Formula Bharat

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Pi-EV 2023

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The purpose of the 7th Annual FSEV Concept Challenge, “Pi-EV 2023“, is to provide teams with an opportunity to conceptualize and design a Formula Student Electric Vehicle Powertrain Package which meets the Formula Bharat 2024 Rules booklet technical guidelines. Students will have to prepare documents / presentations for the following categories involved in the challenge:

  • FMEA Report
  • Procurement Strategy Report
  • Team Management Report
  • Design Specifications Sheet Report (DSS)
  • Engineering Design Presentation (EDP)
  • Q&A Sessions

Preliminary Judging for Pi-EV 2023 will be held online. Finals will be held on July 30 at the Ather Energy HQ in Bengaluru. Teams entering the Finals at Pi-EV 2023 will be allowed with an opportunity to participate virtually.*

Pi-EV 2023 shall use the following guidelines to prepare:

  • Formula Bharat 2024 Rules booklet, specifically the sections
    • [T] General Technical Requirements and
    • [EV] Electric Vehicles
  • Pi-EV 2023 Information Rules Booklet (Administration, Submissions etc.)

**This page is subject to updates. Please keep checking for any changes.**


Participating in Pi-EV 2022 helped us achieve the podium at FB2023.

Participating in the competition was an exhilarating experience. We owe many thanks to Formula Bharat… Read more “Participating in Pi-EV 2022 helped us achieve the podium at FB2023.”

Raftar Formula Racing Electric

“The event was a huge eye-opener for us.”

Our team had 10-15 teammates who were dedicated towards our switch to EV for 2019.… Read more ““The event was a huge eye-opener for us.””

Team Kratos Racing Electric

“Helped us a lot during our stages of procurement.”

In 2018, we were deciding whether to switch to an Electric Vehicle or continue with… Read more ““Helped us a lot during our stages of procurement.””

Team Octane Racing Electric
IIT Bombay Racing

“The competition is unique”

Since our team’s inception we had been a combustion vehicle team and shifting to EV… Read more ““The competition is unique””

Inspired Karters Electric

Registered Teams

E01Anargya ITS EV TeamInstitut Teknologi Sepuluh NopemberIndonesia
E02Team Ojas RacingVellore Institute of Technology, VelloreIndia
E03Phoenix Racing ElectricSardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, SuratIndia
E04Vishwaracers ElectricVishwakarma Institute of Information TechnologyIndia
E05Mechismu Racing ElectricIndian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), DhanbadIndia
E06Team GigaWattBirla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, K. K. Birla Goa CampusIndia
E07Veloce Racing ElectricVishwakarma Institute of TechnologyIndia
E08Team Redline Racing ElectricJSPM'S Rajarshi Shahu College of EngineeringIndia
E09ZHCET Formula Racing EVAligarh Muslim UniversityIndia
E10Team Nequit ElectricRajarambapu Institute of Technology, IslampurIndia
E11Team ChimeraR V College of EngineeringIndia
E12Team Adira ElectricMKSSS's Cummins College of Engineering for Women, PuneIndia
E13Formula Manipal ElectricManipal Academy of Higher EducationIndia


Ather energy sponsors Pi-EV2 2022

Media Partner:


Pi-EV 2023 Information Rules BookletPi-EV 2023_Rules_V2-0_04032023 - April 3 2023Open
Registration and Payment GuidePi-EV 2023_Registration and Payment Guide_V1-0_03302023 - March 30 2023Open
Pre-Registration FormPi-EV 2023 Pre-Registration FormOpen
FMEA TemplatePi-EV 2023 FMEA Template - April 14 2023Open
DSS TemplatePi-EV 2023 DSS_Template_Electric - May 3 2023Open
Procurement Strategy RubricPi-EV 2023 Procurement Strategy Rubric_V1-04142023 - April 14 2023Open
Engineering Design RubricPi-EV 2023 Engineering Design Rubric_V1-05032023 - May 3 2023Open
FSEV FAQ Sessions with LeadsPi-EV 2022
TMI Template-
FSEV Archive

You may also visit for the Formula Bharat 2024 Rules Book, EV related resources and links.


The following briefings are only relevant and required to be attended by Pi-EV 2023 participating teams. The briefings will be held online.

FMEA Report Briefing and Q&AMehul LadYouTube
Procurement Strategy Event Briefing and Q&ANikita PatilYouTube
Team Management Event Briefing and Q&AParth MehtaYouTube
Design Event Briefing and Q&APedro CostaYouTube

Action Deadlines:

The following deadlines are only relevant to Pi-EV 2023 competition. The preliminary judging sessions will be held online and the finals will tentatively be held on-site at the Headquarters of Ather Energy, Bengaluru on July 29, 2023. Teams entering the Finals at Pi-EV 2023 will be allowed with an opportunity to participate virtually.*

Unless specified otherwise, the deadline for submission is by 11:59 PM IST on the respective dates mentioned below.

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Pre-Registration-April 3 - 18Closed
Last day to sign up for Club Membership to receive discount on registration fee-April 19Membership
Fees Payment (Refer Registration and Payment Guide)-April 21Closed
Q&A Session Slot Sign-up
(Booked Slots)
-May 6 - 8Closed
Failure Mode and Effects Analysis Report (FMEA)YMay 18Upload*
Procurement Strategy Report (PR)-May 25Upload*
Design Specifications Sheet (DSS)YJune 1Upload*
Engineering Design Presentation (EDP)
Submitted within the supporting document
-June 1Upload*
Team Management Strategy Report (MGMT)-June 8Upload*
Team Member Information (TMI)
Please upload as .xls/.xlsx. Faculty letter can be uploaded separately or emailed to formulabharat(@)
YJune 10Upload*
Extra Member TMI Fee Payment -June 14-
Team Management Prelims Q&A -June 15 - 17Online
Procurement Strategy Prelims Q&AJune 17 - 21Online
Engineering Design Prelims Q&A-June 23 - 24Online
Release - Team Management, Procurement Strategy & Engineering Design Finalists-July 5-
Main Event (Finals and Awards Ceremony)
Teams entering the Finals at Pi-EV 2023 will be allowed with an opportunity to participate virtually.*
-July 29On-site

*Upload Portal for PiEV 2023 Document Submissions


Teams can view their penalties here. Deadline to protest penalties is on June 14, 2023.


Queries with regards to the competition’s various aspects must be directed to the relevant emails listed below:

Leadership Team:

Nikita PatilParth MehtaPedro CostaMehul Lad

Last Updated: July 3, 2023

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