Get ready Ye! Students to design a great mobile phone
Students of engineering and design courses and working professionals can now get ready as the time to sharpen their creative abilities and bring the best out of it has come.
Indian mobile phone making company invites applications from students of engineering/design and even working professionals to come forward and take part in the Lava design contest which is all about designing the best smartphone.
Indian mobile handset brand Lava is inviting applications from students of B.Tech/B.E./B.Des/M.Des students and professionals to take part in a contest for designing mobile phones.
Tejinder Singh, Head- Product, Lava International said our country stands at a very important juncture right now.
‘We envision India to be the next global manufacturing hub. We have the potential to be self-reliant too.’
Through this Lava design contest, they want to give the youth of this country a platform to play their part in this nation-building process.
‘We invite them to use their creative skills and bring fresh perspectives to our design methods.’ The registration for the Lava design contest is open from 2 to 9 July.
Students who are willing to take part in the Lava design contest can visit the website ‘https://www.lavamobiles.com/
The Lava design contest is open both to students and professionals. Once they enter the above website, there are separate buttons for students and professionals to register for the Lava design contest.
Students can click the ‘Students’ button in the red background and professionals can click the button ‘Working Professional’ to go ahead with the registration for the Lava design contest.
Students while registering for the contest must provide information about their college name, their qualification, the current year of their study.
On the other hand, professionals must provide their phone number, email id, team name, their qualification, the current organization they are working for, and their total experience while registering for a Lava design contest.
A team participating in the Lava design contest will have one member or a maximum of three members. The students who wish to take part in the Lava design contest must be from branches of Fashion and lifestyle accessories, Industrial design, product design, and transportation design wings of B.Des/M.Des courses.
B.Tech/BE students willing to take part in the Lava design contest must be from Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Information Technology Engineering.
Lava design contest will three rounds namely Ideation, Prototyping and Finale.
In the first round (Ideation) of the Lava design contest, participants will get access to a problem statement for which the teams have to submit their solution.
All submissions would be evaluated by a panel consisting of senior leaders of Lava International. The top five teams would be shortlisted for the Idea & Prototype development round.
The second round (Prototyping) of the Lava design contest will have the top five teams that are shortlisted from the initial round.
These five teams will have to submit functional Smartphone prototypes/plans and associated sub-assemblies.
During this time, the teams will build on their ideas, can seek guidance from the technical panel of Lava International, and refine their prototypes/applications.
The final round or round three (The Finale) is where contestants have to present their idea and to a jury panel comprising of the senior leadership of Lava.
While finalist teams of the Lava design contest will get appreciation certificate from Lava International Limited. And all participants will get a participation certificate from Lava International Limited.
Sources further say timelines for the contest are the start date for the Lava design contest was 2 June, the last date to register is 9 July.
The first round of the contest will happen on 10 July. The last date for submission for Round 1 is 31 July. The results for the first round will be declared on 4 August.
The second round of the Lava design contest will take place between 5 to 25 August. The final presentation with regards to the Lava design contest is 26 August and winners will be announced on 27, 28 August.
Lava has always been at the forefront of Govt. of India’s ‘Make in India’ initiative. Lava was the first mobile brand to take a lead in support of this important nation-building program and had set up a design team in India, becoming the first brand to design phones in the country.
With this ‘Design in India’ initiative Lava is now the only Mobile handset company that makes truly ‘Made In India’ phones with complete control on design and manufacturing within the country.