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Megathon 2017

Organizer:
23 Sep - 24 Sep 2017

Timings:

05 PM - 05 PM

Location:

Ecell IIT Hyderabad, Medak, Telegana
Details

ABOUT MEGATHON

Started in 2016, Megathon is an ambitious hackathon organised jointly by E-Cell IIIT Hyderabad and E-Cell IIT Hyderabad with the intention of promoting the spirit of entrepreneurship and development among the student community in and around Hyderabad. The first edition of Megathon turned out to be a huge success with participation from 80 teams having around 450 participants and over 1000 aspirants from 85+ colleges.

The second edition of Megathon comes with a different format where the participants shall be brainstorming on one of the 5 problem statements from the Corporate or Social category. Participants will work on their ideas based on these problem statements over a 24-hour long hackathon before the presentations begin.

THEMES

Corporate Challenges

Work on some of the most challenging and prevalent problems provided by Amazon, IBM and PwC.and grab the opportunity to get your solutions and products recognized and used by millions of customers and a chance to be offered an internship at one of these companies along with exciting prizes.

Social Challenges

Help the She Team of Hyderabad Police to address the problem of women safety and be a part of the revolution of making India a safer place for women. Exciting prizes to be won too !


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MEGATHON’17 ONLINE

Due to the overwhelming response, we received for Megathon’17 and many more requests daily to be able to participate in the event, we are glad to announce an Online Round for Megathon’17.

The rules for the Online Round are as follows:-

  • The problem statements for the Online Round will remain the same as that of the Onsite rounds, which are available here.
  • The online round is completely independent of the onsite round, i.e., the submissions for the online round will NOT be considered for evaluation and/or prizes we have mentioned for the onsite round ( i.e. the main event on the 23rd-24th September ).
  • The submission portal will open on the 27th September but you can register now. LIMITED SEATS.

Prizes for Megathon-17 Online Round

  • 50k worth of Amazon Gift Coupons.
  • Winning team in each category will receive Rs. 5k worth of Amazon Gift Coupons.
  • Two runner-ups in each category will receive Rs. 2.5k worth of Amazon Gift Coupons each.
  • Digital Certificates
  • A chance to get your solutions recognized by the companies and put to use and also a chance to land an internship at one of these companies.

Eligibility

  • The participants registered for the onsite round on the 23-24th of September are NOT eligible to participate in the online round.
  • Any college student in India.
  • Cross college teams are allowed.

Note for the Participants Registered for the onsite event

Megathon-17 Onsite event would proceed as scheduled and in the same format as was before. You are not eligible and also, it isn’t necessary for you to upload your ideas on the portal for the online round.

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