Department Of Computer Science & Engineering, IIT-Bombay
& presents

26th & 27th March 2011
in association with
Animate Your Way


Let your imagination run wild bound by the sanctuary of computer science and have your words dance around to the tunes of your theme. Convergence - 11 welcomes you all to participate in a plethora of innovation and create your way to the top to gain recognition and win exciting prizes.

The judges who read the poems will look for originality, rhythmic sounds, rhymes, creativity and audience appeal. They will also look for poems where the authors really care about the subjects or trivial subjects approached in a novel way.

Problem Statement

You will be given three(or more) words. You have to connect them by writing a poem.

For Example:
Words: Turing, Machine, boot
Sample Answer:
There was a young scholar named Turing
Whose thoughts on C S were enduring.
His machines execute
Any program to boot
Their power we found most alluring.

    --Stan Eisenstat

The words are : Recursion, machine, programmer, kernel, trigger, intelligence, and internet.
You must use atleast four of these words in your poem.

Last Date for Submission : 20th March
Declaration of selected poems : 21st March
Voting of selected poems : 21st March - 26th March
Results: 27th March

Prizes upto INR 10,000 to be won!

For further details contact:
Ravinder Singh: +91-9930490534
Kunal Dudawat: +91-9594445860
Viraj Churi: +91-9892725337

Rules and Regulations

  1. To decide the winner, 40% weightage will be given to the votes and 60% to the judges' decision.
  2. Submit your poem and wait to hear from us. We will contact you via the email-id and phone numbers provided while registering.
  3. Poems must be original works.
  4. Your poem will be evaluated by our judges and either selected or declined for publication on the website
  5. All the selected poems will be published and people can cast their votes.
  6. The poem with maximum likes will be declared as winner


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* You must be registered for Convergence before registering for the competition.


The winning poems are:

1st Position : THOUGHT FOR A BETTER WORLD by Sanyam Jain
2nd Position : A Twentieth Century Gift by Namratha M S
3rd Position : The Two Losses by Narendra Singh

Congrats to all sortlisted candidates: