Organised By: DRDO, Ministry of Defence
Deadline for receipt of design approach: October 31, 2008
Announcement of Stage 1 results: November 25, 2008
Submissions of Final Product and design for stage 2: January 9, 2009
Declaration of Final Results: January 23, 2009
BE/BTech Engineering students in 3rd/4th year of engineering and M Tech/ME students in teams of 6 to 8 students and not more than 2 teams from each Engineering college/Institution
Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO) is the R&D wing of the Ministry of Defence, Government of India. As part of the Golden Jubilee Celebrations, DRDO is conducting a nationwide student level competition for engineering students for the design / development of an innovative engineering product to nurture design engineering ideas of the student community. he nomination from students must be endorsed by the Head of the Engineering College/ Institution.
Theme for the innovative product:
“Deployable low cost outdoor surveillance system”
More Details on the theme here.
The competition will be held in 2 Stages and there will be cash awards for both the stages.
Preliminary Design | Stage 1:
Among the entries received, 10 entries will be selected by a screening committee. These 10 teams will be awarded a cash prize of Rs 50000/- for each team and certificates.
Prototype | Stage 2:
The winners of stage 1 will then have to submit the functional prototype along with detailed design report, which would be evaluated by the screening committee. The top 2 entries will be awarded cash prizes and certificates as follows:
1st Prize: 3 lakhs
2nd Prize: 2 lakhs
Contact Details for Further queries:
Sh. Manoj Bali
Addl Director, DISB HQ-DRDO,
Room No. 452, DRDO Bhawan,Rajaji Marg,
New Delhi 110105
Ph 011-23007451 (Off)