DRDO contest: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has invited entries from across the country for its ‘Dare to Dream’ contest on its official website, drdo.gov.in. Candidates need to select a challenge from the list given at the website and propose solutions to it.

Only selected candidates will be informed. Top three candidates will be awarded Rs 5, 4 and 3 lakh respectively for individual and Rs 10, 8 and 6 lakh under start-up category.

DRDO contest: Eligibility criteria

Age limit: Candidates must be at least 18 years of age to apply for the contest. No upper age limit has been assigned by the organisation

Recognition: Those who are applying as a start-up should be controlled by Indians and recognised by the Department of Industry and Policy Promotion (DIPP)

DRDO contest: Areas of research

Area of research includes AI, autonomous system, cyber security, hypersonic technologies, quantum computing, smart material, soldier as a system and Tera Hz Communication

DRDO contest: How to apply

Step 1: Visit the official website, drdo.gov.in

Step 2: Click on ‘dare to dream: DRDO Innovation contest’

Step 3: You will be redirected to a new page

Step 4: Click on ‘register’ on the top end of the page

Step 5: Click on ‘individual’ or ‘start-up’ and fill the details

Candidates need to keep their phone handy as they will get an OTP on the email id/mobile number. A user ID will be generated based on which the candidates need to fill-up the form and share their proposal of innovation. Candidates need to submit the same before February 28, 2019.

Source:- indianexpress