Esya'13 is a two-day national level technical festival being organized by Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Delhi. It is scheduled to take place on Friday, August 16, 2013 and Saturday, August 17, 2013.
Esya’13 is the third edition of Esya, IIIT-Delhi’s annual technical festival. The main vision of Esya is to bring together talented and motivated students from across India and provide them with a platform where they can explore and perform things differently. Esya goes beyond being a simple Science and Technology competition. It aims to nurture the ideas that come forth in the spirit of healthy competition.
The technical festival is all set to strike the right chord among the CS/IT students & enthusiasts of Delhi with its wide array of events. The events being organized in Esya'13 are:
A marathon of technical events, in which the participants will be tested on various technical skills ranging from coding to debugging to quick environment configuration. Prizes worth Rs. 80,000 up for grabs!
o) Overnight hackathon:
Nokia and IIIT-Delhi's ACM Chapter bring to you a 16-hour hackathon which will put your programming skills and creativity to test. Nokia Lumias to be won!
o) Procon Junior:
A programming contest for school students. The winners get bonus marks for admission in IIIT-Delhi, along with attractive prizes.
A GD-Extempore-Debate competition. Online round commences on 6th August 2013 and ends on 11th August 2013. Prizes worth Rs 18,000 to be won!
A marathon of quizzes that will challenge the trivia of even the best of trivia junkies. Prizes worth Rs 20,000 to be won.
A social innovation competition. Solve a social problem through technological intervention. Prizes worth Rs 20,000 up for grabs!
o) Seminar Series:
This is a two day event, which would witness distinguished personalities from different walks of life discussing the various technologies swarming the IT industry these days and present their ideas of technological innovation and entrepreneurship.
A line following robot competition. Prizes worth Rs 20,000 up for grabs! Winner get a unique opportunity to intern with ARK Technosolutions.
o) FOQS: The photography event of Esya’13. The themes for the online prelims are:
-> Dilwaali Dilli
-> Expressions speak louder than words
-> Nature that nurtures
-> Streets and the City
Submission deadline for online prelims: 13th August, 1 pm. Prizes worth Rs. 13,000 to be won!
o) The Big Bang: An astronomy event being organized in association with SPACE. Prizes worth Rs 20,000 to be won!
o) Video dubbing competition
o) Chakravyuha: An online treasure hunt. Event is live!
o) Hunt IT:
A treasure hunt (offline event) spanning over two days. This hunt shall put the trivia of the participants to test and shall see them travelling across the city to solve the clues. Prizes worth Rs 15,000 to be won!
The gaming event of Esya’13. Participate get to compete in games like DotA 2, NFS-MW, Age of Empires etc.. Prizes worth Rs 80,000 to be won.
o) Blood Donation Drive being organized in association with BloodConnect.
o) Metro Mix: Esya'13's Cultural night
o) Fun events: On-the-spot events including Pool, Crossword, Sudoku, Word tussle, Technical tambola