE approved engineering college currently pursuing their studies in any branch of engineering and technology.

Suggested Broad Areas:

The contest will encourage the participants to come out with innovative concepts and take them to a logical end of working prototypes. The central theme of the contest is to come out with solutions to the problems faced by the common people at affordable cost. Some suggestive areas are listed below, but participants can come out with any concept in related areas.

Suggested Broad Areas:

Mobility helping devices for the aged/handicapped.

Safe drinking water through innovative and cost effective appliances/processes for rural poor.

Protective wear for policemen on street duty under extreme weather conditions.

Solid-state lighting devices for rural students / housewives.

Renewable energy sources for rural applications.

Mobile low-cost and site assembled modular shelters for disaster affected areas.

Low-cost home appliances to relieve home-makers of their daily chores

Household waste disposal systems

The contest will be held in two phases:


Submission of concept and detailed design drawings in a document form using appropriate CAD tools. After preliminary screening of entries, selected participants will be required to make a presentation, Participation certificate will be issued for all entrants. Sleeper-class return train fare and accommodation will be provided to the selected participants called for this presentation. Further evaluation of the pre-screened proposals will be based on presentation before a panel of judges and selected audience. The best 20 entries from among these presentations will be awarded cash prizes of Rs. 2500/- each, along with certificates of merit.


The prize winners in the final phase will be selected based on an evaluation of their prototypes demonstrated at an exposition and adjudged by a panel of judges.

The Schedule follows...

* Registration 30th of September 2005

* Submission of entries in specified format 30th of November 2005

* Intimation for Phase-I presentation 10th of December 2005

* Phase-I Presentation 17th of December 2005

* Phase-II Exposition of Prototype 17th of March 2006

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National Design Contest For Engineering Students 2005