Utkranti 1.1

Why Utkranti 1.1?

  1. After the great success of Utkranti 1.0 it encourages Team Utkranti to planned Utkranti 1.1 as a state level hackathon event where different institution were also invited to take part and showcase their technical skills through this platform.
  2. Teams from different institution came to take part in this event like:
    • Assam Engineering College
    • NIT Silchar
    • GIMT Guwahati
    • Dibrugarh University
    • Tezpur University
    • Arya Vidyapeeth College.
  3. Utkranti 1.1 proved to be a great event because it created a competitive environment among the students of different institution those who have taken part in this competition.

Members Of Utkranti

Chief Patron:

Dr. Mridul Hazarika,
Hon’ble Vice Chancellor,
Gauhati University


Prof. Manab Deka
Director GUIST, GU

Program Director:

Prof. K K Sarma
Co-Ordinator, Start-up cell


  • Vaskar Deka, HoD, IT
  • Dr. Kandarpa Kumar Saikia, HoD, BioEngineering
  • Dr. Eesankur Saikia, HoD,

Applied Sciences

  • Amitava Dey, SO, TEQIP Cell
  • Ricky Gogoi, SO (Academic)
  • Lakhimee Devi, SO

Core Team:

  • Abhijit Kumar Rai
  • Abhay Ojha
  • Alok Kumar Panjiyar
  • Vishesh Kumar Jha

Inaugural Ceremony :

After successful completion of Utkranti 1.0 , Utkranti 1.1 was organised on 10th-11th November2018 as a part of twinning programme with NIT Silchar under TEQIP III . The program begun with lighting of lamp ceremony symbolising the start of the event which saw participation of multiple institutes from the region namely Assam Engineering College,NIT Silchar,GIMT Guwahati,Dibrugarh University,Tezpur University,Arya Vidyapeeth College along with GUIST. Speaking on the occasion the chief guest DR. H. K. Nath, Secretarty University Classes, GU emphasised on the role of technology,innovation ,startups and the need of platform such as Utkranti. He also added how local solutions can help solve global problems. Accentuating on the role of TEQIP-III in enhancing the development of an innovative mindset Prof. Eesahnkur Saikia, Coordinator TEQIP-III stated the need of continuity of events such as Utkranti. Adding to the stated Vaskar Deka, Head of Department, Information Technology spoke about Innovation and it’s aspects and how it should be for a common good . Adding to the context Dr.Mirzanur Rehman expressed how specialized upgrade can enlist it’s impact in worldwide point of view . Mohammad Ghaznavi Idris,Asst. Professor ,Department of Bioengineering and Technology expressed his views on implementing local solution in much larger prospect and the need of continuous innovative cycle.
Welcoming the participants of other colleges Prof. Kandarp Kumar Sarma , Coordinator Startup Cell , expressed his views on importance of a constructive mindset and innovation driven society. He underlined the importance of startups in the present scenario . He additionally expressed gratitude toward the dignitaries for their presence on this occasion and requested them to be the guiding star for the young innovators.

LIST of Winners:

  • Team D.O.T (G.U.I.S.T) : 1st prize
  • Pragmatic (NIT Silchar): 2nd prize
  • Defenders (GIMT, Guwahati): 3rd Prize

List of Judges:

  • Dr. S.V Rao, IIT-Guwahati
  • Navajit Saikia, AEC
  • Dr. Upakul Deka, Founder Beyond Pvt. Ltd

For further details :

Utkranti 1.1 Report