Code2Create 5.0

987 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 4

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hackathon
Online
starts on:
Apr 09, 2021, 01:30 PM
ends on:
Apr 11, 2021, 08:45 AM

FAQs


  1. Do I need to pay any money to register for the Hackathon? There is no registration fee for the event. It will be conducted virtually on our online platforms keeping in mind the current global pandemic situation. Feel free to code away while chilling in bed.

  2. Do I need to have any specific qualifications to be a participant for the Hackathon? Students from all over the country are eligible for taking part and showcasing their skills at our hackathon. There are no hefty qualifications required, anybody with a passion for innovation and technology is more than welcome to participate!

  3. How many members can constitute a team? You can participate individually if you like or with a team of at most 4 members. Team members need not be from the same college. In case you’re having trouble finding teammates, join our Discord community here, interact with fellow participants, and form teams with like-minded people who are looking for teammates!

  4. How do I submit what I have made for the Hackathon? You have to develop the application on your local system and submit it on HackerEarth in tar/zip file format along with instructions to run the application and source code.

  5. Do we need to have the entire idea fully working? The entire idea need not be fully implemented however, the submission should be functional so that it can be reviewed by the judges. Our team of developers and designers will be available for constant online mentoring throughout the course of the hackathon and will help clear any doubts you face while bringing your ideas to life.

  6. How is the environment? Will your environment support any language? Will you provide any IDE and DB for us to work on ideas? You have to develop the entire software application on your local system and submit it on HackerEarth in tar/zip file format along with instructions to run the application and source code.

  7. Does one have to be online and available for the entire duration of the Hackathon? No, one does not need to be logged in on HackerEarth or be online for the entire duration. You can develop the application on your local system based on the given tracks and then submit it on HackerEarth, on the specific challenge page.

  8. Since there is no specific technology mentioned, are there any restrictions on using number of pre-built libraries? There is no restriction to use any language, technology stack, or libraries. You can use any of them to create the web/mobile application. Our judging panel will take into account plagiarism, and using pre-existing projects will majorly reduce the credibility of your submission.

  9. How will we present our idea to the judging panel? Teams can submit video submissions if they like, it is subject to public voting. Judging will primarily be done on the basis of a live pitch done on the day of the event, and not any video submissions.

  10. What are the qualification criteria for the pitching round? There will be two rounds of elimination on Day 2 and Day 3 respectively. The top-performing teams selected after 3rd review on Day 3 will get a chance to present their project to the panel for final evaluation.

  11. What will be the judging criteria? The judging criteria will be declared after the commencement of the hack.

  12. A fully developed application need to have a solid backend for data storage like SQL, SharePoint etc. since its online, is it accepted to show only the proto type of it? Yes it's absolutely fine to submit just the prototype. If you use any database like MySQL or PostgresSQL you can also submit a database dump along with your submission. However you are allowed to submit just the prototype.

  13. If it is a team submission, does that mean all team members will have access to work at the same time? Yes, all team members can login from their account and do application submission on HackerEarth.

  14. Who will own the IP(Intellectual Property) Rights to the product that I have built? The developer/developers of the web/mobile application will have all rights and own the IP of the product. However, all code needs to be in public domain (open source) so that it can be evaluated by the judges.

  15. I have more questions. Whom do I contact? Feel free to reach out to us on our social media handles with your doubts. Our team will get back to you as soon as possible. Instagram - @acmvit, Twitter - @ACM_VIT.

Also, join our discord server to be part of the discussion forum.

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