Thanks for applying : The goal of this selection exercise is to identify and support Sincere and Passionate students to get a better Career than the one a typical college degree helps them get . The program tries to support as many students as it can . But we are a very small team of less than 4 people that does both technology and management, all this while we run our startup . So please accept my apology in advance if we don’t meet your expectations at any time, through this selection process . -Nikhil Bhaskaran Founder IoTIoT.in The selection process will follow these steps : Stage 1 : Check if people align with our Mission Step 1 : Test on Knowledge of this Mission and what it tries to achieve . Why ? We think people who are better aligned to our thoughts, beliefs and values will stay with us longer and are the ones we should invest in . Result : We have 3 kinds of people 1) Aligns highly with our mission 2) Aligns moderately with our mission 3) Doesn’t align with our mission /Did not participate in the process 1&2 move forward. 3 will not be able to join the team, but will be given online resources after the end of selection process Take Stage 1 Test Here Start Date: 17th Sept(10:00PM) End Date: 19th Sept(10:00AM) Result Announcement: 19th Sept(2:00PM) Stage 2 : Identify Leaders and Followers Step 2 : Choose if you want to be a leader or a group member ? Step 2a : For leaders : Choose a persona (your goal type within this program) What is persona ? Read about it on this link here. Step 2b : Non leaders : Discover your persona through this test. Go to Step 4 Step 3 : Qualification tests based on your persona choice to help you verify your choice . (Step 3 will result in your persona and verify if you are a leader or member) Result : 1) People who can be a Leader. 2) People who who are better as Team Members 1 & 2 both choose domain and give technical test Start Date: 19th Sept(8:00PM) End Date: 20th Sept(10:00AM) Result Announcement: 20th Sept(2:00PM) Stage 3 : Test and Group people as per their interests and goals Step 4 : Choose your Domain(IoT/AI). Step 5 : Basics and advance technical test Result : 1) People who cleared Technical test 2) People who did not clear Technical test 1 will become Team Leaders 2 will become Team Members Step 6 : Leaders pitch to members and Teams are formed. Training begins for all Teams. Not Selected will get Online Resources. Start Date: 20th Sept(8:00PM) End Date: 21st Sept(10:00AM) Result Announcement: 21st Sept(2:00PM) For further explanation see Flowchart below.