India's key B2B exhibition for the building industry
19 - 21 April 2018 • Bombay Exhibition Center, Mumbai, India

PCERF - Vidyarthi Competition

PCERF Vidyarthi Competition 2017

Pune Construction Engineering Research Foundation (PCERF) is a non-profit organization, working in the interest of Infrastructure and Construction Sector since 1983.
PCERF organises Constro, a biennial trade fair in Pune, since 1985 and is credited as the largest event in the construction sector in India.
This year, PCERF plans to organise a competition for students of architecture and civil engineering – PCERF VIDYARTHI AWARD 2017. This is planned to be an annual affair. This year it was a concurrent activity with Constro and WorldBuild India 2017- a renowned exhibition, organised in Mumbai from 20-22nd April, 2017. All Educational Institutes in Civil Engineering and Architecture, from Under Graduate and Post Graduate streams, which also includes Institutes under Open Universities and Deemed Universities of Mumbai and Pune jurisdiction, are eligible to participate in this competition.
We invited institutes to participate and actively support this competition. Institutes identified, selected and sent two entries per category.
In all one hundred entries were received this year for the competition.

Entry categories:          

  • Architecture: Undergraduate (UG)
  • Architecture: Post graduate (PG)
  • Civil Engineering: Undergraduate (UG)
  • Civil Engineering: Post graduate (PG)
  • Eminent experts are invited on the Advisory committee and on Jury panel for this competition.

The final year project/ thesis already prepared and submitted by the students as a part of their academic requirements for year 2015-2016 are eligible for Architecture PG and Civil engineering UG & PG. The Urban Design project already prepared and submitted by the students as a part of their academic requirements for year 2016 for Architecture UG.


Winners of this competition will get an opportunity to present their projects to eminent professionals from Construction industry. Winners will get a cash award, a trophy and a certificate.


Ar. (Ms.) Mrinalini Sane is PCERF Convener for this competition.