Detailed Summary

8th GKDC Competition Information

1- Competition Dates and Place: 8th GKDC will be held from 10th -15th February 2021 at RPM Go Karting, Bhopal.

2- Vehicle Shipping: Teams are advised to consult their shipping company to ensure that the vehicle reaches the venue of static tests on 10th February, 2021. More details related to the pit allocation will be published on the website two months prior to the final event.

3- Confiscated Goods, Lost & Found: Confiscated goods or lost & found items must be picked up latest by 6pm, 15th February 2021.

4- Team Briefing: 11th Februry, 2021-

  • At the beginning of the competition is a technical inspection briefing. All team captains and inspection responsible person must attend.

  • Each team member required in a certain briefing will receive a wristband

5- Team Registration: Team Phase-1 registration starts from 1st March to 30th March 2020 and Phase-2 registration stars from 1st April to 30th April 2020 on first come first served basis for both EV and CV categories. Click here to register your team.

6- Registration Slots: 8th GKDC is limited in total to 50 slots in 150cc, 50 slots in 125cc and 35 slots in EV with no reservation quota.

7- Registration Fee: The registration fee is INR 14999/- plus 18% GST.

8- Participation Fees: The participation fee is INR 7000/- plus 18% GST for the teams registered in phase-1 and 9000/- plus 18% GST for the teams registered in phase-2.

Note- This is pertinent to be noted that a convenience fees of 2.45% is applicable if the team chooses to pay the fees through payment gateway integrated to the registration portal. Fees can also be paid through BHIM app/NEFT/IMPS/DD/Cheque in favour of the "Indian Society of New Era Engineers" for which other required details are provided in team account at "ISNEE Store Box". The registration fees are not refundable or transferrable for any reason.

9- Waiting List & Withdrawls:

  • Teams on the waiting list may move to the participating list up to two weeks before the start of the competition. This is possible if registered team withdraw from the competition. Once a slot on the participating list has become available again, the next team on the waiting list will move to the pending list and has 72 h to pay the registration fee in order to move to the participating list.

  • Teams on the waiting list are required to submit all documents and forms by the same deadlines as teams on the participating list.

  • Teams on the waiting and participating lists who find that they will not be able to attend the competition are requested to officially withdraw by notifying the officials.

10- Registration Duration: The registrations are to be closed as soon as the available slots are booked with confirmed payment.

11- Deadlines: All required documents and information must be uploaded to the Google Drive/Website by the team captain and/or his/her deputies by the following deadlines:

12- Entering the Competition Site: An entrance pass is given to the teams in their team account at ISNEE Store Box which is to be presented to the concerned authority at the time of entering in the competition site. The competition site closes at 5pm on 10th Feb, 2021. The team is entitled to enter the competition site only once with their team truck for a maximum of 45 min for the purpose of unloading their competition vehicle and equipment. Afterward the team truck must be moved to the designated parking spaces outside the pit area. On 15th Feb, 2021 the team is entitled to enter the pits once with the "team truck" for a maximum of 45 min for the purpose of loading.

13- [CV ONLY] Cranking Engines in the Pits: Cranking engines in the pits is allowed under the supervision of an official if the following conditions apply:

  • Vehicle has passed technical inspection.

  • The driven axles are jacked up using the quick jack.

  • Gearbox is in neutral

  • All driven wheels are removed.

  • A fire extinguisher must be placed next to the engine.

14- Welding: Outside of the opening hours it is possible to weld with own equipment in the welding area only, using appropriate safety gear.

15- Engine Test Area: Engines may only be run in the designated engine test area during the opening times and only after passing the tilt test.

16- Event Control: The team captain will receive a package containing score card, programs schedule and merchandise, etc. at event control. Large teams may bring one or two extra people to help carrying.

17- Driver Registration: Drivers must register personally at the event control where they have to show their valid student ID.

18- Technical Inspection: On 11th Feb, 2021 mechanical, electrical inspection will take place in the pits, afterward it will take place at the technical inspection area. Vehicles should be moved to the technical inspection area gate when the team captain receives a text message about the Technical Inspection Status (TIS) of the vehicle is set to "M/E Waiting Queue".

19- Pre-Inspection: Pre-inspection will be conducted in the pit, where the technical inspectors will visit the teams according to the Kart number. A team that is not present or ready at the first visit have to contact the technical inspectors in the pit for a new appointment. The driver egress is mandatory for all drivers. Before participating in a dynamic event, the driver must have passed the egress test.

20- Re-Inspection: The re-inspection will take place in the technical inspection area. If a re-inspection is needed the coordinating technical inspector will direct the team into the waiting queue for re-inspection.

21- Static Events:

  • Cost and manufacturing event finals can be conducted in case the best teams scored the same amount of points.

  • A maximum of 5 team members are allowed per team.

  • Finalists will be informed two hours prior to the finals

  • During the finals each team has 15 min to prepare their answer to 2 questions about cost and manufacturing on a flip chart.

  • After the preparation time, the team has 15 min for discussion with the judges.

  • Based on the discussion the judges will define the final scoring order of the finalists. The points scored will not change.

21.2- Engineering Design Event:

  • EV ONLY] Only sealed accumulator containers which passed the accumulator inspection may be presented or mounted in the vehicle. They must not be opened.

  • [EV ONLY] only fully discharged and electrically shortened spare accumulator cells or spare stacks may be presented.

22- Team Member Information: Information: The maximum number of members in a team is limited to 40; wherein 25 members can be registered without any extra charges while next 15 can only be added after paying Rs 1167/- per member.

**This page is subject to updates. Please keep checking for any changes. (Last Updated: April 27th, 2020)**