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SIP is open to all the Pre-final and Final year engineering students (BE/B.Tech/MCA/MSc) in CS, IT, and related fields) who want to focus on research as their career. Post graduate (ME/M.Tech/MS) and research (PhD) students with a focus on Computer Science and related branches. The maximum team size is four and maximum number of projects guides is two.

Cloud 20/20 Year 9 is an excellent platform for engineering students to showcase their innovative, path-breaking ideas. Apart from this, there are some great career opportunities and exciting prizes to be won!

All the rounds in Cloud 20/20 Year 9 are online. Only the final round will be an offline event, during which the finalists will present their projects to a panel of esteemed jury members from the IT industry and academia. This will take place in Bengaluru.

Yes, you can participate in teams. Maximum team size permissible is four students and two faculty members as project guides.

Cloud 20/20 Year 9 has no registration fee.

No, you have to choose from any of the listed topics/problem statements on the contest website.

All submissions will be judged in a thorough review process by the technical judges’ panel from Unisys and academia. The winning abstracts and technical presentations/ demonstrations will be chosen purely on the basis of technical merit and relevance to the contest topics.

All submissions will be as per Unisys format, subject to 10 MB limitation. However, if any project requires additional space, the panel will provide the necessary help.

Visit, register and sign into Unisys Technology Forum, and register for the Cloud 20/20 Year 9 category. Detailed guidelines, tips, and other resources are provided to you.

All submissions will be judged by Unisys subject matter experts in each of the topic areas. Judges will look for new and innovative ideas as well as a clear presentation of these ideas. The project will be evaluated on the basis of the quality of the idea that is stated in the abstract. The idea should address the problem cited.

Outstanding projects, which deserve special recognition for their originality and project worthiness, will be rewarded.


  • First Prize: INR 2,00,000
  • Second Prize: INR 1,25,000
  • Third Prize: INR 1,00,000


  • Prize money will be shared equally by all members of the team that includes students and guides
  • Merit certificates will be awarded to all finalist team members
  • Career opportunities with Unisys for all the finalists (subjected to Unisys selection process)

Final year candidates are eligible for full time employment and long-term internships (6 - 12 months). Pre-final year candidates are eligible for summer internships.

There is no limit for deserving talent. It will be based on the aggregate marks attained in all the rounds of Cloud 20/20 Year 9.

Participate and Win

Cash Prize of INR 2,00,000
Merit Certificate

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Cash Prize of INR 1,25,000
Merit Certificate

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Cash Prize of INR 1,00,000
Merit Certificate

Register now!

* All prizes are group prizes to be shared equally between all students in the group (maximum of 4) and guides (maximum 2 guides). Rewarding career opportunities with Unisys Full-time employment opportunities | Long term internships | Summer internships (Subject to Unisys selection process). All final shortlisted teams will receive Unisys merit certificates.

Compete with some of the best technical minds in the country and you stand a chance to win exciting prizes up to INR 4.25 lakhs!

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DISCLAIMER: All the abstracts and technical projects, including text, graphics, images, and codes submitted for Cloud 20/20 version 9 will be considered intellectual property of Unisys or its licensors. Unisys holds complete rights to research further on any of the submissions. Images of prizes displayed are depictive - color, features, or any other specifications of actual products may vary.