Robotics is the new future.Robots are versatile machines, evidenced by their wide variety of forms and functions. Artificial Intelligence (AI) increases human-robot interaction and enhances the creative abilities in robotics. Participants are expected to build a robotics project on the theme smart city which is explained in detail below. There will be an online webinar session for all the participants to guide them for this competition. Grade 2 to 10 students are allowed.
Offline presentation at Techfest IIT Bombay
Final presentation at Bengaluru
Idea submission deadline:
30th November, 2022
Last date of Registration:
30th November, 2022
2nd Round Presentation at IIT Bombay:
16th-18th December, 2022
Who can participate in the Competition?
Anyone studying in class 5th Std. to 10th Std. school situated in India, can participate in this competition
How to register for Playto-National Robotics Challenge?
Follow these steps for registration: Go to www.techfest.org -> Competitions ->Playto-National Robotics Challenge-> Explore -> Register -> Fill all your details. You will be registered.
Who can participate ?
"Any individual with a valid ID card
Upto 3 years old college passouts can participate in the competition."
How many people can be there in one team?
One team can have maximum of 4 members.
What is the Registered Mail ID?
The Gmail ID which was used to Sign In is the Registered Mail ID. It is a unique identity of any participant. It will be used in adding team members in a team, joining a pre-existing team etc.
Where to add my CA referral ID?
The CA referral ID can be added on the participation registration page. It is not compulsory.
Who can add members in a team?
Only the team leader has the right to add members in a team. However, others can join an existing team by clicking on the Join Team button.
Can I add myself to an existing team?
Yes, follow these steps to get added to a team. Join team -> Enter required details. You will be added to that team
How can I make my own team (as a team leader)?
Follow this process: www.techfest.org -> (hover on) Competitions -> Competitions -> Playto-National Robotics Challenge-> Explore -> Register -> Fill all your details -> Team -> Create a team -> Use the Registered Mail ID of other participants to add them to your team. They must be already registered before adding them to your team
How can I remove members from my team (as a team leader)?
Click on the Remove Member button and then select the member you wish to remove
What happens when the team leader leaves their team?
If the team leader leaves their team, the team will get dissolved. The other members of the team will then have to create a new team.
Is it necessary for the team leader to add all the team members at once?
No, it is not necessary. The team leader can add one member or none, only once, which is while creating the team, but if the team is not full and they want to add more members afterwards, then members (to be added) will have to use the Join Team button to join the team
How can a team member (other than the leader) leave the team?
Click on the Leave Team button and you will be removed from the registered team.
Who can delete a team?
Only the team leader can delete the team using the Dissolve Team button.
Can we change the team leader of our team?
No, you can’t change the team leader of your team. However, you can dissolve the team and form a new one.
Can a team have members from different colleges?
Yes, students from different colleges can form a team
Can I register for more than one competitions
Yes, you can participate in more than one competition. However, it is recommended to focus on only one competition as there may be some chances of slot clash
What is the Single Participant option?
On clicking the single participant option, you will be given a team ID. Other people can join your team using your team ID but you can't join any other team. You have to leave the team to join another team
How many teams can I join?
You can join only one team in one competition. Participating in more than one team will get you DISQUALIFIED.
- 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 Techfest, IIT Bombay 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.
- All modes of official communication will be through the Techfest e-mail. Participants are advised to keep track of all folders in their e-mail accounts.
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