Scientific fraud and misconduct are not condoned at any level of research or during the course of the competition. This includes plagiarism, forgery, use or presentation of other researchers' work as one’s own and fabrication of data. Fraudulent projects will fail to qualify for competition.
- The deadline for the abstract submission is 20th December 2016. Late entries will not be entertained.
- Maximum number of participants in a Team is 4.
- A team can present more than one project.
- The members of a team can not be changed during the course of the competition.
- The idea and contents of the project may not be changed once the abstract is submitted.
- After you have submitted the abstract, a panel of judges will analyse your proposal and if you are shortlisted for the second round, you will be notified.
- Details of this round will be revealed soon.
- The final working model of the project is to be displayed during Pragyan’17, where it will be judged by a panel of judges and the winners of the circuital and non-circuital projects will be announced.
- The decision of judges will be final and no arguments or appeal will be entertained.
- The prize money and number of prizes are subject to change based on the number of registrations for the event.
- The organizers reserve the right to change/update the rules of the contest at any point of time and will do their best to inform the participants of the same. However, it is ultimately the responsibility of the teams to keep themselves updated. Violation of any rule can result in rejection of project.
- All the team members may be present during the event. There will be an interactive session with the judges, other participants and students during the time allotted for the event.
- Although students may present a new phase of an on-going project, no student may present a project topic from a previous year without conducting significant additional research on the topic.