About SS12

Welcome to a brand new edition of SS12. SS12 is a Code-A-Thon and Make A Thon Challenge organized by Vardhaman College of Engineering, Hyderabad, India in partnership with Project Possibility and IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee. It is hosted in partnership with leading technology industry companies. The challenge is conducted to recognize the best social innovation application on the theme given:


  1. Usman Institute of Technology, Karachi
  2. IEEE Bangladesh Section, SIGHT Group FLASH of Bangladesh Section and Daffodil International University
  3. IEEE SriLanka Section
  4. Vardhman College of Engineering, Hyderabad, India
  5. IEEE Hyderabad Section
  6. Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering, Bengaluru
  7. Tribhuvan University, Nepal
  8. VIT university, India
  9. Kumaraguru College of Technology, India
  10. VIT University Chennai Campus, India
  11. St.Xaviers College, Nagercoil
  12. Kongu Engineering, College, Erode, Tamil Nadu
  13. IEEE Delhi Section

Pilot Organizers

Celia Shahnaz

Chair, IEEE R10 WIE

    T.D.Subash M.E., (Ph.D)

    Chair-IEEE Photonics Society Madras Chapter


      IEEE Region 10 SAC South-east Asia Coordinator

        Udari De Alwis

        Research Engineer, Synergen Technology Labs

          Dr. Nageswara Guptha

          Head, Department of Information Science and Engineering,

          Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering

            Nadee Seneviratne

            BSc Engineering (Hons), Department of Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering

            University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

              Parkash Lohana

              Associate Professor

              Usman Institute of Technology

                BOBBY CHAKRAVARTHY B

                Kongu Engineering College

                Erode, Tamil Nadu

                  Enhancing the Quality of Life through Innovation

                  We invite Mobile Apps or Computer Based or IoT based project proposals under the following areas.

                  Agriculture and environment

                  Clean water and energy


                  Disaster management

                  Assistive systems

                  Women safety

                  Games and entertainment


                  General Rules

                  1. Team size:  2-4.
                  2. Team members may come from different academic institutions and from different countries. Only the registered members of the team will be given certificates.
                  3. Each competitor may belong to only a single team within this Contest.
                  4. Teams are requested to register with the pilot universities / sections for the first round contest.  After the selection, the winners should register for the finals. The registration process will be announced later. 
                  5. Teams are locked at the close of submissions 15 days before the first round contest, and no further changes to team membership and mentors can be made after that date.
                  6. Each Team is solely responsible for its own cooperation and teamwork. 
                  7. At the end of the two-day coding window, there will be a code freeze.  Projects will evaluate the code at this point in time. For the hardware projects, an announcement will be given to indicate the end of session.
                  8. The winning team is selected based on the following criteria: Challenge, Innovation, Usability, and Extendibility/Documentation.
                  9. The team that is selected to represent its country/section/university at the SS12 Finals may continue developing after the two-day window to prepare its submission to the Finals. An industry mentor may be provided by the organisers on request.