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About Competition

Frustrated by rote classroom learning and lack of practical exposure??

We bring you one of India’s biggest Robotics Competitions - the e-Yantra Robotics Competition (eYRC) hosted by e-Yantra, IIT Bombay.

What is eYRC ?

  • A truly inclusive and international competition that facilitates teams with varied levels of skills - from beginners to advanced teams (who have participated earlier).
  • Our abstracted gamified problem statements (called Themes) range from a variety of skills including Robot Operating System (ROS), Drone Control, Machine Learning, Image Processing, 3D Designing, Embedded Systems, Control Systems Design, Functional Programming, Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) programming, Geographic Information System (GIS), Remote Sensing, and much more..
  • Conducted completely online over a period of 5-6 months in a "LEARNING while COMPETING" mode.
  • An exceptional hands-on learning experience to complement and enhance your engineering curriculum.
  • Work in a team and learn “Collaboration” and "Creativity"- critical 21st Century Skills
  • Compete Internationally

How are we different ?

  • Uses Project-Based Learning (PBL) approach.
  • A truly practical and hands-on learning experience
  • Prior knowledge desirable but NOT necessary; you "LEARN while you COMPETE"
  • Experience both technical and soft skill development
  • Be mentored by expert technical team
  • Peer-to-peer interaction and learning via active Discussion forums
  • Hone ability to solve real-world problems
  • Get industry-ready
  • Turbocharge your placement potential
  • Develop your STARTUP potential!!

eYRC Timeline

eYRC is a 7-8 months long competition. It is divided into two stages: Stage 1 and Stage 2.
e-Yantra provides relevant resources, boilerplate codes, examples etc. along with each task besides expert technical guidance through Discussion Forum.

1st to 25th Aug, 2023


Team of two to four students from the same college, any year/discipline can register for the competition.

1st Week of Sept, 2023

Theme Assignment

Based on the members’ filled profile details and theme preferences, e-Yantra will assign the best suited theme for the team.

After the registration and payment, teams will be inducted to Stage 1 of the competition.

Sept, 2023 - Nov, 2023

Stage 1

Stage 1 is divided in three tasks: Task 0, Task 1 and Task 2. All the tasks will be either in simulation or will be software based (MOOC).

Top performing teams will be selected for Stage 2 based on their stage 1 performance.

Nov, 2023 - Feb, 2024

Stage 2

Stage 2 is again divided in three tasks: Task 3, Task 4 and Task 5, Task 6. Tasks will be hardware based.
Robotic kits will be provided to the teams or they will get remote access to the hardware depending on the theme.

March, 2024


Top performing teams will be competing at IIT Bombay, Mumbai.


e-Yantra Certificates

Various levels of certificates by
e-Yantra IIT Bombay *

Cash Prizes

Worth 10,00,000 INR*

e-Yantra Goodies

T-Shirts, Swag Bags, Pop Sockets etc. *

6-Weeks Paid Internship

At IIT Bombay, Mumbai *

* : Offered based on individual performance and completion of eYRC

Who Can Participate?

  • Open for ALL STUDENTS across the world
  • For full time Engineering/ Science/ Polytechnic/ Arts college students in universities/ colleges, for a degree in any discipline.
  • Register as a team of 2-4 members; team members can be of any year/branch/department BUT must belong to the same college/institution.
  • Each student can join only one team.
  • One member of the team should be designated as the team leader, who is responsible for all communications with e-Yantra.

Terms and Conditions

Failure to comply with any of the following rules, terms and conditions of the competition may result in disqualification of the participating team.

Robotic kits provided at e-Yantra expense to selected teams based on task performance on a returnable basis. Certificate will be issued only on returning the kits

Prize money subject to selection of teams in Grand Finale of competition

Each team member will register with only one email ID.

A team is NOT PERMITTED to change/replace any team member(s). A team once registered will remain unchanged till the end of competition.

e-Yantra holds complete discretion to assign Themes to registered teams.

All participants (implicitly) consent to allow their names and photographs to be used for publicity purposes by e-Yantra during and after the competition.

e-Yantra holds intellectual property rights for all materials given to and submitted by the participating teams for the competition.

e-Yantra is not responsible for any material lost in transit.

All material submitted must be a team's original work.

Any kind of plagiarism is strictly prohibited and will lead to disqualification of a team. Remember Plagiarism is cheating.

Provide proper citation for any idea, illustrations, graphs, diagrams or words taken from sources other than e-Yantra. Provide references for all material used in your work.

e-Yantra’s decision in any matter relating to the competition is final and no appeals will be entertained.

e-Yantra reserves the right to modify or amend the prizes, rules, schedule, terms and conditions of the competition at any time.

Registration Fee

All registered teams are directly inducted into Stage 1 of the competition.

Domestic Teams
5000 INR
/Team (inc. taxes)
3000 INR
/Team (inc. taxes)


Extra 15% Discount for eLSI colleges team

International Teams
100 USD
/Team (inc. taxes)
60 USD
/Team (inc. taxes)


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