Innovations for a Better Tomorrow (IBeTo) the flagship event of Excel 2019, is a national level hunt for technologically innovative ideas with the potential to trigger the next big change. IBeTo Junior sets the stage for school students from classes 7 to 12, with innovative and socially relevant ideas, to showcase the budding engineer in them.

Event Format

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1. Team Formation

Participation maybe individual or group of maximum 5 members with 1 teacher accompanying them. Groups needn't be from the same institution.

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2. Check eligibility

Participants may be students studying in class 7 to class 12, with an upper age limit of 19 years.

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3. Abstract details

Each team may submit any number of abstracts which are technological solutions to socially relevant problems. The project should be feasible and innovative.

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4. Event Details

Based on the abstract submitted, 20 teams will be shortlisted into the finals which will be held on Day 3 of Excel 2019. The selected teams will be intimated through email. These teams must be ready with their working prototype by the 2nd week of September.


  • The best projects will be awarded cash prizes worth INR 25,000/-
  • Shortlisted contestants will also be awarded participation certificates.


1 July 2019

Commencement of abstract submission.

4 August 2019

Last date to send in the abstracts.

2nd week of August

Teams will be shortlisted and informed of further details via email.

4th week of September

The contestants should be prepared with a working prototype of the product.

October Day 3 of Excel

Event Day

Title Sponsor


Shehzin Shajahan
Excel 2019
Akhil Abraham
General Secretary
Excel 2019
Sharat Kurup
Joint Secretary
Excel 2019
Bhairavi Sameer Shah
Social Initiatives Manager
Excel 2019