Hack 2021

4980 Registered Allowed team size: 2 - 4

Winners are announced.

Project Submission Phase
Online
starts on:
Feb 05, 2021, 12:30 PM
ends on:
Feb 14, 2021, 12:29 PM

Winners

Overview

Annoucements:

17th February: The winner announcement date has been postponed to 26th February 2021.

11th February: Attend a session on how you can interact with remote repositories and collaborate with other developers around the Globe using Git and GitHub by Sanskar Jethi, who is a GitHub Campus Expert on 11th February 2021 at 10:00 PM IST

7th February: JetBrains Academy offers interactive project-based learning combined with powerful, professional development tools. Get Started with 2-Months Free Access to JetBrains IDE Subscription Exclusively for Hack2021 Participants!

7th February : Attend the Hack2021 Opening Ceremony at 10:00 PM IST on 7th February 2021!


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Participate in Hack 2021 to create solutions that can make a difference. Create solutions that are socially responsible, address sustainability, mental wellness, and connect individuals with the tools to promote the general welfare.

Make the world a better place!

We want you to create solutions that are socially responsible, address sustainability, wellbeing, or connect individuals with the tools to promote the general welfare. Create something to make the world a better place for yourself, your co-workers, or your friends and family.

Who should attend?

Everyone is welcome to participate, be it, students, professionals, or aliens from different Planets!

Hackathon Agenda

DateTimelineWhat we expect you to do?
6th February 2021Hackathon StartsStart Building your Hackathon Project!
7th February 2021 Hackathon Kick-off Ceremony Attend the Opening Ceremony of Hack2021 and get started!
11th February 2021Session: Get Started with Git and GitHubLearn how to interact with remote repositories and collaborate with other developers around the Globe!
14th February 2021Hackathon EndsMake sure you submit your great idea which you built during the hackathon!
26th February 2021Winners AnnouncementEvery hack made in a hackathon is as amazing as YOU! Picking out the winner isn't easy but winners need to be appreciated!

Mentorship

Do you have great ideas but are unsure of how to bring a project to life? Fear not!

We have partnered with industry professionals who will be guiding you during this hackathon. We are also partnering with mentor companies to provide in-kind support of their advisory expertise, platforms, and tools as prizes to our winners.

Themes

Healthcare and Medication

While direct medical sciences have contributed to most of its advancements, recent years have seen computer sciences compliment it very well. Be it in aggregating services of every doctor in a locality, or a simple application with quick remedies for ailments - the tech party has landed in the healthcare space.

Think of how technology can complement the current healthcare infrastructure. You are expected to come up with innovative solutions built for process and digital transformation for the healthcare industry.

e-Education

As the world shifts to online learning, teachers are struggling to motivate disengaged students remotely. We are looking for innovative solutions to tackle these challenges and improve the remote education experience, and allow users to continue without disruption even in events like snow days, natural disasters, or the COVID-19 pandemic, that force schools and universities to close down.

Design solutions that would improve and lift up the educational sector of the nation and encourage people to learn new skills by developing applications on improving the rate of the skill. Propose and execute moonshot ideas to help learners of various universities and research institutes across the world to learn online.

Smart Travel and Experiences

In the last decade, many offline services have been enhanced by the power of the mobile internet.

Itinerary planning and location-based recommendations and before you knew it, there was a whole suite of tech products for the traveller. Now, there are computers on vehicles - some so powerful that they don’t need a driver.

Travel technology, coupled with IoT and other already existing technology services can add a lot more value for the traveller.

Better enroute recommendations? Or even a simple music player that chooses genres based on a place or people you’re travelling with? There’s a lot that you can do. What’s your next big idea?

Fintech and Banking Innovation

FinTech innovations have been at the forefront of tech disruptions in recent years. Technologies such as mobile banking, mobile payment, and biometrics have changed how many consumers interact with their banks and financial institutions every day.

Blockchain and cryptocurrencies have become a known phenomenon in recent years, but their real disruption potential in the financial industry has yet to be seized. The challenge is not only in providing newer and more innovative services that either benefit a customer or helps investors and bankers make better decisions.

If you can build new and innovative financial solutions, while building a cyber fort Knox, then Fintech needs you. You are expected to build innovative solutions and products for the hackathon for the Fintech Industry.

The Wildcard

Can’t find a suitable theme for your innovative solution? Do you have an idea that is completely out of the box?

If so, the Wildcard challenge is for you! Use technology with your developer skills to create a unique and useful solution!

Prizes

Main Prizes
First Prize
USD 400
Second Prize
USD 300
Third Prize
USD 200
more
Special Prizes
Best All Girls Team
USD 100
GitHub #MyOctocat Challenge

Want to win a GitHub Octocat? Enter GitHub #MyOctocat Drawing Contest by HackerEarth!

Win your very own Octocat/Octoplush from GitHub. The best Octocat drawn in the Hack 2021 Hackathon will get a chance to win an Octocat Figurine/Octoplush!

Find more information here.

GitHub Student Developer Pack

Learn to ship software like a pro. There's no substitute for hands-on experience. But for most students, real world tools can be cost-prohibitive. That's why we created the GitHub Student Developer Pack with some of our partners and friends: to give students free access to the best developer tools in one place so they can learn by doing.

Find more information here.

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