Project Innovation Contest (PIC) - International Conference on Distributed Computing and Internet Technology (ICDCIT) - Competitions and Contests for Indian Students


Thursday, 31 May 2018

Project Innovation Contest (PIC) - International Conference on Distributed Computing and Internet Technology (ICDCIT)

Project Innovation Contest (PIC) a sister concern activity of ICDCIT started in the year 2012 as a co-activity of ICDCIT. Since inception it has made its significant contribution towards the society. The main objective of PIC is to motivate the student community to develop projects with innovative ideas which should support as an add-on to the human lifestyle. 8th PIC-2019 which will be held in conjunction with 15th ICDCIT during 10th – 13th January 2019 invites project contributions from students.

8th Project Innovation Contest – 2019
(in conjunction with 15th ICDCIT – 2019)
10th – 13th January 2019
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India


Students of B.E., B.Tech, MCA, BCA, BSc (CS&IT) and MSc(CS&IT)

A team must comprise of not more than 4 members (2 or 3 students + 1 advisor/mentor/guide).
Students can be from any stream of B.E / B.Tech / MCA / BCA / BSc (CS&IT)/MSc (CS&IT).
Each team must have an advisor/mentor/guide.
Members of a team must be affiliated with the same educational institute.
The project has to be recommended by the head of the Institute/Department.

PIC provides a platform to the students of B.E., B.Tech, MCA, BCA, BSc (CS&IT) and MSc(CS&IT) to showcase their technical skills and innovations in solving real life problems with the help of applications of Computer Science and Information Technology. The primary themes of PIC are given below but not restricted to:

Areas included:

Software projects
Mobile Apps
Embedded systems projects
VLSI Project
Robotics projects
High performance computing projects
Cloud Computing Project
Web based projects
Networking Project
Wireless Sensor Project
Image processing projects
Power management projects
Microcontroller projects
Information security projects

The submitted projects will pass through a peer review process. The selected project group will be invited to showcase their project with demonstrated model during the conference. The best three projects will be awarded with attractive Prizes.


The official language of the contest is English. All written and spoken contest materials will be in English.


Soft copy of the project template must be submitted through easy chair link only.
Documentation part of the project should be prepared as per the template provided below.
Submission Template( MS Word Format)
Submission Template (PDF Format)
Only selected project will be called for the presentation and that will be intimated through their provided email id.
Contestants need to meet all of the following requirements at the time of the final contest presentations:

Be enrolled as a student at an accredited educational institution.
Not be involved in any part of the administration of the contest.
Not already be enrolled in another team with a different project.


Hostel accommodation will be provided to all participants of the selected project for the presentation.
To and Fro Fair (only Sleeper Class) will be provided to outside participants.

Project Evaluation Criteria

Each project will be evaluated by minimum two reviewers. The project will be evaluated mainly on the following key points:

Societal contribution
Technology Adopted
Cost Incurred and
Its Commercial Implications

Last Date for Submission: 7th November 2018
Acceptance Notification: 7th December 2018

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