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The National Institute of Technology Meghalaya will conduct its annual technical festival, Cognitia from today until October 22 in its temporary campus at Bijni Complex, Laitumkhrah, Shillong – 793003.
COGNITIA which means 'I think therefore I am' is a celebration of the creative spirit and youthful energy inherent in the country's college students. The Techfest is gradually diversified into an organization that apart from showcasing the pinnacle of technical advancement strives for betterment of the society by developing an inclination of youth populace towards the current social issues through unique initiatives.
The sole motto is to discover the best and most innovative ideas from students who can reform and revolutionize the present day picture of India. We believe, a single idea has the potential to bring a drastic change and lead us to reform the existing techniques to make this world a much better place to live in.
Cognitia is by far the largest technical festival in Meghalaya will be a mixture of various events each having its own challenges and enjoyment. Being a technical event it focuses mainly on events such as Roborumble- A one vs one robot event where the last one surviving wins, Race against time- A classic race where robots compete to complete a lap in the shortest possible time, Goal against time- A football match involving only robots, Prison Break- Where a robot has to help another robot escape a prison and the likes. Apart from these technical events there will also be workshops on Ethical Hacking, Touchpad, Augmented reality and Robotics along with numerous departmental events. Apart from the technical events there will also be a number of entrepreneurship, photography and gaming events along with a Food Mela which offers a complete festive and refreshing atmosphere for the students. The winners of these events will be awarded with cash prizes, gifts and certificates.
NIT is a non- profit organization. For further details, you can check out their official site cognitia.in . You can also check their Facebook page COGNITIA '16. For details, they can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or this number-9436711269.