Robocon, short 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 Robocons 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 for last five years with collaboration with MIT Academy of Engineering (MIT AOE) Pune, India.
The next International Robocon-2013 is scheduled to be held in Vietnam , with the Theme of
"The Green Earth"
. The details for the Contest are available on
To decide India’s participation in the International event at Vietnam,
August 2013, Doordarshan-MIT AOE is organizing the National Robocon-2013 on