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Vishweshwaraya Collegiate Project Design Competition 2017-Concluded


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This project design competition encourages the young engineers to apply their imagination, enthusiasm, critical thinking and creativity to technology innovations that can contribute to the nation building.

The objective of the competition is to provide detailed engineering design specifications in any area of engineering which can positively impact on Electrical Energy Generation, Transmission Systems and Distribution Systems. The scope of competition covers all aspects of electrical engineering which include (but not limited to) Power systems, Electrical Machines, Instrumentation and control, Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Power Electronics, Power Quality & Economics, Renewable Energy, Electric Traction, Electromagnetic Compatibility and Electrical Engineering Materials, High Voltage Insulation Technologies, Protection, Power System Analysis, SCADA, Signal Processing and Electrical Measurements.

 The project should be cost effective and should be attractive to the end user

  • The project should be realizable within a reasonable time.
  • The project should be field implementable.
  • The project idea must achieve its goal with minimum undesirable impact on environment

Submission Guidelines

All Engineering Post Graduate Students are eligible to participate

There will be two rounds for the competition

First Round (Electronic Submission through )

 First round will consist of submission of a project synopsis (Maximum of two A4 pages) which include (1) Project Scope (2) Brief project description (3) Project milestones. There may be telephonic discussion with participants by experts if further clarification on ideas is needed. The discussion will be with the team leader on mutually agreed time slot

Second Round (Poster presentation)

 (Participation based on selection from the entries of the first round)

This round will consist of submission of the documents and presentation/discussions.  A panel of judges will evaluate the project.

Poster and  Documentation

 The submitted poster/ documentation should provide complete records of the design considerations and design rational including:


  • The technology challenge with which the project is identified
  • Project features
  • Project status
  • Unique intellectual property the project uses or was developed
  • The overall application and value of the project
  • Project costs
  • The project implementation plan
  • A Project Summary describing the design features and key attributes of the project..

How to submit

First round Submission through

Submission link:

 Important Dates

Last Date of Abstract Submission to First Round: 20 April 2017     30 April 2017

Final round will be held at 14 may 2017 at Thrissur


Rules and Regulations

  • It may or may not be a team work.
  • No entry fee
  • The size of the team should be limited to three
  • A team can submit maximum of one project designs
  • There will be two rounds for the completion
  • Your team does not need to consist of members from the same branch of study/class/course.
  • Once you sign up as part of a team for a competition, you cannot change team members or otherwise remove yourself or anyone else from your team.
  • A student can be member of only one team.
  • Each team is solely responsible for its own cooperation and teamwork.
  • Only students are allowed to participate.
  • Mentor-ship must limit the level of support provided to student entrants to general guidance and must not contribute in any way that may be considered original authorship
  • If selected, you will be invited to make an oral /poster presentation and provide supporting materials, proofs and justification.