Symposium’17 was  an annual National Level Technical festival organized for providing a platform to the students to exhibit their technical skills to learn and to excel. The event was  inaugurated by Dr. Madhav Kumthekar, Principal, Govt. College of Engineering, Nagpur ,on 4th Oct. 17. Four institute level cell, Skill development cell, ISTE student chapter, Entrepreneurship development cell  &  Industry – Institute Interaction cell came on single platform as Symposium’17 with the following main objectives to enhance Technical, Communication & Competitive Skills of students across the region. A total number of 1008 students participated from all over India. On the last day, a total amount of 1 Lacs as cash prizes were distributed to the winners of the respective competitions. The highlights of the events organized under Symposium were: 

  1. TASK: Initiated by Skill Development Cell.

It was an online competition in association with  IETE, Nagpur, based on Technology, Aptitude & Scientific knowledge, conducted on  4th Oct.2017. Students appeared online exam from their location between 9.30 am to 5.30 pm, for total marks 50 & allotted time of 30 minutes. Students were provided user name & password. Online support was given by Softsense Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Nagpur. Top 10 winners selected scoring highest marks with lowest time.

  1. INNOVATE: Initiated by Entrepreneurship development cell.

It was a  PPT  presentation competition / Prototype / simulation / Software on Innovative Start up idea conducted on 4th Oct.2017Top 3 groups selected after evaluation based on Real Life Connect, Commercial Viability & impact of idea / innovation on the society. 

  1. TECHXIGESIS:Initiated by ISTE student chapter.

PPT Paper presentation competition based on Technical Topic / Project, conducted on 5th Oct.2017, Organized in association with  ISTE students chapter SVPCET, Nagpur.

It was open for all branches of  M.Tech, Engineering & Polytechnic students. Quality papers after evaluation will be submitted to journals for publication. Top 3 groups selected per branch after evaluation based on Innovation, Quality, Design & feasibility of concept, Quality references, etc.

  1. RESOLVE: Initiated by Industry – Institute Interaction cell.

PPT presentation Competition based on Solutions to industry defined problem, conducted on 5th Oct.2017. Top 3 groups selected after evaluation based on approach to solve problems & practical scope of solution for implementation.

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