Under the Paris Agreement at the UN Climate Conference earlier in May 2017, India declared that only electric cars will be on sale in 2030. In light of this push by the government to move away from fossil fuels and to embrace electric technology, the host organization has put together a series of initiatives under the Formula Bharat banner to build a platform for students interested in switching to the Formula Student Electric category. The steps include hosting a Formula Student (FS) Electric Vehicle Concept Challenge to prepare teams interested in participating in the Electric Category at the Formula Bharat competition.
The 4th Annual FSEV Concept Challenge (FSEV 2020) is organized by Curiosum Tech Private Limited, and shall be hosted online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Objective of the FSEV Concept Challenge
The objectives of the challenge include the following:
- To provide a platform for Indian students interested in building an FS Electric Vehicle to compete in India.
- To assist teams with mentors who will be able to guide them through the process of designing and manufacturing an FS Electric Vehicle.
- To provide interested teams considering the electric category in Formula Bharat 2022 with a 2 year lead to design their vehicle, procure resources, manufacture the prototype and gain testing time.
- To improve the level of Indian FS Electric teams to the Global Formula Student competition level.
Participating teams are required to submit reports and presentations by the deadlines stated below. Through selected date and time slots, judges will run an online Q&A session and feedback session with participating teams.
- Event Date(s): Scheduled time slots on Friday July 17, Saturday July 18 and Sunday July 19
- Event Location: Web / Online. Links will be provided to each team closer to the event.
- Registration Fees: INR 6000 + applicable tax
- Registration Deadline: June 9, 2020
- Registration Link: Pre-Registration Form
The 4th Annual FSEV Concept Challenge shall use the following guidelines to prepare: Formula Bharat 2021 Rules booklet, specifically the section [T] General Technical Requirements and [EV] Electric Vehicles.
Other resources can be found on the Downloads page.
Submissions and Deadlines
A list of submissions and deadlines are mentioned in the table below.
Late submission of any document by 0 to 7 days post-deadline will result in 10 pts deducted per day from the relevant report. Late or no submission of any document from 8 days post-deadline will result in the team’s de-registration from the competition and inability to compete at the event. The team will be notified of their de-registration.
|Pre-Registration and Fees Payment||June 9, 2020||Closed|
|Q&A Session Slot Sign-Up (Click here for slots)||June 12, 2020||Closed|
|Failure Mode and Effects Analysis Report (FMEA)||June 26, 2020||Upload*|
|Procurement Strategy Report (PR)||June 30, 2020||Upload*|
|Team Management Report (MGMT)||July 3, 2020||Upload*|
|Team Member Information Submission (TMI)||July 8, 2020||Upload*|
|Design Specifications Sheet (DSS)||July 10, 2020||Upload*|
|Presentation (in Video format or slideshow with Audio)||July 10, 2020||Upload*|
|Awards Ceremony||July 22, 2020 @ 7 PM||–|
*Online Upload Submission Link for FSEV Documentation: Closed
|#||Team Name||Institution Name||Country|
|E01||Team Defianz Racing Electric||Delhi Technological University||India|
|E02||Acceleracers Electric||MIT-World Peace University||India|
|E03||Inspired Karters Electric||Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani||India|
|E04||Team Ojas||Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore||India|
|E05||Stier Racing||Ramaiah Institute of Technology||India|
|E06||IITK Motorsports||Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur||India|
|E07||Wrench Wielders Racing Electric||Symbiosis Institute of Technology||India|
|E08||Team Srijan Electric||Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra||India|
|E09||SPCE Racing Electric||Sardar Patel College of Engineering, Mumbai||India|
|E10||Team Alpha4ZE||Jamia Millia Islamia||India|
|E11||IIT Bombay Racing||Indian Institute of Technology Bombay||India|
|E12||Raftar Formula Racing Electric||Indian Institute of Technology Madras||India|
|E13||Team Roadrunner Electric||National Institute of Technology Rourkela||India|
|E14||Team Overdrive||Vishwakarma University||India|
|E15||War Eagle Motorsports||Auburn University||USA|
|E16||Ronin Racing||National Institute of Technology Warangal||India|
|E17||Praheti Racing||Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology||India|
|E18||Spark Racing Team||Pillai College Of Engineering||India|
|E19||Team Nequit Electric||Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, Rajaramnagar||India|
|E20||Vishwaracers EV||Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology||India|
|E21||Skyline Racing||Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology||India|
|E22||Arjuna EV||Universitas Gadjah Mada||Indonesia|
|E23||Anargya ITS EV Team||Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember||Indonesia|
|E24||Veloce Racing Electric||Vishwakarma Institute of Technology||India|
|E25||Ashwa Racing Electric||R V College of Engineering||India|
|E26||NITK Racing Electric||National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal||India|
|E27||Force Ikshvaku Racing Electric||The National Institute of Engineering||India|
|E28||Team KART Electric||Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur||India|
|E29||Team Brahmastra FS||K. K. Wagh Institute of Engineering Education & Research, Nashik||India|
|E30||Bullz Racing Electric||BMS College of Engineering||India|
|E31||DJS Racing Electric||Dwarkadas J. Sanghvi College of Engineering||India|
|E32||Team RGIT Racing EV||MCT’s Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology||India|
|E33||Velocita E-Racing||PSG Institute of Technology and Applied Research||India|
|E34||Team MH-08 Racing Electric||Rajendra Mane College of Engineering and Technology||India|
|E35||Manab Racing Electric||Haldia Institute of Technology||India|
|E36||4ZE Racing||SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur||India|
|E37||IIT Goa Motorsports||Indian Institute of Technology, Goa||India|
Updated: July 10, 2020