Answer: Unfortunately, NO. The “India Automation Challenge 2021” is exclusively organized for our audience in India. But, we have more contests planned on global scale coming live very soon.

Answer: An interest to build things and solve problems is all it takes to participate in the contest. We welcome hobbyists, makers, electronics enthusiasts, engineering professionals and researchers of all age and domains to leverage this platform and showcase their skills.

Answer: Yes, you can participate as a team. A maximum of 5 people will be allowed per team. The prize money will be shared between the team members.

Answer: No, participants need not pay cash or any other form of remuneration to participate in the contest. Your interest and skills are all it takes, to participate and win this contest.

Answer: The contest runs from 1st July 2021 to 31st December 2021. Participants have to submit their project before 1st December 2021 to be considered as a valid entry for the contest. You can check out the contest timeline for more information.

Answer: The theme behind the contest is to design and build viable and practical automation solutions that will have a positive impact on our society. You can choose from a wide variety of domains like Internet of Things (IoT), Embedded Systems, Machine Learning, Home Automation, Smart City, Energy Management, Industry/Factory Automation, Smart Irrigation, Autonomous Vehicles, etc.

Answer: Yes, participants are free to use any hardware and software available at their disposal to build their projects. However, we would encourage our participants to use open-source hardware/software.

Answer: You are competing against some of the bright and intuitive minds of India just like you. We believe in complete transparency of the contest and you will be able to see all your fellow participants and their submissions on our participants and submission section respectively.

Answer: Yes, you can. If you have worked on a project previously which you think is relevant to this contest, you can proceed with submitting the same project. However, ensure that you have the sole ownership of the project, found otherwise will lead to termination of participation. If the project has been published on other platforms, make sure to leave credits to that page when submitting your project.

Answer: The contest will have five winners, who will be eligible for exciting cash money. Apart from that we will also provide exciting freebies and gifts for the top 50 participants. Certificates will be provided to all participants who have made a successful project submission. All winners will be announced on the official contest page by 31st December 2021.

Please check the Prize details of this contest for more information.

Answer: We are in contact with some of the awesome people in the industry who will be evaluating and judging the winners for this contest. Details of the judges will be announced on the contest page very soon.

We believe in complete transparency of the contest and the judging criteria are made public. We will be selecting cash prize winners in three different categories namely Best by Design, Best by Presentation, and Audience choice. The judging criteria for each of this category are mentioned in the prize details section of the contest page.

Answer: Winners will be announced by 31st December 2021. If you have won the contest our team would contact you through E-mail and Phone. You can also check the contest page to check out all the winners of this contest.

Answer: We will ship all the free goodies and certificates by post (courier service) to all deserving participants before 31st December 2021.

Answer: Our organizers are active and ready to attend to your quires. You can reach them on E-mail ( or Whatsapp ( or Telegram (