Pragyan Design Challenge

Pragyan Design Challenge is an event to hone the designing skills of participants with respect to the CAD software package. It also provides them a platform to use their imagination and technical prowess to design a machine element.

Prize worth INR 25000

Online Quiz: Click Here


  • Only 1 person should attempt per team
  • Starting time : 10:00 am (2nd March)
  • Closing Time: 10:00 pm (3rd March)
  • Submit Before Closing Time 

Date: 15th March 2019 (Day 1)
Time: 09:00 AM
Venue: Orion

 Round 1: Questionnaire

  • The questionnaire consists of 25 questions of equal weight from physics, perspective views, and machine drawing basics. Marks distribution is as follows:

             ▪ +3 marks for correct answer

             ▪ -1 marks for incorrect answer

             ▪ 0 marks for unattempted questions

  • Participants will be shortlisted for the final round purely based on their marks scored in the questionnaire. A maximum of 10 teams will be selected for the component designing round.

 Round 2: Component Designing

  • Participants will be given machine components. The participants will have to disassemble the parts; measure the dimensions of the parts and assemble the parts again. They will have to replicate the design accurately in a limited time using a CAD package.


        • Maximum of 3 members can participate as a team.

        • Judges’ decision is final and binding.

        • Downloading part files from the internet will result in disqualification of the team.

        • Team members cannot be changed after being shortlisted for the second round.


Judging criteria:

  • The detailed judging criteria will be mailed to the shortlisted participants for the final round.


The questionnaire will be available online on March 2, 2019. Machine component will be given on spot.

Online Round date: 2nd March 2019


Q) Is it maximum of 3 people or strictly a team of 3?

A) Maximum of 3 per team.


Q) Are cross-college teams allowed?

A) Yes.


Q)  Are UG/PG collaboration teams allowed?

A) Yes.


Q)  When will I be intimated if I am selected for the 2nd round?

A) By the 8th of March 2019.


Q) Will there be only one sample component for designing?

A) No, there will be 3 types of one machine component provided.


Q) How will we get to know if we get shortlisted?

A) A mail will be sent to every participant enclosing a list of the shortlisted teams.


Q) Will we get to know the component before the 2nd round?

A) No, the component will be disclosed only at the beginning of the 2nd round.


Q) Do we have to bring any measuring instruments with us?

A) No, measuring instruments will be provided.


Q) Do we have to bring our laptops for designing?

A) Yes, participants will have to bring their own laptops for the second round.


Q) Should we use any specific CAD software?

A) Participants can use any CAD package for designing.



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