To accomplish the dream of turning into a ‘Power-surplus’ India, Navachar, an innovation challenge by Bajaj Electricals Ltd aims at discovering answers. As the name itself depicts, it respects the brightest of minds to create innovative solutions to the urging problems faced by India’s electricity sector. The most innovative solutions can win cash prizes of up to Rs. 600,000. Bajaj Electricals Ltd is providing this opportunity to execute your solution at scale.

Take on the following challenges that you would like to tackle –

  1. Design a revolutionary Monopole Transmission Tower (Cutting-Edge transmission tower will be a game changer). See #Challenge 1
  2. Create a futuristic Mechanism to power electrical devices that will keep basic electrical appliances running even during power cuts. See #Challenge 2
  3. Design a ‘Made-For-India’ multi-utility light. Design a swiss army knife equivalent of a portable light that will fulfill the needs of a billion Indians. See #Challenge 3


  • Students.
  • Startups.
  • Working Professionals.
  • Remember, you have to be the owner and creator of the ideas or solutions that you submit to be eligible.


  • 1st Prize – Rs. 300,000 + Goodies.
  • 2nd Prize  – Rs. 200,000 + Goodies.
  • 3rd Prize – Rs. 100,000 + Goodies.
  • Bajaj Electrical may offer a Royalty deal to winning entries.
  • Mentorship + interact with distinguished leaders like the JMD of Bajaj Electricals.
  • Create real impacts on billion Indians transform their lives.
  • Funds will be allocated to you so that you can create a prototype or proof of concept.

Application procedure:

  • Click Here to register first.
  • Then fill the application form with proper details after logging in.
  • Top 10 shortlisted solutions will be announced on 15th Jan 2018 who will proceed to the next round.
  • Visit the Website

The last date to register and submit your ideas is 30th December 2017.

The Science Research Contest 2017 aims at bringing young researchers from the states of Maharashtra & Goa, Gujarat & Karnataka to exhibit their research projects, ideas and to promote interest among them.

A research project from any subject related to the field of science and technology can be taken up as a group activity with more than 1 participant but not exceeding 3. The same participant can be associated with more than 1 project. See the list of earlier Winning projects. Bear in mind the objective of your project, clarity about the concept, innovative ideas involved, methodology, quality and interpretation of results, applicability or usability of the project, presentation etc.


  • The contestant should be a college student (S.S.C. passed), pursuing an undergraduate degree in any discipline.
  • In case of integrated PG course, students who are studying in first 3 years can only participate in this contest.
  • The contestant must be from any college in Vadodara district (Gujarat), Belagavi/Nippani districts (Karnataka) and in the states of Maharashtra & Goa.
  • A contestant should not hold any degree till 31/12/2017.
  • Age of contestant should not exceed 25 years on 31/12/2017.


  • 3 awards each of Rs. 12,000 are awarded. They are Parashuram Bajee Agashe Vidnyan Sanshodhan Puraskar, Leela Parashuram Agashe Vidnyan Sanshodhan Puraskar and Sharad Naik Vidnyan Sanshodhan Puraskar.
  • If the winning project has been executed under the direction of an expert, the latter will be congratulated with a special honour of Rs. 2000.
  • Marathi Vidnyan Parishad shall bear travel expenses of the outstation students for the final presentation.

Application procedure:

  • No entry fee! Fill the Application form online.
  • Language of your project can be in Marathi/English/Hindi. While filling the application form, upload a PDF copy of research work of your project report. Fulfill the onscreen instructions while filling the online form.
  • The total number of pages in the report must be restricted to 3 with a file size of less than 3 MB. For the format of your project, read More
  • The final presentation is going to held in Mumbai at the end of January 2018. The maximum duration given for each presentation is 15 minutes followed by queries from examiners.
  • Awards will be distributed on annual day festival of Marathi Vidnyan Parishad held in the last week of April 2018.
  • For queries while filling the application form, send an email to [email protected]
  • Visit Marathi Vidnyan Parishad

The last date for submission of projects is 20th December 2017.

Robosapiens Technologies in association with Springfest 2018 IIT Kharagpur is organizing a Technical workshop named RoboNext 2018. Robosapiens Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is a company providing intense technical state-of-the-art education in the field of Robotics. This workshop featuring several events will be held on 6th and 7th January during Springfest 2018.

This year RoboNext 2018 is also being organized as an International Level Robotics Championship in association with Robotics partner Robosapiens Technologies.

Workshop Programs:

  1. Android Apps Development
  2. Arduino
  3. Autocad
  4. Automobile Engine Mechanics & IC Engine
  5. Autonomous Robotics
  6. Bluetooth Robotics
  7. Cloud Computing & BigDATA HADOOP
  8. Ethical Hacking
  9. Internet of Things
  10. MATLAB & Image Processing
  11. Mobile Robotics
  13. QuadCopter UAV (Find them Here)


  • In Campus Ambassador Program, all aspirants should have to bring at least 10 students so as to attend these workshops.
  • Students from Schools (class VI and above)/B.Tech/BCA/MCA/M.Tech/Diploma can attend these workshops.
  • Students are required to know basics of computer programming and/or basics of Electronics and/or Electronics Engineering (if applicable).
  • Students can prefer any workshop out of the choice provided on the Website
  • Note: Candidates who have paid their registration fee for the workshop or who had received a valid confirmation mail to join the workshop are only allowed to attend.


  • Participation Certificate and one Campus ambassador certificate issued directly to the respective candidates right after completion of the workshop.
  • Campus ambassador will be allowed to attend 1 workshop out of the several workshops of RoboNext IIT Kharagpur 2018 free of cost and 1 complementary kit along with a memento/shield and a free trip to IIT Kharagpur both ways of sleeper class as a campus ambassador in RoboNext 2018.
  • Duration of the workshops is 9 Hours (divided into 3 sessions of 3 hours each).

Application Process:

For assistance, call

  • Divya +91-8744000666
  • Roshni +91-8700692252
  • Team RoboNext +91-9990203445

The objective of this challenge is to create a 3D model showing how a population of 1 million people on Mars lives in a utopian urban society. Follow the Physics of Mars. Think of a cool or innovative design in your area of interest or expertise and bring it to life with your favorite Autodesk 3D software and HP Z Workstations. These softwares are recommended but not necessarily needed to enter the challenge. Find free trials of Autodesk resources.


  • Open to individuals who are the age of majority or older at the time of entry.
  • Participants can form a team from their area of interest or can form a virtual team from the Launch Forth Community.
  • The following are the essential points to be kept in mind for valid submission – 3D model (native file format from application used to create the model), JPG or PNG screenshots/renderings from at least 4 different angles with at least 1920 pixels wide and 1080 pixels tall, Exported 3D interchange file (STL, OBJ, FBX, STP etc).
  • Refer Guidelines


  • Civil Engineering Award – $3148, Innovation in urban design and infrastructure. The winner will receive an HP Z4 Workstation with HP Z38c Curved Display.
  • Architecture Design Award – $1949, Innovative approach to improving life onMars. The winner will receive an HP ZBook x2.
  • Industrial Design Award – $2363. The winner will receive an HP ZBook Mobile Workstation.
  • Vehicle Design Award  $3469. The winner will receive an HP ZBook 17 Mobile Workstation.
  • Mechanical Engineering Award – $3999. The winner will receive an HP Z6 Workstation with HP Z38c Curved Display.
  • 3D Art Award – $5,826. The winner will receive an HP Z8 Workstation with HP DreamColor Z32x 31.5-inch UHD Display.
  • Interior Design Award  $1949. The winner will receive an HP ZBook x2.
  • Community Award 1  $2277. The Community Award 1 is given to the entry that receives the most votes from the community. The winner will receive an HP Z240 Workstation with 2 HP Z24nDisplays.
  • Community Award 2  $2315. The Community Award 2 is given to the entry that receives the second most votes from the community. The winner will receive an HP ZBook 15 Mobile Workstation.
  • Community Award 3 – $3088. The Community Award 3 is given to the entry that receives the third most votes from the community. The winner will receive an HP Z240 Workstation with HP Z38c Curved Display.
  • The winner selected by Local Motors will receive a cash or equivalent prize of at least $2000.

Application procedure:

  • Register first to submit your design.
  • All designs must conform to the design criteria or it may be disqualified. The use of script, macro or any other device to automate or subvert the submission process is prohibited.
  • Refer Terms and Conditions
  • Visit the Webpage

The last date to submit your model is 25th February 2018, 11:59:59 pm PT.

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden is inviting applications from Indian students for receiving a scholarship for those who are passionate about Electric Power Engineering, Engineering Design, Information and Network Engineering or Turbomachinery Aeromechanical University Training THRUST.

Compete to show your skills in a series of tests culminating in a case study!


  • Must be Indian residents.
  • Must be eligible to study at the Master’s level at KTH.
  • All submissions must be the original work of the participants.
  • Check Terms & Conditions


  • One grand prize – a full tuition scholarship worth INR 2,300,000 approx.
  • The top 3 candidates per program will receive certificates of achievement.
  • Winner of the Engineering Design scholarship will receive the Scania India Scholarship, which includes a living stipend worth INR 1,500,000 approx for 2 year study period and an internship in Scania.
  • Winners of the Electric Power Engineering, Information and Network Engineering and Turbomachinery Aeromechanical University Training THRUST scholarships will receive paid internship offers with FormulateIP including travel expenses within India.

Application procedure:

  • Enter the competition by clicking Here
  • Fill your profile details.
  • Take up 3 knowledge quizzes.
  • Apply your skills in a case study in the specific program you have chosen.
  • Submit your motivational statement.
  • Apply to KTH program through Admissions
  • Visi the Webpage for more information.

The last date to apply is 21st November 2017.

Blockchain summit and hackathon is organised by Proffer with Government of India, IBM, Microsoft, Accel Partners and Coinbase dedicated to envision and build use-cases of blockchain for social good — beyond bitcoin, beyond currency.

Proffer with the Government of India, IBM, Microsoft, Accel Partners, and Coinbase have defined three problem areas that are significant and conducive to the use of blockchain technology:

  •  Finance
    a) Remittances
    b) Peer to Peer Lending
    c) Crowd-lending/microfinance
    d) Credit Scoring
    e) Crowdfunding public goods
  • Information exchange
    For each of these, build either an anonymous app OR one which simulates identity (e.g with Aadhar)
    a) Monetized Q&A
    b) Polling
    c) Prediction Markets
    d) Matchmaking
    e) Job Search
    f) Legal Advice
    g) Health Advice
    h) Zomato or Yelp
    i) Voting for Government Elections
    j) Others
  • Enterprise/Government infrastructure
    Imagine an entire nation’s infrastructure verified on blockchain with a unique ID for each user (Aadhar, in the case of India)
    a) Real Estate – contracts for smart property.
    b) Energy – contracts for managing smart grid access.
    c) Employer and University Certificates on the blockchain.
    d) Health Records.
    e) Supply Chain, tracking movement of goods.
    f) IndiaStack (Aadhar, eKYC, DigiLocker, eSign) on the blockchain a.k.a “IndiaChain”.


  • Participation from all around the world is accepted.
  • Workshops and sessions can be attended in-person at IIT-Delhi from 13th-15th November 2017.

The competition will be against 500+ students from MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, IITs and other top engineering colleges around the nation to win exciting prizes:

  • $5000 in Ethereum, by Coinbase/Toshi (restricted to those who make use of Toshi for the dApp front-end)
  • $5000 in AWS Credits by Amazon Web Services
  • $4000 USD by Microsoft
  • $3000 USD by Accel Partners
  • Blockchain Internship with IBM Research (restricted to those who make use of Hyperledger)



  • Hacking Period starts on Nov 10 at 9 pm IST and ends on Nov 13 at 11:59 pm IST.
  • Workshops and hacking sessions for Blockchain Hackathon will take place at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IITD) from 13th November to 15th November 2017.

Conference world is hosting 10th International Conference on Science, Technology and Management (ICSTM-17) on 19th November 2017  in association with International Research Publication and AR Research Publication team, to contribute original research papers.


(IETE,Bengaluru) Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, Ganganagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


19th November 2017

Topics Covered:

All Branches of Engineering, Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Environment, Mathematics etc) & Management.

Mode of Research Paper Presentation:

  1. Author can directly Present paper and attend at the venue.
  2. Author(s), those fail to attend the conference can send the power point presentation of maximum 10 slides on [email protected]

Conference Highlights:

  1. All the accepted and presented/Non Presented papers of the duly registered authors will be published in the special conference issues of the UGC Listed International Journals having ISSN & Impact factor.
  2. Every author will get two certificates, one for paper publication in Journal other for paper presentation in conference.
  3. Registration kit for each paper for those attend the conference at venue. All the papers of the conference will be published in the conference proceeding with ISBN .
  4. All the accepted and presented/Non Presented papers will be indexed in Google scholar & IDIIF.
  5. Research Paper in absentia is also acceptable.

Important Dates:

Last date of Paper Submission: 10th November 2017

Notification of Status of Paper: Within 5 days  after Receiving the Research paper

Registration (Submission of publication fee): Within 02 working days from the date of acceptance

Conference Date: 19th November 2017, 10:00 am to 5 pm

Fee Details:

  • Maximum three authors in one research paper (All three must be students then fee is 2000 INR else 2500 INR).
  • If More than three authors, each author will be added with additional 500 INR/20 USD.
  • Page Limit 12 Pages. Extra Page will be added by 100 INR/10 USD per page.
  • Hard copy of Proceedings with ISBN will be provided @ INR1000/USD50 (Optional).

Topic Covered:

Research or Review Paper from all the Branch of Engineering, Science, and Management are welcome.

Best Paper Award: 

  •  Best Outstanding papers from each technical session.
  • Oral Best Presentations from each technical session.

For further information visit Website

If you are an Indian citizen commencing a select RMIT Masters by Coursework program, you may be eligible for these scholarships which can contribute towards your tuition fees.
Value and Duration:
  • 50% discount on the tuition fees per year per for standard duration of the program

Scholarships Availability:

  • One per semester


  1. In order to qualify for this scholarship, you must:
  2. The scholarship is competitive, so the best applicant will be awarded the scholarship each semester

Not eligible for this scholarship? Discover more RMIT scholarships offered in 2018 including:  Scholarships for international students.

Open Date:

  • Applications are now open.

Closing Date:

  • 27 January 2018

Application Process:

  1. Select an eligible program.
  2. Submit an application to study at RMIT.
  3. Receive an offer to study at RMIT in Semester 1, 2018
  4. Submit an application form for this scholarship.

Terms and Conditions:

For Further Information:


A master degree extends your knowledge to an advanced level. Preparing you for a professional practice, career advancement or further study.

RMIT university is offering this scholarship to those students who are planning to study Masters of Coursework at RMIT in:

*Computer Science
*Information Technology

*Be an Indian citizen applying from India.
*Must have an excellent academic performance (minimum 70% from a Section 1 Institution and 75% from a Section 2 or 3 Institution.)
*Be enrolled in master courses commencing in 2018.

AU$10,000(Approx Rs.5,00,000)

Application Process
*First of all select an eligible program mentioned above.
*Submit application for course at RMIT.
*Receive study offer for the first semester in 2018.
*Finally submit an application form for this scholarship.

For more information visit
[email protected]

About The Programme

 Foundation For Advancement Of Education And Research(FAER) is conducting the FAER-McAfee Scholar programme for Engineering Students in which the students will be awarded amazing cash prizes for their Projects.


  • Engineering Students doing BE (in any year) in recognized colleges are eligible.
  • The Project should be prepared on any one of the following topics;

i) Computer Science and Information Technology.

ii) Communications Technology and concepts(digital, optical, wireless, satellite etc)

iii) Power and Energy Systems

iv) Signal Processing

v) Environment and Ecology

vi) Rural Technology

vii) Health Care Technology

viii) Labour Saving Technology for Women

ix) Mobile Applications


  • Selected scholars will be awarded cash prizes;

First Prize –   ₹ 1,00,000/-

Second Prize – ₹ 75,000/-

Third Prize – ₹ 50,000/-

  • Selected projects will be reviewed in a Seminar in Bengalore.

Application Process

  • Application is Free of Cost.
  • Students have to send both Hardcopy and Softcopy of their projects;

Softcopy is to be sent to Email Id: [email protected]

Hardcopy is to be addressed to

Foundation for Advancement of Education and Research

G5, Swiss Complex,33,Race Course Road


CLICK HERE to download the Rules and Format of the Project.

Selection Process

Its a two stage selection process:-

Stage 1 : FAER will screen the received Projects and Select some projects for funding. In addition to this ₹5000/- will be reimbursed to all selected projects.

Stage 2 : Selection of ” FAER-McAfee Scholars” will be done through a Seminar-cum-Exhibition in Bengaluru and finally these projects will be awarded Cash Prizes and Certificates.

Evaluation will be based on

  • Relevance to the topic selected
  • Originality/ Innovation
  • Technical Strength
  • Applicability/Feasibility

About The Project

  • The Project team can have upto a maximum of 4 students.
  • The Project should discuss the Merits of topic chosen.
  • The Project should be Innovative and include the details of Implementation.
  • The Project should be an experimental one- not just a programming work/ simulation
  • The Project should be Feasible and Implementable in 3-4 months in the institutions.


CLICK HERE to visit the Official Website of FAER.


30th OCTOBER 2017