General Rules

Rules and Guidelines for the Competition:

Who can participate!

You can participate if you are a student studying 2nd/3rd/final year of Mechanical / Production / Automobile / Aeronautics / Robotics / Architecture / Civil / Structural engineering degree program & Polytechnic Institutions.

The above mention departments are categorized as follows:

Stream 1: Mechanical and related (Mechanical, Automobile, Aeronautical and Industrial Production)

Stream 2: Civil and related (Civil and Architectural)

No team work

The competition is purely based on individual participation and teams are not allowed.

The levels are as follows

Level 1: College Level

Design iQ questionnaire and concept design test within the college premises.

Challenge: You have to answer the given (level 1) question paper and an complete a concept Sketch within an hour.

  • All the students in the above mentioned departments can participate.
  • Top 10 students (5 Mechanical & 5 Civil) will be shortlisted from each college for the next level.

Level 2: Centre Level

Modelling/Design competition at the CADD Centre premises.

Challenge: Live 3D Design test

  • Mechanical: 3D Design for a given concept topic using Creo/CATIA/NX/SolidWorks
  • Civil: 3D Design for a Civil industry scenario using Bentley Microstation/Revit/Aecosim
  • Top 2 students (1 Mechanical & 1 Civil) will be shortlisted from each centre for the semi finals.

Rewards for the participants: The shortlisted students will get 8 hours free training (@ CADD Centre) on the respective software.

Evaluation will be done as per the pre-determined guidelines & select 1 person per stream (1 from mechanical and 1 from civil, per centre)

Level 3: Semi-finals@ Regional Level

Design competition at common venue.


Design using SolidWorks (Mechanical) & Revit/Aecosim (Civil) followed by Analysis test using ANSYS for Mechanical and Bentley STAAD.Pro for Civil.

  • Top 2 students (1 Mechanical & 1 Civil) will be shortlisted from each region for the Grand Finale.

Note: CADD Centre has the rights to nominate the deserving candidates for the final round.

Level 4: Grand Finale

Concept Sketching & Presentation

The Project Scope: Once the 3rd round results are announced, the shortlisted students will get the Scope of the projects.


  • The finalist needs to prepare the project based on topic given and submit on or before the specified date in Microsoft PowerPoint format through a Pen drive/CD/DVD.
  • On the day, the finalists need to analysis for the 3D models in front of the juries and to do a project presentation in front of the industry experts, where the industry experts will ask questions based on his report and presentation
  • The juries will select the winner and runner based on his performance in the Analysis test and the presentation for each stream.

The CADD Centre thus invites aspiring students from Mechanical, Product, Automobile, Aeronautics, Robotics, Architecture and Civil and Structural engineering degree programs to participate and get recognized by the top brands of the world and grab the employment opportunities in the market.

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