Minidrone competition India -2024

MathWorks, in association with the Department of Aerospace Engineering, IISc, is organising the Minidrone Competition – India 2024.

Please find the details of the competition below:

The competition timeline :

Simulation Submission
Finalist Declaration
Final Round
27 & 28-Sept-2024

Please note that the Final round will be held at the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore on the 27th & 28th of September 2024.

Link to the Competition webpage :

Link to the brochure for further information:

MDC_Poster_India2024 (1).pdf

For any additional questions regarding the competition, the students or their mentors may please write to:


Introductory Webinar: MathWorks Minidrone Competition – India 2024


During this session, students interested in participating in the MathWorks Minidrone Competition – India 2024 will:

· Receive an Overview: Understand the competition’s structure, timelines, goals, and benefits of participating.
· Learn How to Get Started: Discover the available resources and support to help begin the journey in the competition.
· Q&A Opportunity: Get answers to any questions regarding the competition.

About the presenter:
Mr. Jayaprakash Budhavarapu works as an ‘Education programs Engineer’ at MathWorks, his role involves developing scalable global simulation challenges for students. He is the global tech lead for MathWorks Minidrone Competitions. He holds a PhD from the National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, specializing in power quality-based tariff and smart meter design for LVAC customers. He previously worked as an Assistant Professor at Vignan’s Institute of Information and Technology for three years.

Teams meeting link to the introductory webinar scheduled on 22nd July 2024 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM: