Virtual and Augmented Reality Centre of excellence is operational since 2018. Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality (VR and AR) have massive innovation potential across a wide range of industries and research fields. This research and innovation is currently across a range of industries including – product and skill development, Health and medical science, art and architecture, transport, construction, tourism, entertainment, education, and productivity software. At present VARCoE is having 10-in house socio-economical relevant ARVR projets.These projects are at different stages of developments.

About WAVR 2021

Workshop & Hackathon

The The 2nd Edition of WAVR is scheduled to be held at IIT Bhubaneswar, India on 9th -10th April 2021. This workshop includes Expert keynote talks, Hackathon on ARVR, and Startup colloquia. The details about the submission guidelines are as follows. Original contribution from researchers/startup describing their work addressing the state-of-the-art research on the design and development of ARVR Applications are invited.

Workshop & Hachathon on AR & VR



Expert talk from eminent Researchers / Industry expert in the domain of AR VR

AR VR Hackathon
  • Two level competition: Online and offline round at IIT Bhubaneswar
  • Online round will be for Screening of best Proposals in the areas of AR/VR
  • Offline round to be organized at IIT Bhubaneswar (on April 9th-10th, 2021)
  • Opportunity to associate with the VARCoE CoE
Startup Colloquium

The Start-Up colloquies will present a great opportunity to:

  • Present business proposition to companies, public administrations and private investors
  • Networking opportunities
  • Interact with new technological partners
  • Find potential investors
  • Opportunity to work in the VARCoE CoE as startup
  • Opportunity to get seed funding from VARCoE to a tune upto INR Five Lakhs to work in VARCoE, IIT Bhubaneswar
  • Each team can consist of max upto 4 participants
  • Each team would suggest a project proposal in the area of AR/VR in the online round of the competition
  • The teams would arrange their own laptops along with the software and the hardware for the offline mode at IIT Bhubaneswar Exhibits on the theme of AR/VR are also welcome
Registration & Awards
  • Registration fee of Rs.500/- and a project proposal required for each team to participate
  • All the participants would get a e-certificate. The first, second, and third placed teams IN THE hackathon would be awarded with cash prize of Rs. 50,000/-, Rs. 30,000/- and Rs. 20,000/-, respectively and also a few consolation prizes are there.
  • 3rd AC Fare on shortest route will be reimbursed on submission of train tickets to two members of each of the shortlisted team of hackathon for presenting their proposals at IIT Bhubaneswar during the event.

Our Location

Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar
Argul, Khordha, PIN - 752050, Odisha

Prposal Submission

Deadline: 31st Dec 2020
March 15th, 2021

Notification of Acceptance

Dates: 25th March 2021

Workshop, Colloquium and Hackathon Date

9th - 10th Apr 2021

IIT Bhubaneswar, Argul, Khordha, PIN - 752050, Odisha

Glimpses of

Conclave & Hackathon on AR VR - 2019


with the best minds across the country