Fest Name: Vidyut 2012 Organising College Name: Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Fest Type: Multi Fest Fest Start Date: 1st Feb 2012 Fest End Date: 3rd Feb 2012 Fest Info: With headquarters at Coimbatore and campuses at Amritapuri, Kochi, Bengaluru and Mysore, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has emerged as one of the fastest growing institutions of higher learning in India. The university is managed by the Mata Amritanandamayi Math. Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Amma, one of the foremost humanitarian leaders of the world today, is the Chancellor of the university. With a sprawling 80 acre campus, Amritapuri Campus is located in the picturesque village of Vallikavu in close proximity to the international headquarters of the Mata Amritanandamayi Math.It comprises the schools of Engineering, Arts and Science, Biotechnology, Business and Ayurveda. The campus attracts students and faculty members from all over the world who want to be a part of this vibrant institute. With its focus on quality research and innovation, Amritapuri campus has implemented widely acclaimed projects including WINSOC for landslide detection, Haptics, Virtual Labs etc. The students of the campus have won prizes at several national and international level competitions and conferences. The campus is also the proud host of the Asia Regional of the ACM ICPC apart from two international conferences every year.Amritapuri campus proposes to conduct a national level multi fest titled ‘Vidyut 2012’ between 1-3 February, 2012. This fest will be a platform for students from all over India to showcase their best talents in technically challenging and demanding events. The fest will comprise events from all streams of Engineering apart from Management, Commerce and pure Sciences. The event will also have several fun events apart from pro shows by Avial-a leading alternate Malayalam rock band and Avial . All the research at Amrita is aimed at improving the lives of people and bringing about social transformation through the use of technology.
Keeping this in mind, the theme for ‘Vidyut 2012’ is ‘Technology for Humanity’. The flagship events of the multi fest will be related to this theme while the other events too will test the participants to put their minds to work to solve humanitarian issues. Invited lectures, seminars and project expos apart from exhibitions from reputed organizations like ISRO too are a part of this fest.
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Many interesting events are scheduled for this edition of Vidyut 2012
- BOTZILLA (Robotics)
o Blade Runner – Build the fastest Line Follower bot
o Robozuna- Robot Wars
o Dragster- Keyboard Controlled Car
o Sharpshooter- Build a target shooting bot.
- CODE-PAD (Computer science)
o Botomatic –Writing bots for the given game.
o An-droit- Android app development
o Code it- Day long Coding
o Haxploit- Ethical Hacking Challenge
- THE WALLSTREET (Commerce & Management)
o Recomenzar- Rebranding challenge
o Kleinindustrie- B-plan competition
o Magnate- Best Manager
• E-SPACE (Online Events)
o E-treasure hunt – Online treasure hunt
o Online Quiz
o Online Puzzle Championship
- General events
o CSI:Vidyut- Forensics Challenge
o Vidyut Quiz ’12- National level Open Quiz
o Informals – Fun Arena
- ZION (Network Gaming )
o Counter-Strike 1.6
o FIFA 12
- IMPRO-WISE (Design )
o Davinci’s heir – Prototype modeling
o Heliotherm- Solar water heater design
o Kurukshetra – Team based building
o Hitch Hiker – Pole climbing robot
- IN-SITU (On-campus events)
o The Machinist- Electric Machines Challenge
o Junkyard Wars
o Instru-Quotient- Instrumentation Challenge
Vidyut’12 offers prize money more than 12 lakhs , making it one of the highest paid tech fests in South India. Apart from the technical competitions, VIDYUT’12 will feature invited lectures by eminent personalities of various fields . Workshops in emerging technologies would provide the students across India an excellent opportunity to horn their skills. Some of the featured workshops are :-
1. Blender game development by Mike Pan and Jonathan Williamson
2. Embedded Robotics by Thinklabs,
3. Android App development by ARK Techno solutions,
4. ANSYS by Innovent Technologies
5. 6h Sense bots by ARK technosolutions
6. Entrepreneurship workshop by Nurture talent
7. Automobile workshop with SAE andMetawing
8. Memory management + rubik’s cube workshop by Ben Academy
This February, VIDYUT’12 is sure to enthrall students across the country, bringing in innovation across the fields of engineering, setting a platform for excellence to showcase itself vividly. VIDYUT would provide the knowledge-thirsty student community a chance to enrich their learning curve with workshops in various fields of engineering. Musical performances by top-notch artists, would be the attraction in VIDYUT’12, giving an unbelievable treat to the senses of all.
Contact Name: Varun Ratnakaran Mobile Number: 0956785656 Email: NA Website: http://vidyut.co.in/ Registration Link: NA Facebook Fan Page: http://facebook.com/VIDYUT12 Fest Submitted by: NA
Accommodation for participants is arranged in the campus hostels at a nominal rate with basic amenities
Room is allotted on sharing basis (4 in one room).
To reserve a room, one has to notify through the option provided in My Account -> Accommodation.
Room is allotted on First Come First Serve basis.
TRANSPORTATION @ VIDYUT
HOW TO REACH VIDYUT VENUE
By Train :
From North : Alight at Kayamkulam Jn.
From South : Alight at Karunagapally/Kayamkulam station.
By Road :
5-7 kms deviation from Oachira (Near Kayamkulam) or Vavvakav (Near Karunagapally)
KSRTC Bus: Alight at Kayamkulam or Karunagapally Bus stand.
By Airways :
130 kms via road from Trivandrum International Airport
145 kms via road from Nedumbassery (Kochi) International Airport.
Amrita VIDYUT bus service towards the campus can be availed from following locations:
Kayamkulam Raliway station.
Kayankulam KSRTC bus stand.
Stall/banner of VIDYUT at the above mentioned locations will guide you with more information.
The buses will be shuttling frequently between the above mentioned place and our campus VIDYUT TRAVEL GRANT
60% of the one (single) way sleeper ticket can be reimbursed as Travel Grant for participants belonging to colleges situated outside Kerala.
At the time of arrival, the ticket shall be submitted at the registration desk for availing the facility.
Amount corresponding to the ticket charges would be reimbursed on the last day of the fest.