Tough times like these call for strong efforts to make the world a better place by developing innovative solutions. IBM University Relations is back with IBM Hack Challenge 2020, following the overwhelming response we received last year.
IBM Hack Challenge 2020 is all about coding for a cause. It’s about finding solutions to problems plaguing society today. The winners stand to win exciting prizes and mentorship opportunities.
What’s new in this year’s edition, check it out in the section below.
Online Tech Bootcamps
Earn IBM Skill Badges
Free Access to IBM Cloud
Free Access to IBM Academic Initiative Courseware & Software
Tech Mentor & Industry Leader Connect
INR 25000 Worth Prizes Per Person For Top Winning Teams.
Special Jury Awards for Top Performers
Participation Certificate from IBM for Valid Submissions
Choose your team (Min-1 & Max-4)
Register & Submit the proposed solution
12 Hrs. of Technical Bootcamp
Digital Mentoring by Technical Experts
Project Development & Submission
Grand Finale with Top 30 Teams
Winner Announcement, Awards & Certificates
Eligibility : All Engineering/MCA Students in India (UG or PG Any Discipline)
Team Size: Min. 1 & Max. 4
Apply by: 7th June 2020
1st Online BootCamp: 25th May - 31st May
2nd Online BootCamp: 8th June - 13th June
Project Submission by: 30th June 2020
Winner Announcement: 15th July 2020
An undergraduate/postgraduate engineering student of any discipline from any college across India can participate.
Once you click on the register now button, you will be redirected to sign up and create an account on SmartInternz.com, you need to have an ID in order to register for the Hackathon. Post creating and activating the Login ID, you will be redirected to the idea submission page where you need to fill out the requested details and submit. If you are participating as a team, ensure that all of your team members are registered with smartinternz.com before the idea submission.
There can be a minimum of 1 to maximum of 4 members in a team.
No, One team can choose only one problem statement.
Yes, you can have team members across different engineering colleges in India. In the registration form, you need to enter the respective team members college name against the team member mentioned.
In case of revised timelines we will be intimating the extension dates under the updates tab.
Yes, once your proposed solution is approved, you get access to our tech bootcamps which help you get an understanding of the problem statements and how to make use of technology to develop projects including IBM Cloud and IBM Watson services. The webinar details will be announced in the Tech Bootcamp tab.
You can gain access to it:
ii. In case you do not have an Institutional email ID, please click here to request an organisational mail id from smartinternz.com.
Your project submission is valid and considered for evaluation only if the documents meet the submission guidelines. Do carefully read through the guidelines before making the submission.
You can register your initial idea on the platform on or before 7th June 2020. Registrations post the mentioned date will not be considered.
As a process of final project submission, you have to create your project template on the platform and upload the codes to the Github link provided in the project workspace. Also, you have to create a project document using Zohowriter in the project workspace.
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