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We believe collaboration propels innovation. There is a myriad of engineering challenges unsolved and huge academic potential untapped. L&T Technology Services aims to solve these two issues with one solution—TECHgium®. We strive to create best-in-class innovative solutions in collaboration with a new breed of associates equipped with niche engineering skills.


TECHgium® is an open-innovation initiative by L&T Technology Services Limited. With this endeavour, we aim to provide a platform for the nation’s most-talented engineering graduates to solve real-world engineering problems and also get due recognition for it. Students are given an opportunity to use their futuristic ideas to come up with creative solutions.



circle icon icon Invitation to
10th Oct 2017
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16th Onwards
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06th Nov 2017
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11th Dec 2017

Concept Submission
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22nd Dec 2017 to 03rd Jan 2018
circle icon icon Presentation
08th Jan 2018 to 12th Jan 2018

Full Technical Paper
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11th and 12th Apr 2018
circle icon icon Grand Finale 13th Apr 2018


The flagship TECHgium® event was met with a great response from the engineering student community. Over 650 concepts were submitted by the engineering students across 164 institutes and 40 proof of concepts (PoCs) were eventually shortlisted by the panel.


Technical Challenges


Concepts Submitted

Addressing the technical challenges



Nominated their students



On TECHgium® portal in one day





Jury Members

Experts from the industry and academia


Faculty Members

Mentored the students



Participated in TECHgium®


Technical Presentations

Made across 4 locations of LTTS

Techgium 2016-17 Achievers


Participation is easy and can be done in four simple steps!

Institute & Faculty Registration

Each institute, along with its faculty member, should sign an NDA and fill in their profile to complete registration. Thereafter they can view challenges from each stream and also see updated results after each round.

Student Registration

Students only from registered institutes can access the portal. Once in the portal, students should sign an NDA and fill in their profile to complete registration.

Taking the Challenge

Once registered, students can view the challenges from all the domains, from which they can select the challenge that interests them the most and submit the abstract.


Through TECHgium®, students not only gain hands-on industry experience, but also win the following awards and recognition:

A total cash prize of Rs10 lakhs for the first three winners.

  • GoldRs5 Lacs Cash Prize
  • SilverRs3 Lacs Cash Prize
  • BronzeRs2 Lac Cash Prize
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    Opportunity to present ideas directly to industry leaders

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    Recognition from media

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    Pre-placement Interview

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For Students

This contest is open for all engineering students across India who are in their final & pre-final year (B.E/ B.Tech/ M.E/ M.Tech).
Registration is free of cost.
Fundamentally, innovative/novel ideas are the core focus of our competition. So, once institute & student registration (Stage 1) are successfully completed, the innovative ideas must be implemented in all the following stages by qualified participants: Stage 2: Concept/Idea submission over an online form. Stage 3: Technical paper presentation in-person. Stage 4: POC demonstration in-person.
You can participate either as an individual (1 member) or as a team (maximum team size: 4 members). There is no restriction on team configuration; team members can be from same or different department(s).
Your idea will be judged on the following criteria, in order of importance:
  • innovation/novel ideas
  • Feasibility of implementation /manufacturability
  • Cost of implementation
  • Completeness of prototype/POC

For Institutes

  • Register with L&T TS on TECHgium® portal
  • Nominate students for participation
  • Mentor and support students for abstract/concept/idea, presentation and POC development.
  • Coordinate with LTTS the pre-placement interview (PPI) of shortlisted participants in the final round.
Reputed (AICTE Approved) academic institutions(AICTE - All India Council for Technical Education).
Kindly write to us. We will analyse your institute’s overall rating and revert to you.
Students must have secured a minimum aggregate percentage of 60% (6 GPA) and above in B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech up to their most recent semester.
  • An opportunity to collaborate with L&T Technology Services and to collaboratively prepare the students for industry needs and help them as innovative engineer.
  • An opportunity to pre-placement interview (PPI) for the students in core R&D roles with unique portfolio.

For Faculty

Faculty can only mentor the participants of the TECHgium® event. Not allowed to be a part of the team during presentation rounds.
Faculty will be rewarded in the form of certificate for their participation (guiding the participants),if their team reaches the grand finale – POC demonstration.
No, faculty can't claim the prize money.
No, a faculty cannot submit their ideas in the TECHgium® event.
Yes, if required faculty can mentor different teams.


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LTTS launches TECHgium forum to tap talent

"Perhaps in a first of its kind in the country, a massive initiative has been launched by a leading technology services provider to ignite the minds of engineering students," UNI News agency on TECHgium®.

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LTTS’s First Ever Engineering Technology Challenge TECHgium Attracts Over 170 Colleges

Influential tech blog Silicon Village praises LTTS' TECHgium® platform!

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