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EXCAVATE is the data analytics event of COMPOSIT'18.

DATA ANALYTICS is used in many industries to allow companies and organization to make better business decisions and in the sciences to verify or disprove existing models or theories.

It provides an opportunity to find insights in types of data and content, to make the business more agile, and to answer questions that were previously considered beyond reach. This event will aim to gauge your presentation and data analysis skills to the fullest.
There will be two rounds in this event.

First Round -
The first round will be an online submission round.
The participants need to submit their code along with an abstract(NOT more than 500 words) describing their approach to the problem and the answer to the objective no. 2 in the problem statemnent.
All the files must be be sent in one folder in zip format to
The subject of the e-mail must be Excavate Submission.
The e-mail body must contain the following -
Names of all the team members
Contact No.(atleast 2) of the participants
The last date of online submissions is 'will be released soon'.
The list of the participants shortlisted for the final round will be released on 'date will be released soon' on this page.
Second Round -
The final round will be conducted in IIT Kharagpur during COMPOSIT'18.
Participants will need to present their solutions to a panel of judges.
The presentation will be given 10 minutes for presenting their solutions.
This will be followed by questions from the judging panel.
The minimum team size allowed is 2 and maximum allowed team size is 4.

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  • Who can participate ?
    All college students can participate in COMPOSIT'18. In some events, only shortlisted students after initial abstract submission, invited by COMPOSIT'18 would participate in the fest.
  • How do I reach Kharagpur ?
    The Kharagpur(KGP) station is connected to all major cities of the country by train.If your city does not have a direct rail route to Kharagpur, then catch a train to the City of Joy- Kolkata. KGP is situated 120 Kms off Kolkata which is well connected to all the cities of India by rail. .Trains from Kolkata to Kharagpur are available round the clock.
  • How do I reach IIT campus on arrival at Kharagpur?
    The IIT Campus is just 5 kms away from KGP station and is accessible round the clock via cabs, rickshaws and autos.
  • What about security of my belongings inside the campus ?
    IIT KGP has round the clock security everywhere in the campus. Security guards are always on duty at the security counter of all the hostels. Volunteers will also be present at the accommodation venues. But still we request you to avoid carrying expensive items.
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Vineet Raj