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Oral and Poster

Participants need to upload their abstracts in the format displayed on the website. Participants will be notified whether the abstract is selected for oral or poster presentation. Following are the departments under which participants can submit their abstract:
  • Biosciences & Bioengineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & engineering
  • Design
  • Electronics & Electrical Engineering
  • HSS & Management
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Others
  • Model

    Research Conclave is providing a great platform to showcase your scientific models. Participants need to upload their abstracts in the format displayed on the website. There are basically two categories under which participants can register.

    i) Schools (Upto senior secondary level)
    ii) From Graduation level (Departments mentioned in oral and poster section)

    Instructions for Presenters

    Instructions for Oral presenters:
    • The authors of each oral presentation has 8 mins for presentation and 2 mins for discussion.
    • The speakers should arrive at the venue for their oral presentation session at least 1 hour before the start of the session.
    • A system (windows) and LCD projector will be available to use for oral presentations.
    • All speakers should adhere strictly to the time allotted to their presentation.
    • Organisers will be around for any help.
    Instructions for Poster presenters:
    • The authors should prepare a poster and carry this to the poster display area.
    • Organisers will be around to help with the poster display.
    • Please make sure that the size of your poster is 4 (height) X 3 (width) feet.
    • Please use the template for making the poster.
      Download Poster Template
    # Note: Selected work/papers will be published in Springer volume based on final quality check and requirement fulfilled by the author(s) for the publisher.
    Paper Templates and formatting instructions:
    • Papers should describe original research (i.e., not published elsewhere), and must be written in English.
    • Please prepare your full paper in the Springer template.
    • Detailed author instructions about the Springer template can be found here. Please click here for a word template.
    • Last date to submit manuscript for publication in Springer: 25th March 2018.
    • Kindly send your full manuscript to notify@researchconclave.in
    • Kindly mention your user ID and event name (oral/poster/model) as a file name.
      For example 9T2R6O8SQ_oral

    Three Minutes Thesis Presentation

    Research Conclave is providing a great platform to showcase your PhD work. Participants need to upload their abstracts in the format displayed on the website. There are basically certain rules to be followed by the participants.

    • A single static PowerPoint slide is permitted (no slide transitions, animations or 'movement' of any description, the slide is to be presented from the beginning of the oration).
    • No additional electronic media (e.g. sound and video files) are permitted.
    • No additional props (e.g. costumes, musical instruments, laboratory equipment) are permitted.
    • Presentations are limited to 3 minutes maximum and competitors exceeding 3 minutes will be given negative marking (for each 10 seconds extra consumed 1 mark will be deducted from the total score obtained by a participant).
    • Presentations are to be spoken word (eg. no poems, raps or songs).
    • Presentations are to commence from the stage.
    • Presentations are considered to have commenced when a presenter starts their presentation through movement or speech.
    • The decision of the adjudicating panel is final.

    For your help, we are sharing some video links. You can get more links in Youtube.

    RSF-EEE also hosted a 3MT competition in EEE department. Its video is also available for your reference through the following link. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ot9n8eaCuE8


    Lecture Series

    Prof. Gautam R. Desiraju
    Prof. Gautam R. Desiraju
    (IISc Bangalore)

    Topic: Academics, Industry and Startups – An Inflection Point in India

    On 8th March (7:05pm - 7:50pm)
    Venue: Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Auditorium

    Prof. HC Verma

    Title: Spirit of Questioning
    On 9th March (3:15pm - 4:30pm)
    Venue: Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Auditorium

    Padma Shri AS Kiran Kumar
    (Former ISRO Chairman)

    On 10th March (11:30am – 12:30pm)
    Venue: Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Auditorium

    Prof. Arun Chattopadhyay
    (IIT Guwahati)

    Topic: Scientific India: Quo Vadis?
    On 10th March (2:30pm – 3:00pm)
    Venue: Lecture Hall 4

    Prof. Yuji Iwahori
    (Chubu Univ., Japan)

    On 10th March (4:15pm – 5:15pm)
    Venue: Lecture Hall 3

    Dr. Raksh Vir Jasra
    (Reliance Tech. Group, Reliance Industries)

    Topic: Opportunities in Chemical Sciences for the Sustenance of Present Civilization

    On 11th March (10:00am - 11:00am)
    Venue: Lecture Hall 1


    Rohit Radhakrishnan
    Mr. Rohit Radhakrishnan
    Co-Founder, Openfuel

    Topic: Out of Syllabus - Student Entrepreneurship
    On 9th March (10:05am – 10:30am)
    Venue: Conference Hall 3

    Ms. Ajita Patki
    Ms. Ajita Patki
    Advocate, Legal Associate

    Topic: IPR & their Use in Startups
    On 9th March (11:30am – 11:45am)
    Venue: Conference Hall 3

    Dinesh Lahoti
    Mr. Dinesh Lahoti
    Founder Edugenie

    Topic: WOW Maths and Science Show
    On 9th March (1:45pm – 2:45pm)
    Venue: Mini Auditorium

    Ashutosh Muglikar
    Mr. Ashutosh Muglikar
    Director, Propelis Pvt. Ltd

    Topic: Startup Laws & Rules
    On 9th March (5:00pm – 5:15pm)
    Venue: Conference Hall 3

    Prabuddha Ganguly
    Dr. Prabuddha Ganguly
    CEO – Vision IPR

    Topic: Patent writing and Copyright
    On 11th March (1:30pm – 4:30pm)
    Venue: Conference Hall 2



    Research Conclave is providing its participants an opportunity to enhance their technical skills. Keeping in view the professional & technical development of Students and Research Scholars, following are the workshop programmes under which participants can register.

    Workshops by INFIZEAL Technologies

    Following workshop will be conducted by INFIZEAL Technologies, An IIT Delhi Alumni Venture, An ISO 9001:2015 certified.

    Registration fees : Rs. 800 (per workshop) + Payment gateway charges

    Workshop Benifits
    • Hands on session by expert.
    • Software CD or Software's to each perticipant.
    • Each participant will get ISO certification.
    • Interactive sessions with live demo on kit.
    • 15% discounts on summer & winter training programs.
    • Doubt clearing session to all the participants at the end of workshop.
    • 6 months free email support.

    Chitra (Photography Competition)

    ## The last date for the submission is 25th February 2018, 1600 hrs.

    Photographers of all ages, background and experience are invited to participate in IIT Guwahati’s open photography competition Chitra, under the “Research Conclave 2018”. We are looking for striking and powerful images from 3 diverse categories, mentioned below-

    1. Back to Basics
    2. Swadeshi
    3. Assembly

    From every theme, 10 best photographs will be selected for the “Chitra Gallery” and amongst which, one best picture in each category will win an exciting prize. All other participants will get a participation certificate.

    # Click "Know more" to find the details about the theme, eligibility and additional details.

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    Redstart - The Startup

    Research Conclave is providing a great platform to put forward your start-up idea. Participants need to upload their abstracts in the form of one page write up. Anyone with an innovative idea can participate in the competition.

    Registration fees : Rs. 200/- + Payment gateway charges

    Instructions for participants:
    • The competition will consist of two stages.
    • First Stage: The participating teams will have to submit an Abstract of their Start-up idea. The Abstract has to be presented in the form of a ‘One page write up’ (PDF), along with Keywords (maximum 7 words).
      Final Stage: The participants will have to present the work done or the formulated model in the form of Power Point Presentation before judges.
    • A team can register with minimum one or upto maximum of five members including the Team Leader.
    • Team leader will be the point of contact for any correspondence for team.
    • Last date of Registration and submission of the Abstract extended to 21st February, 2018.
    • Last date of announcement of the accepted abstracts for Startup competition is 28th February, 2018.
    • The details for payment of registration fee will be updated soon.
    • Judging Criteria
      1. Practicality/feasibility of Startup.
      2. Impact (Energy, Rural, Social)
      3. Presentation
      4. Innovation

    ## Note: If anyone wish to display their models/prototype they may contact at +91-7086044634/ +91- 9854881293, at the earliest. Team RC’18 will be happy to provide you a space to exhibit your idea in public (But exhibition of model will not be considered for evaluation. However, the team can also separately enroll for model presentation competition at the following LINK: http://www.iitg.ernet.in/researchconclave/Registration.html).



    • A team may be comprised of a maximum of three members.
    • Team leader will be the point of contact for any correspondence for team.
    • Inter Institutional Quiz.
    • No cross teams are allowed (e.g.- No members from different institutes can form a team).
    • Participants should carry valid institute/college/school identity card and should be a regular student of the institute/college/school.
    • Prizes worth Rs. 10,000 and more.

    Note: Other details will be updated soon....