MAEER's MIT GROUP OF INSTITUTIONS, PUNE (INDIA)
ROBOCON : International Level Robotic completion for Undergraduate Engineering students


Robocon, short form for Robotic Contest, is an interesting game-cum- intellectual exercise for budding engineers and their enthusiastic instructors, determined to innovate and create machines for producing desired results. Participation in this activity is an end-to-end competitive experience from concept design of a system of robots programmed to perform according to rules of the game played on a high precision technical Contest Area and to score a victory beating the competitors; all this according to a Theme declared by the Host Country. International Robocon are mainly sponsored by Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) which includes Doordarshan (Prasarbharati) of India as a member which has been organizing all activities in India from last 9 years in collaboration with MIT academy of Engineering Pune, India under the leadership of Prof.Dr.Sunil Karad. Below listed are winner team in past few years. Further details about ROBOCON 16 are given on www.roboconindia.com

Year & Host City/Country Logo Theme ABU Winner National Winner Indian Contest Organised by
2002 Tokyo, Japan Robocon 2002 "Reach for The Top of Mt.Fuji" Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam Institute of Technology, Nirma University IIT Kanpur
2003 Bangkok, Thailand Robocon 2003 "Takraw Space Conqueror" Sawangdandin Industrial and Community Education College, Thailand Institute of Technology, Nirma University Nirma University, Ahmendabad
2004 Seoul, Korea Robocon 2004 "Reunion of Separated Lovers, Gyeonwoo & 90Jiknyeo" Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam  VESIT, Mumbai Nirma University, Ahmedabad
2005 Beijing, China Robocon 2005 "Climb on the Great Wall Light the Holy Fire" The University of Tokyo, Japan IIT Bombay MIT, Kothrud Pune
2006 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Robocon 2006 "Building the World's Tallest Twin Tower" Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam Institute of Technology, Nirma University
2007 Hanoi, Vietnam Robocon 2007 "Halong Bay Discovery" XI an Jiaotong University, China IIT, Delhi
2008 MIT Pune, India Robocon 2008 "Govinda Touch the Sky" XI an Jiaotong University, China Institute of Technology, Nirma University
2009 Tokyo, Japan Robocon 2009 "Travel Together for the Victory Drums" Harbin Institute of Technology, China IIT Chennai
2010 Cairo, Egypt Robocon 2010 "Robo-Pharaohs Build Pyramids" University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China MAEER's MIT, Pune MIT AOE, Pune
2011 Bangkok, Thailand Robocon 2011 "Lay Krathong, Lighting Happiness with Friendship" Dhurakij Pundit University Thailand Institute of Technology, Nirma University
Hongkong (Scheduled on 19th August 2012) Robocon 2012 "In Pursuit of Peace and Prosperity" University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China MAEER's MIT, Pune
Vietnam (Scheduled on 19th August 2013) Robocon 2013 "The Green Planet" Kanazawa Institute of Technology, JAPAN MAEER's MIT, Pune
MIT AOE Pune, India (Scheduled on 24th August 2014) Robocon 2014 "A Salute to the Parenthood" Lac Hong University, VIETNAM Institute of Technology, Nirma University
Yogyakarta – Indonesia (Scheduled on August 2015) Robocon 2015 "ROBOMINTON: BADMINTON ROBO-GAME" Hung Yen University of Technology and Education,Vietnam Institute of Technology, Nirma University
Bangkok, Thailand (Scheduled on August 2016) Robocon 2016 "Chai-Yo:Clean Energy Recharging the World" "To be announced" Scheduled on 3rd-5th March 2016