Team Nirma Robocon from the Institute of Technology, Nirma University won the national Robocon 2022. The team will now represent India in the international contest.
Robocon is an international robotics event, organised by Asia Broadcasting Pacific Union (ABU) every year. The ABU member country announces the theme and hosts the international Robocon event every year. India is the host country for the ABU Robocon 2022. A team from every ABU member country participates in the international contest. To decide the national winner, a National Robocon 2022 competition was organised by IIT, Delhi in collaboration with Doordarshan, India at Thyagraj Stadium, New Delhi during July 14 – 17, 2022.
The contest was organised in three stages. In the first two stages, a design document and a preliminary design video were submitted. Out of the 85 participating teams, 43 teams were selected after the first two rounds. Selected 43 teams participated in the National Robocon Contest. Participants from various colleges across India like IITs, NITs and institutes of national repute participated in the said event.
Team Nirma Robocon is a consistent performer of Robocon since its inception in 2002. Continuing the consistency, team Nirma Robocon has won the national Robocon 2022 contest. This was the 10th victory of Team Nirma Robocon in the national event out of 21 events organised till date. Team Nirma defeated SRM University and Pune Institute of Computer Technology in the league matches. Nirma won against Parul University, Baroda, MIT – WPU, Pune and Government College of Engineering and Research, Avasari in the quarter-final, semi-final and final respectively. Team Nirma was the only team, who could complete the entire game within the given time limits. Team Nirma Robocon will now represent India at the international Robocon contest in August 2022.