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Wikimedia Commons based Photography competition, organized by IISC, Bangalore in collaboration with Wikimedia India, as part of Pravega, which is institutes Annual College festival.

Indian Institute of Science logo


Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is a public institute for research and higher education in science, engineering, design, and management. It is a premier scientific research institute in India and has been ranked first in the 'university' and 'overall' category for the last three consecutive years in the NIRF rankings (by the Government of India). It is located in Bangalore, India, and was established in 1909 with active support from Jamsetji Tata and H.H. Sir Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, the Maharaja of Mysore.It was granted the Deemed University status in 1958.


Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, Karnataka

Time Period

December, 2018, January 2019


Geographical Base of Participants
User Name State
Sushma Pidaparthi Andhra Pradesh
Aniket Rajendra Ingole Karnataka
Naphisharity Syiem Tamil
MAHIM BHAT Karnataka
jyotsna.varkey Tamil Nadu
SamyakJain79 Karnataka
Nidhi Bhat Karnataka
Vajjarapu06 Karnataka
I_m_KayCee Tripura
Vighnesh Nandavar Karnataka
Krishnakali Roy Tripura
Debatosh Chakraborty Tripura
Sagar Deb Assam
TJ0107 Uttar Pradesh
Karanananthan Andhra Pradesh
Clinton peter Kerala
Sowmya Shri S Kerala
Abilaash Reddy Karnataka
Abilaash Reddy Andhra Pradesh
AntanO Sri Lanka
Ragavi R Andhra Pradesh
Radderathin West Bengal
tasveerwaala New Delhi
prayaaaash_ New Delhi
Netha Hussain Kerala
advay m Karnataka
Aayush.jpeg Uttar Pradesh
AKASH SHARMA Maharashtra
Adi 290117 Jharkhand
RanjanaRK Kerala
Abhay Rao Karnataka
Rahulol New Delhi
Sanjay.sigh New Delhi
Leviosa New Delhi
Aishik Rana Kerala
Isha_Sarangi Odisha
Sibasish 007 New Delhi
Ankur Muzumdar Karnataka
rcbangari Karnataka
Naresh148 Karnataka
Aditya Allamraju Andhra Pradesh
praveen_91299 Karnataka
Abhilash_rathlavath Tamil Nadu


New Users Created Achieved Outcome Explanation
46 200 + images Participants from different institutes all across India travelled to Bengaluru to attend the photography competition. Participants were restricted to uploading only 5 best images. [1]


  • Images must be self taken
  • Be self uploaded during the contest period
  • Be under a free license


Round 1

Round 2


Web Pages

Pravega webpage link

Event page link

Pravega Facebook page link