Tata Steel is among the top global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of 34 million tonnes per annum. It is one of the world's most geographically diversified steel producers, with operations and commercial presence across the world. The group recorded a consolidated turnover of US $32,836 million in the financial year ending March 31, 2022. A Great Place to Work-CertifiedTM organisation, Tata Steel Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, associates, and joint ventures, is spread across five continents with an employee base of over 65,000. Tata Steel has been a part of the DJSI Emerging Markets Index since 2012 and has been consistently ranked amongst top 10 steel companies in the DJSI Corporate Sustainability Assessment since 2016. Besides being a member of ResponsibleSteelTM, worldsteel’s Climate Action Programme and World Economic Forum’s Global Parity Alliance, Tata Steel has won several awards and recognitions including the World Economic Forum’s Global Lighthouse recognition for its Jamshedpur, Kalinganagar and IJmuiden Plants, and Prime Minister’s Trophy for the best performing integrated steel plant for 2016-17. The Company, ranked as India’s most valuable Metals & Mining brand by Brand Finance, featured amongst CII Top 25 innovative Indian Companies in 2021 and top 10 sustainable organisations of India Hurun Research Institute in the 2021 Capri Global Capital Hurun India Impact 50, received Steel Sustainability Champion recognition from worldsteel for five years in a row, ‘Most Ethical Company’ award 2021 from Ethisphere Institute, RIMS India ERM Award of Distinction 2021, Masters of Risk - Metals & Mining Sector recognition at The India Risk Management Awards for the sixth consecutive year, and Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting FY20 from ICAI, among several others.
At Tata Steel, we believe innovation is the fundamental pre-requisite to creating futuristic solutions for our planet and people. Mind Over Matter is a one-of-a-kind platform where the brightest young minds are tested with their theoretical knowledge and practical applications under the mentorship of Tata Steel R&D team. The programme aims to boost creativity, foster a culture of cutting-edge research, and inspire them to join the manufacturing industry.
Mind Over Matter provides the opportunity to be mentored by top R&D experts at Tata Steel for a 6-month internship and an opportunity to have exposure to world-class research facilities.
NIT Jamshedpur (Winners)
NIT Jamshedpur (Runners-up)
BIT Mesra (Winners)
BIT Sindri (1st Runners-up)
NIT Raipur (2nd Runners-up)
BIT Mesra, Ranchi (Winners)
BIT Sindri, Jharkhand (1st Runners-up)
NIT Jamshedpur (2nd Runners-up)
BIT, MESRA, RANCHI (Winners)
NIT, JAMSHEDPUR (1st Runners-up)
JADAVPUR UNIVERSITY (2nd Runners-up)
BIT, MESRA, RANCHI (Winners)
IIT, MADRAS (1st Runners-up)
BIT, MESRA, RANCHI (2nd Runners-up)
|Winners||Mr Mukesh Kumar and Mr Vijay Anand||IIT Kharagpur||Segmented and Stacked Thermoelectric Modules for waste heat recovery during Continuous Casting.|
|First Runner-up||Ms Priyanka Sinha and Ms Aarushee Agarwal||NIT Jamshedpur||Dephosphorisation of BOF slag using slag treatment and slow cooling techniques|
|Second Runner-up||Mr Manish K Chandan and Mr Sourav Agarwal||BIT Mesra, Ranchi||Use of Density Gradient Centrifugation (DGC) for separation of coal macerals.|
|Winners||Pranay Ranjan & Ambar Katyayyan||IIT Jamshedpur||Bio-Algal Gas Cleaning (Bio-AlGaC) System for Blast Furnace Mentor Name: Mr. Omkar Avinash Shinde|
|First Runner-up||Amlan Baishya & Gaurav Sinha||IIT Roorkee||Use 3D printing technology in refractory/high temperature ceramic application
Mentor Name: Mr. Raj Kumar Prince
|Second Runner-up||Sandeep Prasad & Sheeraz Zama Khan||NIT Jamshedpur||Pre-treatment of para-magnetic minerals for effective magnetic separation
Mentor Name: Mr. Sunil Kumar Tripathy
The challenge is open to 1st year students of 2-year full time M.Tech course
Students of Dual degree courses (B.Tech+M.Tech) are eligible to apply. However, it applies to 4th year candidates (5-year courses)
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*Technical Assessment will be based on the candidate’s domain/stream of knowledge and Tata Steel culture fit.
**Shortlisted candidates will be communicated about the technical assessment through email.
Top 10 teams to get 6 months internship opportunity
Stipend during internship
Certificate of internship
A Pre-placement Interview (PPI) offer means that a student would not go through any shortlisting process and would directly appear in the Job interview.
*PPO for Management Trainee R&T (at cadre entry level)
Top 3 winner for the Codathon to be declared. (1st Prize, 1st runners up and 2nd runners up)
Confirmed offer at Fidelity International for Top 3 Winners.
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