Commemorating 75 years of 

The Aeronautical Society of India

Student Competition on


Docking & Battery Swapping System for UAV


Results of DoBaSS-UAV

Reflecting on the culmination of an extraordinary journey, the DoBaSS-UAV competition has reached its finale, and the results are in!

The technical accomplishments demonstrated throughout this competition have been truly impressive.

The Results are as follows:
1st Place 🏆Team Ikaris (Dayananda Sagar University)

2nd Place 🥈Team Foxbat (Anjuman-i-Islam's Kalsekar Technical Campus)

3rd Place 🥉Team Skyriders (M S Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences)

Consolation Prize🎖Team Pegasus (MVJ College of Engineering) and Team Meghdoot (RV College of Engineering) 

A heartfelt thank you to our sponsors, Ansys and CoreEL Technologies, whose unwavering support fueled the innovation and excellence on display. Your contributions have left an indelible mark on the landscape of UAV technology.

This competition has been a testament to the cutting-edge advancements and the remarkable skills of the participants. Congratulations to all winners and participants for making this event truly spectacular!  

Top-5 Teams Shortlisted for the Final Round (In alphabetical order)

Team Foxbat - Anjuman-I-Islam's Kalsekar Technical Campus

Team Ikaris - Dayananda Sagar University

Team Meghdoot - Rashtreeya Vidyalaya College of Engineering

Team Pegasus - MVJ College Of Engineering

Team Skyriders - M S Ramaiah University Of Applied Science

About the Competition

DoBaSS-UAV is a Mechatronics competition with three main objectives: 

1) Reconfiguring an existing fixed-wing UAV for VTOL capability

2) Designing a docking mechanism for aerostat integration

3) Designing a battery swapping system

 This competition promotes interdisciplinary research and innovation in UAV technology.

NOTE: This is a conceptual design competition, NO fabrication/prototyping is required


Total Cash Prizes of Rs. 2,00,000

Participation e-Certificates

Stage-III will be held in New Delhi. Outstation teams will be reimbursed for return travel expenses, up to 3 AC Rail fare for the shortest distance from their institution city to New Delhi. Local travel expenses will not be covered.  

Eligibility Criteria

Teams of UG/PG students from any Engineering college

▪  AICTE/UGC/NBA/NAAC approved

▪  Max. five members per team, from any department

▪ Upto Five teams per institution 

NOTE: On First come, first served basis against registration form

Competition Outline

This competition will be conducted in the following three stages:

1. Stage-I: Teams submit a 10-minute Video Report (VR) detailing their approach within specified constraints.

2.  Stage-II: Teams provide a Design Report (DR) outlining their final design.

3. Stage-III: Shortlisted teams present design features to an evaluation committee.

Competition Timeline

The Final Round will be conducted in Hybrid Mode

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