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Civil Engineering National Exhibition, CENEx provides a unique opportunity to all civil engineering students across India to showcase their research projects incorporating new technology via different models, prototypes, simulation models or samples in front of eminent professors and professionals. The cardinal aim of this event is to shower light on technological advancements by the youth of this country and provide an opportunity to showcase their innovations on a wider platform.


  • To have an opportunity to present their research and receive feedback from renowned professors and industry experts.
  • To introduce and demonstrate the latest developments in the research resource optimization, disaster management, work of infrastructure, sustainability, construction, innovation, green building, etc.
  • To connect the students with industrialists and professors enhancing technical development.
  • To provide the opportunity for promoting newly innovative ideas.
  • All participating students will get a certificate of participation.
  • Certificate of Appreciation will be awarded to top performers.

General Instructions

Who can participate?

All undergraduate and post-graduate (M.Tech, PhD and Dual Degree) students who can showcase a model or prototype in the ...exhibition based on any projects or research that they have done or are doing which would be completed before Feb’19 can participate in CENEx.

How to register?
  1. 1. A Group of maximum four students can participate in the exhibition....
  2. 2. Details of each paricipants is compulsory.
  3. 3. For abstract submission, follow the important guidelines.
How are models/abstract selected?

Your research project would be reviewed by our committee comprising of IITB Professors ...and Aakaar Team and the selected projects would be invited to attend CENEx.

Civil Engg. Topics Invited?

Structural Engineering, Concrete Technology and Building Materials, Geotechnical Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Construction Management and Methods..., Remote Sensing (GPS/GIS), Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering/Ocean Engineering, Sustainable Architecture

Other Topics?
  1. You can also include this year’s theme ‘Smart Infrastructure’ and concepts like Eco-friendly construction, green construction materials, Renewable resources of energy, ...Waste management techniques in your exhibition model/prototype.
    For complete details, please refer to our theme blog and basic ideas.


  1. What type of prototype/model can I present?
    Prototype/Model covering any of these eight categories of civil engineering can be presented in CENEx 19:
    • Construction Management and Materials
    • Concrete Technology and Building Materials
    • Geotechonical Engineering
    • Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering/Ocean Engineering
    • Remote Sensing (GPS/GIS)
    • Structural Engineering
    • Transportation Engineering
    • Sustainable Architecture
  2. Is it necessary to submit the model under this year’s theme of ‘Smart Infrastructure’?
    No, it is not compulsory. Abstracts not submitted under this concept will still be accepted subject to their approval from our review committee.
  3. Who is eligible to participate?
    All undergraduate and postgraduate (B.Techs, M.Tech’s, Dual Degree students, PhDs) students undertaking research work in the field of civil engineering are eligible to participate.
  4. My topic is related to civil engineering but it is not listed in the specified categories. Am I still eligible to participate?
    Yes, you are eligible to participate. Select the category which fits the most to your field of research.
  5. Can I register for two models?
    Yes, you can register. We highly recommend that one of your model is a group project with other students.
  6. Is a group allowed to register for one model?
    Yes, a group can present one model. There should not be more than four members in the group. Please include names of all the members while doing registration.
  7. What if my work of model is not yet finished? Can I still apply?
    Yes, students can present model that is still in progress.
  8. How will I receive information and updates about the CENEx?
    Information and updates will be conveyed to you through our Facebook page and website. Important updates will be sent to you via email also. It is recommended to check the Website, emails and follow our Facebook page regularly for all the updates and reminders.
  9. Who reviews the abstracts and determines who can present?
    All the abstracts are sent to our review committee which comprises of Civil Engineering department, IIT Bombay's faculty members.