Tryst, IIT Delhi
|Institute||Indian Institute of Technology Delhi|
|Major events||Algorithm, Diathlon, Robowars, Confluence|
|Slogan||Geekier Than Thou|
Tryst is the annual science and technology festival of the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, held in February and March. The festival is attended by students from the Indian Institutes of Technology, National Institutes of Technology, and other Indian engineering and science colleges.
The Tryst logo is modeled on the hyperbolic paraboloid.
Tryst ’08 was organized from 29 Feb – 2 March 2008 and had over 100 attendees. The theme of the festival was ‘Think, Create, Compete, Design and Indulge’, with the slogan "Experience the Dreams".
Tryst ’09 was organized from 28–29 March 2009 and had over 10000 participants. Events included Aero-modeling, Scanning tunneling microscope and Open Challenge.
Tryst 2010 was organized from 12–14 March 2010 and had over 12000 participants.
Tryst 2011 was held from 25-28 February 2011.
Tryst 2013 was held from 1 to 4 March 2013, and had over 15,000 attendees.. In addition to flagship events and department specific events, clubs including the Automobile Club (SAE, Mini Baja, HPV), Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC), Robotics Club and Technocracy (Astronomy Club, Economics Club, Electronics Club) held additional events. The theme for Tryst 2013 was the commemoration of the weird, wacky and wild developments in science & technology.