Karnataka Student
Innovator Award 2018
Innovation is the only
way to win

Rise with Revolutionary Ideas

State Partner

Karnataka Student Innovator Award 2018

Bangalore, the Silicon Valley of India is the frontrunner in development of IT technologies across India. The thrust had raised India in global arena and has made a distinctive mark in terms of IT exports. The State also had produced some notable persons like N. R. Narayana Murthy of Infosys Technologies, Ltd. With this background, and to foster innovation midst the younger generation, ICT Academy an initiative of Government of India, State Government and Industry has come up with ‘Student Innovator Award 2018’, for the students across the state.

Innovation no more happens on demand. Innovation has become the integral part of business, product, process, service and lifestyle. It is believed that innovation is the change that unlocks new value.

Innovation can only be nourished by creating environments for ideas to be developed. ICT Academy with this objective instituted the Student Innovator Award in the year 2012, through which the Academy thrives to enhance student knowledge and benefit society through professional education integrated with Research, Creativity and Innovation.

Karnataka Student Innovator Award 2018 presents an opportunity for students to showcase their innovative projects state-wide and provides an environment to nurture their invention by discussing with the experts.

Karnataka Student Innovator Award 2018 invites projects in the branches of Computer Science &Information Technology, Civil & Architecture, Mechanical & Automobile and Electrical & Electronics.

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IT & Computer Science

Pitch your Program through Innovation!

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Civil &

Craft your Innovation into Success!

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Electrical & Electronics

Embed! Evolve!

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Mechanical & Automobile

Gear up to design your

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Who can apply?

Full time engineering students enrolled under UG and PG courses across Karnataka in the streams mentioned.

Judging Criteria

An eminent jury of Industry experts would judge your projects based on the below mentioned criteria


Exhilarate and showcase your innovation
Get statewide
Win exciting cash prizes, awards and certificates
An opportunity to make your project, a reality

How to Apply

Nominate yourself online with the project abstract on or before 30 Nov 2018 Upload the project documents (.docx or .pdf format) and the YouTube video link if any, at (add the web link), on or before 30 Nov 2018.

The project document must include


Technical details – scope, design, and resources required etc.

Market Potential & Competitive Advantage

Innovation & Usefulness (Why your project should be selected as the best innovative project – Justify)

Financial Feasibility

Screenshots/Pictures (Project / Achievements)

Synopsis must not exceed 10 pages.

State Partner


State Pre Finals

22 March 2019

State Finals

23 March 2019

Selection Process


All the registered participants will be called for Initial Screening on 22nd March and the top 10 projects will be selected.


Out of 10 projects, The top 3 projects will be selected and awarded Certificates and Cash Prizes.


First Place

Mechanical & Automobile
Sri Sairam College Of Engineering, Bengaluru

Second Place

Civil & Architecture
Reva University, Bengaluru

Third Place

Electrical & Electronics
BMS Institute of Technology and Management, Bengaluru