Excel is the annual techno-managerial symposium of Govt. Model Engineering College (MEC), hosted in association with IEEE.
Scheduled for 26-28 September, 2013, Excel is an annual confluence of students, research scholars, professionals and faculty from across the nation. With over 60 intellectually stimulating technical and non-technical events, workshops by big names from the industry, seminars on latest trends and technology, exhibitions and displays of the latest technical wizardry, talks, open debates, scintillating pro-shows and more, Excel 2013 truly promises to be a technical extravaganza par excellence.
This year, for the first time ever, Excel 2013 will host of 2 first-of-its-kind nationwide ventures exclusively for school students.
*Innovations for a Better Tomorrow* - Junior
Innovations for a Better Tomorrow (IBETO) is a flagship initiative of Excel, powered by IEEE Foundation. It is a nationwide venture with prize money of INR 1 lakh, that aims to encourage technical innovation and the use of technology for the betterment of society, among Engineering students.
Ibeto Jr., is a version of the same competition conducted nationally for school students, studying in 8th Grade and higher. Students are asked to come up with innovative original and creative technical project ideas that
can benefit society. With prize money of INR 25,000, it is a venture to encourage innovation and foster students’ creativity and imagination, giving them the chance to use what they know to work for a better tomorrow.
IBETO-Jr. is a national level competition to encourage innovative and socially beneficial project ideas from high school students.
The students can participate as team of maximum 5 people or as individuals.
Students can submit a write-up about their project between June 10, 2013 and June 29, 2013 on the official website www.ibeto.excelmec.org/junior.
A maximum of 5 best project ideas will be selected and results announced by July 1, 2013.
The students are required to implement their project ideas within a span of 2 months.
The 5 projects will get the chance to be displayed at EXCEL 2013.
The winner of the competition will be awarded a whopping amount of Rs 25,000, in addition to Certificates of Recognition and Participation.
Teams must submit a write-up of their project idea at www.ibeto.excelmec.org/junior. The following subtitles are to be included:
TEAM DETAILS: 1) Team Name 2) Name of School, City, State 3) Name, Email id, Contact Number of all Team members
PROJECT DETAILS: 1) The idea 2) Description and Working 3) Innovation (How innovative the project idea is) 4) Social impact (How socially beneficial / relevant the project is) 5) Diagrams / other relevant Info.
ELIGIBILITY & TEAM SPECIFICATIONS
Eligibility: School students (Grade 8 and upwards), not more than 19 years old.
The maximum number of members in a team is 5. Cross-Institution teams are permitted.
The idea must be original, innovative, socially beneficial, and implementable as a project.
The write-up about the idea should be submitted on or before June 29th, 2013.
A maximum of 5 teams will be selected, and the selected teams will be informed through telephone and e-mail.
Projects are to be completed by September, 2013 and completed projects will be awarded Certificate of completion, authorized by supporting institutions, faculty and Team Excel 2013.
Decision of the judges will be final and binding.
Rules are liable to change, and teams will be informed of the same if any.