Open Day is the occasion where the Indian Institute of Science opens its doors to general public to visit, learn, ask and understand the research-culture here. CSA gladly invites students, professors, lecturers and teachers from various academic institutions and professionals from the Industry, in general — anyone with curiosity.

Tailored to address the wide variety of audience — from school kids to Professors — CSA Open Day involves a variety of events:

  • Talks: Technical lectures by eminent personalities in the field of Computer Science.
  • Open Labs: Project and tool demonstrations, posters describing the work done in the various laboratories.
  • Interactive Demos: A plethora of models related to Computer Science topics that cater to a wide audience.
  • Competitive Events: Programming, machine learning and so much more!
  • Stalls: Set up by our sponsors and the Karnataka Free Software Movement.

You do not need to register if you're visiting only for the talks and interactive demos. For the competitive events, online registration is mandatory.


Heads up! The problems, solutions and winners are being added.
Programmers' Parliament
Competitive Programming
Blind Coding
Fun Coding Event
Amazon QLearn
Machine Learning
Microsoft Hackathon
Data Science Hackathon
Inquizitive (School)
Logical Reasoning Quiz
Inquizitive (College)
Algorithmic Quiz
Quest for D Next
Capture the Flag
Hour Fire
Hourly Quiz


Dr. P. Balamuralidhar
TCS Innovation Labs

Monojit Choudhury
Microsoft Research India

Sridharan Devarajan
CNS, Indian Institute of Science


Time CSA 117 CSA 254 CSA 252 CSA 229 + 327 CSA 112 + 115 + Lawns
09:30 Blind Coding Prelims 1 Stalls
Interactive Demos
Digital Demos
Hourly Fire
10:00 TCS Keynote
Dr. P. Balamuralidhar
10:30 Inquizitive (School) Prelims Blind Coding Prelims 2
11:00 Capital One Talk
11:30 Inquizitive (College) Prelims
12:00 MSR Keynote
Monojit Choudhury
Inquizitive (School) Finals
14:00 Academic Keynote
Sridharan Devarajan
Blind Coding Finals
15:00 Inquizitive (College) Finals
15:30 Microsoft Talk



4th March, 2017


Department of Computer Science and Automation,
Indian Institute of Science,
Bangalore 560012

How to get there

The Institute is known as Tata Institute to the locals. It is better to use the name Tata Institute with the taxi, auto-rickshaw drivers, and bus conductors. Inside the institute, the department of CSA is close to the canteen Prakruthi, ask for directions to the canteen.


For more details, get in touch with one of the chief coordinators:
Aashraya Sachdeva
Arpita Biswas