‘TechXetra’ is held in Tezpur University, India. It is a national level techno-cultural festival.
The term ‘TechXetra’ is coined from two words: ‘Tech’ and ‘Xetra’. Therefore, ‘Tech’ points to ‘technology’ while ‘Xetra’ connotes terrain. TechXetra’ is often referred to as ‘Tx’ across the social networking websites.
It offers a common platform to both non-engineering and engineering students across India to exhibit their intellect, skill and knowledge.
TechXetra is a blend of various management and technical events. The participants also enjoy cultural events during each day of the mega event.
TechXetra was founded in October 1988.
It is sponsored by the management of Tezpur University.
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The non-profit techno-management and cultural annual event is organised entirely by the students of the Central higher educational institution of Tezpur University in Assam – one of the eight north-eastern states if India.
The motto of ‘Expanding the Frontiers of Technology’.
WEBSITE: The official website is techxetra.in
The major five events of Techxetra are Robotics, Full Throttle, D’ Colloseum, Impulse, Creation, management events, various workshops, and Nirmaan.
In Robotics the participants compete to build and design Robots according to laid down norms. They can do so automatically or manually.
‘Colloseum’ is a highly solicited gaming event. It features five globally popular PC games.
The participating teams test their skill and mettle against other teams in various gaming events.
The teams competing during ‘TechXetra’ showcase management brains. The events are ‘Dalal Street’, ‘B-plan’, and ‘Ad vantage’. These prime attractions feature high voltage drama.
The personality test is known as ‘D Hot seat’.
TechXetra features technical workshops. The topics are quite challenging each year.
During ‘Creation’ the participants exhibit their creativity in the event christened ‘Digi-shooting’. Here, they use cameras. They can do so by mobile shooting as well. There is also ‘Wrangle’ – the debating event, and imaginative events like the ‘Mirage’ and ‘Wordsmith’.
NIRMAAN’ & ‘CONROLIX’
During ‘Techxetra’, these are the structure maker contests while ‘Circuitrix’ tests software skills, and decoding expertise.
Techxetra features four cultural nights of cultural events. These are confluence of classical, rock, western and eastern genre of music.
Well-known musicians of the country are invited to participate during these cultural nights. Besides, a ramp show is held where the participants exhibit attires. The icing on the cake is the Dj nite. Award-winning movies are also screened in the auditorium of the Tezpur University during this festival.