Read the Terms & Conditions Carefully

  • Students can register as independent candidates or as school representatives.

  • Students who wish to participate in GSS 2019 must register before the given deadlines. No applications will be entertained post the deadlines.

  • There will not be any refunds with respect to registration fees.
     

  • A team can have a maximum of 3 members only.
     

  • Follow the format of the pitch deck as per the reference pitch deck given on the website. 
     

  • The idea pitched by the participants must fit into one of the seven mentioned sectors only.
     

  • Screening as done by the appointed jury shall be final and binding. It cannot be contested.
     

  • While on stage, the participants must stick to the time limit set by the organizers, failing which might lead to disqualification of the team.
     

  • We may (jury/organizers), in our sole discretion, refuse or exclude your application at any time before the competition.
     

  • If by any reason the event is not capable of running as planned because of any cause beyond control, we may in our sole discretion cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the event.
     

  • GSS and Metamorphosis do not hold any representation regarding the accuracy of the details of the accommodation.
     

  • Any team or team member found cheating will be disqualified from the competition immediately. 
     

  • Metamorphosis collects personal information in order to conduct the competition and may, for this purpose, disclose such information to third parties, including, but not limited to, prize suppliers and as required, to regulatory authorities. Entry is conditional on providing this information. Metamorphosis may, for an indefinite period unless otherwise advised, use the information for promotional, marketing, and publicity purposes. If the participants in a team do not truthfully provide the requested information, Metamorphosis may determine that the team is not eligible to win a prize in the competition.

 

  • Organizers will not be liable for the reimbursement of any expenses incurred by the participant while making an entry into the competition. All the costs including transportation, accommodation etc., incurred by the participants as a result of/or pursuant to their participation shall be solely by themselves. (The Organizers can suggest and arrange for feasible accommodation through their collaborators.) 
     

  • The address provided by the participants with their entry may be used for further communications; hence it is advised to make sure that the information provided is correct and updated.

  • The 3 members should represent the 3 founding pillars of any venture - CEO, CFO, and COO. If in case the members are 2, the roles have to be divided accordingly. If you are an individual participant, well then you have to wear all the hats.

  • The participant further acknowledges and consents the usage of data by organizers, for evaluation, communication and as may be required, from time to time, in promoting the objectives of the competition.

  • For the purpose of clarity, the participant explicitly states and acknowledges any kind of submission / idea / presentation / information / document as entirely voluntary, non-confidential, gratuitous and non-committal.

  • The Organizers will shortlist candidates' applications based on the eligibility criteria, to determine the Participant’s eligibility for the next stage of the competition.

  • The shortlisted participants shall be notified through personal mail ID / SMS.

  • Submissions must be the original work of the participant and must not have been previously recognized by any party. By entering a Submission, the participant confirms that the Submission does not infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret, design rights, patent rights or intellectual property of any third party. The participant assumes full liability for any such infringement and acknowledges that any submission in violation of these rights will be immediately disqualified.

  • The Participant confirms and represents that they have read these Terms and Conditions in relation to registration and participation of the competition, the selection, and evaluation criteria, details on usage, collection, retention, and sharing of personal and company data.