Kshitij is Asia’s largest Techno-management symposium organized by the students of IIT Kharagpur. Kshitij started its adventure in 2004 and grew up drastically to become what it is today. Its aim is to provide a national-level platform for all technically inclined youth to showcase their talent and expertise. Kshitij has bombarded the stage set for the fully offline 20th edition from 20th to 22nd January 2023. Kshitij with its theme Ethereal Exodus left a mark in all the participant’s hearts with an amazing experience. A year full of emotions, people, and environments but all aligned to one goal to provide the best experience to the audience.
The entire teamwork encapsulated the ultimate three days of an ecosystem the team provided to the students. The reviews of the audience have testified to the experience provided and each year sets higher benchmarks of performance. The event saw participation from all over India and abroad with approximately 2,500 students.
Kshitij is associated with UNESCO, SAYEN/CEE, AIAI, UNICEF, and Make in India. With prize money of over 4.5 million, Team Kshitij successfully completed its 20 glorious years of India’s leading college 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 Motion (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/-), and Wood Stock (Prize money 20,000/-).
Every Year Kshitij conducts free workshops for students across the country. These workshops are conducted by prominent companies like Microsoft, Upstox, Acer, Mediatek, The Red Pen, Google, MongoDB, Upstox, MacIntel solutions, Trellix, and Unity.
Gamefest featuring exciting games like Call of Duty, Valorant, CS GO, and FIFA23 was held which initiated the competitive spirit in all the participants.
Guest lectures were taken by most renowned individuals like Mr Pawan Kumar 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, is a title sponsor of Kshitij 2023. The National Payments Corporation of India, an umbrella organization for operating retail payments and settlement systems in India is a Co-Title sponsor for Kshitij 2023. Boeing, a strategic partner.
Major sponsors: Tata projects and Log 9. Mediatek is associated as Technology Partner. Event sponsors include Airbus, Aivrit, KLA, Noise, Analog devices, Bajaj and MongoDB. The other associations include Netapp as cloud partner, Realme as megashows partner, Zebronics as Audio partner, Fastrack perfumes as Fragrance partner, teacheron as campus ambassador sponsor.
Fintech partner is Angelone, Asus as gaming partner, Portronics as the accessories partner, Sendplus as the Mailing partner, Young India foundation as the CIVIC engagement partner, Fever 104 as the Radio partner, Blue dart as the Logistics partner, Maxon as Robotics partner, Elkos as Stationary partner, Makeintern as Internship partner, SMS magic as Messaging partner, Times of India as Presentation partner, TagZ as Snacks partner, Wiley as knowledge partner, Mogi I/O as OTT Partner, Jewellery partner as Palmonas, Beardo as Styling and Grooming partner. Upstox, Macintel solutions, Unity, Google Developers Groups, The Red pen are associated as Workshop partners. Jack & Jones, ONLY and Vero Moda as Fashion partner. Auto-expo partners of Kshitij 2023 are JAWA, TVS, TOYOTA, Jaguar, Yezdi, Keeway and benelli.edugraph, competition, EPR, Engineering, OEM Update as the newspaper and magazine partner, The Global Hues as Online Partner.
The 20th edition of Kshitij 2023, presented by Acer and Co-presented by NPCI, was held in offline mode after 2 years of the online edition. A year full of emotions, people, and environments but all aligned to one goal to provide the best experience to the audience. This time with the motto of “Think || Create || Enjoy”, Kshitij has provided an exhilarating experience with its extravaganza of events, mega shows, guest lectures, interactive sessions, exhibitions, workshops, and a lot more.
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