Open Challenges

Have a solution that can make life easier for us? Go through the list of challenges we face at the workplace and submit your ideas to solve the problems. If your solution is good enough, you could win exciting prizes.


PRELIMS: In the first round, teams have to submit a theoretical solution to the given challenge(s) of their choice. They can submit the solution through an online solution form, after registration. Teams are advised to also use this period for prototype development to qualify for the next round.

ZONAL FINALS: Post the prelim evaluation, and based on the quality of entries, selected teams will be invited to their respective zonal cities for the live event, where they will demonstrate the working prototype.

For details regarding the format and rules, please click here.


Prizes for the Zonal Finals

The most innovative prototype will be awarded cash prize up to Rs. 50,000*

* Prizes will be distributed on the basis of the quality of the entries, and at the full discretion of the Judges and the Organizers. Participants are cautioned against anyone claiming to represent as Organizers making any false assurances. Prizes will be subject to tax deductions applicable at source.

Important Dates

  • Challenge opening date : 31st January 2018 
  • Challenge closing date for South Zone : 22nd February 2018 
  • South Zone Finals (Christ University, Bengaluru) : 1 st March 2018
  • Challenge close date for West,East,North Zones  : 9th March 2018
  • West Zone Finals (KJ Somaiya, Mumbai) : 16th March 2018
  • East Zone Finals (NIT Jamshedpur) : 17 th March 2018
  • North ZoneFinals (NIT Delhi) : 23rd March 2018

Contact US

Group Technology and Innovation Office (GTIO), Tata Sons
Bombay House, 24,

Homi Mody Street,

400001 Mumbai, India.


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