Participate Now: Shaastra Techathon 2024: AI/ML challenge

Organizer: IIT Madras Shaastra

  • Event Name: Shaastra Techathon 2024
  • First Event: AI/ML Challenge
  • Event Organiser: IIT Madras Shaastra
  • Event Dates: April 20 th – May 14 th 2024
  • AI/ML Challenge participation mode: Online

IIT madras Shaastra Magazine kicks off the ‘Shaastra Techathon 2024’ with the AI / ML challenge for college students.

Chennai: IIT Madras Shaastra the premier science and technology magazine from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, is excited to announce the launch of ‘Shaastra Techathon 2024.’ This year, the ‘Shaastra Techathon’ kicks off with the AI/ML challenge, inviting students from all colleges to showcase their talents and capabilities in artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Participants will be presented with a problem statement for which they have to develop algorithms to find the closest solution. The challenge is designed by domain experts from IIT Madras, ensuring a high-quality and relevant competition. An explainer video with rules and approach guidelines will be released on April 22nd.

“The goal of Shaastra Magazine is to make science and technology news more accessible to the common man. As part of our initiatives to kindle scientific temper and curiosity among students, we are organising Shaastra Techathon 2024. It is a platform for students to demonstrate their talents and capabilities and be recognised and celebrated. We invite students from all colleges to participate and stand a chance to win exciting prizes,” said Prof. Srikanth Vedantam, the head of the Editorial Board of IIT Madras Shaastra Magazine.

How to Participate

Interested participants can register for the competition on They can also follow the Shaastra Magazine handles on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn for updates.

Visit Here to Register

Important Dates:

  • Deadline for registration and announcement of event details: April 20th, 2024
  • Release of Problem Statement: April 22nd, 2024
  • Deadline for submission of entries: April 29th, 2024
  • Announcement of winners: May 14th, 2024

About IIT Madras Shaastra

Shaastra, pioneered by the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, is the first science and technology magazine from an Indian educational institution. It aims to bring a solution-driven perspective to developments in science and technology while helping the readers make sense of their impact on society. Shaastra is intended to serve as a platform to enable informed conversations between industry, academia, and policymakers. IIT Madras Shaastra magazine today reaches out to at least the 10,000 topmost influential figures across the nation in corporate India, government, public service, and non-governmental think tanks.


Prathibha Parameswaran, Manager, Branding and Communications,
IIT Madras Shaastra,
+91 9962519307.

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