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Frequently Asked Questions

Q) What is the participation fee for events and workshops?
Ans) For participation, a fee of Rs 600 will be charged which will include accommodation. For attending our workshops, a separate fee of Rs 500 will be charged. For details regarding workshops click here.

Caution money of Rs. 100 per participants will also be taken which will be returned after the fest.
Q) For what duration the accommodation will be available to participants?
Ans) Accommodation will be available from 6 PM of 25th February to 12 noon of 29th February 2016.
Q) What are the methods of payment?
Ans) All fees must be paid in cash only at the registration desk once you reach IIT Kharagpur campus.
Q) Will food be provided to the participants?
Ans) Food stalls at the arena and restaurants in the campus will be available but the participants have to pay for it themselves.
Q) What accessories should I bring along with me to the events?
Ans) All participants are required to bring their college ID card. If you are planning to attend workshops, a laptop would be required.
Q) WHAT WILL BE THE LEVEL OF PROBLEM STATEMENTS?
Ans) All the problem statements will require basic knowledge of your undergraduate studies along with some research made on the particular topic. None of the problem statements will be so sophisticated as to be above the general understanding of an Undergraduate student.
Q) ARE THERE ANY SEPARATE REGISTRATION CHARGES FOR THE EVENTS?
Ans) There is only one time registration for the events and participants can participate in as many events as they like.
Q) WILL PARTICIPATION CERTIFICATES ALSO BE GIVEN?
Ans) Not only participation certificates, participants will be provided with goodies and accessories from the sponsors.
Q) HOW TO REACH IIT KHARAGPUR?
Ans) Kharagpur can be reached in about 2 hours by train from Howrah railway station of Kolkata or 3 hours by car from Kolkata Airport. The Institute is about 10 minutes drive, 5 km from the Kharagpur railway station. Private taxi, autorickshaw or cycle-rickshaw can be hired to reach the Institute.
Q) HOW WILL YOU BE HELPING US WITH DIRECTIONS IN YOUR CAMPUS AS I HAVE HEARD IIT KHARAGPUR HAS A LARGE CAMPUS?
Ans) You will be provided with the map of the campus for your perusal. Also there will be markers at several parts to make sure you are not lost.
Q) I AM PLANNING TO BRING MY RELATIVE ALONG WITH ME TO IIT KHARAGPUR. WHAT ARRANGEMENTS FOR ACCOMMODATION WILL BE MADE FOR THEM?
Ans) If participants decide to bring additional visitors along with them who will not participate in any of the events, Megalith team will not be responsible for the arrangement of accommodation and other amenities for the visitors.
Q) CAN SEATS IN THE WORKSHOPS BE BOOKED IN ADVANCE?
Ans) Admission to workshops will be provided on a first come first serve basis only.