19)Rahul B.Maintenance Exec.
From 2008-2012 batch:
20)Raunak ShethMarketing Exec. #3
Faculty advisor :Dr. T. Jagadish,
Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engg., BIT.
BAJA SAEINDIA 2010 Competition
The Baja SAE (pronounced
) is an
where engineering students as a team are tasked to design, build, test, promote and race an off-road vehicle that will survive the severe challenges of roughterrain. Hence
testing their engineering skills to the limit
The vehicle has to be
built according to severalstrictly enforced standards
of fabrication, design etc and will have to undergo a series of stringent static anddynamic tests before competing in the main endurance event.
The SAE Mini Baja competition originated at the University of South Carolinain
. Since then the competition has grown to six competitions: three in NorthAmerica and one each in Brazil, Korea and South Africa with
over 500 entries
With the growth of the series, corporations have come to recognize thatstudents with Baja SAE on their resumes are
for their engineering positions.
BAJA was started in India in
with the event being held in
in December 2007. It was subsequently held in January 2009 with 57 teamscontending.
In its 3
The BAJA SAEINDIA - ASIA 2010 was conducted from
at theNATRAXoff-road race trackfacility,under aegis of NATRIP in Pithampur.
in total out of 600. Good for a team that didn't completeendurancedue to an unexpected gearbox mounting failure. Our all India ranking was36
place.·Our car was used to inaugurate the event as our team had won laurels for havingthe best Design Report among the 80 teams. The unveiling was performed by Mr.Arvind Jadhav, The Union Minister of Heavy Industries, the most prominent amongstthe guests of honour.