Bajaj Electricals Hackathon


ABOUT

Date: 29th and 30th December 2017

This competition is launched with the vision to ignite ideas and foster innovations to reform and transfigure the present scenario in India. Techfest summons all tinkerers to bring in their ideas and act to change the life of millions. This hackathon is part of Bajaj Electricals’ collaborative innovation initiative, Navachar. Please visit Navachar.in for more exciting innovation possibilities

TASK

Participants are required to come up with new innovative solutions that are directed towards the following end Goals, through the given Themes

Rules

Prizes:
Top 5 teams will be given 10,000 INR Prize money each. Teams with positions 6th to 30th will get 2,000 INR each for their innovative ideas.

General Rules:
Working prototypes of these innovative solutions must be submitted once the Hackathon is completed, so that the process of evaluation can be completed by the respected judges for finalizing the winners.

Timeline:
Participants are expected to ideate and do background research on the above stated problems statements before the days of the Hackathon. After the Ideation phase, on the day of the Hackathon, you will be required to implement your ideas, make a prototype and submit it there and then.

Hardware Provided and Resources Allowed: 1.Basic electronics (will be provided by Techfest)
a.Breadboards, wires, switches, LEDs (will be provided by Techfest)
b.Microcontroller units – Arduino (will be provided by Techfest)
2.Interfacing unit - ESP8266 (IoT) (will be provided by Techfest)
3.All Open Source Code/Libraries, Google APIs etc (with clear mention of source in documentation)
4.If any team feels the need to use any specific component apart from those mentioned here, please write a mail justifying your requirement at himanshu@techfest.org and we will look into it.

Team Specifications:
A team may consist of a maximum of 4 participants.
Students from different educational institutes can form a team.

Note:
Intellectual Property Rights- The IP rights in the content(s) of the submitted entries and related prototype shall be assigned to Bajaj Electricals Limited (“BEL”) without any further consideration. BEL shall have the rights to implement and commercialize the innovative solution submitted in the entries and prototype on industrial and manufacturing level.

FAQs

Who can participate ?
Anyone having a valid student ID card of their college or university is eligible to participate in this competition

How to register ?
Please follow this process:- www.techfest.org -> Competitions -> Spectacle -> Bajaj Electricals Hackathon -> Register

How many persons can be there in one team?
One team can have maximum 4 members.

Can a team have person from different colleges?
Yes.

What should I do if I want to change my team member?
The participants who wish to change their team member will have to register once again with the details about their new team member, the new team formed will be provided with a different team id.

CONTACT US

Himanshu Kala
Competitions Manager
himanshu@techfest.org

Bajaj Electricals Hackathon


ABOUT

This competition is launched with the vision to ignite ideas and foster innovations to reform and transfigure the present scenario in India. Techfest summons all tinkerers to bring in their ideas and act to change the life of millions.This hackathon is part of Bajaj Electricals’ collaborative innovation initiative, Navachar. Please visit Navachar.in for more exciting innovation possibilities

TASK

Participants are required to come up with new innovative solutions that are directed towards the following end Goals, through the given Themes

FAQs

    Who can participate ?
    Anyone having a valid student ID card of their college or university is eligible to participate in this competition

    How to register ?
    Please follow this process:- www.techfest.org -> Competitions -> Spectacle -> Bajaj Electricals Hackathon -> Register

    How many persons can be there in one team?
    One team can have maximum 4 members.

    Can a team have person from different colleges?
    Yes.

    What should I do if I want to change my team member?
    The participants who wish to change their team member will have to register once again with the details about their new team member, the new team formed will be provided with a different team id.

RULES

    Prizes:
    Top 5 teams will be given 10,000 INR Prize money each. Teams with positions 6th to 30th will get 2,000 INR each for their innovative ideas.

    General Rules:
    Working prototypes of these innovative solutions must be submitted once the Hackathon is completed, so that the process of evaluation can be completed by the respected judges for finalizing the winners.

    Timeline:
    Participants are expected to ideate and do background research on the above stated problems statements before the days of the Hackathon. After the Ideation phase, on the day of the Hackathon, you will be required to implement your ideas, make a prototype and submit it there and then.

    Hardware Provided and Resources Allowed: 1.Basic electronics (will be provided by Techfest)
    a.Breadboards, wires, switches, LEDs (will be provided by Techfest)
    b.Microcontroller units – Arduino (will be provided by Techfest)
    2.Interfacing unit - ESP8266 (IoT) (will be provided by Techfest)
    3.All Open Source Code/Libraries, Google APIs etc (with clear mention of source in documentation)
    4.If any team feels the need to use any specific component apart from those mentioned here, please write a mail justifying your requirement at himanshu@techfest.org and we will look into it.

    Team Specifications:
    A team may consist of a maximum of 4 participants.
    Students from different educational institutes can form a team.

    Note:
    Intellectual Property Rights- The IP rights in the content(s) of the submitted entries and related prototype shall be assigned to Bajaj Electricals Limited (“BEL”) without any further consideration. BEL shall have the rights to implement and commercialize the innovative solution submitted in the entries and prototype on industrial and manufacturing level.

Himanshu Kala
Competitions Manager
himanshu@techfest.org

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