Team Hornet wins GoKart Racing Competition on the 2nd day of Tech-Invent 2018 

Team Hornet from the host University, CU bagged first position in the GoKart Racing Competition on the 2nd day of the National Tech-Fest “Tech-Invent 2018”. GoKart teams from more than 22 Engineering Institutions all over India took part during the Tech Fest 2018. In a nail biting finish team Aartish from CGC Landran completed 26 laps in half an hour and bagged 2nd position.

Team CGC Landran dominated various categories of events under Go-Kart competition. Deepak Kumar from CGC won the Brake Test competition by covering the distance of 7.1 meters while another student from CGC Landran, Abhishek took 17 seconds to complete 100 m zigzag track in Skid-pad competition. Nikhil from CGC Landran took 33 seconds to complete the Auto-Cross track in yet another Go-kart Competition and won first position.

The 2-day National Level Tech-Invent 2018 ended today on high note with talent among the students being rewarded for their innovation and ideas. Results of all 69 categories of events were declared and winners were honored with Cash Prizes and Certificate of Merit. More than 15000 students from 180 Universities, Institutions and Colleges took part during the National Technical event.

Ashwani Kumar & Barkha Kumari both the students from SLIET, Sangrur won 1st & 2nd position respectively in the Pressure Rocket Competition by covering the record distance of 8.5 meters and 8.2 meters in their maiden attempt. Team CGC Landran comprising of Gagan & Sahil won the Biz Quiz Competition while team from Vidya Jyoti College, Derabassi won the second position. Priyanka Yadav from CU won first position in the Aero-modeling while Neil Gupta from Punjabi University, Patiala bagged 2nd position. Smilie from Pine Grove College, Fatehgarh Sahib won 1st position in Illuminate Your Mind while Mohd. Suleman from SLIET, Sangrur won the CAD Mania competition. Keshav from ACSCE, Banglore won the Acrobat Flyers while Sultan Singh from UIET, Chandigarh won the Baloon Cart competition.

While speaking on the occasion, Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chancellor, Chandigarh University said that “Students should not confine themselves to theoretical knowledge but they should focus on practical implementation of their learning through innovation & research”. He further added that “Innovation forms the backbone of growth for any Nation and Universities can play crucial role in taking lead in this direction by supporting the students who have an inclination towards R&D”. Technical events like TechInvent-2017 not only provides a platform to young & budding engineers to show-case their talent but it also provides an opportunity for them to compete against their counterparts who will meet them in market, Sandhu added.