FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS!

If you do not find the answer to your question below, kindly email it to info@designwhack.com with the subject Query - Star Student Awards.

PARTICIPANT'S ELIGIBILITY
I am a student of Bachelor of Architecture. Am I eligible?

Yes, you most definitely are! This Award is tailor-made for you.

I am only in first or second year of Bachelor of Architecture or Bachelor of Planning. Do I stand a chance to win?

Yes, you most definitely so! The Awards will be given on the basis of merit, and merit knows no age.

Students of which post-graduation courses are eligible to participate?

Students of all post-graduation courses which bifurcate from Architecture are eligible to participate, namely (but not restricted to) Interior Design, Product Design, Industrial Design, Architectural Design, Urban Design, Conservation, Planning, Project Management, Sustainability, Housing etc.

I finished post-graduation in 2015 but received my certificate in 2016. Am I eligible?

Unfortunately you are not! Only those who have physically concluded their post-graduation in 2016 or later are eligible to participate.

I finished my under-graduation in 2015 but received my certificate in 2016. Am I eligible?

You are eligible if you are currently studying post-graduation or have finished post-graduation in 2016 or later. Best of luck!

I am pursuing or finished my post-graduation from outside India. Am I eligible?

You are eligible if you finished under-graduation in 2016 or later from India. Best of luck!

My under-graduation was outside India. Am I eligible?

You are eligible if you are currently studying post-graduation or have finished post-graduation in 2016 or later from India. Best of luck!

DESIGN ELIGIBILITY
My design is not a formal studio assignment or a competition entry, but from a self-made design brief. Can I submit that?

Yes, you most definitely can! It feels great to be your own client, doesn’t it?

My design has already won another competition. Can I submit that?

Yes, you most definitely can!

Can I submit hand drafted design?

Yes, you most definitely can! However, do not click photos of the sheets. Either get them scanned, or use CamScanner app on Android to scan them using your mobile. Add post processing touches on Photoshop to get rid of any unnecessary grey patches.

Can I submit my Thesis?

Yes, you most definitely can! However, we do not have a Thesis category. So, select the appropriate Category and Project type.

Can I submit multiple designs?

Yes, you most definitely can! You need to register each design entry separately. That’s all!

Can I submit one design in multiple categories?

Yes, you most definitely can! You need to register each category separately. That’s all!

I have a design which was a group submission. Can I submit that?

Yes, you most definitely can! However, please add the details of your group members while registering for the Awards.

My group mates are uninterested to submit our group design. Can I submit that?

Yes, you most definitely can! However, please add the details of your group members while registering for the Awards. If you win, you will earn good Karma!

There are more than four members on our group design. How do I submit that?

Kindly register with the details of the four most prominent members of the group. Email the names, mobile numbers and email ids of the rest of the group members to editor@designwhackwith the subject Group larger than Four.

I have a design which I worked on during my professional or summer internship. Can I submit that?

We are afraid you can’t. The projects of an internship are owned by the studios or architects under whom you intern. However, you may submit any other design of yours!

I have a design which I did as a freelancer. Can I submit that?

Yes, you most definitely can! As long as you are the intellectual owner of the design, you may submit that.

I am pursuing post-graduation. However, I want to submit my design from under-graduation. What should I do?

Kindly select either Category A or C. Best of luck!

I have started my practice after under-graduation or post-graduation in 2016 or later. Can I submit my professional work?

Yes, you most definitely can! Kindly select Category A or C, or Category B or C respectively.

REGISTRATION
I can’t pay through the payment gateway. What are the alternatives?

If you want to pay through a different method, kindly email your request to editor@designwhack.com with the subject Alternate Payment for Star Student Award. We will get back to you with alternatives.

Why have I not received the Participant’s Code, even though I have filled the registration form?

If you have not successfully paid the registration fee, your registration is only 50% complete. Kindly complete your registration by going to this link. You shall be emailed your Participation Code within 48 hours on completion of registration.

 

If you have successfully paid the registration fee more than 48 hours ago, kindly email to editor@designwhack.com with the subject Participation Code not received after Payment.

 

If you have successfully paid the registration fee less than 48 hours ago, we will email you the Participation Code within a day’s time.

SUBMISSION
When will you start accepting the submissions?

Submission lines are already open! Kindly go the Submit Entry page to submit your design.

Can I send a video?

Submitting a video is not encouraged since the Awards are to be given on the merit of design and not necessarily on the diversity of presentation tools.