Islamia College to hosting an ideation contest for school and college

Students can submit ideas upto 25th November

Srinagar: Islamia College is going to hosting an ideation contest for school and college students of JK to inculcate ideation & startup culture in them.
This is in line with implementation of NEP 2020 in the UT of J&K the Department of Higher Education is having a special focus for Skill and Innovation. NEP 2020 envisages fostering of an innovation culture and providing of enabling atmosphere to encourage ideation and startup in our students. The fact is that our youth are full of innovative ideas. They need a platform to nurture and hand hold their ideas to find solution to our day today problems and thereby start their own entrepreneurship journey.It is in this context that Islamia College Innovation and Incubation Hub Centre (ICSC-IIC) is organizing an innovative Mobile Application Idea Competition under the title “App Marathon: An Innovative Mobile Application to solve our day today problems” The competition invites Innovative Mobile Application Idea from the school and college students of UT of J & K.
The Mobile Application could be related to following fields and not limited to:
Handicrafts & Traditional Technologies/ Energy Conservation/Horticulture and Agriculture/Food Processing/Grassroot Innovation/New Products and Services/Traffic Management.
The ideas can be submitted on mail upto 25th November
A two page write – up about the idea and applicability of the idea and how it can be put into practice with the name of the student(s), Name of School / College, Contact details should be submitted to: [email protected] with copy to [email protected]
The submitted mobile application idea will be evaluated by an Evaluation Committee comprising of experts from Industry, Academia, Innovation and Entrepreneurship on the criteria of Novelty of the Idea/Complexity/Clarity in Details/Flexibility and Practicality/Scale of impact.
The top fifteen short listed Idea holders shall be invited to give a presentation (online mode for outstation students) before the Evaluation committee.To support the ideation of our youth and encourage them to pursue the journey further , college will be giving a cash prize of Rs 30,000, Rs 25000, andRs 20000 for first three winners respectively and runners ups will be given a consolation prize of Rs 5000 each along with a certificate as well.

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