A 24 Hours National Level Hackathon Event

A 24 Hours National Level Hackathon Event

 

The School of Computing and Information Technology with an aim of encouraging and providing a platform for students to show case their talents and innovative ideas in developing Projects through Coding and using Latest Technologies, took an initiative to conduct Hackathon, with inspiration from Google’s #HashCode.

The School of Computing and Information Technology organized Third 24 Hours National Level Hackathon Event on 3rd& 4th November, 2017.

This Event was officially named it as: HACKFEST 2017 with having Four Themes:

  • Cyber Security for Children
  • Applications for Higher Education
  • Applications for Physically Challenged
  • Remote Sensing Application for Smart Cities

HACKFEST 2017 was publicized through Digital Platform via Facebook, WhatsApp, and REVA University Website. Also, Registration was done through Online using Google Form.

 

Total of 33 Groups registered for this event with having 143 participants (3-5 members in a group) of which 20 Groups from REVA University, 7 groups (33 students) had come from CMR Engineering College, Hyderabad, 3 Groups from Sandip Institute of Technology and Research Centre, Nashik, Maharashtra, 2 Groups from Global Academy of Technology and 1 Group from Vivekananda Institute of Technology, Bengaluru.

 

The event was inaugurated by the Chief Guest, Mr. Nandi Dharma Kishore, Assistant Vice President, K7 Computing Pvt. Ltd., Chennai, accompanied with respected vice Chancellor, Dr. S. Y. Kulkarni, beloved Director-School of Computing and Information Technology, Dr. Sunil Kumar S. Manvi., HACKFESTOrganizing Committee, Faculty members and Participants.

After the inaugural function, participants in groups started with coding based on the theme selected by them on 3rd November, 2017 (Day 1) and it was ended around 12:30 PM on 4th November, 2017 (Day 2). There were total of Three Evaluation Stages.

Based on the standard Hackathon Judging criteria, the First Evaluation was done by Internal Judges cum Mentors (Faculty Members – School of C & IT) from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Day 1. Second Evaluation was done by two External Judges from 10:00 PM to 3:00 AM (Day 1/Day 2).

 

Details of Second Evaluation Judges:

 

1. Prof. Dheeraj D Global Academy of Technology, Bengaluru.
2. Mr. Kshitij Karthick R&D Scientist racetrack.ai, Bengaluru.

 

The Third/Final Evaluation was done by three External Judges from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Day 2.

 

Details of Final Evaluation Judges:

 

1. Mr. Raghavendra Reddy Advisory Software Engineer IBM, Bengaluru.
2. Mr. Yasha C Senior Software Engineer Blue Jeans Network, Bengaluru.
3. Mr. Gangaraju M P Philips, Bengaluru.

 

Also, Internship drive conducted from JNAAPTI team during HACKFEST 2017 and selected two participants for Internship @ JNAAPTI.

 

HACKFEST 2017 concluded with valedictory function in presence of our beloved Director, Dr. Sunil Kumar S. Manvi, accompanied with Final Evaluation Judges.

 

List of selected participants for Internship @ JNAAPTI (Both from REVA):

 

1. Mr. Ujwal P – 7th sem CSE
2. Mr. Akash James – 7th sem CSE

 

 

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