Robotics Competition 2020-21!!

Creating the next generation of multidisciplinary engineers with a practical outlook to help solve real problems in society.

How is eYRC different from other competitions?

About Competition

e-Yantra Robotics Competition (eYRC) is a unique annual competition for students in Engineering/ Science/ Polytechnic colleges. The competition is inclusive and accommodates teams having a varied level of skills from beginners to advanced teams who have participated earlier. Themes range over a variety of skills including: ROS, Machine Learning, Image Processing, 3D Designing, Embedded Systems and much more. Currently in its ninth edition, eYRC 2020-21 introduces multiple problem statements abstracted into games called “Themes” – all running in parallel where Finals are planned at IIT Bombay in March 2021. Details to be disclosed at a later time..

Students register as a team of four – any year, any branch from the same institute. Team members’ profiles comprising factors such as their participation in past competitions may be used to assign the best suited Themes to the team. e-Yantra has complete discretion in the selection and Theme assignment process. All registered teams are directly inducted into Stage 1 of the competition which is essentially a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) which trains them in skills needed in Stage 2 which could use a robotic kit.
The winners of this competition are eligible for a coveted summer internship at IITB through the e-Yantra Summer Internship Program (eYSIP).

How are we different from other competitions?

The e-Yantra Robotics Competition uses a Project-Based Learning (PBL) approach.

(i) hands-on learning
(ii) prior knowledge not needed other than basic programming skills
(iii) knowledge on concepts in Embedded systems and Robotics
(iv) real-world problem solving skills
(v) resources, guidance and feedback provided by expert technical team

The competition is conducted completely online over a period of 5-6 months in a “LEARNING while COMPETING” mode. During this period Teams work on Tasks – each Task being a step in the learning/problem-solving process. Students are themselves surprised (in testimonials) at the quantum of skills acquired in the competition.

Based on the performance in Stage 1, teams are selected for further stages of the competition/Finals of the competition. Finals of the competition will be held at IIT Bombay in March 2021.

Through this competition, students not only learn and explore technologies but also develop skills to analyze a problem, finding alternate solutions and presenting an appropriate solution to the problem - skills essential in any academic or entrepreneurial endeavour.

Who Can Participate?

  • The competition is open for registration to full time Engineering/ Science/ Polytechnic college students who are studying in universities/ colleges, for a degree in any discipline.
  • Each team must have four members.
  • All members of a team must belong to the same college/institution. However team members may belong to different disciplines and years of study.
  • 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

  • Each team member will register with only one email ID.
  • A team will NOT BE 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 Tracks/Themes to selected teams.
  • Failure to comply with any of the rules, terms and conditions of the competition may result in disqualification of the participating team.
  • 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 submitted by the participating teams for the competition.
  • e-Yantra will not be responsible for submitted material lost in transit.
  • All material submitted must be the 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 the source of any idea or words taken from anywhere else. Provide references for the material used in your work.
  • e-Yantra’s decision is final and no appeals will be entertained.
  • e-Yantra reserves the right to modify or amend the prizes, rules, terms and conditions of the competition at any time.

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Registration Fee

non-eLSI Colleges

5000 INR/Team
2500 INR/Team (inc. taxes)
(inaugural rate till registrations end)

eLSI Colleges

4000 INR/Team
2000 INR/Team (inc. taxes)
(inaugural rate till registrations end)

International Teams

80 USD/Team
40 USD/Team (inc. taxes)
(inaugural rate till registrations end)

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