Source: IIT Kharagpur

Kshitij, IIT Kharagpur Fest is Asia’s biggest techno-management summit arranged by students. Kshitij began its adventure in 2004 and evolved drastically to become what it is today. It desires to deliver a national-level platform for all technically prone youth to showcase their skill and expertise.

Kshitij had bombarded the stage set for the fully offline 20th edition from 20th to 22nd January 2023. Kshitij with its theme of Ethereal Exodus left a mark in all the participant’s hearts with an amazing experience. They all aligned to one objective to provide a satisfactory experience to the audience. The entire teamwork encapsulates the ultimate three days of an ecosystem we provided to the students.

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The reviews of the audience testified to the experience. As per reviews, they had provided and each year sets higher benchmarks of performance. They had seen participation from all over India and abroad of 2,500 students. Also, it was associated with UNESCO, SAYEN/CEE, AIAI, UNICEF, and Make In India. With prize money of over 4.5 million, it completed 20 glorious years of India’s leading college fest. IIT Kharagpur Fest Kshitij organized a range of activities like guest lectures, workshops, exhibitions, tech summits, game fest, auto-expos, and mega shows.


Students from all over India and abroad participated in exciting events like INDIA INNOVATES – PRODUCT INNOVATION CHALLENGE (Prize money 60,000/-), Sand Rover(Prize money 50,000/-), Robo Wars(Prize money 1,50,000/-), Laws of Motioned(Prize money 2,40,000/-), Seismic Shake(Prize money 50,000/-), Droid Blitz(Prize money 40,000/-), Eureka(Prize money 20,000/-), Kharagpur Data-Science Hackathon(Prize money 70,000/-), BPlan(Prize money 70,000/-), Anadigix(Prize money 40,000/-), Enigma(Prize money 15,000/-), Kshitij Maths Olympiad(Prize money 15,000/-), EV Designers Challenge(Prize money 50,000/-), Overnite(Prize money 50,000/-), Source Code(Prize money 40,000/-), Tech-Quiz (Prize money: 30,000/-), Robotix 2023 Voyager(Prize money: 50,000/-), Crossfire(Prize money 50,000/-), Web-A-Thon(Prize money 40,000/-), Wood Stock(Prize money 20,000/-).

Every year Kshitij operates free workshops for students across the country. Prominent companies conducted these workshops. Like Microsoft, Upstox, Acer, MediaTek, Red Pen, Google, MongoDB, Macintel solutions, Triellix, and Unity.

Game Fest:
Game fest featuring exciting games like Call of Duty, Valorant,  CS GO, and FIFA23. This initiated a competitive spirit in all the participants.

Guest Lectured:
Guest lectures were taken by the most renowned individuals like Mr. Pawan Kumara Chandana( co-founder, skyroot aerospace). Mr. Koppilli Radhakrishnan Former chairman, ISRO, Padma Bhushan awardee). Mr. Ashneer Grover(Founder, BharatPe, Shark Tank India S1).

Acer, the fifth-largest global manufacturer of hardware and technology, was a title sponsor of kshitij 2023. The National Payments Corporation of India was an umbrella organization. Operating retail payments and settlement systems in India was a Co-title sponsor for kshitij 2023. Boeing as a strategic partner. Major sponsors, Tata projects, and Log 9, MediaTek as Technology Partner.

Event Sponsors:

Event sponsors include Airbus, Aivrit, KLA, Noise, Analog devices, Bajaj, and MongoDB. The associations include NetApp as a cloud partner. The realm was the mega shows partner, and Zebronics the was Audio partner. Fastrack perfumes were the Fragrance partner teacher was the campus ambassador sponsor. Fintech partner Angelone, Asus was a gaming partner. Portronics was the accessories partner and Sendplus was the ailing partner.

Young India foundation was the CIVIC engagement partner, Fever 104 was the Radio partner, Blue dart was the Logistics partner, and the Robotics partner was Maxon. Further, the lkos was the Stationary partner, Makeintern was the Internship partner, SMS magic was Messaging partner, the Presentation partner was Times Of India, the Tagz was the Snacks partner, Wiley was the knowledge partner, Mogi I/O was OTT Partner, Beardo was Styling and Grooming partner.

More Sponsors:

Upstox, Macintel solutions, Unity, Google Developers Groups, and The Red Pen as Workshop partners. Jack & jones, OLY, and Vero Moda as Fashion partners. Auto-expo partners of Kshitij 2023 were JAWA, TVS, TOYOTA, Jaguar, Yezdi, Keeway, Benelli, digraph, competition, EPR, Engineering, and OEM Update as the newspaper and magazine partners.

The 20th edition of IIT Kharagpur Fest Kshitij 2023. Acer presented the fest and was co-presented by NPCI. It was held in offline mode after 2 years of the online edition. This was all aligned to one destination to deliver the best experience to the audience. This time with the motto of “Think || Create || Enjoy.” Kshitij provided an exhilarating experience with its extravaganza of events and mega shows.

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