Defence Ministry announces student competition for Aero India 2019: Details inside

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Aero India 2019 will be held from February 20 to February 24
Aero India 2019 will be held from February 20 to February 24

New Delhi : India's Ministry of Human Resource Development, Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Civil Aviation have announced a competition for students to be exhibited on the upcoming Aero India 2019. The competition is to exhibit products / concepts / innovative ideas on aerospace technologies. The event will be held from February 20 to February 24, 2019. And, this is the first time that 'Student Pavilion' will be put up at the Aero India to showcase projects by students on aerospace related activities.

Interested students must know that the theme for the exhibition is Application of Aerospace Technologies for the Betterment of the Billion lives (AABB). Aspirants, who are involved in the aerospace sectors, may submit their concept note for participation in the exhibition. Last date for submission of concept to MHRD is January 7, 2019. The Ministry will then, shortlist projects on January 14, 2019. 

Please note that participants will have to submit detailed project report for shortlisted projects by January 24, 2019 after which a selection committee will announce the finally selected projects on January 26, 2019.

Participants can cover futuristic research or exhibition of new emerging technologies in form of prototypes/models or demonstration of innovative applications/products of existing & proven technologies. However, there should be maximum 4 members in a team where one can be team leader and the other three as team members.

The competition proposals must be forwarded to the ministry through the institute or a faculty member of the institute where the students are enrolled.