Student Software Project Contest

Innovations in Software Engineering Conference
ISEC 2021

Call for Proposals

Student Software Project Contest is a satellite event of ISEC 2021. The program provides the graduate and postgraduate students with the opportunity to showcase their software and system development skills by submitting their software project summary and video demonstrations.

The projects can be web-based, mobile applications, embedded systems, tool/frameworks developed and other innovate software and systems engineering projects. The submissions are invited in the areas stated in the ISEC research tracks (refer:

Submission Details:
The students have to submit their project details (Requirements/specification, Design documentation, Test cases, Deployment information, Recent methodology/tool/approach used (if any) etc.) and a short video (between three and five minutes long) illustrating the demonstration. The video should be made available on YouTube/drive at the time of submission. Videos should the following information:

  • Provide an overview of the project;
  • Where appropriate, provide clarifying voice-over and/or annotation highlights; and

Project Evaluation Criteria:
Each project will be evaluated by minimum two reviewers. The project will be evaluated mainly on the following key points:

  • Innovation
  • Societal contribution
  • Technology Adopted
  • Cost Incurred and
  • Its Commercial Implications

The project details and demonstrations will be reviewed by reviewers of the track. Upon the review results, the track chairs will select five best projects submissions and invite their authors to participate and demonstrate their projects in ISEC 2021. All the finalists will be invited to ISEC Banquet where the winners are announced and presented with award medals. The project detail has to be submitted through ( in MS word format.

Important Dates:

  • Project submission deadline: 8th November 2020 15th November 2020
  • Notification of acceptance: 30th November 2020
  • Final submission as per reviewer comments: 15th December 2020

For any queries feel free to contact the Co-Chairs.

Dr. Srinivas Pinisetty
Co-Chair, Student Software Project Contest, ISEC-2021.
Assistant Professor,
School of Electrical Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

Dr. Siddharth Swarup Rautaray
Co-Chair, Student Software Project Contest, ISEC-2021.
Associate Professor,
School of Computer Engineering
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), Bhubaneswar,