13th Project Innovation Contest – 2024

(In conjunction with 19th ICDCIT – 2023)
17th – 20nd January 2024

Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology,
Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

Submit Through Microsoft CMT

Project Innovation Contest (PIC) a sister concern activity of ICDCIT started in the year 2012 as a co-activity of ICDCIT. Since inception it has made its significant contribution towards the society. The main objective of PIC is to motivate the student community to develop projects with innovative ideas which should support as an add-on to the human lifestyle. 13 th PIC- 2024 which will be held in conjunction with 20 th ICDCIT during January 2024 invites project contributions from students.

PIC provides a platform to the students of B.E, B. Tech, MCA, BCA, BSc (CS & IT), MSc(CS & IT) and Diploma to showcase their technical skills and innovations in solving real life problems with the help of applications of Computer Science and Information Technology.

The primary themes of PIC are given below but not restricted to:

  • Software projects
  • Robotics projects
  • Microcontroller projects
  • Embedded systems projects
  • Internet of Things
  • Information security projects
  • Android apps
  • Web based projects
  • Cloud Computing projects
  • VLSI projects
  • Networking Projects
  • Big Data Analytics
  • High performance computing projects
  • Image processing projects
  • Power management projects
  • Automated Systems in Agriculture/ Healthcare

The submitted projects will pass through peer review process. The selected project groups will be invited to showcase their project with demonstrated model during the contest. The best three projects will be awarded with attractive prizes. Further all the selected projects work will be published in a proceeding/book form with ISBN number (approval under progress).

Important Dates

  • Final Submission : 31st October, 2023 15th November 2023
  • Acceptance Notification : 3rd December, 2023


  • A team must comprise of not more than 4 members (2 or 3 students + 1 advisor/mentor/guide).
  • Students can be from any stream of B.E / B.Tech / MCA / BCA / BSc (CS & IT)/MSc (CS & IT) and Diploma..
  • Each team must have an advisor/mentor/guide.
  • Members of a team must be affiliated with the same educational institute.
  • The project has to be recommended by the head of the Institute/Department.


  • Soft copy of the project template, must be submitted through the Microsoft CMT
  • Only selected projects will be called for the presentation and that will be intimated through their provided email id.
  • Contestants need to meet all of the following requirements at the time of the final contest presentation:
    • Be enrolled as a student at an accredited educational institution.
    • Not be involved in any part of the administration of the contest.
    • Not already be enrolled in another team with a different project.


  • Hostel accommodation will be provided to all participants of the selected project for the presentation.

  • To-and-fro fare (only Sleeper Class) will be provided to outside participants.

Evaluation Criteria:

Each project will be evaluated by minimum two reviewers. The evaluation will be mainly based on the following key points:

  • Innovation
  • Societal contribution
  • Technology Adopted
  • Cost Incurred
  • Its Commercial Implications

Project Submission Format:

Paper format
Demo Paper
Submission link

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For Queries contact:

PIC-2024 chairs:

Dr. Jagannath Singh
Associate Professor,
School of Computer Engineering,
KIIT (Deemed to be University),
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
Ph- 9861085883
Email: [email protected]

Prof. Satya Ranjan Dash
Associate Professor
School of Computer Application,
KIIT (Deemed to be University),
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
Ph- 9861093702
Email: [email protected]

Dr. Saurabh Bilgaiyan
Assistant Professor,
School of Computer Engineering,
KIIT (Deemed to be University),
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
Ph- 9040236696
Email: [email protected]