Technex 2019, IIT BHU, Annual Techno-Management Fest


Technex, the annual techno-management fest of IIT (BHU), Varanasi with 80 years of glory is back with its 2k19 edition! The enthralling 3-day extravaganza will be jam-packed with a plethora of exercises having 50+ events, about 5,00,000 eyeballs coming from more than 600 colleges and total prize money of 40 Lakh. Being Asia’s oldest technical fest, it has a long- standing legacy of nurturing and channeling brilliant young mind across the country. Technex serves as a platform for students to transform their technical ideas into realities and enhance their technical acumen.

‘Think talks’, as the name suggests, will intrigue the intellect with interactive and informative talks by eminent personalities of the world.

Let’s Take a look at “Think Talks” of this year 2019 :

#1. Dr. John C. Mather

John C. Mather

Dr. John C. Mather is a Senior Astrophysicist in the Observational Cosmology Laboratory at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.

#2. Dr. R.S Sodhi

Dr. R.S. Sodhi

Shri R S Sodhi, Managing Director of Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd., (AMUL)

#3. Garrett Brown

Garrett Brown

Garrett Brown is an American inventor,  best known as the Oscar-winning inventor of the Steadicam.

#4. Smriti Irani

Technex 2019, IIT BHU, Annual Techno-Management Fest

Smriti Irani is an Indian politician, television actress and producer. She is a Member of Parliament, being elected to the Rajya Sabha from the state of Gujarat.

#5. Ajit Balakrishnan

Technex 2019, IIT BHU, Annual Techno-Management Fest

Founder of India Ltd., Ajit Balakrishnan is currently the Chairman & Managing Director of the company. He is also the Former Chairman, Governors Board at Indian Institute of Management Calcutta and Chairman, Internet GovernanceWorking Group at Government of India and on the Board of 10 other companies. Balakrishnan served as the Chairman of the Board of Governors of IIM Calcutta for two five-year terms ending in March 2017. He has also served as the Chairman of the Govt of India, Ministry of Information Technology Working Group on Internet Governance and Proliferation.

The genre of the lecture series is very diverse and the whole line proves to be a complete package for every listener. The ‘Start-Up Fair’ provides the platform to the budding entrepreneurs, to table their ideas. Influential leaders, Venture Capitalists, and Incubators will give insights into the Startup World.

Technex_startup fair

Moreover, the ‘Corporate Conclave’ gives all the business enthusiasts, the chance to interact with executives point-blank and be a spectator of how the real-world functions. Professional certified workshops on upcoming technologies like IOT, Augmented Reality will provide lifelong learning opportunities. The ‘Airshow’ held in the memory of Prof. Veerbhadra Mishra, an experience of ballet and battles with rolling planes ruling the skies will dare you to blink your eyes even for a moment. ‘Kaleidoscope’ the fun-filled pro-nites of Technex will give you the opportunity to spectate live performances of top musicians, renowned artists, and celebrities.


To compliment all this, Technex will host over 50+ events in 8 diverse categories to challenge and soothe the temperament of a technocrat. So, mark the calendars (8th -10th March 2019) for an enriching retreat as Technex’19 propounds its theme ‘Reality: The upside down’.


We desire a diverse convergence of innovation, creativity, and intelligence; to take on problems and challenges in the fields of technology and management. We want to create a perfect environment for competition, development, and learning. Thus, we welcome all techno-management enthusiasts in this extravaganza of technology and management to spectate the reality upside down.

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