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EVENTS

code combat

mind sport of algorithmic puzzles

DebugMe

Defeat your Entomophobia & resolve all bugs

TechWorld (Hackathon)

Promoting out-of-the-box thinking in young minds to solve nation's daunting problems

GODOODLE

Remake, Reshape & Recreate.

enigma

Questions are meant to be answered (correctly)

seminario web

Virtual event transmitting real knowledge

DesiGUIng

Interaction with computer made easier with eye-pleasing interfaces

frontend dev

Right platform for laying out your HTML, CSS, JS skills

ShortShots

Give a shot to capturing your creative freedom

Skillus

Gamers don't die, they respawn

machine learning

Machine learning is the new internet

captured

Freeze a minute part of a beautiful moment forever

logoking

Designing a voiceless ambassador that says the most

digital painting

PAINTING REAL IMAGINATION IN VIRTUAL WORLD.

CodeCombat: Mind sport of algorithmic puzzles.



Description: A programming competition to test your problem-solving skills. In this event the user will be provided with a problem which has to be solved by using the any one of the languages provided by the challenger. The problem should be solved in the given time limit only.



Prize money: Certificate & ₹20,000



Eligibility: All students with a valid identity card of their respective educational institutions are eligible to participate in the competition



Details:

· In this competition three questions will be given to each participant.

· Participants are required to solve these programming challenges and come up with the best solution.

· Time limit for solving all these questions will be 2 hours.

· From all the submitted solutions the best solution would be chosen on the basis of time complexity and space complexity.

· Participant could solve the challenge using any programming language (C/C++, Java, python are preferred).

The top 3 participants will be rewarded with prize money worth 20,000₹ and top 10 participants will get the prestigious certificate of Aakriti.



GENERAL RULES

· Every team has to register online on the official Techfest website for the competition.

· A Team ID will be allocated to the team on registration which shall be used for future references.

· The decision of the organizers or judges shall be treated as final and binding on all.

· No responsibility will be held by Aakriti for any late, lost or misdirected entries.

· The idea presented by the teams should be original (not protected by means of patent/copyright/technical publication by anyone).

· Note that at any point of time the latest information will be that which is on the website. However, registered participants will be informed through mail about any changes.



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DebugMe: Defeat your Entomophobia & resolve all bugs.



Description:An event to reveal the software tester in you. In this event the participant will be given a piece of code or a software which might contain some type of error like application logic error. It will be a task for the participants to find those errors and rectify them as soon as possible as well as with a best solution to that error.



Prize money: Certificate & ₹20,000



Eligibility: All students with a valid identity card of their respective educational institutions are eligible to participate in the competition



Details:
· In this event three piece of codes will be given to the participants.
· Each code will have some type of programming flaw or bug in them.
· So, participants are required to debug that code and rectify the errors in them.
· Time limit for solving all three questions will be 2 hours.
· Judgement will depend upon the type of solution submitted, the best and most efficient will be chosen.
The top 3 participants will be rewarded with prize money worth 20,000₹ and top 10 participants will get the prestigious certificate of Aakriti.



GENERAL RULES
· Every team has to register online on the official Techfest website for the competition.
· A Team ID will be allocated to the team on registration which shall be used for future references.
· The decision of the organizers or judges shall be treated as final and binding on all.
· No responsibility will be held by Aakriti for any late, lost or misdirected entries.
· The idea presented by the teams should be original (not protected by means of patent/copyright/technical publication by anyone).
· Note that at any point of time the latest information will be that which is on the website. However, registered participants will be informed through mail about any changes.


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TechWorld (Hackathon): Promoting out-of-the-box thinking in young minds to solve nation's daunting problems.



Description:Take your country forward by solving the issues related to our nation by using your technical expertise. Smart India Hackathon is a nationwide initiative to provide participants a platform to solve some of the pressing problems faced in our daily lives, and thus inculcate a culture of product innovation and a mindset of problem solving.



Problem statement will be released soon on this website Everything would be same as given on the official website of SIH, www.sih.gov.in



Prize money: Certificate & ₹30,000



Eligibility: All students with a valid identity card of their respective educational institutions are eligible to participate in the competition.



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GODOODLE: Remake, Reshape & Recreate.


Description: It is a chance for you to use your imagination and share your doodling skills with those who value it. Use your creativity to create your own interpretation of our name AAKRITI. There is no particular theme or subject required for the work to be submitted, doodles could be based upon individual artistic preferences.



Prize money: Certificate & ₹10,000



GENERAL RULES : ENTRY IN THIS CONTEST CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES.

· Eligibility: All students with a valid identity card of their respective educational institutions are eligible to participate in the competition.

· DOODLE REQUIREMENTS: The doodle and supporting statements must meet the following criteria ("Doodle Requirements"):

A. They must not contain any content, material or element that displays any third party advertising, slogan, logo, trademark, representation of characters indicating a sponsorship or endorsement by a third party, commercial entity or that is not within the spirit of the Contest, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion.

B. They must be original, unpublished works that does not contain, incorporate or otherwise use any content, material or element that is owned by a third party or entity.

C. The submitted doodle is two-dimensional and scannable (e.g., no videos or GIFs)

D. Incomplete entries or entries not complying with these Rules are subject to disqualification.

· JUDGING AND SELECTION OF WINNERS: Each Doodle will be evaluated and scored based on the following “Criteria”:

>Artistic merit

>Creativity and originality

>Communication of the Contest theme in both the drawing and supporting statement

>Adherence to the Doodle Requirements and these Rules.

· Decisions of the judges are final and binding. In the event there are not enough eligible entries, not all prizes will be awarded. If a potential winner is unable for whatever reason to accept his or her prize, then AAKRITI techfest reserves the right to award the prize to another entrant.

· MEDIA ACTIVITY: AAKRITI techfest reserves the right to use the AAKRITI techfest doodles in any manner it sees fit (including with or without attribution) within future internal or external AAKRITI techfest communications.

· ELIMINATION: Any false information provided within the context of the Contest by Entrant concerning identity, mailing address, telephone number, email address, ownership of right or non-compliance with these Rules or the like may result in the immediate elimination of the entrant from the Contest.

· RIGHT TO CANCEL, MODIFY OR DISQUALIFY: If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Contest, AAKRITI techfest reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. AAKRITI techfest further reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant who tampers with the submission process or any other part of the Contest or Contest Site. Any attempt by an Entrant to deliberately damage any web site, including the Contest Site, or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, AAKRITI techfest reserves the right to seek damages from any such Entrant to the fullest extent of the applicable law.



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Enigma: Questions are meant to be answered (correctly).



Description: Enigma is a quiz to explore your technical knowledge. You will be provided a set of questions which might be MCQ type or one-word type, which you have to answer in the allotted time period.



Prize money: Certificate & ₹25,000



Eligibility: All students with a valid identity card of their respective educational institutions are eligible to participate in the competition



Stages:

· This quiz will be conducted in 3 levels.

· Every level will consist of approximately 30 – 50 questions.

· Each level will offer you more difficulty and the team qualifying all the three levels will be declared as winner.

· A surprise round may be conducted in case of a tie in the final round.


The top 3 participants will be rewarded with prize money worth ₹25,000 and top 10 participants will get the prestigious certificate of Aakriti.



GENERAL RULES
· Every team has to register online on the official Techfest website for the competition.
· A Team ID will be allocated to the team on registration which shall be used for future references.
· The decision of the organizers or judges shall be treated as final and binding on all.
· No responsibility will be held by Aakriti for any late, lost or misdirected entries.
· The idea presented by the teams should be original (not protected by means of patent/copyright/technical publication by anyone).
· Note that at any point of time the latest information will be that which is on the website. However, registered participants will be informed through mail about any changes.



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Seminario Web: Virtual event transmitting real knowledge.



Description: A blend of web and seminar that will be conducted to increase your knowledge about a particular subject. As the name suggest, webinar would be conducted on the web and all the registered participants could attend these webinars through their computers.



Eligibility: All students with a valid identity card of their respective educational institutions are eligible to participate in the competition.



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DesiGUIng: Interaction with computer made easier with eye-pleasing interfaces.



Description: Design the graphical user interface that you would love to use. Participant has to design the user interface for a website or an application according to the problem stated. Among all the user interface submitted by the participants best will be chosen on the basis of its simplicity, looks and responsiveness.



Eligibility: All students with a valid identity card of their respective educational institutions are eligible to participate in the competition



Prize money: Certificate & ₹30,000



GENERAL RULES

· Every paticipant has to register online on the official Techfest website for the competition.

· A Participation ID will be allocated to the participants on registration which shall be used for future references.

· The decision of the organizers or judges shall be treated as final and binding on all.

· No responsibility will be held by Aakriti for any late, lost or misdirected entries.

· The idea presented by the participants should be original (not protected by means of patent/copyright/technical publication by anyone).

· Note that at any point of time the latest information will be that which is on the website. However, registered participants will be informed through mail about any changes.



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Front End Dev: Right platform for laying out your HTML, CSS, JS skills.



Description: It is an event to tackle the participants creativity as well as their skill set in web development. Participant will be given a theme, requirement and information for the website which he/she have to design using front-end development languages.



Prize money: Certificate & ₹25,000



Eligibility: All students with a valid identity card of their respective educational institutions are eligible to participate in the competition



Details:

· Develop a single page website according to the theme provided.

· Site should be mobile-ready and employ a responsive framework

· Website should be developed on a content management platform (such as Wordpress). No prebuilt of purchased templates should be used.

· Webpage could be developed using HTML, CSS, JS and PHP.


SERVER DETAILS (if using one):
· Participants can create their website on any server.

· A domain can be purchased from any of the common domain providers or you could use some free webhosting service.



Websites will be evaluated using the following criteria:
· Content
· Layout
· Background
· Spelling and grammar
· Graphics and fonts


The top 3 participants will be rewarded with prize money worth ₹25,000 and top 10 participants will get the prestigious certificate of Aakriti.


GENERAL RULES

· Every participant has to register online on the official Techfest website for the competition.

· A Participation ID will be allocated to the participant on registration which shall be used for future references.

· The decision of the organizers or judges shall be treated as final and binding on all.

· No responsibility will be held by Aakriti for any late, lost or misdirected entries.

· The idea presented by the participants should be original (not protected by means of patent/copyright/technical publication by anyone).

· Note that at any point of time the latest information will be that which is on the website. However, registered participants will be informed through mail about any changes.



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ShortShots : Give a shot to capturing your creative freedom.



Description: Reveal the actor and director in you by creating short films. In this event, a participant has to shoot a short film on the topics provided by the challenger (it might be free form) and submit that. Short film should not exceed the time limit given in the criteria.



Prize money: Certificate & ₹20,000



Eligibility: All students with a valid identity card of their respective educational institutions are eligible to participate in the competition



Details:

· This is a short film competition and hence ONLY Short Films should be submitted NO DOCUMENTARIES.

· The films shall not be more than 10(Ten) minutes, including the beginning and end credits. Films exceeding this time limit are liable to be rejected. The minimum length should be 60 seconds including credits.

· The short films may be in their original language, but MUST be subtitled in ENGLISH.

· Films submitted previously to any other festival will not be considered for this contest. If found later, will be disqualified for the contest/prize withheld.

· The Film must not contain any copyrighted work(s) belonging to third parties.


The top 3 participants will be rewarded with prize money worth ₹20,000 and top 10 participants will get the prestigious certificate of Aakriti.



GENERAL RULES

· Every participant has to register online on the official Techfest website for the competition.

· A Participation ID will be allocated to the participant on registration which shall be used for future references.

· The decision of the organizers or judges shall be treated as final and binding on all.

· No responsibility will be held by Aakriti for any late, lost or misdirected entries.

· The idea presented by the paticipants should be original (not protected by means of patent/copyright/technical publication by anyone).

· Note that at any point of time the latest information will be that which is on the website. However, registered participants will be informed through mail about any changes.



General guidelines for ShortShots:

1. This is a short film competition and hence ONLY Short Films should be submitted NO DOCUMENTARIES. The entries can be short digital animation films too on the topic.

2. DURATION: The films shall not be more than 10 minutes, including the beginning and end credits. Films exceeding this time limit are liable to be rejected. The minimum length should be 30 seconds including credits.

3. The film should have been shot / completed after 1st march 2020.

4. The short films may be in their original language, but MUST be subtitled in ENGLISH.

5. FORMAT: The films may be shot in MPEG4 or AVI format. The recommended ratios are: 16:9 / 16:9 Full Height Anamorphic – in DV / HDV.

6. RIGHT TO SCREEN: The participants grant the Organizers (Aakriti) the non-exclusive rights to screen (non – commercial) their film / entry on their respective websites, at the events and other associated screenings.

7. COPYRIGHT: The Film must not contain any copyrighted work(s) belonging to third parties unless (1) Participants have a license to use such works in the Film; or (2) the use participants’ Film makes of such works is a fair one under the copyright laws. Participants will retain any licenses and provide them to organizers upon request.

8. Only the team leader will submit the short film through the website. Participants/actors in the short film will also register through the portal but they will not submit the short film. While filling the form the participant should enter the name of the team leader and the title of the short film(if applicable).

9. Theme will be disclosed on the website when the registrations will open.

THE GENERAL TERMS OF PARTICIPATION:

The entry should be submitted by the Participant who may be the rights holder of the film or the person authorized to participate in the contest and accept the terms and conditions. For the purposes of this contest and subsequent distribution of the participating film, the Participant hereby confirms that he/she/it has the necessary rights to submit the entry and accept the terms.

Only the person who submit the entry will be considered as the “Participants”.

Transfer, assignment or substitution of the prizes / benefits to a person other than the participants, will not be permitted. However, in exceptional cases the organisers reserve the right to entertain such request at their discretion.

The participants agree that the organizer's shall not be held responsible for any unauthorized use of the content by any third party and www.aakriti-techfest.com does not guarantee the posting of any content.

The decision of the jury shall be final, unquestionable and binding on all participants.

To avail the 1st three prizes, the winners:

Must possess a valid Identity Card;

Must adhere to all the rules, regulations and terms as applicable.

Once submitted, the entries cannot be withdrawn for any reason whatsoever.

Aakriti may reject any film without assigning any reason whatsoever and the same cannot be challenged.

The scheduling, timetable and screening of the winners’ films shall be at the discretion of the event.

The organizers reserve the right to modify the terms and conditions of the contest without any intimation to the participants at any time after the launch of the contest.

Entry and participation of films implies unconditional acceptance of these terms and regulations.

Aakriti’sdecision in all matters pertaining to this contest and screening terms herein shall be final and binding in all respects.

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Skillus: Gamers don't die, they respawn.



Description: Showcase your gaming skills, defeat your rivals and win prizes. In this event, participants will compete with other gamers in an online game to prove them a true gamer.



Eligibility: All students with a valid identity card of their respective educational institutions are eligible to participate in the competition



Prize money: Certificate & ₹15,000



Details:

· This event will host games like PUBG, CS-GO, NFS, COD.

· Participant can register for any one of the above-mentioned games on Aakriti website.

· This is a group event so participants are directed to form their own team or else the team will be provided on the spot if necessary.



GENERAL RULES

· Every team has to register online on the official Techfest website for the competition.

· A Team ID will be allocated to the team on registration which shall be used for future references.

· The decision of the organizers or judges shall be treated as final and binding on all.

· No responsibility will be held by Aakriti for any late, lost or misdirected entries.

· The idea presented by the teams should be original (not protected by means of patent/copyright/technical publication by anyone).

· Note that at any point of time the latest information will be that which is on the website. However, registered participants will be informed through mail about any changes.



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Deal With Data: Machine learning is the new internet.



Description: Participants will be provided with data sets prior to the challenge. They are supposed to plot a graph and write a piece of code that takes a particular set of conditions as input and outputs the predictions. The solution should be submitted along with output of the code.



Prize money: Certificate & ₹15,000



Eligibility: All students with a valid identity card of their respective educational institutions are eligible to participate in the competition



GENERAL RULES

· Every participant has to register online on the official Techfest website for the competition.

· A Participation ID will be allocated to the participant on registration which shall be used for future references.

· The decision of the organizers or judges shall be treated as final and binding on all.

· No responsibility will be held by Aakriti for any late, lost or misdirected entries.

· The idea presented by the participants should be original (not protected by means of patent/copyright/technical publication by anyone).

· Note that at any point of time the latest information will be that which is on the website. However, registered participants will be informed through mail about any changes.



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Captured: Freeze a minute part of a beautiful moment forever.



Description: Captured is a photography event that has been organized to push up your limits of photography. You have to take some astounding photos according to the theme provided. Among all the submissions the best photo will be selected.



Prize money: Certificate & ₹20,000



Eligibility: All students with a valid identity card of their respective educational institutions are eligible to participate in the competition.



Details:

· Entries must be original and your own work.

· Entries containing any infringing, threatening, false, misleading, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic or profane content will be disqualified.

· Images may be digitally manipulated. You must provide details on how your image has been altered.


The top 3 participants will be rewarded with prize money worth ₹20,000 and top 10 participants will get the prestigious certificate of Aakriti.



GENERAL RULES

· Every participant has to register online on the official Techfest website for the competition.

· A Participation ID will be allocated to the participants on registration which shall be used for future references.

· The decision of the organizers or judges shall be treated as final and binding on all.

· No responsibility will be held by Aakriti for any late, lost or misdirected entries.

· The idea presented by the participants should be original (not protected by means of patent/copyright/technical publication by anyone).

· Note that at any point of time the latest information will be that which is on the website. However, registered participants will be informed through mail about any changes.



Submission guidelines for Photography.
1. The contests are open for online submissions only, through the contest page available on Aakriti
2. Submissions will not be accepted once the deadline lapses.
3. Photos submitted must be at least 640 pixels on the shorter side. Images should not be larger than 100MB. Photos must be in JPEG/JPG format.
4. You can submit max 2 photos for a particular topic.
5. You are required to provide a unique title & description for each image submitted.
6. All submitted photos must contain the original EXIF metadata information. However, there must be no border(s), logo(s), copyright marks, identifying marks, or any other visible references and/or marks on the image.
7. Basic editing, including color enhancement, the use of filters, and cropping of the Photo(s) is acceptable, provided any such editing does not affect the authenticity and/or genuineness of the Photo(s).
8. Advanced editing used to create illusions, deceptions and/or manipulations, and the adding and removing of significant elements within the frame is prohibited.
9. Every image uploaded is subject to a moderation process before it becomes visible on the contest page. Aakriti reserves the right to assess and disregard any submitted photo at our its discretion.
10. Photos that portray or otherwise include inappropriate and/or offensive content, including provocative nudity, violence, human rights and/or environmental violation, and/or any other contents deemed to be contrary to the law, religious, cultural & moral traditions and practices of India, are strictly prohibited and will be immediately discarded.
11. A participant who submits any such photos may be permanently banned, subject to Aakriti’s discretion, from participating in any future contests.
12. There will be different sections for Mobile photography and for DSLR or others. It means photos of Mobile and DSLR will be judged differently
13. Theme will be disclosed on the website when the registrations will open.


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LOGOKING: Designing a voiceless ambassador that says the most.



Description:It is a logo design contest to see who can create an exceptionally notable logo within a given timeframe. Take inspiration from the official logo our website to create amazing designs.


Prize money: Certificate & ₹10,000



GENERAL RULES: ENTRY IN THIS CONTEST CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES.

· Eligibility: All students with a valid identity card of their respective educational institutions are eligible to participate in the competition.

Official Rules : The purpose of the contest is to design a logo for the AAKRITI techfest.

The logo may be used in all media – including online, print, on merchandise and other visual collateral.

Following are the official contest rules:

· Individuals may submit no more than two entries (a separate Entry Form must accompany each submission).

· All submitted work must be the original work of the entrant(s) and must not include, be based on, or derived from any pre-existing or third-party designs, trademarks, or copyrighted images.

· All entries will become the property of the AAKRITI techfest. By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees that any and all intellectual property rights in the logo design are deemed assigned to AAKRITI techfest.

· AAKRITI techfest reserves the right to modify the winning logo to better fit the needs of the Initiative.

· The decisions of the Selection Committee will be final.

Selection Criteria
A Selection Committee will evaluate all entries based on the following criteria (though other criteria may be considered):

· Relevance – Does the entry align with the theme and goals of the AAKRITI techfest?

· Originality – Does the composition exhibit original design, creativity, and imagination?

· Aesthetic Quality – Does the submission command attention? Does it display visual balance and color coordination? Do all the elements work together to create a unified and appealing design?


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Digital Painting: PAINTING REAL IMAGINATION IN VIRTUAL WORLD.


Description: This is a battle of an emerging artform of creating a painting digitally on a computer. The artist uses painting techniques to create the digital painting directly on the computer. This ability is very important in bridging the gap between traditional and digital painting using tools like photoshop, illustrator etc. There is no particular theme or subject required for the work to be submitted, paintings could be based upon individual artistic preferences.


Prize money: Certificate & ₹10,000



GENERAL RULES: ENTRY IN THIS CONTEST CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES.

· Eligibility: All students with a valid identity card of their respective educational institutions are eligible to participate in the competition.

· Decisions of the judges are final and binding. In the event there are not enough eligible entries, not all prizes will be awarded. If a potential winner is unable for whatever reason to accept his or her prize, then AAKRITI techfest reserves the right to award the prize to another entrant.

· ELIMINATION: Any false information provided within the context of the Contest by Entrant concerning identity, mailing address, telephone number, email address, ownership of right or non-compliance with these Rules or the like may result in the immediate elimination of the entrant from the Contest.

· RIGHT TO CANCEL, MODIFY OR DISQUALIFY: If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Contest, AAKRITI techfest reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. AAKRITI techfest further reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant who tampers with the submission process or any other part of the Contest or Contest Site.


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