Kshitij also called KTJ, is the annual techno-management festival of one of India’s premier technical institutions, the IIT Kharagpur. Kshitij’s journey started in 2004, from then its aim is to provide the technically inclined youth’s generation a national-level platform, where they can show their talents and expertise and would be recognized and rewarded. Since its early years, Kshitij developed exponentially, it gets an overpowering response from the students from various famous technical institutes and educational communities everywhere throughout the world. Not only from India but students from foreign countries are getting attracted toward Kshitij and are actively participating in its events creating a more competitive, challenging and developing environment. The official website of Kshitij(ktj.in), is the largest student-run website, getting almost 8 million impressions in its yearly release.
Recently Kshitij’s 16th release had been held from 19th to 21st January 2019. In this edition, Kshitij’s gets an all-over interest of more than 70,000 students from various technical institutes. And a total of Rs. 45 lacs offered as prize money. The Seventeenth release of Kshitij is scheduled from 17th to 19th January 2020. Registrations has been started(ktj.in/register).
While the rivalries at Kshitij end up being a definitive trial of coarseness, information, and aptitude, the addresses by guests and workshops give an improving knowledge to the enthusiastic students. The fest has been graced by the nearness of such illuminating presences who are gazed upward to for their recognized commitment in their individual fields.
Kshitij IIT Fest
KSHITIJ arranges a wide scope of occasions including each kind of innovation and the executives with the target to implant a logical and creative personality in the youthful minds. World-prestigious associations like ACM, IEEE, ASME, ASHRAE, and IMechE supports Kshitij’s aim and ensure various occasions of the fest. To address issues tormenting our general public, Kshitij attempts social activities in relationship with the various NGOs of the country. Workshops are directed everywhere throughout the nation to enable the members to pick up a hands-on understanding and upgrade their specialized abilities. Kshitij additionally arranges workshops, visitor addresses, displays, and mega shows.
The launch release of this techno-executives symposium was in the year 2004 when it got a name called ‘Ideon’. Even in its first release Kshitij got an attraction of more than 260 students from outside IIT Kharagpur. The cooperation has since developed and powered exponentially, and it has now turned into Asia’s biggest fest of its sort.
The fourteenth release of Kshitij was held from 27 to 29 January 2017. This period of Kshitij had visitors instructors from every one of the fields, from chief Mr. Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Brigadier Stephen Tetlow to ISRO space researcher Dr. K.Radhakrishnan. For the sake of entertainment, Kshitij 2017 had different casual occasions like the Bull ride, Water Zorbing, Drone recreation, and Bahubali VR. Kshitij 2017 experienced Infinity Mirror Clock from the USA, Robyn Inmoon from Sweden, 3D printed robots from the USA, Molecular VR structure the UK, U Gears Mechanical Models from Ukraine and Indonesia from India in its displays.
Workshops from tech goliaths like Toyota, Oracle, LIGO were directed for this present year. PRAKRITI and ASTITVA were 2 of the social activities taken for the current year by Kshitij. PRAKRITI was tied in with dealing with the expanding strong waste and ASTITVA was for helping understudies handle mental despondency which was presented by Indian on-screen character Tisca Chopra.
Composed from 19 to 21 January 2018, the fifteenth period of Kshitij experienced workshops from Philips, Microsoft, Nvidia, Worldquant, Google Developers Group, IBM, Prana Studios, HPE, Intel, Mahindra And Mahindra, KLA Tenor and Asteria Aerospace on the themes like Animation and Visual impacts, Silicon to semiconductor, IOT, Quant Finance.
Among the recent visitors, that includes director of famous Bollywood motion pictures like Highway, Rockstar, Jab We Met “Mr. Imtiaz Ali“, Consecutive ICC Umpire of the Year awards winner between 2004 and 2008 “Mr. Simon Taufel“, popular Indian stand-up comedian, writer, presenter and actor “Mr. Zakir Khan“, prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award recipient “Mrs.Mridula Garg“ Former head of DRDO Mr. Vasudev Kalkunte Aatre, previous representative executive of Investigation Bureau Mr. Dhanushkodi Sivanandhan, Mathematician and Computer Scientist Dr. Janos Pach, Director of change.org Ms. Nida Hasan and Stockholm Water Prize victor Dr. Rajendra Singh. For entertainment only, this season had Standup parody by Kunal Kamra and Vipul Goyal, famous Bollywood singer Arjun Kanungo, EDM by young DJ Sara Santini and DJ Jolly. From previous year another gaming occasion called “Krypton” was begun in which students play different PC games to show their gaming talents and compete to win attractive prices.
There is a genre type called Robotix, which has numerous occasions dependent on novice apply autonomy. The occasions for Kshitij 2018 were:
Participants can use Microcontrollers like Arduino, Raspberry pie, etc to control their bots as per rules of the event. Not only this much, but more new events are also introduced every year too.
A great number of events in Kshitij 2019 have been promoted and certified by various popular associations and foundations. These are:
Kshitij sorts out explanation workshops amid and in the days prior to the fest. The workshops are composed in the relationship with famous and reputed associations and are directed free of any expense.
Declaring the significance of picking up hands-on involvement in the learning procedure, Kshitij composes intelligent workshops on a wide assortment of themes to connect the separation among hypothetical and reasonable information. These workshops are directed by educated people from hello there tech organizations like Microsoft, IBM, Philips, Nvidia, World Quant, Google Developers Group, Prana Studios, HPE, Mahindra and Mahindra, Intel which give mechanical achievements and elevate imaginative answers for the most squeezing worldwide difficulties within recent memory.
The Kshitij Team also organizes outside workshops in places like Kolkata, Indore, Nagpur, Lucknow, etc before the start of the fest.
Every year, Kshitij welcomes celebrated dignitaries from everywhere throughout the world to share their important bits of knowledge. The visitors for Kshitij in its past releases include:
Other activities of Kshitij (ktj)
For the amusement of the members during the occasions, Kshitij also organizes activities like:
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