ABOUT US

Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Pune has been a pioneering education institute for over 34 years. Ranked today as one of the top engineering institute of country, it has produced world class engineers and leaders who have gone on to scale great heights in various fields. The continual buzz of student activities, clubs and associations around the campus never ceases to encourage students to create, innovate and chase their passion.

Aarohan, the annual cultural festival of MIT WPU, Pune was started in the year 2014 by a group of passionate individuals of the MIT College of Engineering. With a multitude of events, performances and activities, Aarohan has never failed to cast a spell over the audience. Aarohan has played host to a number of artists including India’s Got Talent Fame Vivek Patil & Rishikesh Potdar, renowned classical artists Amar Oak & Anand Bhate, Comedy Nights by popular standup group ‘Chalta hai Comedy’, a euphoric performance by ‘Paradigm Shift’, Asia’s first Marathi rock band ‘Moksh’ and ‘After Acoustics’ among others. The fest stands apart as a solely student driven fest of soaring spirits, reaching new heights each year.

Being a youth festival, Aarohan strives to target youth with social issues. With social initiatives like blood donation drive, Library Initiative, ‘Run for a Cause’ marathon in the previous edition, Aarohan makes it a point to bring about a positive change in the society

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DRAMATICS

Drama is specific mode of fiction represented in performance. It is loud and larger than life exchange of ideologies, energy, emotions and the roar of audience. Drama as a form of religion is deeply rooted in the Indian tradition. This year come and showcase your talent and move the audience.

Dastaak

Street play competition

Prize

Winner-Cash Prize of Rs.6,000

Entry fee

Rs.600

Rules

  1. The time limit for the performance, from empty stage to empty stage, is 15 minutes.
  2. The maximum group limit is 16.
  3. Naked flames and live animals are not allowed for the performance.
  4. Any props or other materials that have to be used will have to be managed by the participating team itself. The organizers will not provide any properties or materials.
  5. Teams exceeding 15 minutes will lose all the points allocated for the time criteria and any other points lost will be by the discretion of the judges.
  6. In case your performance is interrupted due to any commotion caused in the performance area or any audio/light related problem then the team will be allowed to restart or continue the performance based on their preference and the judge's discretion.
  7. Due to any unforeseeable event, if the participating team has to stop their performance, any one of the team members can signal a person from the organising team. Restarting, continuing or terminating the performance will then be by the judge's discretion.
  8. If the participating team does not show up at their allocated time then the team will be disqualified. In case of unavoidable circumstances please contact the organizers. The participation fee will not be refunded under any circumstances.
  9. Decisions made by the organizers and judges will be binding and final.

Spotlight

Mono acting competition

Prize

Winner-Cash Prize of Rs.3,000

Entry fee

Rs.100

Rules

  1. The time limit for the performance, from empty stage to empty stage, is 6 minutes (5 mins performance time).
  2. This event consists of one round.
  3. Participants have to perform a script or passage of their choice.
  4. The script should be submitted for censoring 5 days before the event at aarohan.competitions@gmail.com with subject “<Name>: Spotlight script”.
  5. Act should be in Hindi, Marathi or English.
  6. Participants would be provided with a chair and table.
  7. Individual properties are allowed but the organisers hold the discretion of allowing its inclusion on stage.
  8. The performance will be judged purely on acting, so no music will be allowed. Basic lights may be provided.
  9. Participant exceeding 5 minutes will lose all the points allocated for the time criteria and any other points lost will be by the discretion of the judges.
  10. In case your performance is interrupted due to any commotion caused in the performance area or any audio/light related problem then the team will be allowed to restart or continue the performance based on their preference.
  11. Due to any unforeseeable event, if the participating team has to stop their performance, any one of the team members can signal a person from the organising team. Restarting, continuing or terminating the performance will then be by the judge's discretion.
  12. If the participating team does not show up at their allocated time then the team will be disqualified. In case of unavoidable circumstances please contact the organizers. The participation fee will not be refunded under any circumstances.
  13. Decisions made by the organizers and judges will be binding and final.

Platform

Talent hunt competition

Prize

Winner-Cash Prize of Rs.5,000

Entry fee

Rs.300

Rules

  1. The time limit for the performance, from empty stage to empty stage, is 5 minutes.
  2. Naked flames and live animals are not allowed for the performance.
  3. Any props or other materials that have to be used will have to be managed by the participating team itself. The organizers will not provide any properties or materials.
  4. Participants exceeding 15 minutes will lose all the points allocated for the time criteria and any other points lost will be by the discretion of the judges.
  5. In case your performance is interrupted due to any commotion caused in the performance area or any audio/light related problem then the team will be allowed to restart or continue the performance based on their preference and the judge's discretion.
  6. Due to any unforeseeable event, if the participating team has to stop their performance, any one of the team members can signal a person from the organising team. Restarting, continuing or terminating the performance will then be by the judge's discretion.
  7. If the participating team does not show up at their allocated time then the team will be disqualified. In case of unavoidable circumstances please contact the organizers. The participation fee will not be refunded under any circumstances.
  8. Decisions made by the organizers and judges will be binding and final.
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DANCE

A dancer creates a picture with their body and a story with their choreography. Its about having an idea and bringing it to life. This year come and showcase your talent and dazzle the audience.

In-Sync

Group dance competition

Prize

Winner-Cash Prize of Rs.13,000

Entry fee

Rs.800

Rules

  1. The time limit for the performance, from empty stage to empty stage, is 8 minutes.
  2. The maximum group limit is 16.
  3. Please get a copy of your track on a CD and flash drive. The flash drive will be tried and if not then we'll use the CD. As a backup, it would be advisable to keep a copy on your phone and on the mail too.
  4. Naked flames and live animals are not allowed for the performance.
  5. Any props or other materials that have to be used will have to be managed by the participating team itself. The organizers will not provide any properties or materials.
  6. Teams exceeding 10 minutes will lose all the points allocated for the time criteria and any other points lost will be by the discretion of the judges.
  7. In case your performance is interrupted due to any commotion caused in the performance area or any audio/light related problem then the team will be allowed to restart or continue the performance based on their preference and the judge's discretion.
  8. Due to any unforeseeable event, if the participating team has to stop their performance, any one of the team members can signal a person from the organising team. Restarting, continuing or terminating the performance will then be by the judge's discretion.
  9. If the participating team does not show up at their allocated time then the team will be disqualified. In case of unavoidable circumstances please contact the organizers. The participation fee will not be refunded under any circumstances.
  10. Decisions made by the organizers and judges will be binding and final.

Inner Flame

Solo dance competition

Prize

Winner-Cash Prize of Rs.5,000

Entry fee

Rs.300

Rules

  1. The time limit for the performance, from empty stage to empty stage, is 5 minutes.
  2. Please get a copy of your track on a CD and flash drive. The flash drive will be tried and if not then we'll use the CD. As a backup, it would be advisable to keep a copy on your phone and on the mail too.
  3. Naked flames and live animals are not allowed for the performance.
  4. Any props or other materials that have to be used will have to be managed by the participating team itself. The organizers will not provide any properties or materials.
  5. Performances exceeding 5 minutes will lose all the points allocated for the time criteria and any other points lost will be by the discretion of the judges.
  6. In case your performance is interrupted due to any commotion caused in the performance area or any audio/light related problem then the team will be allowed to restart or continue the performance based on their preference and the judge's discretion.
  7. Due to any unforeseeable event, if the participating team has to stop their performance, any one of the team members can signal a person from the organising team. Restarting, continuing or terminating the performance will then be by the judge's discretion.
  8. If the participating team does not show up at their allocated time then the team will be disqualified. In case of unavoidable circumstances please contact the organizers. The participation fee will not be refunded under any circumstances.
  9. Decisions made by the organizers and judges will be binding and final.
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MUSIC

A competition held to determine the best teams and the greatest voice. The ultimate platform to showcase your skills. Compose an original song or an existing track in your way and mesmerize the crowd.

Humming

Solo singing competition

Prize

Winner-Cash Prize of Rs.5,000

Entry fee

Rs.300

Rules

  1. The time limit for the performance, from empty stage to empty stage, is 3 minutes.
  2. Please get a copy of your karaoke track (if you are using any) on a CD and flash drive. The flash drive will be tried and if not then we'll use the CD. As a backup, it would be advisable to keep a copy on your phone and on the mail too.
  3. Any instruments or other materials that have to be used will have to be managed by the participating team itself.
  4. Performances exceeding 3 minutes will lose all the points allocated for the time criteria and any other points lost will be by the discretion of the judges.
  5. In case your performance is interrupted due to any commotion caused in the performance area or any audio/light related problem then the team will be allowed to restart or continue the performance based on their preference and the judge's discretion.
  6. Due to any unforeseeable event, if the participating team has to stop their performance, any one of the team members can signal a person from the organising team. Restarting, continuing or terminating the performance will then be by the judge's discretion.
  7. If the participating team does not show up at their allocated time then the team will be disqualified. In case of unavoidable circumstances please contact the organizers. The participation fee will not be refunded under any circumstances.
  8. Decisions made by the organizers and judges will be binding and final.

Head Bang

Rock band competition

Prize

Winner-Cash Prize of Rs.15,000

Rs.1,200

  1. The time limit for the performance, from empty stage to empty stage, is 15 minutes.
  2. The organizers will provide teams with a drum set. Any other instrument to be used will have to be managed by the participating team itself.
  3. Teams exceeding 15 minutes will lose all the points allocated for the time criteria and any other points lost will be by the discretion of the judges.
  4. In case your performance is interrupted due to any commotion caused in the performance area or any audio/light related problem then the team will be allowed to restart or continue the performance based on their preference and the judge's discretion.
  5. Due to any unforeseeable event, if the participating team has to stop their performance, any one of the team members can signal a person from the organising team. Restarting, continuing or terminating the performance will then be by the judge's discretion.
  6. If the participating team does not show up at their allocated time then the team will be disqualified. In case of unavoidable circumstances please contact the organizers. The participation fee will not be refunded under any circumstances.
  7. Decisions made by the organizers and judges will be binding and final.
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FINE ARTS

A competition held to showcase your creative mind. It is an exchange of ideologies, catchy phrases, humor, energy, emotions and imagination. Move the audience with your creativity and confidence.

Art Maestro

Spot painting competition

Prize

Winner-Cash Prize of Rs.3,000

Entry fee

Rs.200

Rules

  1. The time limit for the performance is 40 minutes.
  2. The organizers will provide the canvas, poster colours, charcoal, pencils (4B, 2B, HB), eraser, brushes (size 3) and water for the competition.
  3. Participants exceeding 5 minutes will lose all the points allocated for the time criteria and any other points lost will be by the discretion of the judges.
  4. In case your performance is interrupted due to any problem then you will be allowed to restart or continue the performance based on the organizers’ preference and the judge's discretion.
  5. Due to any unforeseeable event, if the participating team has to stop their performance, any one of the team members can signal a person from the organising team. Restarting, continuing or terminating the performance will then be by the judge's discretion.
  6. If the participating team does not show up at their allocated time then the team will be disqualified. In case of unavoidable circumstances please contact the organizers. The participation fee will not be refunded under any circumstances.
  7. Decisions made by the organizers and judges will be binding and final.
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STAND UP

Stand-up comedy is a comic style in which a comedian performs in front of a live audience, usually speaking directly to them.

Prize

Winner-Cash Prize of Rs.5,000

Entry fee

Rs.300

Rules

  1. The time limit for the performance, from empty stage to empty stage, is 5 minutes.
  2. Naked flames and live animals are not allowed for the performance.
  3. Any props or other materials that have to be used will have to be managed by the participating team itself. The organizers will not provide any properties or materials.
  4. Participants exceeding 15 minutes will lose all the points allocated for the time criteria and any other points lost will be by the discretion of the judges.
  5. In case your performance is interrupted due to any commotion caused in the performance area or any audio/light related problem then the team will be allowed to restart or continue the performance based on their preference and the judge's discretion.
  6. Due to any unforeseeable event, if the participating team has to stop their performance, any one of the team members can signal a person from the organising team. Restarting, continuing or terminating the performance will then be by the judge's discretion.
  7. If the participating team does not show up at their allocated time then the team will be disqualified. In case of unavoidable circumstances please contact the organizers. The participation fee will not be refunded under any circumstances.
  8. Decisions made by the organizers and judges will be binding and final.
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FASHION SHOW

A fashion show is an event put on to showcase upcoming upcoming line of clothing and/or accessories.
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GAMES

“I don’t need to get a life. I’m a gamer, I have many of them” The ultimate gaming arena! Escape your reality and land into the virtual world of survival. Push yourself further than you ever have to see the face of your next nemesis.

Paintball

Group & solo competition

Box Football

Group competition

Dota 2

Group competition

Counter Strike

Group competition

Fifa 20 15

Solo competition
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ONLINE

A competition held to showcase your creative mind. It is an exchange of ideologies, catchy phrases, humor, emotions and imagination.

Cursor stroke

Graphic design competition

Prize

Winner-Cash Prize of Rs.2,500

Entry fee

Free

Theme

Humor.

Rules

  1. The entry can be hand drawn or made on a PC.
  2. One entry per participant.
  3. Entries will be evaluated on the basis of:
    1. Relevance to theme.
    2. Originality of ideas.
    3. Design.
    4. Content.
    5. Visual Impact.

Capture

Photography competition

Prize

Winner-Cash Prize of Rs.2,500

Entry fee

Free

Theme

Harmony.

Rules

  1. The camera resolution should be more than 5MP.
  2. One entry per participant.
  3. If the photo is edited the participant must mail the original as well as the edited photograph.
  4. Participant may include description of the photo in the mail content, not the photo.
  5. Entries will be evaluated on the basis of:
    1. Relevance to theme.
    2. Creative ideation.
    3. Composition, arrangement.
    4. Focus, sharpness and other technical details.

Lit up

Creative writing competition

Prize

Winner-Cash Prize of Rs.2,500

Entry fee

Free

Theme

Outdated.

Rules

  1. Languages allowed :- English, Marathi or Hindi.
  2. Word limit - 1500 words.
  3. Genre - Fiction/Non-Fiction/Any other.
  4. One entry per participant.
  5. Entries will be evaluated on the basis of:
    1. Originality.
    2. Execution.
    3. Form.

Short Film

Film making competition

Prize

Winner-Cash Prize of Rs.2,500

Entry fee

Free

Theme

No theme: Open to you imagination.

Rules

  1. Time limit is 20 minutes.
  2. Entries will be evaluated on the basis of:
    1. Screenplay.
    2. Story.
    3. Cinematography.
    4. Editing.
    5. Acting.
    6. Direction.
MARATHON

Being a young and vibrant festival, MITWPU - Aarohan makes it a point to target the youth with social issues. MITWPU - Aarohan organized a Marathon for “Education for Underprivileged Children” in 2017. It was Pune's 1st college marathon.

Previous Social Initiatives

Matoshree

'Bring back at Smile' for Senior Citizens

bloodconnect

Blood Donation Camp

SAMPARC

Education for Underprivileged

Bhoomi

Education for Underprivileged



Bank Of Maharashtra


Mahindra
Zebronics






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