Inter-University Research Project Competition for UG/PG/Doctoral students
Time Table of INNOVATION 2009 & AVISHKAR 2009
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Winners of AVISHKAR-2008-09 Competition Held at
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES:
To inculcate research culture among students.
To encourage original and novel thinking.
To provide an opportunity for expression of academic talent.
To promote interaction among academia, R & D Institutes and Industries.
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His Excellency, Governor of Maharashtra, Shri. S.M. Krishna has initiated a
novel research project competition named Avishkar in the year 2006. This
activity, unique in its nature, is being implemented through Board of
College and University Development. University of Pune has taken
special efforts to increase the participation of the talented students from
rural and urban areas. Special efforts were taken to organize Regional
competitions, organize, special training to these students and provide them
necessary help and guidance to enhance their abilities to present their work
in an effective manner. This activity has generated a lot of enthusiasm
amongst students and the participation is ever increasing. University of
Pune has won the overall championship at the Avishkar competition held at
Nagpur for Avishkar 2006.
The success in AVISHKAR-2006-07 is due to Financial and Moral Support by
Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Dr. Narendra Jadhav, and all authorities of
University of Pune, the Guidance of Prof. Pandit Vidyasagar, Director, BCUD,
the efforts taken by Dr. K. C. Mohite, Coordinator, Principals of the
Colleges, Teachers and the student participants.
Guidelines to the Participants
Projects can be in the form of live demonstration /models / posters and
should be based on innovative ideas, in any given categories.
Each college/institution can send a maximum of two entries in each
category, irrespective of their levels (UG/PG / M.Phil-Ph.D.)
In the First Round, All contestants are expected to display their
posters of 1m X 1m size before a panel of judges appointed for the
Selected projects from the I-Round will have to give oral presentation
Each oral presentation will be given 8 minutes for presentation and 2
minutes for question and answers.
There is no restriction on the number of students engaged in each of the
team but only one representative will present the Project at the
Representative of the team and one accompanying person (guiding teacher
or team member) will be provided local hospitality by the host
All required basic infrastructural facilities like working space,
electricity, water, tables, mounting boards, LCD projector, overhead
projector etc., will be made available. For any special requirements, if
any, participants should inform the coordinator well in advance.
All entries should be forwarded through the principal of the college
/Head of the institution.
Registration is compulsory for all participants. There will be no
Participants will be issued participation certificates from the
Mounting boards (poster display boards) of 1m X 1m size will be made
The decision of judges will be final and binding on all participants.
All winning teams will be informed about their selection on the same
Winning teams will be selected for participation in the STAGE-II held at
Dept. of Chemistry, University of Pune, Pune in the month of December
INSTRUCTIONS FOR PARTICIPANTS
The entries must be forwarded through Principal/ Head of the Institution
Maximum two entries in each of the following categories from college
Last date of registration FIVE days before the competition.
CATEGORIES FOR PARTICIPATION
Humanities, Languages, Fine Arts, etc.
Commerce, Management, Law etc.
Agriculture and Animal Husbandry
Engineering & Technology
Medicine and Pharmacy