GeoITHub as a Digital India Run-up Partner for ICEGOV 2017 announces first of its kind on-line “Geospatial Knowledge Contest(GKC 2016)” (supported by Digital India) that focuses towards advanced topics like Location Analytics, Internet of Things(IOT), Mobile Technology, Smart Cities, Business Intelligence, Remote Sensing, Convergence of GIS with IT, Drones/UAV’s, Artificial Intelligence just to name a few. Objective of GKC is to raise awareness of Geo-Spatial technology in young minds and showcase the Geospatial Knowledge of school students, undergraduates, post-graduates, Ph.Ds researchers/scholars to the world.
All you need to do is SHARE! Share your knowledge or ideas in any of the above technology fields, in the form on ONE PAGE BLOG (Minimum 300 words) and win a Cash Prize. Top 20 entries will get amazing cash prizes for sharing their valuable ideas and concepts.By participating in this online contest, participants agrees to the terms & condition of GKC 2016 & also of GeoITHub
There are two categories in which one can participate.
Category A(Tech Blogger) is for Under-Graduates, Post-Graduates, PhD’s students and also for Researchers from any recognize institutes of India.
Category B(Early Scribblers) is for school students of class 10th, 11th, 12th grades from any stream.
Below is the details of level of prizes and prize money as a token of appreciation for joining us and sharing your valuable knowledge!
|Sl No||Level||Category (A) Tech Blogger(For undergraduate / Postgraduate / PhD/Researcher)||Total number of Award in each level for category ‘A’||Category (B) Early Scribbler(For School Students 10th/11th / 12th Grade)||Total number of Award in each level for category ‘B’|
|1||1st Prize||INR 25,000/-||1||INR 15,000/-||1|
|2||2nd Prize||INR 15,000/-||1||INR 10,000/-||1|
|3||3rd Prize||INR 10,000/-||1||INR 5,000/-||1|
|Special Theme Awards|
|4||IOT Wizard||INR 5,000/-||1||INR 5,000/-||1|
|5||Smart City Propagator||INR 5,000/-||1||INR 5,000/-||1|
|6||Big Data Analyst||INR 5,000/-||1||INR 5,000/-||1|
|7||Location Analytics Enthusiast||INR 5,000/-||1||INR 5,000/-||1|
|8||Business Intelligence Mogul||INR 5,000/-||1||INR 5,000/-||1|
|9||Mobile Tech Innovator||INR 5,000/-||1||INR 5,000/-||1|
|10||Artificial Intelligence Wizard||INR 5,000/-||1||INR 5,000/-||1|
Winners will be decided by team of Jury as per judging criteria of entry mentioned in the section below “Judging Criteria”.
All the Winners will be invited to Award Function, scheduled to be held in February/March 2017 at New Delhi. We will provide reimbursements of train tickets (2nd AC/AC Chair Car) for short distance (less than 500KM from Delhi) and Economy Class Air Fair for long distances. We will also provide accommodation during stay at Delhi. For participants from Delhi / NCR accommodation will not be provided.
All participants will receive a participation certificate from GeoITHub (Subject to Qualifying blog content criteria). All entries received will be eligible for show-casing at GeoITHub website, subject to moderation.
Registration Fees: No Registration Fees! Participation is absolutely free!
• Applicants must be the age of 15+ or older;
• Applicants must be enrolled in any school/college of India and could be from any stream.
• All work must be the original work of the applicant and include his past published work.
• Only one entry allowed per applicant.
• Only individual submission is allowed (no group projects).
1. Online Submission
2. Through Email
– GeoITHub User Name
– Full Name
– Email ID
– Registration No./ Roll No. and Year of Study
– University/College/Institute/School Name
– Department and Course Name
– Category in which submitting.
– Topic Name
– Phone Number/Contact Number
– Announcement of Short Listed Candidates – 10th February, 2017
– Announcement of Winners – 20th February, 2017
– GIS Seminar and Award Programme – 8th March, 2017 at New Delhi
By participation into this contest you are agree to accept all the Terms & Conditions of the contest.
For details please visit GKC Terms & Conditions