Frequently asked questions

What is Robotryst?
Robotryst is an International Level Championship which is organized by Robosapiens Technologies Pvt. Ltd. in association with Tryst-IIT Delhi as partner for final round. It is being organized for the past 7 years and in the year 2017, RoboTryst-2016-17 is launching its 8th edition.


When is RoboTryst-2016-17 scheduled to be held?
RoboTryst-2016-17 is organized in different stages. The zonal rounds commenced from the month of July, 2016 and the Final Round will be organized during Tryst-2017 in  IIT Delhi from 24th February to 27th Feb-2017.


What is Tryst?
Tryst is the Annual Technical festival of IIT-Delhi. Every year it is organized by the end of February or the beginning of March.


Is RoboTryst-2016-17 open to general public?
RoboTryst-2016-17 has different events organized in it. Some of the events are for general public and some are only for winners of the zonal rounds. To know about specific details visit the 'Contact Us' page and contact on the details provided.


What is RoboTryst-2016-17 open round?
For those candidates who couldn't participate in the zonal rounds of RoboTryst-2016-17 can now be a part of the Final Round of RoboTryst-2016-17 as well. There is an Open Round for RoboTryst-2016-17 which will be organized in Tryst 2017, IIT Delhi campus.


Is there any registration fee for the Final Round of RoboTryst-2016-17?
If you belong to the 1st winning team, then your final round registration fee is Rs 400/- Per Participant. Rest of the participants need to pay the final round registration fees of Rs. 500/- per participant.
(Note: - If you pay your Registration Charges via online mode, then you only have to pay Rs 400/- per participant instead of Rs 450/- per participant-(On the Spot )for 1st winner and Rs 500/- Per participant instead of Rs 550/- per participant- (On the Spot) for  2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and WIP Wildcard Participants)

Where will the final round registration fees be collected?
On the spot registration will also be available at the IIT Delhi Campus. But discounts will not be applicable in that case.


I haven't participated at any of the zonal round of RoboTryst can I participate at the final round?
Yes, along with RoboTryst-2016-17 final round we have an open round of RoboTryst-2016-17.


Is there any registration fee for the open round of RoboTryst-2016-17?
Yes, the registration fees for the open round of RoboTryst-2016-17 is Rs. 600/- per participant. ( If you pay your open round registration fee Online then you only have to pay Rs 600/- Per participant instead of Rs 650/- Per participant- (On the Spot)


What is the maximum and minimum team size for the teams participating in the final and open rounds at Tryst 2016, IIT Delhi?
The team size for RoboTryst-2016-17 final round is minimum 1 member and maximum 5 members. It is advisable to get a team of 5 members.


Who is RoboTryst actually for? Kids? Undergrads? Post Grads? Adults?
RoboTryst has something in it for everyone. It is an event which collaborates everyone removing the age barrier. This is where everyone is considered equal regardless not only of their age but also their gender, color, caste and creed.


Will engineering students be able to participate in the other events?
During RoboTryst, there will be other events as well under the banner of Tryst. Engineering students could participate in numerous other ongoing events over there. There would also be lectures by eminent personalities.


Will I get a Certificate from RoboTryst at IIT-Delhi?
Every participant of the final round of RoboTryst-2016-17 (Zonal Round Winner) at Tryst 2016, IIT Delhi will get a “Certificate of Honor” after registration.

 

Do I need to do an online registration?
Yes, you can registered and pay your final round registration online to participate in the events of RoboTryst-2016-17. In case you require hospitality from our side you need to make your corresponding online payment for hospitality from our website.


How is Delhi weather? Do I need to carry jacket and quilts?
How is Delhi weather? Do I need to carry jacket and quilts? Well it is advisable to get your winter clothing with you.

 

How does one get to IIT-Delhi after arriving at Delhi?
From the Airport
IGI Airport is about 10 km from the IIT campus. A pre-paid taxi or a radiotaxi (such as Merucab, Easycab, etc.) can be taken from the airport. Typical fare is about Rs. 400-450 from T3 and about Rs. 300-350 from T1.
A note of caution: Often Delhi weather could be foggy / misty in the mornings and evenings leading to delays in flights. Those using flights to Delhi should keep this in mind and schedule their flights accordingly.
From Railway Stations
The Institute campus is 19 km from Old Delhi Railway Station, 14 km from New Delhi Railway Station and 12 km from Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station. Pre-paid auto rickshaws are available at railway stations.
Note: Cab companies operating in Delhi and their numbers are given below. Indian callers have to prefix city code of 011 and international callers have to put country code (091) and city code 011-

Mega Cab : 1929 or 41414141 (http://www.megacabs.com/)
Delhi Cab : 44333222 or 8800-700-133 (http://www.delhicab.in/)
Easy Cab : 43434343 (http://www.easycabs.com/)
Quick Cab: 45333333 (http://quickcabs.in/)


From Old Delhi and New Delhi stations, the most convenient transport is the Delhi Metro. Take Yellow line of Delhi Metro from Chandni Chowk Metro Station (near Old Delhi Railway Station) or New Delhi Metro Station going towards Huda City Center runs via Hauz Khas Metro Station, which is about 1 km from IIT main gate. From the Metro station one can take an autorickshaw to IIT Campus the typical fare is Rs. 50-60. More information for Delhi Metro is available at http://www.delhimetrorail.com/. And Regarding Metro Route http://www.delhimetrorail.com/zoom-map.jpg


Will there be hospitality from the organizer's side?
Yes, hospitality is provided by us but it is paid hospitality. Interested participants who want to avail hospitality can make their corresponding payment online from our site http://robotryst.com/Accomodation/


Can I leave and re-enter the fest?
Yes, you can leave and re-enter the festival if you have the ID card provided to you.


Will there be ATM's, Banks, Drug Stores, Mobile Recharge?
Yes. All the amenities are available but you can make arrangements beforehand for these mentioned.


I have a question that was not answered here. What do I do?
You can mail your question at contact@robotryst.com

Or call at +91-7065174555 / +91-8744059520


I am a finalist of RoboTryst with 5 members in my team but only 2 can come to participate for the final round, what should I do?
Yes, you can participate in RoboTryst-2016-17 final rounds. You can accumulate 3 other participants who are interested to participate with you at the final round of RoboTryst-2016-17. Otherwise, you can come without them also.


Can a zonal center winner team participate in the open round of RoboTryst-2016-17?
Yes, a zonal round winner team can participate in the open round of RoboTryst-2016-17 but they would have to pay the registration fees of Rs. 600/- per participant.


I am a zonal winner and willing to come to Tryst 2017, IIT Delhi for the final round but my parents want to accompany me. What should I do about their hospitality?
In such case you can contact us on the details mentioned on the contact us page. We will provide hospitality for them as well but charges as mentioned on the http://www.robotryst.com/accommodation_policy.php and for Registration for Accommodation http://www.robotryst.com/Accomodation/