Fest Name: COMPOSIT 2017 Organising College Name: IIT Kharagpur Fest Type: Technical Festival Fest Start Date: 10th March 2017 Fest End Date: 12th March 2017 Fest Info: Techfest names to resonate with its core maker spirit, COMPOSIT asks you – why make it, when you can compose it? That is exactly what this fest is based on – composing your dreams and watching them win. Congress of Metallurgical Professionals involving Students, Industry and Teachers (COMPOSIT) is the annual techfest organized by the Society of Metallurgical Engineers (SME), IIT Kharagpur. Since the year 1994, COMPOSIT has been fostering interactions and invoking innovations ever since.
Since its inception, COMPOSIT has provided an ideal platform for young minds from all over the country to showcase their talent. The largest fest in it’s genre all over India, it is a unique congregation of students, professionals, academicians and eminent personalities sharing the belief that materials will define the next revolution; a path breaking concept to compile and share knowledge and enthusiasm for the development of Science of Materials. Stretch your imagination, Mechanize your thoughts, Tickle your brain, Expand your horizon with national level events such as Technova, Metallomania, Robotics wars, Quizzes, Workshops and Guest Lectures. Eminent personalities from all over India have made an appearance in COMPOSIT. Students from renowned institutions all over India come aboard with us and showcase their talent by presenting their research work, thinking abilities and reasoning aptitude.
COMPOSIT is not just limited to Metallurgy. The fest provides a plethora of events for an engineer to prove their caliber, in their fields of interest. It is a unique learning opportunity for budding engineers, where they get to interact with research and industry professionals. The quality of participation and delegation itself promotes an ambiance for knowledge and exchange of ideas not restricted to metallurgy.An engineer grows in knowledge, skills and experience after attending COMPOSIT. Also, networking with fellow engineers and similar minds from across the country helps in building connections which is a crucial part of a student’s life. Apart from an incredible experience, participants get to take back certificates, goodies and prizes worth lakhs.
Technova (Paper presentation)
Metallomania (Poster presentation)
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The nearest airport to Kharagpur is the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata. It is widely connected to almost all the major destinations of the country.
From Kolkata Airport you can take a taxi from the Airport taxi stand to Kharagpur. The travel time is approximately 2 1/2 hrs. It costs roughly Rs. 1500/- to Rs. 2000/- (depending on the taxi type).
Kharagpur is well connected to most major cities like Kolkata, Mumbai etc. by rail.
From Kharagpur railway station, IIT is about 10 min drive. You can avail private taxi services to reach IIT from Kharagpur Railway station.
Alternatively, you can reach the Howrah Railway station and take a local train to Kharagpur or book a cab.