MindSpark '15, College of Engineering Pune, Technical Festival, Pune, Maharashtra, 9th - 11th October 2015

  • Category: Technical Festival
  • Start Date: 9th October 2015
  • End Date: 11th October 2015
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MindSpark '15


About MindSpark'15
MindSpark, now in its ninth edition, is the brainchild of the students of College of Engineering, Pune. MindSpark provides an arena for the best engineering minds from all over the country to bring to life their innovative ideas.

While MindSpark'14 was based on the need of innovations, MindSpark'15 will focus on transforming the past technologies and creating a better tomorrow.

We invite you to share our vision and be part of what ensures to carry forward the legacy of technical excellence. Join us at MindSpark’15 and Ignite Your World!


October 11 is celebrated as the International Day of the Girl Child across the globe. This year MindSpark salutes the girls of our country and aims at initiating a Social Awareness Program - PAAKHI.

AUTOMATA - Robotics​:
Dog Fight - Build a bot to complete the task and obstruct your opponents from completing theirs
Robo Wars - War of robots
Search N Destroy - Build a line tracer bot and complete a given task in minimum time
Bot Wrestling - Make a wireless bot to push the enemy out of the ring
Virtual Robotics - Represent robotic concepts (eg. Robotic arm) using simulation softwares like Simulink

BAZINGA  - Multi-disciplinarian:
Contraption - Complete a task using 7 energy transformations in a domino effect.
Aqualympics - Build an RC boat
The Wright Turn - Build an RC plane
Wheelomation - Build an RC car and compete in a race

INGENIUM - Mechanical/Production​ :
Paradigm - Build a model using predefined materials and given topic
Mechtrix - Best out of waste
Intelligent Design 2D - AutoCAD problem solving
Intelligent Design 3D - Catia, Pro E, UG Designing

CODEX- Computer/IT  :
Codeville - To make a software or app using any language on a given problem statement
Xterminate - Coding and debugging with swapping at regular intervals
Code Junkie - C coding for FY/SY
Code Junkie++ - C++/Java coding. Use any of the 2 languages to solve a given problem.

Circuit Fixer 1 - Debugging circuits for FY/SY.
Circuit Fixer 2 - High level debugging and building circuits
Encrypto - Design efficient electronic systems using given components
Micro Apps - Using ATMEL 89C51 microcontroller, design a system.
Turnament - Job manufacturing using Lathe

BLYDAN - Civil :
Metropolis - Plan and Design a smart city
Conquest - Make Concrete models with highest compressive strength
Epitome - Build a structure from given materials
Intelligent Design Civil - AutoCAD designing for Civil

ALKEMIA  - Metallurgy :
On the Etch - Analyse and reveal a microstructure
Dexter’s Lab - Qualitative analysis – titration
Chemistry Quiz - Basic chemistry quiz

Pseudoresearch-Flagship event - Write research papers exploring unexplored ideas and get a chance to have them reviewed for research journals.
Paper Presentation Comp/IT - Computer/Information Technology research paper
Paper Presentation MechProdMeta - Mechanical, Production, Metallurgy research paper
Paper Presentation EEI - Electrical, Electronics research paper
Paper Presentation Civil - Civil research paper
Mimosa - Biology quiz

QUAESTIO  - Quizes:
Chakravyuh - Pune’s largest open GK quiz
Qonnoisseur – Mela Quiz - Movies, Entertainment, Literature, Arts quiz
Torquest - Science and Technology Quiz

REJOIR - Non-technical :
The Amazing Race - Treasure Hunt within 5 km radius of COEP
Bull Run - Virtual Stock Market
Bidzkrieg - Fantasy T20 auctions
Flash - Photography contest within COEP campus of MindSpark
LAN Slam - Counter Strike Condition zero

PRACTICUM - Workshops :
TUX - Linux Workshop
CNC Lathe - CNC Lathe workshop
HAM - Basic communication and HAM radio workshop
Virtual Lab - Learn and explore COEP’s Virtual lab, one of few in India
Stareway to Heaven - Astronomy session in inflated planetarium

MIRABILIS - Prodigy​
Googler - Test your Googling skills
Sudoku - Solve 9x9 Sudoku puzzles

Event Caption

Ignite Your World

Event Theme

Exploring Unexplored Timelines



Accommodation will be available at the college hostel at a minimal fee.

How to reach College of Engineering Pune

Public transport is easily available. Both, the Shivajinagar Bus Stand and the Shivajinagar Railway Station are in the vicinity of the college campus.

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