Techkriti is the annual inter-collegiate Technical and Entrepreneurship festival organized
by the students of IIT Kanpur. Techkriti was launched in 1995 with the aim of developing
interest and encouraging innovation in technology among students. In 2009, Megabucks
(the Business and Entrepreneurship festival of IIT Kanpur) was merged with Techkriti,
recognizing the increasing interdependence of business and technology. In twenty years of
its existence, Techkriti has evolved and grown, fulfilling its purpose and becoming one of
the most eagerly-awaited college technical as well as entrepreneurship festivals in Asia.
Techkriti culminates into a grand four-day festival, attracting footfall of over 25,000 from all
over India and even abroad.
The festival comprises of a plethora of events from talks by eminent personalities in the
field of science, technology and entrepreneurship. A wide range of competitions in diverse
fields of Robotics, Computer Sciences and Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering,
Pure Sciences, Civil Engineering, Aerospace and Astronomy are hosted every year in
Events & Competitions:
This year, Techkriti'14 will present a plethora of events including Robogames, Indian Open
Rubik's Cube, Ideas, Techkriti Grand Prix, Tremor, Sky Sparks, Radioactive and many more.
Techkriti'14 has planned to cover various new avenues by conceptualizing events like Robo
Pirates (Aqua-Robotics), Multirovor (Quadrocopter), Richie Rich (Portfolio Optimization),
Marketing Villa, Bridge Design Challenge and many others.