(THEME : Post COVID-19 - Challenges and Opportunities)

The National Design and Research Forum (NDRF) of the Institution of Engineers (India) (IEI) has been formed in 1969 to promote Design and Research in various branches of Engineering and Technology.

NDRF handles, on behalf of IEI, the schemes relating to the National Design Awards and the All India Student Design Competitions. As part of this, NDRF organizes an annual national level design competition for students. The competition is intended to provide students an opportunity to exhibit their individual engineering skills and innovative talents and earn recognition, while promoting engineering design and research.

In keeping with this, NDRF is happy to announce the 51st All India Student Design Competition - 2020 on behalf of the IE (I). The competition is open to students studying in Final/Pre-Final years leading to BE / BTech / ME / MTech /MS or equivalent courses in engineering or technology and also to students who have cleared their at least section-A of the IEI. The details of the scheme, the general conditions of entry and form for participant’s details (to be filled) are herwith sent. The last date for receiving the proposals for the competition is 5th September 2020 (at least a brief abstract of the project proposal by mail, followed within a week latest the complete application).

To ensure maximum participation, we request you to give a wide publicity by displaying the enclosed posters in the department/college notice boards and also encourage the students to participate in greater numbers.