VishwaCTF is the Flagship event of CyberCell, VIIT. At its inception, it was the first CTF from Maharashtra, India. And also, the second one from India organized independently by any college. Now, we again aim for higher heights
going global with the 3rd Edition of VishwaCTF.
Style: Jeopardy Style
Duration: 36 Hour long
Team Participation: 1-4 players
Start Time: 13th March 3:30 PM IST
End Time: 15th March 3:30 AM IST
Timezone: IST | GMT+05:30
Intended Audience: Beginners in CyberSecurity
Edition: 3rd Edition
Prizes: Worth over ₹60000 INR / $800 USD
Challenge Domains: Internet, Cryptography, Forensics, Reversing, etc
Country From: India
College: Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology, Pune
Club: CyberCell, VIIT
Sponsors: Vishwakarma Institutes, VIIT Alumni Association, CSI VIIT, ACM VIIT, InventonUs & Antrix Academy of Data Sciences
Also, A mini-VishwaCTF event was conducted a couple of days back which got a massive response, you can check the information related to it, here in the below article.
About CyberCell, VIIT
CyberCell, VIIT is a tight-knit group of students aiming to study and learn more about the CyberSecurity domain, and with this aim, we are constantly trying to upgrade ourselves by working collaboratively on various activities. One of these is the annual CTF by the name vishwaCTF. This is a beginner friendly CTF with the aim to provide an entry point to the numerous potential CyberSecurity enthusiasts throughout the world starting from India.
CyberCell, VIIT has always been a group of highly energetic individuals since its inception in 2013. And, we have come under the umbrella of CyberCell, VIIT for a common purpose – To make the Indian CyberSecurity Scene more exciting, indigenously. The vishwaCTF is an event undertaken for the same purpose. We want India to create lots of highly skilled CyberSecurity experts, and we want to be a part of that group too. So here we are, taking the first step towards that goal.
Come Join Us!
About Vishwakarma Institute Of Information Technology
Bansilal Ramnath Agarwal Charitable Trust (BRACT) Pune, runs the Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology. The Trust was established on the 16th of June 1975 under Bombay Trust Act of 1950. The Trust undertakes educational, religious and social activities.
“Vishwakarma” as per Indian mythology, was the Architect-Engineer of God. The Trust has adopted this name with a vision to develop engineers who can take up challenges in technical fields with original work and creativity. The Trust has adopted this name “Vishwakarma” for all of its educational institutes for the same purpose. The Primary objectives of BRACT are to Offer Technical and Medical Education, Start undergraduate and postgraduate institutions, Establish research centers, Help needy and deserving students, Felicitate scholars, philosophers and artists.
The Vision of VIIT is “Excellence in Technical Education”. The Primary Missions of VIIT are to Make competent engineers with the spirit of professionalism and responsible citizenship, Impart knowledge and technical skills of the highest standards and to Prepare engineers to respond to the current and future needs of the industry, higher studies as well as research.
About Computer Department VIIT
Vision: “Excellence in the field of Computer Engineering for rendering services to the industry and society”
Mission: To empower our students for substantial contribution to economic, technological, entrepreneurial and social progress of the society. To strive for excellence at different levels and diverse dimensions in the field of computer engineering. To encourage students to pursue research and advanced studies for better adaptability towards globalization.
Since 2002, the Department of Computer Engineering, VIIT has been dedicated to imparting quality education in the field of Computer Engineering. We now offer a four-year full-time Undergraduate (B.Tech.) degree program. We offer a Postgraduate program as well, and this year we start with our Ph.D. program too. The Computer Engineering program has been accredited three times by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) up to the year 2021. The department has state-of-art well-equipped laboratories and well qualified, experienced faculty who follow the NBA prescribed philosophy of outcome-based education (OBE).
Our teaching is learner-centric, with importance given to achieving the objectives of the learning process. Our syllabus is in line with industry needs and includes contributions from industry experts. Various other activities and student interactions, in the department, are planned with a constant awareness of the graduate attribute that students should have at the end of the program.
In the past few months, during the lockdown period due to COVID-19 pandemic, systematic learning continued for our students. The faculty immediately switched to online delivery of lectures and practical sessions and other additional academic activities. Many other online activities were organized for students for proper utilization of time. Two such activities are a lecture series by Computer Society of India (CSI) and Machine Learning (ML) course by ACM.