Fest Name: Techkriti 2013 Organising College Name: Indian Institute of technology, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh Fest Type: Techno Management Fest Fest Start Date: 14th March 2013 Fest End Date: 17th March 2013 Fest Info: Annual Technical and Entrepreneurship Festival of IIT Kanpur
Many interesting events are scheduled for this edition of Tech Fest : Ideas, The Business Plan Competition, Features Entries From Across The Nation. The B-Plans Undergo Three Stages Of Intense Scrutiny By Industrial Experts. The Victorious B-Plans Are Rewarded With Angel Funding And Incubation Opportunities.
Junkyard Wars Is All About Transforming Backyard Junk Into Machines While Racing Against Time. In The Final Showdown These Machines Are Pitted Against Each Other.
Robogames Are The Perfect Stage For Robot-Fanatics To Showcase Their Robotic Acumen. Over The Years, It Has Seen A Range Of Autonomous And Manual Bots- Bots That Can Dance, Bots That Can Fight And Bots That Can Write. What Sets Apart Robogames Is The Versatility And Innovation That It Has Witnessed Year After Year.
Rube Goldberg Is About Deliberately Over-Engineered Machines That Perform A Very Simple Task In A Very Complex Fashion, Usually Including A Chain Reaction.
Cruise Control Is An Aeromodelling Event Where IC Engine Aircraft Are Tested For Their Power, Endurance And Ability To Perform Aerobatic Manoeuvres Like The Hammerhead, Inverted Loop And Half-Cuban Eight.
Soccon Is An Event Where Participants Are Invited To Find A Problem Being Faced By Our Society And Develop A Technical Solution To That Problem, In The Form Of A Working Model.
Endeavour Is The Most Flexible And Open Contests At Techkriti, And Is Basically An Open Invitation To Bright Minds With Innovative Ideas From All Departments. It Also Gives Them The Rare Chance To Expose Their Ideas To Industrial Experts. It Comprises Two Competitions
Strive Is An Event Which Encompasses Almost Every Field Of Engineering, Inviting Hardware Projects From All Departments With Any Innovative Idea Modelled Into A Working Project.
Softkriti Is An Open Software Contest Where Programmers Are Given A Chance To Showcase Their Software Project In Form Of An Audience Display And A Presentation In Front Of A Panel Of Judges.
Online Events Consist Of A Wide Array Of Competitions That Have Attracted Particpants From All Over The World In The Past. Given Below Are The Details Of Some Of The Competitions:
IOPC- The International Online Programming Contest Is A 24-Hour Marathon Programming Contest Where Each Coder Has To Code Solutions To The Given Problems. In 2012, It Attracted 836 Coders Who Submitted 3868 Program Solutions.
Stocksim Is The Real Time Simulation Of The Stock Market. It Keeps The Virtual Market Prices Of Shares Updated In Real-Time With The BSE And The NSE. Participants Are Given Some Virtual Money To Start With, And Allowed To Trade With The Other Players To Make A Profit.
Eduvate Is The Latest Initiative Of Techkriti That Aims To Provide Virtual Solutions To Supplement Education. In Its Very First Year, Online Virtual Classrooms And Interesting Educative Applications Were Open-Sourced As A Result Of This Initiative.
Crypto Is An Online Mega Event Which Takes The Participants On A Journey To Unravel Fictitious Mysteries A La Sherlock Holmes And Robert Langdon. In 2012, 1525 Participants Spent 55 Hours Trying To Unravel The Mystery, Cumulatively Contributing Over 1,00,000 Answers.
Chaos Is A Contest With Just A Single Online Round Where Contestants (In Groups Of Up To Three) Are Required To Code Solutions For Given Problems In A New Language Whose Documentation Is Provided At The Time Of The Competition. In 2012, It Received 2294 Submissions From 432 Teams, As Well As A Mention From Progopedia : The Encyclopedia Of Programming Languages.
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Located alongside the Grand Trunk Road (Calcutta to New Delhi) IIT Kanpur is nearly 16kms away from the Kanpur central railway station. Being located on the national corridor of railways the city of Kanpur is well connected with the rest of India by rail services.