Bangalore Chamber of Industry & Commerce (BCIC) and New Horizon College of Engineering (NHCE) are organizing a Karnataka-wide Inter-College Hackathon (AccelATHON) for Engineering Students spanning 3 days on the 12th to 14th April, 2019.
The theme of this Hackathon is to find Solutions to various Social Issues through Innovative mechanisms using Digital Technologies.
Instructions - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: ================================REGISTRATION FEE OF ₹ 300 PER TEAM IS PAYABLE AT THE VENUE. Venue: New Horizon College of Engineering, Outer Ring Road, Bengaluru.
The theme of the Hackathon is "Social Innovation" - the solution/innovation must use Digital (IT) Technologies. The specific problem statement will be mailed to the participants by the 10th April, 2 days prior to the event. Participants can then use the next two days before the Hackathon starts to conceptualize their solutions and arrange for pre-requisites. Participants are to expected bring their own laptop/equipment to develop the solution. Please ensure all your requisite software are pre-loaded when you arrive at the Hackathon.
Team size can be a minimum of 2 and maximum of 5.
Wifi will be made available. However, participants are requested to bring wireless dongle / smart mobile with data plan as backup.
Food at nominal cost will be available at the venue. Water bottles will be available for free. Participants can be at the venue to keep working on their solution till late. However, night stay arrangements may not be available.
As a key goal of the Hackathon is to provide for placements and internships, representatives from corporate will be present at the venue to support the participants. On the 3rd day, the solutions will have to be submitted before 12 noon. On the 3rd day, interviews / presentations will be arranged for select candidates at the venue.
Top 6 winners will be announced by the end of the 3rd Day. There will be cash prizes for winners.