Among the seven teams, PESIT was heading team number three.
PES Institute of Technology has had a long running partnership with PACE, since March 2007, when PESIT became India's first PACE Institute.
PESIT's PACE team comprised six students, Viswanath Meenakshisundaram, Puneeth K B, Vishwas Bolanthur Pai, Royston Fernandes, Varun Balkrishna Rao and Shrutakakeerti Mallikarjun Vagishwari.
The first runner-up, Saloni Maru from PESIT
, Bangalore, won an Apple iPad for her entry on 'Railway Break Journey Tracker', which facilitates the search for alternate railway routes from a source to a destination.