Pioneering Solar Innovation and Sustainable Mobility

Aditya- The Solar Mania, 2K25

13th - 16th March, 2025

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About Us

SKN Sinhgad College of Engineering, established in 2010, is a beacon of excellence in engineering education and research. Accredited with an 'A+' grade by NAAC, our institute offers a dynamic learning environment spread across a lush campus spanning 20 acres.

Committed to fostering innovation and holistic development, SKNSCOE empowers students to think critically and innovate creatively. Through experiential learning and project-based education, we prepare our graduates to thrive in a rapidly evolving world.

With a strong emphasis on industry-academia collaboration, SKNSCOE ensures that our curriculum remains aligned with industry trends and demands. Through internships, workshops, and guest lectures, students gain real-world exposure and practical insights into their chosen fields.

Join us at SKN Sinhgad College of Engineering, where we inspire, innovate, and transform lives.


APPROVED BY: AICTE, New Delhi & Government of Maharashtra

AFFILIATIONS: Affiliated to Solapur University, Solapur

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Our Goal

The overarching goal of SKN Sinhgad College of Engineering is to cultivate a culture of academic excellence, innovation, and societal impact. Through events like Aditya 2k25, a prestigious national-level competition, we aspire to bring together bright minds from across the country, providing them with a platform to showcase their talents, exchange ideas, and contribute to the advancement of sustainable technology, particularly in the domain of solar vehicle design.

At SKN Sinhgad College of Engineering, our mission is to nurture future leaders and innovators who are equipped with the skills, knowledge, and ethical values to address the challenges of tomorrow. Through initiatives like Aditya 2k25, we aim to inspire our participants to think critically, collaborate effectively, and push the boundaries of innovation in the field of renewable energy and sustainable transportation. We believe that by fostering a culture of creativity and excellence, we can empower our students to become catalysts for positive change in society.

Aditya- 2k24

Aditya-2k24, organized by SKN Sinhgad College of Engineering, Padharpur, stands as a beacon of innovation and sustainability in the realm of renewable energy. This national-level event brings together bright minds from across India to explore the cutting-edge domain of solar vehicle design and competition. Participants immerse themselves in workshops, design challenges, and engaging discussions, all aimed at harnessing the power of solar energy for a cleaner, greener tomorrow.

At the heart of Aditya-2k24 lies a vision to foster a community of changemakers dedicated to pushing the boundaries of sustainable transportation. With a focus on solar bikes, vehicles, rovers, and cycles, the event sparks creativity and ingenuity among participants, inspiring them to envision and realize innovative solutions to real-world challenges. As participants collaborate, learn, and compete, Aditya-2k25 serves as a catalyst for driving progress towards a more sustainable future powered by renewable energy.

Our Patrons

Prof. M. N. Navale

Prof. M. N. Navale

Founder President, Sinhgad Institutes

Dr. Sunanda Navale

Dr. Sunanda Navale

Founder Secretary, Sinhgad Institutes

Mrs. Rachana Navale

Mrs. Rachana Navale-Ashtekar

Vice-President (Admin), Sinhgad Institutes

Dr. Rohit M. Navale

Dr. Rohit M. Navale

Vice-President (HR), Sinhgad Institutes

Prof. M. N. Navale

Mr. Sanjay S. Navale

Joint Secretary, SPSPM

The Leadership Board

Meet Our Leaders At the helm of Aditya 2k25, we have assembled a dedicated and visionary Leadership Board committed to steering the event towards excellence. Comprised of esteemed individuals with diverse backgrounds and expertise, our leadership team brings a wealth of experience and passion to ensure the success of every facet of Aditya 2k25.

Get to know the dynamic personalities driving the event forward and discover the collective strength behind Aditya 2k25's mission to inspire innovation and foster growth.

Dr. K. J. Karande

Principal, SKNSCOE

Dr. K. J. Karande, Principal of SKN Sinhgad College of Engineering, extends a warm invitation to all participants of Aditya 2k25. With a strong commitment to fostering innovation and academic excellence, we are proud to host this national-level event. Under Dr. Karande's dynamic leadership, our institution endeavors to provide a platform for students from across the country to showcase their talents and exchange ideas. Join us as we embark on a journey of learning, collaboration, and discovery at Aditya 2k25.

Member 1
Dr. S. G. Kulkarni

Vice Principal - SKNSCOE

Member 2
Dr. S. D. Katekar


Member 3
Dr. A. S. Aradhye

Dean & convener Aditya 2k25

Member 4
Dr. S. S. Kulkarni

HOD - Mech

Member 5
Dr. S. S. Kadam

HOD - Civil

Member 6
Dr. S. V. Pingle


Member 4
Dr. A. O. Mulani


Member 5
Mr. V. P. More


Member 6
Mr. A. J. Nikam

HOD - SCI & Eng.

Member 7
Mr. Ravi Mane

Founder - Mane Motors

Member 8
Mr. Suraj Doke

Founder - Spartan Technologies pvt. ltd.

Member 9
Mr. Sudhir Shinde

Alumni Entrepreneur

Member 10
Mr. Somnath Mhamane

Alumni Entrepreneur

Member 11
Ms. Disha Honmane

Event Co-ordinator

Member 12
Mr. Mayuresh Mhamane

Event Co-ordinator

Join the Movement for a Sustainable Tomorrow

Let your innovation shine, fueled by the boundless power of the sun. Engineers, unite your expertise to carve a path towards a future that gleams with sustainability. Together, we can light up the world with Aditya- 2K25.

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Events @ Aditya- 2K25

Event 4
Solar X Mars Championship

Date: March 13, 2025 - March 16, 2025

Registration Fee: ₹15,000

Introduction: Prepare for an extraordinary challenge of innovation and sustainability! The Solar X Mars Championship invites teams to showcase their creativity and engineering prowess by designing solar-powered rovers, drones, and other vehicles suitable for Mars. These pioneering creations will be put to the test as they navigate through meticulously designed levels on campus during the offline event. Join us for a day of excitement, ingenuity, and the spirit of exploration!

Event 1
Solar Cycle Championship

Date: March 13, 2025 - March 16, 2025

Registration Fee: ₹3000

Introduction: Gear up for the ultimate challenge of innovation and sustainability! The Solar Cycle Championship invites teams to showcase their creativity and engineering prowess by designing and manufacturing solar-powered bicycles and tricycles. These cutting-edge cycles will be put to the test as they navigate through three exhilarating levels meticulously crafted within the college premises. Join us for a day filled with excitement, ingenuity, and green energy!

Event 2
Solar Motorbike Championship

Date: March 13, 2025 - March 16, 2025

Registration Fee: ₹7000

Introduction: Rev up your engines and charge towards innovation! The Solar Motorbike Championship beckons teams to revolutionize transportation with their ingenious designs and solar-powered motorbikes. On March 22, 2025, witness the thrill as these eco-friendly marvels take on challenging tracks specially crafted within the college grounds. Join us for a day of adrenaline, innovation, and sustainable mobility!

Event 3
Solar Vehicle Championship

Date: March 13, 2025 - March 16, 2025

Registration Fee: ₹15,000

Introduction: Gear up for the ultimate race towards sustainability! The Solar Vehicle Championship invites teams to push the boundaries of innovation by designing solar-powered vehicles that redefine eco-friendly transportation. On March 23, 2025, witness the convergence of cutting-edge technology and environmental consciousness as these solar wonders navigate challenging terrains and compete for the title. Join us for an electrifying showcase of creativity, engineering prowess, and sustainable mobility!

Prizes for Events

Solar X Mars Championship
Cycle Championship
Motorbike Championship
Vehicle Championship

**PPOs and internship opportunities for top performing participants.


1 JUL 2024 - 15 AUG 2024

Team leaders are required to submit basic details along with their innovative ideas. Registration opens on 1st June 2025 and closes on 20th June 2025.

Upload Team Details & Payment
15 JUL 2024 - 15 AUG 2024

Congratulations to the shortlisted teams! Within 30 days of the announcement, please ensure that all team details are uploaded and payments are completed. This step is crucial to confirm your participation in Aditya 2k25.

Offline Workshop Training **
7 SEP 2024 - 8 SEP 2024

Join us for an intensive two-day offline workshop at SKNSCOE, where teams will receive hands-on training to manufacture solar-based automobiles. Learn practical skills, and collaborate with experts in the field.


Virtual Round
20 JAN 2025 - 21 JAN 2025

Participate in the virtual round conducted online to submit your final ideas. Showcase your creativity, innovation, and sustainability concepts as you present your designs.

Shortlisted Candidate Announcement
20 Feb 2025 - 10 MAR 2025

After careful evaluation of submitted ideas, the shortlisted teams will be announced between 20th June 2025 and 15th July 2025. Stay tuned to discover if your team has made it to the next stage of Aditya 2k25. Best of luck to all participants!

Offline Event @ SKNSCOE **
13 MAR 2025 - 16 MAR 2025

Teams gather at SKNSCOE for the offline event where their products undergo rigorous testing, passing through levels designed by experts. It's a crucial phase where innovation meets real-world challenges.

**Accommodation will be provided for students traveling from outside at reasonable rates.

Prepare yourselves to embark on a journey of boundless creativity and achievement with Aditya- 2K25!!

Location & Contact

  • The Sinhgad Institutes
  • SKN Sinhgad College of Engineering,
    Pandharpur-Karad Road,
    Pandharpur - 413304