Kshitij is IIT Kharagpur's annual educational fest. The event host more than 40 events in technology and management, guest lectures, workshops, technology exhibitions and megashows. This years competitions inlcudes:
This event is based on refrigeration on collaboration with ASHRAE (American society of heating refrigeration and air conditioning engineers). The participants have to design a HVAC system for an industry. Students also get an opportunity to get an internship in MIT (massachusetts institute of technology) based on the discretion of the judges.
A game in which the players face real time share price fluctuations and trade accordingly. The game ensures first hand experience of the real market without the associated risk of losing money. Woodstock has started as of October 1.
This is software design contest without any particular restrictions. It is unique in the sense that it is one of the very few open source contests held in India.
The event challenges the partcipants to develop an application to be used on a mobile phone or a PDA using Java Micro Edition (Java ME) technology. The submissions can range from simple contact manager, currency convertor to the next "snake 2" of the mobile world.
OPEN HADWARE :
The Participants have to submit an a hardware model.
This is a business plan competition wherein the participant needs to submit and give a business model for a particular product with a strong focus on technology.
This is a technical paper presentation event. Papers that have already been accepted in standard national conferences or published in journals shall get a direct entry to the second round.
MATH OLYMPIAD :
An online competition based on mathematics.
This is an interior design contest. The Participants have to design the interior of a car to suit the profiles of two persons.
The Senate is an event which is on the lines of a world class parliament. The event is muifaceted as students can judge heir debating skills as well as their command on Parliament
proceeding at the same time.
ZERO HOUR :
This is a unique initiative on the part of IIT-Kharagpur to highlight the food crisis in this world today. This even will be held in the form of an I interactive case study where we will have people from various backgrounds like NGO's, Microfinance institutions participating in the panel discussion.
Any team unable to submit online may post a CD containing the zipped folder to the following address:
General Secretary (Technology)
Technology Students Gymkhana, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West Bengal - 721 302.
Last Date for online (www.ktj.in ) and postal entries is Decemeber 16.
For more details contact : 09734426339/ 09933190727