About the challenge

As COVID-19 continues to induce turbulence in our lives, infrastructure and economies, India continues to show its resilience, strength and unity. However, despite best efforts, our daily lives, working patterns, regulatory and legal structures are constantly facing renewed challenges.

PLANdemic is a case study competition where the brightest minds of the country come up with a solution for the recent challenges faced by the startups in the country. The event is aimed at bringing out the creative and marketing potential of the participants while balancing constraints at the same time.


  • Registration

    24 May, 2020 - 30 may, 2020
  • Release of Problem Statement

    31 May, 2020 11:59pm
  • Deadline for Submission of Case Study

    10 June, 2020 11:59pm

Process to participate

It's simple!


Submit the registration form before the mentioned deadline.


The case study will be emailed to the registered contestants.


Elaborate your ideas and your views on it properly.


Submit the case study by email to events_ecell@smail.iitm.ac.in

Rules and Regulations

The competition is open for all pan-India.
The last date to submit the registration form will be 30th May 2020.
The last date to submit the case study will be 10th June 2020.
The Submission guidelines will be mentioned in the case study.
Case study once submitted will be considered final.
No case study will be accepted post-deadline & no changes will be allowed.


COVID-19 Impact

Our Sponsors

The Climber is an Education Startup that helps students discover and pursue their Passions through MyCaptain and large city-wide Youth fests, summits and bootcamps.

MyCaptain by The Climber is an Online platform that helps you take the first step in your field of passion with the help of young achievers, mentors and guides.
They are focused towards the United Nations SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) especially

SDG 4: Quality Education,
SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth and
SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals.
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Our Location

IIT Madras:
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
IIT P.O., Chennai 600 036


Atish Gaykar: (+91)07721836932
Pratyush Kumar: (+91)8709428784
Satyendra Pandey: (+91)9361107002

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