Mind Over Matter 2k18


19 January 2018 - 20 January 2018


Mind Over Matter 2k18

Event Description

ABV - IIITM, Gwalior is organizing the fourth edition of Mind Over Matter i.e. MOM-2K18 on 19th & 20th January, 2018. It is a National Technical Model Exhibition cum Technical Fair, and is based on the theme “A Road Towards Safer India”. The details about individual events are as follows:-


Model Expo

Every once in a while, a new technology, an old problem, and a big   idea turns into an innovation. “
Since the inception of MOM, Model Expo has been an indispensable part of this annual technical fest. Model Expo gives one opportunity to trot out their innovative ideas in framework of a model. MOM invites all those kindle young minds out there to present oneself and be a part of this enthralling fest. Models should be competent, rational, viable, striking and most importantly based on the theme.

Entry fees:

 1:- School level : Rs.350 per team(including food packets)

 2:- College level : Rs.500 per team (including food packets)

Prizes: Worth  Rs.25,000/-


  1. Models should be strictly based on the theme.
  2. Participation can be individual or in team.
  3. A team must not be of more than 6 members.
  4. All models must have been completely built and finished by the entrants. Any type of outsourcing will be considered as malpractice and will lead to team disqualification.

Judging Criteria:

  1. Models will be judged on their innovativeness and their relation to the theme.


MAD (Mobile Application Development)

Apps these days are an implacable element of an individual’s life. MOM2k18 gives a platform to all the app developers to participate and emblazon their app development skills, promote and contest with your app based on our theme.

Entry fees: Rs.500 per team(including food packets)

Prizes: Worth Rs.18,000/-


  1. The layout of the application must not be copied.
  2. The application must be based on the theme.
  3. Entries can be individual or in a group of 2.
  4. Language of the application should be English or Hindi.

Judging Criteria:

  1. Apps will be judged on its user interface, innovation and the operation it is performing in making the theme a reality.



“A speaker should approach his preparation not by what he wants to say, but by what he wants to learn”.

Do you think you can contravene your “buck-fever” and provide an innovative and feasible solution to a problem? If yes, then here is the perfect match for you. Capably delivering presentations is an imperative skill in anyone’s armoury. MOM2k18 brings to you an opportunity to speak out your mind, get experts to ponder over your ideas, and get huge outreach (exposure).

Entry fees: Rs.300 per team( including food packets)

Prizes: Worth Rs.10,000/-


  1. Participation should be individual or in a group of two.
  2. Every team will be allotted a time slot of 15 minutes, exceeding the time limit will lead to decrement of points.
  3. Presentations are to be spoken word (e.g. no poems, raps or songs).

Judging Criteria:

  1. Ideas will be judged on their originality.
  2. Presentations will be judged on their comprehension and their relation to the theme.
  3. The decision of the judging panel will be final and can’t be questioned.


Examen - The Quiz

“The only thing between you and glory is a cracker of an answer.”

Are you a know-it-all person? Do you believe you can relate to every discussion going around the clock whether it’s about technology, or general affairs? If yes, we guess you like logics too. MOM2k18 is here with a quest for knowledge to keep you on your toes, pick one’s brain and tickle your stomach.

“Remember, your mind is the best weapon you have”.

Entry fees: Rs.200 per team

Prize: Worth Rs.12,000/-


The preliminary round, for school students which will be held in respective schools will be a written round.

The shortlisted teams will be announced soon after the preliminary round and called for final round to be held at ABV-IIITM, Gwalior.

The quiz shall cover all aspects of Computing, IT and the world of technology and also General Science.


Band Wars

MOM this year brings to you one of its most glamorous events that will ignite your souls and your hearts will synchronize to the beats. Band Wars invites teams to sign up for this latest event added to the playlist. We promise you an extravagant mix of enthusiasm and display of innate talents.

Entry fees: Rs.500 per team

Prize: Rs.10,000/-


  1. Bands need to register on the website with all the relevant details.
  2. Bands are required to mail their Band profile at the email addresses provided : mom.iiitmg@gmail.com
  3. Bands are required to bring their own equipment. Only drum kit will be provided from our side.
  4. Programmed music will not be allowed on the stage.
  5. Organizers will not be responsible for failure of any kind of instruments of the band.
  6. On stage time for bands: 5 minutes for sound-check + 15 minutes for performance.


Judging Criteria:

The selection of the winner will be based on vocal skills, instrumental power, band coordination and most importantly the overall feel of the musical performance.



The stage is not merely the meeting place of all the arts but is also the return of art to life. What could be more interactive and vibrant than a stage play for you to bring up your stirring ideas in front of masses. This could be best carried out through humoristic skits and poems. Now is the time to show up your skills and win amazing prizes.

Entry fees: No entry fees

Prizes: Worth Rs.5,000/-


  1. This is a team event, teams should not have more than 12 participants.
  2. The skit should be 10-15 minutes long.
  3. The play should not be vulgar and must be related to the theme of the fest.
  4. Language of the skit should be preferably English or Hindi for maximum audience outreach.

Judging Criteria:

  1. Skit will be judged on its content, theme relation and audience connect.



Are you the Mr. Funny Bones? Can you tickle everyone with your Dubsmash skills? If your answer to these questions is a yes, then my friend this event is for you. MoM 2k18 brings to you this opportunity of showcasing your expertise in this online contest and get to win exciting prizes.

Entry Fees: No entry fees(online event)

Prizes: Worth Rs.2,500/-


  1. The length of the video must not be more than 30 seconds.
  2. The content of the video must not be vulgar.
  3. Video should be socially acceptable.


Judging Criteria:

  1. Video will be judged on the acting and humour content.



Writing is the painting of the voice. Here is the medium for you to highlight yourself with your writing skills through the event “Word-Lab” where you can bring your self-composed quotes, poems and songs .It is an opportunity for all the creative writers out there to showcase their talent in innovative writing.

Entry fees: No entry fees (online event)

Prizes: Worth Rs.5,000/-


  1. This is an individual event.
  2. Your composition must be original.
  3. Language should be decent.

Judging Criteria:

  1. 50% will be based on likes and shares on the social websites.
  2. Rest 50% will be content based judging.


World of Trollcraft

Too bored from study! Here's something which you'll love to do.


You've seen them, you've shared them and you've laughed because of them. Now it's high time that you create them!

Create an original meme and post it here. Let's see if it's funny enough to make everyone burst with laughter. The meme with the most potatoes gets a prize! 

What are you waiting for, Let the Trolls begin.

Entry fees: No entry fees (online event)

Prizes: Worth Rs.2,500/-


1. The meme should be based on our theme.

2. No swearing, crude language, or mean-spirited entries will be accepted.

3. One meme entry per person. Group submissions will not be excepted.

4. All the entries will be submitted on the facebook page of MoM 2k18 IIITM Gwalior.

Judging Criteria:

The winner will be decided 50% on the basis of maximum number of likes, shares and comments and 50% on the basis of your creativity.


Cine Binge

All the modern era sherlocks, brace yourselves, because you'll soon need to revisit your mind palace. Today is the day when finally, all those "Early morning" and "Late night" binge watching would pay off. All the movies/ tv series / anime lovers roll up your sleeves because MOM 2K18 brings you CineBinge which will put your grey cells to work.

Just a tip: Don't be Jon snow.

The east wind is coming.

Entry fees: Rs.100 per team

Prizes: Worth Rs.4,000/-


1. Participation can be done individually or in a team of not more than 3.

2. The quiz will be conducted in multiple rounds.

3. Use of any type of electronic device (like mobile phones, bluetooth etc) during the quiz is strictly prohibited.If found, then it will lead to the diaqualification of the team.

Judging Criteria:

The team scoring the highest points at the ned of last round will be declared as the winner.



"A picture is worth more than a thousand words." Can you encapsulate everything you see, hear and feel in a single creation of yours? Creations is an on-spot drawing, sketching and painting competition, where you are given a chance to concretize your imagination. Participants can give their submission and win amazing prizes.

Entry fees: Rs.100 per head

Prizes: Worth Rs.5,000/-


1. It is an individual event.

2. Drawings have to be made on spot by the participants within a certain allotted time.

3. Choice of medium of drawing is free for the participants.

4. All participants have to bring their own materials required for sketching.

Judging Criteria:

Theme related work will be given more preference over the other.


Treasure Hunt

“Yes. Yes. You all can participate.”

Treasure Hunt brought to you by MOM2k18 is going to be a fun event full of adventure, enthusiasm, exploration, will bring about an adrenaline rush in your bodies. Treasure Hunt will involve finding sneaky interactive clues who have been hidden throughout our institute campus. Make a good fortune out of this treasure hunt.


Entry fees: Rs.100 per team

Prize: Worth Rs.3,000/-















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Departments That Are Eligible for Participated In this Fest :
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Information Technology
Event Categories In This Fest:
  • Technical

Event Organizers Details

Pratyush Ranjan,

student convener,

contact no: 9598319698,

email-id: pratyushr1102@gmail.com,

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Shubhanker Srivastava,

student convener,

contact no: 9454932137,

email-id: shubhanker621@gmail.com,

Facebook Link

Saurabh Gupta,

student convener,

contact no: 9695320340,

email-id: saurabhgupta000256@gmail.com,

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Anuj Bhatt,

student convener,

contact no: 9451948849,

email-id: anujbhatt@gmail.com,

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