The competition is open to both students and professionals. The only restriction is that every team should have a minimum of 50% student members on board.
There is no restriction on the team size. The team can be composed of a single individual or a group of individuals.
More than one plan can be submitted. But a separate registration is required for each plan submitted.
Students can be part of more than one team.
One Team can submit only one entry.
There is no restriction on the number of entries from one institute.
Rules of the next round will be informed to the selected team members.
Submission Rules :
The teams have to use the format given in the site and no other format is acceptable. The teams are advised to send in PDF format to the address mentioned below.
The Teams have to submit their entry by mailing their sending their Executive Summary to the address firstname.lastname@example.org .
The name of the file should be 'Genesis12_ExecutiveSummary_TeamName' and the subject of the mail should be Genesis 2012 Executive Summary Entry_ Team Name :.
The Executive Summary should contain the details of the person to whom all the contacts will be made even though the contact details of all other team members are provided. All notifications will be mailed to the person so mentioned. If it is not mentioned then the first contact ID appearing in the summary will be noted as default contact ID.
One coverpage including your Summary name, team members and your contact information.
The summary should be of maximum 3 pages excluding the coverpage.
Page size should be A4, text should be atleast 11 pts in size and use Times new Roman font preferably
Smart shapes are allowed but photographs or any type of clip art is not allowed.
The plans should be built around socially relevant ideas. The ventures proposed should not just be innovative, feasible and sustainable but should primarily focus on bringing about a social change.
Entries should involve original ideas and should have an innovative value (an innovative concept provides a solution for a new need, or offers a new way of fulfilling an existing need. The concept makes a clear advancement compared to existing products, services or technologies).
Entries submitted after the deadlines will not be considered.
Winning contestants must appear in person or a point person should be sent to collect the prize money. They will be notified in due time.
The judges, mentors and the organizers will take the utmost care in handling the entries, and will guarantee the utmost confidence. Steps would be taken to ensure confidentiality.
Contestants must accept that their personal data will be available for statistical purposes.
Rules of the contest are binding.