Nation Wide Search for Budding Minds (NaWIS for BIDS)

2nd National Level Project Competition

Organised by:

Department of Civil Engineering,
Kumaraguru College of Technology,
Coimbatore 641 049


Dr. A. Gandhimathi
+91 88705 06893

Mr. Saran Karthik
+91 93444 24223

Mr. Charan V
+91 99449 66110

Date: 24th March 2023
Venue: Seminar Hall, C-Block, KCT

Department of Civil Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering is one of the earliest Engineering Departments started in Kumaraguru College of Technology. The department specializes in seven most sought-after domains of Civil Engineering which include Structural Engineering, Environmental and Water Resources, Construction Management, Geotechnology, Transportation, Geoinformatics, and Coastal Engineering. The faculty members have graduated from prestigious institutions such as IIT’s, NIT’s, and Anna University and have constantly been involving themselves in research and consultancy in addition to guiding graduates through innovative teaching learning practices. The department offers M.E programmes in Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Construction Management.

About the Event

National Wide Search for Budding Minds, the national Project Competition is organized by Department of Civil Engineering Kumaraguru College of Technology Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India in association with ACCE and Civil Engineering Alumni is scheduled on 24 March 2023. An event aimed to identify the bright minds and offer a transformative opportunity for the budding civil engineering aspirant. An excellent opportunity to showcase talent, untapped potential and a platform to present projects eventually motivating the future engineering graduates to take up more challenges.

Thrust areas of the Project competition

The competition is open for various disciplines in Civil Engineering and the
topics are not limited to the following:

  • Structural Engineering·
  • Construction Management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • IoT in Civil Engineering
  • BIM for construction
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Remote sensing and GIS
  • Alternate building materials
  • Waste management
  • Energy efficient buildings
  • Carbon reduction
  • Transportation and Urban planning and management
  • Smart Cities


The event is open to Students pursuing Undergraduate and Postgraduate degrees in Civil Engineering across various Institutes / Technical Universities in India to showcase their innovations in diverse domains of Civil Engineering.


9 March 2023     – Last date for registration
10 March 2023   – Selection Intimation
20 March 2023  –  Abstract & Short video submission

Cash Prizes:

1st Prize    : 15,000
2nd Prize  : 10,000
3rd Prize   : 5,000

Venue: Seminar Hall, C-Block, Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore

  • No Registration Fee
  • Certificates for all participants
  • Lunch & refreshments will be provided for all the participants

Mode of Conduct:

  • Physical mode for participants from Tamil Nadu
  • Hybrid mode for participants from other states