Catalyst '17

Department Of Computer Technology, RGCER

About Catalyst'17

Catalyst is the annual technical festival of Department of Computer Technology, Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering and Research. There are total 6 technical events. The events are scheduled for 6th and 7th March 2017. All the participants of Catalyst will be awarded with participation certificate. Catalyst'17 features a digital certificate which can be verified online. Refreshments will also be provided to the participants.
Catalyst is organized by FACT Forum and a few other volunteers from Department of Computer Technology in RGCER, Nagpur.


6th March 7th March
WebDig WebDig
HackJack GameRat
NeoBiz Quizache

Contact Us

Akshay Kawale
(+91 8308888443)

GameRat Events

  • Mini Militia
    There will be 4 players in a team (max).
    Entry fees for each team is Rs. 150/-
    The winning team will be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 1500/-.
  • PES
    This is an individual event.
    Entry fee for each player is Rs. 30/-
    The winning player will be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 500/-.
  • Smack Down
    This is an individual as well as doubles event.
    Entry fee for singles is Rs. 30/-
    The winning cash will be Rs. 1000/-.
    For Doubles
    Entry Fee is 50/-
    The winning players will be awarded Rs. 1000/-.
  • Need For Speed
    This is an individual event.
    Entry fee for each player is Rs. 30/-
    The winning player will be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 1000/-.

Events in Catalyst'17


WebDig - Online Treasure Hunt

WebDig is a treasure hunt event with a twist. It’s online! Participants will be asked to solve tricky questions and riddles within a time limit.

There will be a total of 30 questions to be solved within 2 hours. Participants are expected to use Google to find the answers to the questions and solve as many questions as possible. Answering each question will result in award of 10 points to the participant. The participant with the most number of points will be announced winner. In case of a tie, the participant who correctly answered all the questions fastest, will be the winner.

On registration, participants will be provided with Catalyst ID and password to login and submit their answers.

There is no entry fee for the event for online participants. Participants can also participate onsite. All the participants will be awarded an online certificate.

The winner will receive prizes worth Rs. 3000/- and a certificate. The event will start at 8 am on 5th March 2017 and end at 8 pm on 7th March 2017.

Event Rules

  1. Multiple registrations from a single person are not allowed. This will result in disqualification without notice.
  2. Registration on this site for the event will close at 11 PM on 10th March 2017. Spot registrations will be possible directly on WebDig portal.
  3. All the participants will get online certificates only.


HackJack - Hacking Seminar & Competition

HackJack is the first ever hacking competition happening out of a RTM Nagpur University college. This is a unique event where participants are expected to show off their hacking skills to complete the three levels of varying level of difficulty.

A two-hour seminar will be conducted on the basic topics in practical hacking. Based on the topics covered in this seminar, a competition will be conducted.

This competition will judge the participants’ knowledge of vulnerability and penetration testing of web applications. It will also have questions testing participants knowledge of windows and linux-based exploiting techniques.

The contest duration will be more than 1 hour (depending on how many rounds the participant qualifies). Entry fee for single participant (seminar and competition) is Rs. 100/-

1st Prize – Rs. 2000/-
2nd Prize – Rs. 1000/-

This event is scheduled on 6th March 2017 .

Contact: Kaivalya +91 9665884383

Event Format

The competition will have maximum 3 rounds (depending on the participant's qualifications in initial rounds).

Round 1: This will be a basic hacking round which will last for 15 minutes. Top 50 participants from this round will advance to the next round.

Round 2: This will be an intermediate hacking round ( XSS or LFI or RFI ). This round will last for 30 minutes. Top 10 participants from this round will advance to the final round.

Round 3: This will be an SQL Injection round. This round will last for 30 minutes.


  1. The judges have the right to question the logic used in solving the problem. If incorrect explanation is provided, the participant may be disqualified from the round.
  2. Appropriate hints will be provided to all the participants in all the rounds.
  3. Innovative techniques will result in bonus points.

Event Rules

  1. Participants should report 30 minutes prior to event schedule.
  2. Use of automated tools will result in disqualification.
  3. Popular hacking tools, if allowed at all, will be provided to all the participants.
  4. Use of internet is restricted. Participants who try to access internet in any way will be disqualified.
  5. Participants should carry their receipts.
  6. Spot registration will be subject to availability of computers in the testing labs.

QUIZACHE - Technical Quiz

This is a classic technical quiz event with multiple rounds. First round will be online and the qualifying teams from these rounds will be eligible for the further rounds.

This is a team event. Each team can have upto two members. Entry fee is Rs. 50 per team.

There will be two prizes:
1st Prize – Rs. 1500/-
2nd Prize – Rs. 1000/-

Certificates will be awarded to the winners as well as the participants. This event is scheduled on 7th March 2017.

Event Format

Eligibility: Each team can have up to two members. Students from different colleges can form a team. All the participants must be students.

Event Format:
Round 1: This round will have 20 multiple-choice general knowledge and current affairs questions. This round will last 30 minutes. There will be 3 surprise questions.

Round 2: This round will have 20 multiple-choice technical questions. This round will last for 20 minutes. This round will have negative marking. Top 5 teams from this round will advance to the next and final buzzer round.

Round 3: This is a rapid-fire round. This round will have 10 questions. The team who first answers the maximum number of questions will be declared winner.

Event Rules

  1. All teams should report 30 minutes prior to event schedule.
  2. Participants should bring their receipts along with them.
  3. Spot registration will be subject to availability of computers in testing labs.
  4. Use of Internet in any way during the quiz duration will result in disqualification.

NEOBIZ - Business/Project Idea Presentation

NeoBiz is a competition to test your mettle, pitch in your business idea to the jury and convince them that you've got what it takes.

Stand by your idea and answer the fiery questions!

Entry Fee for this event is Rs. 100/- (Max 3 people)
Prize worth - Rs 2000 [1st Prize]
                    Rs 1000 [2nd Prize]
The jury would be startup experts from our own city. The competition will judge your commitment to your idea and confidence over the implementation. Participants will be asked to present their ideas in front of the well experienced jury. Also the winner gets the bonus attention from the judges.


CodeUp - Write code for algorithms

Be the creator, the sustainer and the destroyer all by yourself. Give life to a lifeless algorithm and make it breathe. This competiton tests your ability to reanimate the non-living.

Make your code from an algorithm, test your knowledge.
This competition will be judged by eminent competitive coders. Show them what you've got.

Come down here for this unique competition. Bring your logic and code up!

Catalyst'17 Sponsors

Zhakkas Marathi Radio
Nirmay Hospital, Nagpur
eBay India
IT Networkz, Nagpur
Vaishnavi Constructions, Nagpur
Vikalp Education, Nagpur

Catalyst'17 - Registration

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