This event consists of 2 phases
Phase 1 (online)
Online abstract submission
Prelims Round: This will be an abstract round. Send your abstract to email@example.com.
The last date of the abstract submission is February 5, 2015.
Guidelines for the submission of the abstract are as follows:
Rename the .doc file as “Pragyan Abstract.doc” (example: P1001.doc where P1001 will
represent the respective team head) and email the file to firstname.lastname@example.org
Mention the name of the team head and other members along with their respective
Pragyan ID in the subject clearly.
Please fill in the information mentioned below in the doc file.
The abstract of your bot will be helpful everywhere in future as an evidence of your hard-work,
along with determining your position for the competition. So please pay adequate attention to it.
Please fill in the following details:-
Team Leader’s name: PID:
Team Member’s Name: PID:
Fill in the information about your bot in the respective sections as mentioned below:
1. Describe your plan of action for the competition.
2. Describe any unique idea(s) you have used for the competition.
3. Give the specification of all the parts that you have used apart from the ones mentioned in
the kit to be provided by the Pragyan Organizing Committee.
4. Pseudo code
Each team is allowed to make only one submission. In case of multiple submissions, only first
submission will be evaluated. Shortlisted abstracts will receive components from Texas Instruments. The components sent must be used for the bot.
If analog components are needed, please log on to my.ti.com, register with your college mail ID and avail free analog components.
The details of the abstract will remain confidential with the managers of the event.
Phase 2 (onsite)
For the Onsite Preliminary round,
The bot must stop when it detects a black zone (5 cm x 5 cm). That will be the endpoint of the
The bot must sense the IR led checkpoint (3 cm - 8cm high) kept 15 cm from the track on the left
hand side of the track and it must make a turn accordingly (refer diagram). The bot must stop
when it detects a black zone (5 cm x 5 cm). That will be the finish point of the Preliminary
Round. The teams are allowed to use readymade sensor kits. But use of Lego kits and any other
readymade components is not allowed (readymade PCB for handling microcontrollers are not
The scoring will be based on time, obstacles evaded, smoothness of the bots and indication at
end point(receiving the IR input and indicating with a led clearly visible to the event manager).
In case of a tie the abstract will be considered to decide the position of the team. The decision of
the event manager(s) is final and binding.
For the Final Round,
The bot must stop when it detects a black zone (5 cm x 5 cm).
The bot must sense the IR led checkpoint (3 cm - 8 cm high) kept 15 cm from the track on the
left hand side of the track and it must make a turn accordingly.
Finalists have to be prepared to stay till Day 3 (Sunday) of Pragyan'15.
The other details will be provided to the finalists during Pragyan'15.