National DD-Robocon 2020

IIT Delhi

June 14, 2020 (Sunday)

As per the communication from Doordarshan, the present date of DD-Robocon 2020 on June 14, 2020 is postponed due to global outbreak of the Novel Corona Virus, i.e., COVID-19. The new date will be announced in future.


Results of Stage 1

Like in 2019, IIT Delhi is planning to host Doordarshan (DD) Robocon 2020 on June 14, 2020 (Sunday). It is a part of the Asia-Pacific Robot Contest (ABU Robocon). This annual robot competition is organized by Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) since 2002. ABU Robocon 2020 is scheduled to be organized on August 23, 2020 in Suva, Fiji. The winning team of DD-Robocon 2020 which follows the same game rules as of ABU Robocon 2020 will represent India in Fiji.


Doordarshan (DD), the National broadcaster of India, has started this activity in India in 2002 which has given tremendous growth in terms of technological know-how generation among the young engineers of the country. The event is aimed to encourage the scientific temperament of under-graduate engineering students of the country. It gives a platform to the students to innovate, to create, and to work in a team comprising of students belonging to various streams of engineering. On the other hand, at international level, it gives an opportunity to the students to interact with their counterparts belonging to various participating countries. Further, it strengthens the spirit of sportsmanship, brotherhood, and showcases unity and cultural exchange among the countries of Asia Pacific Region.


IIT Delhi hosts DD-Robocon 2020 on behalf of Doordarshan (DD).


Announcement for National DD-Robocon 2020 at IIT Delhi


·        One-day event (June 14, 2020, Sunday)

·        The teams will be shortlisted in two stages for participation on June 14, 2020

Stage 1: Solution ideas (Proposal) by January 31 February 07, 2020. Shortlisting tentatively by February 15 Feburary 22 February 29, 2020. For the proposal format, click here but actual proposal MUST be uploaded to Google Form whose link will be provided soon with payment instructions.

Registration Form for Stage 1.

Stage 2: Proof of concept (Video & Technical Report). Shortlisting tentatively by the date which will be announced later. April 30, 2020. Click here for the “Guidelines for the Evaluation of Stage 2”.


National DD-Robocon at IIT Delhi: League matches -->  Quarter Finals  -->  Semi Finals -->  Final

Registration Fees


1.      Registration Fees Rs. 2000 per Team for Stage 1 only (Non-Refundable).

2.      Participation Fees for the shortlisted teams for National DD-Robocon will be separate and will be announced later.


The account details for the payment of the fees are given below:

Account number : 50200046890495

IFSC Code : HDFC0000032

Name : DD Robocon

Branch : SDA, New Delhi

* Please include the names of the team leader and the institute/college in the remarks section while completing the transaction.

* Attach a copy of the transaction receipt as payment proof while completing the Stage 1.


Sponsorship Opportunity in National DD-Robocon 2020 at IIT Delhi

·        Category

o   Platinum: Rs. 10.0 lakhs (10 reps free + 3 stalls) 

o   Gold: Rs. 5.0 lakhs (5 reps free + 2 stall)

o   Silver: Rs. 3.0 lakhs (3 reps free+ 1 stall) 

o   Bronze: 2.0 lakhs (2 reps free + 1 stall)

·        Benefits

o   Logos of all sponsors in banners and publications (Size of Logos may vary with the type of sponsorship)

o   Stall size: 2m × 3m

o   Power Supply/connection: 1 point per stall

o   Lunch and teas

·        Interested sponsors may kindly write to the email below.


More Details will follow. Till then KINDLY bear with us! Have a happy preparation for the DD-Robocon 2020!



For DD-Robocon 2019, Click here