After graduating from IIT Mandi, you can aspire to design innovative solutions for society. Examples that have radically transformed our lives over the past few decades include the Tata Nano, the Google search engine, the Re. 1 shampoo sachet, the 1p/second phone call, the Green Revolution and many others.
Road to Rutas, IIT IndoreIIT Mandi does it yet again!
It is a one-of-its-kind industry simulation competition wherein participating teams are invited to play the role of companies bidding for a tender, in a virtual setting. A team would have to deal with industry like scenarios in 24 hours packed with thrilling action,where a team would face everything from clinging to deadlines, managing resources and experiencing cut-throat competition.
IIT Mandi won the first prize in this event organised by IIT Indore consecutively for two years 2010 and 2011. The team consisting of 11 members were given a scenario where there is a problematic situation (like global warming, shortage of resources, earthquake prone zones etc.) The participants have to prepare a 50- slide presentation and present a tender to build up a settlement( an alternative accommodation) for mankind such that the created settlement is for a given number of people lasting for about 150 years, shielded away from the inhospitable conditions on Earth in the given time limit of 24 hours. IIT Mandi has won the contest twice consecutively in the beginning versions of the event R2R leaving behind tough competitors like IIT Bombay, BITS Pilani, IIT Kharagpur and many others..
Treb Trouble, IIT IndoreJust don't watch out for trouble, overcome it too!
The team of four from IIT Mandi won the second prize in Treb Trouble- technical event in IIT Indore's festival Fluxus 2011. 'Treb Trouble' is a technical event based on the core engineering principles. A catapult is to be designed using the basic mechanical devices, with emphasis on range as well as accuracy. The one hitting the longest and most accurate wins. The machines were judged on the following criteria: Innovation, Materials used and cost analysis, distance, accuracy, adherence to rules, etc.
Cultural Section @ IIT RoparThis time IIT Mandi does it culturally! The Dramatics team from IIT Mandi consisting of totally 15 members won the first prize in Yatharth, the dramatics event in the festival. The teams have to present a self composed play of about 20 minutes based on some current social problem. and the team chose to do something different and worked upon the basic problem that people face in their day to day life i.e. Bus transportation. Miss 420 was a comedy flick touching all the issues associated with this topic and it did rock IIT Ropar. The team won a prize money of Rs. 9000/-.
IIT Mandi reached upto the final round in the Music event Saaz(solo vocals) of Zeitgeist-2010, the cultural festival of IIT Ropar held during 24-25 th September, 2010. The participants have to sing a Hindi song without the aid of instruments in the prelims and can either use karaoke or instruments to support the final performance. Out of about 35 participants in the prelims, IIT Mandi was selected for the finals. .
The Pan IIT Conclave 2010
An alumni meet of all the IIT's.
The Pan IIT Conclave 2010 was held in Noida, Delhi. Special events were organised as part of the event to entertain the audience. A team of 10, consisiting of 5 band members and 5 members of organisational capabilities ( to setup the backup paraphernalia to help in the performance and help in as volunteers) represented IIT Mandi in the event and performed Western Rock, for where they finished third.