Photography is that beautiful language that can be understood anywhere in the world. So all you enthusiasts, wear your satchels and adjust the lens to capture mesmerizing moments to form a storyline out of our cultural fest on the theme decided by the judges. Hocus Pocus fix that "Focus"!

The event will comprise of three rounds.
The first will be an online theme-based preliminary round. This will be followed by an on-site theme-based round on the first day of the fest in which the shortlisted students will participate.
The final round will be on the second day of the fest.
The announcement of winners will be announced by the judges on the second day followed by an exhibition set-up for displaying the top entries in the contest.


Images should not be taken more than three years prior to the beginning date of the Contest.
Photos should not violate or infringe upon another person's rights, including but not limited to copyright.
To ensure eligibility for the contest, please submit files no larger than 20MB at the time of entry.
Entries submitted before or after the Entry Period will not be eligible.

The prelims will be held online on the facebook page.
Each participant can submit a maximum of 3 photographs along with a caption from the themes provided. Only ONE photo per theme is allowed.
The photograph should be sent via e-mail to along with the caption, theme, participant’s name, college and contact number.
No photograph should have any watermark or copyright.
Themes are open to interpretation and no clarifications will be made regarding the same.

Participants will get shortlisted by the judges on basis of their performance in the prelims and will qualify for the on-site round to be held at IIIT-Delhi on March 24, 2017.

Final Round:
Shortlisted participants will qualify for the final round to be held on March 25, 2017.

Editing of photos is allowed, but there are no bonus marks for aggrandized editing.
Photos will be judged on originality, technical and aesthetic prowess, composition, overall impact, artistic merit and relevance to the theme.
Judges’ decisions shall be final and binding.
Prizes may change subject quality of participation.


Anvit Mangal

Arushi Kumar

Yashdeep Singh