NIYANTRA 2015 – The annual Graphical System Design contest


NIYANTRA 2015 – The annual Graphical System Design contest

NIYANTRA is an annual Graphical System Design contest organized by National Instruments. This is an opportunity for engineering students to solve challenging real world problems and get rewarded for it.
To enter the contest, submit an abstract for your project. Upon short-listing, your team will get trained and certified on National Instruments hardware and software tools. Use these tools to bring your idea to reality. The best one shall take the cake !

Participation Criteria & Rules

The team can have an individual to a maximum of 5 members.

All the members of the team should be a student of a Registered Educational Institute in India and be graduating in 2016 (2016 Batch ) or later. The contest is not open to individuals who will graduate in the year 2015 or earlier.

All the members of the team should be enrolled only in an engineering course at the undergraduate level.

No postgraduate students (M.E/M.Tech/M.Sc/Doctorate) are allowed.

A student cannot be a member of multiple teams.

None of the team members should be an immediate family (parent, sibling, spouse, and child) or household member of a National Instruments employee, an employee of a National Instruments subsidiary, or a person involved in any part of the administration and execution of this Contest.

The team needs to have one faculty member from their college/university as their guide.

Teams are allowed to submit only one project entry.

Finalists will present their project at NI Days in November where winners will be announced.

All prize winnings are subject to 30% tax deducted at source under Section 194(B) of the Indian Income tax act.

Abstract Submission Guidelines

The teams will be able to submit their abstract during April 15th 2015 – June 25th 2015 by visiting

The abstract submission will be done through a form with multiple fields. The teams will have to complete the abstract submission by filling up all of these fields. This form will only be available during April 15th 2015 – June 25th 2015.

Other than team members, college and faculty guide details, the teams will be expected to provide the following information in the form

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