About Competition

Ideathon Structure

Ideathon is a brainstorming session where the participants will be given a problem statement, a real world situation, on which they are required to ideate and find an innovative, creative yet sustainable solution to the problem at hand:

The event will be conducted in 2 phases.

Phase I - The Preliminary Round

Phase –I is a preliminary round of “Ideathon 2017” which will be conducted in the following cities:-

  • Delhi (14th January 2017)
  • Pune (21st January 2017)
  • Lucknow (28th January 2017)
  • Guwahati (21st January 2017)

In the phase I, from each city top 3 teams will be selected. The shortlisted teams of phase I will then be invited for the phase II i.e. the final round of the event at Indian Institute Of Technology, Delhi.


• Kindly register to the nearest city/venue.

No reimbursement shall be made for the expenses incurred for travel and stay of out-stationed participants in Phase I.

Phase II – The final Round

On the 18th February 2017, the 12 finalist teams of the phase I of “The Ideathon 2017” will take the stage to pitch their big ideas on the proposed problem statement to the jury members. These extraordinary young innovators will embrace an “any-thing-is –possible” mindset and utilize new innovation practices and techniques that will leverage accelerating technology and developing infrastructure in order to ameliorate the status quo and help us shape the better future.

The team presenting the most brilliant idea will get a change to bag a cash prize of INR 50,000.