The waste material is something found in the garbage or something that is normally intended to be thrown away. But many things from these trash, alone or in a combined form can be used in some other purpose. Final product can be small or big, can be used for decorative purpose or might be useful in solving some big issue. It anyway is reducing space and impacts made by garbage on mother earth which is good for environment. Junkyard Wars is an innovation based competition and this year padarth is giving you a platform to present your ideas, thinking and creativity skills by creating a useful model by waste.

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For any queries contact:
Pooja Doifode | | +91-9004513404

Prize Money

INR 15000/-

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Problem Statement

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Junkyard Wars is an innovation based competition. The exercise will contribute in making participants go through minor as well as major issues caused by trash and enhance their thinking skills and creativity.

You have to present your final products which should be made from waste materials of any kind. Your final product can be anything useful made from your understanding, inspiration, ideas and creativity. You are free to think like an unconventional thinker and come up with great innovations. So do not limit yourselves to anything. Your product can be useful in any means and you should be able to explain its uses.


  • Each team may consist of maximum 2 participants.
  • Members of a team may be either UG or PG
  • Members of a team may be from same college or different (UG or PG)
  • Any number of teams can participate from a college provided the content of their posters is different


  • All students with a valid identity card of their respective colleges are eligible to participate.


  • Each team will be asked to present their products in front of judges
  • A team member can’t be a part of more than one team in the given competition
  • Bring your college/student I-Card at the time of competition
  • Each team has to register online on our website for the competition
  • Padarth has all the rights to verify the identity and accuracy of the details provided by the participants
  • Padarth, IIT Bombay will not be held responsible for any late, lost or misdirected entries
  • Note that at any point of time the latest information will be that which is on the website. However, registered participants will be informed through mail about any changes on the website


  • There is no limit on size, shape, weight and material type of the product
  • Only assembled product should be brought here
  • No extra time from competition will be given to assemble the product.
  • No additional props (e.g. costumes, laboratory equipment) are permitted
  • Teams will be asked to demonstrate their assembled product in front of judges
  • Any specific requirements such as power supply/ WiFi should be informed to us by 25th February 2017 5.00 PM by mailing requirements at . Make sure mail includes group leader's name, products name and group id (if given)
  • No materials will be provided by us except power supply/ WiFi. (Teams will have to bring cells, batteries, laptops on their own if required in product)
  • If you are using cells/batteries, note that charging facilities will not be provided


  • Teams will be judged on the basis of usefulness of the product and % of waste and fresh materials used
  • Products will also be also judged on the basis of its cost effectiveness
  • Teams will also be judged based on demonstration. Judges will cross-question during demonstration
  • Judges reserve the right to disqualify any art work if the majority of materials used are not waste material
  • The decision of the judges shall be treated as final and binding on all.
  • In case of any dispute, decision of the organizers of the event shall be final and conclusive


  • The Participation Certificate will be awarded to all the teams presenting their products successfully
  • Winning Team will be awarded with the Prize

Last date of submission of completed form is 7th February, 2017 11.59 pm.

For any queries regarding the Problem Statement or Registrations the participants can contact:

Pooja Doifode | | +91-9004513404

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