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Account Name :ACODS-2018
Number :36263513143 (Current a/c)
Bank :State Bank of India, DRDL Hyderabad Branch
IFSC code :SBIN0010309
MICR Code :500002097
  • For credit card users, payment has to be made in USD. Please ensure your card is enabled for international use.
  • Forwire transfer payment(also called bank transfer), you need to do the following:
    1. Use NEFT (or any similar mechanism) to transfer the registration fee to the said account
    2. Once the money is transferred you'll get a transaction number (e.g. ITG1383393). Please note down the following information and send it to the email address mentioned for the confirmation of the registration
      • Name of the participant:
      • Account number:
      • Bank Name :
      • Transaction reference:
      • Transferred amount :(currency in which amount is paid)
      • Date of transfer:(dd/mm/yy)

      Also you are requestedto take a screenshot of money transfer and to send that file in the mail as attachment. These steps and informations aremandatory to crosscheck your identity as registrant with the money transferred in the bank.

      The email address to send above said information acods.registration@drdl.drdo.in

    3. Log on to the registration site "https://ifac.papercept.net/registration/index.php" and go ahead until "Select Payment Method"
    4. You have two options now - credit card or bank transfer
    5. Choose "bank transfer"
    6. It then asks for "Transfer Number"
    7. Fill in the transaction number and click on "Pay Now"
    8. After you finish all the 7 steps above, the Registration Chair (RC) would be able to see your transaction in two places
      1. In the said bank account
      2. On the registration website.
    9. The RC would then "confirm" your transaction
    10. Once step 9 is executed, you will be in a position to upload your paper.
  • Steps 8, 9, & 10 above might take up to 24 hours after your transaction; kindly wait till then.
  • If you wish to send me a DD or Cheque, kindly write to me separately via the email acods.registration@drdl.drdo.in; however, this mode of payment is avoidable for several excellent reasons.
  • See the attachment for reference.
Professional: Academic Institutes and Govt. R&D Organistaions Professional: Private Industry Students and Project Staff in Academic Institutes
Early bird registration (Until 15 Jan 2018) 12,000 INR / 200 USD 15,000 INR /250 USD 5,000 INR / 80 USD
Regular Registration (from 16th Jan 2018 onward) 15,000 INR / 250 USD 18,000 INR /300 USD 6,000 INR / 100 USD


Registration includes Full Conference Kit, Free access to tutorials, lunches on all days, Banquet (including spouse), Industry visit and City tours(optional on payment). It will be decided during conference based on response.

Registration will also include complimentary free membership of Automatic Control and Dynamic optimization Society (ACDOS) (which is a national member of IFAC), for two years, i.e. until the end of 2019. Although the membership to ACDOS will be offered free to all conference registrants, the interested candidates will still need to formally apply for the membership, details of which can be found in http://www.acdos.org and will also be made available at the registration desk during the conference.

There is no limit on the number of papers for initial submission.

Each professional registrant is entitled to uploading a maximum of three papers, and each student registrant is entitled to upload one paper after the papers get accepted.

Each additional paper will attract 3000 INR or 50 USD.

Accepted papers are limited to 6 pages in the conference proceedings at no extra charge. For papers exceeding this limit, every additional page attracts 1500 INR or 25 USD.

Early registration is possible till January 31, 2018. Registration by the authors is mandatory for uploading the accepted paper(s). And, registration for all accepted papers must be made through http://ifac.papercept.net.

Banquet tickets for extra persons (other than spouse) will be available at the conference desk. Each ticket costs 1500 INR or 25 USD.

Travel and accommodation support for students is available, details of which shall be available shortly.


If the registrant wishes to get the registration amount to be refunded, here is the refund policy decided by ACODS -2018 Committee Members.

  • Full refund can be requested, stating reason, before 31st January 2018. From 01st February to 15th February 2018 only 50 % refund can be granted.
  • On card payments refund can be sought upto 31st January only and refund will be made within two to three weeks.
  •  For wire transfer, refund request will be accepted upto 15th February. Refunds for wire transfer will be settled after conference.
  • Refund requests can be sent to acods.registration@drdl.drdo.in stating name, pin number, amount and date of payment.
Note: For registration related queries: acods.registration@drdl.drdo.in

Registration Includes:
• 6 Plenary Talks • Oral Presentations • Industrial Exhibitions
• 3 Tutorials • Free Membership of ACDOS for 2 years
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