The word Hackathon suggests an intelligent programmer, it is a coding festival in which proficient programmers compete to win and solve the challenges given to them for grabbing the best possible future opportunities in the upcoming field of the virtual world. 

Usually, participants build prototypes of software applications like web or mobile apps in a short time frame of 24 to 48 hours. It is a period of high adrenaline rush along with a lot of fun and enthusiasm, you even get to meet a community of extremely passionate people who strive for the best and wish to contribute to the technical revolution. 

 Hackathon is an opportunity for you to get out of your comfort zone and meet like minded people alongside discovering a newer side of yours and honing your skillset.

 So, are you ready to challenge yourself and see if you have what it takes?

 

Schedule :

3rd April: The official commencement of Hacks Overflow will be conducted on this day, along with the release of Problem statements given to the participants. 
8th April : The first submission will be requested on this day from all the participants, the timing being 12 P.M. IST
  • You will be asked for a 2 minute video based on the feasibility of your idea along with the source code.

  • A total of 50 teams will be shortlisted by 10 mentors on the basis of these submissions.

9th April: Result Declaration of those 50 teams will be done on this day along with the interaction with each mentor at 12 P.M. IST.
  • The Time slots for the interaction will be provided before the announcement.

  • 5 minutes will be given for the interaction with the mentor.

  • The interaction will be a General Doubt Clearing Session for the participants.

10th April: The judges will begin with assessing everyone’s work while scoring them accordingly on this day at 12 P.M. IST
  • The Time slots for each team will be given beforehand.

  • A total time of 10 minutes which will be divided into 5 minutes for the presentation and 5 minutes for the questions will be allotted to each team.

  • A total of 15 teams will be shortlisted from this round, with a proper judgement sheet. These 15 teams will qualify for the final judgement round by the judges on the next day.

11th April: The final judgement of the top 15 teams will be done on this day.
  • The Final submission of the Video, PPT and source code will be requested by the participants.

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Prizes

120,000 in prizes

1st place

2nd Prize

3rd Prize (2)

Best Prototype

Best Presentation

Best Idea

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

  1. The hackathon is open to all school students and individuals who are currently enrolled for an under-graduate degree (i.e., college and university level in India).
  2. The participant must be of Indian origin.
  3.  An appropriate participant may take part only in one team.

Requirements

Round 1 

  • Submissions

You will need to submit a video in which you must explain your idea, business plan and practical feasibility in about 2 mins. With this, you also need to submit the source code of your prototype made till then.

  • Judging Criteria

The submissions will be judged on the basis of originality, market feasibility, presentation and technical complexity.

Round 2 

( Mentor Judgement for Top 50 teams)

  • Submissions

For this round, you will be pitching your idea with the prototype and the presentation. You will be given 5 mins for the pitching and 5 mins will be for the questioning. The platform will be Discord only.

  • Judging Criteria

The submissions will be judged on the basis of originality, market feasibility, presentation and technical complexity. Judges would also award points on your understanding of the idea on the basis of your answers given during the presentation.

Round 3 

  • Submission

This will be the final round, conducted on Microsoft Teams. You will need to submit the final prototype, presentation and video on the Devpost. You will be given 7 mins for pitching and 7 mins for questioning. 

  • Judging Criteria

The submissions will be judged on the basis of originality, market feasibility, presentation and technical complexity. Judges would also award points on your understanding of the idea on the basis of your answers given during the presentation.

 

Judges

Dr. Mahesh Jangid

Dr. Mahesh Jangid

Dr. Rajveer SIngh Shekhawat

Dr. Rajveer SIngh Shekhawat

Dr. Akhilesh Kumar Sharma

Dr. Akhilesh Kumar Sharma

Judging Criteria

  • Idea
  • Innovation
  • Presentation
  • Code Base(Prototype)

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