The participants will be asked to locate the position of a treasure based on purely numerical data and alphabetic symbols. Using their knowledge on Surveying they have to crack the data and reach the position of the treasure.


Prizes worth INR 20,000


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Round 1:

Written type and Eliminative. Both objective and subjective.

It includes questions from conventional and advanced surveying and basic aptitude.

90-120 minutes.


Round 2:

Final Round will be held in the field, where each shortlisted team should perform a surveying task to reach the next point based on numerical data and alphabetic symbols.

2 hours will be provided to complete all the tasks and reach the final point.

  • Each team must consist of exactly 3 members with at least 2 members from civil engineering stream.
  • Calculators are allowed ONLY in the FINAL round.

  • All the equipment required for the final round will be provided and should be handled carefully.

  • All the tasks must be completed in the specified time.

  • Apt and accurate use of the Surveying equipment.

  • First team to reach the final point wins.

1.Are cross-college teams allowed?



2. Is it maximum of 3 people or strictly a team of 3?

    It is strictly a team of 3.


3. Are UG-PG collaboration teams allowed?

    No. Only UG students are allowed for the event.


4. Is any registration fee required?



5.When will I be intimated if I am selected for the next round?

   The shortlisted team will be intimidated within 3 hours of completion of  the 1st round.


A learning module on working of a theodolite will be provided for the teams shortlisted for the final round which will be helpful for them in the final round.

The entire details for Topographya can be downloaded here


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Sreenivasan P

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