Kshitij 2019 – IIT Kharagpur

Kshitij is the annual techno-management symposium of IIT Kharagpur. Since its inception in 2004, it has grown exponentially and has become the largest symposium of its kind in Asia. This ​year ​it ​is ​scheduled ​from 18th Jan​ to 20th Jan ​2019.

Kshitij 2019 - IIT Kharagpur

​Kshitij ​​has ​secured​ patronages ​from​ organizations ​like​ UNESCO,​ SAYEN​, and CEE.​ It witnesses ​participants ​in ​thousands ​from ​different ​parts​ of ​the ​world.​ The ​previous ​edition ​of ​Kshitij has​ witnessed ​a total of 60,000 ​participants. ​Kshitij ​gives​ away ​prizes​ worth ​45 ​lakhs. ​The ​​fest​ consists ​of​ 30 ​events ​spread​ across ​10​ genres. ​This ​include ​online, ​submission​ events​ as well​ as ​on ​the ​spot ​events.​ The ​flagship​ events​ were ​certified ​by ​famous ​organisations like ​IEEE, IMechE, ​ASME ​and ​consists ​of​ flagship events ​like ​robowars, embetronix, ​a ​business plan ​event ​and​ a ​hardware ​designing ​contest. ​The ​registration ​for ​participating​ in ​any ​of ​the events ​is ​non ​chargeable.

Apart from​ events, Kshitij hosts Workshops, Guest lectures and some Megashows. Workshops are​ conducted ​by ​technical​ giants ​like​ Nvidia, ​IBM,​ Oracle,  ​Microsoft, ​Mahindra and Mahindra, Worldquant. Some of the workshops in previous edition include:

1. DevOps by Oracle
2. Internet of things by HPE
3. Quant Finance by Worldquant
4. Human like AI by Microsoft

Exhibitions:Kshitij acts as the perfect stage for showcasing path breaking technological advancements of recent times through its distinctive exhibitions like:

1. 3D Mapping Drone from India
2. Robotic Band from Japan

​Guest Lectures: Kshitij boasts of an impressive guest lecture series every year. This year too, Kshitij has a fascinating lineup of stalwarts from various fields who will present their opinions and share their experiences. Last year there were guest lectures from:

1. Dr. Vasudevkalkunte Aatre – Indian Scientist and former head of DRDO
2. Dr. Janos Pach – Mathematician and Computer Scientist.
3. Dr. Rajendra Singh – Water Conservationist winner of Stockholm water prize.

Megashows: Megashows are probably one of the most awaited facets of Kshitij. Last year, Kshitij has following Megashows.

1. EDM Night – DJ Sartek and Sara Santini
2. Stand Up Night – Anirban Das Gupta and Karunesh Talwar
3. Naalayak – The Band

​For​​ further ​details​ you ​can ​visit ​the ​page ​​www.ktj.in​.
You ​can ​also ​follow ​us​ on​ our​ Facebook​ page ​Kshitij, IIT ​Kharagpur
Bloggers interested to attend, do write to us at bavity@blogadda.com

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