SAACHACK is
a 24 hour Hackathon.

27 & 28th July, 2018 - Hackathon event.
Our motto is to help
converting ideas into reality.

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Who We Are

We are a 20 year old educational group preparing the students to face tomorrow's world.

SAACHACK (Security/Smart city Augmentation reality Artificial intelligence Cloud HACKathon) 2018 is a 24 hours Hackathon organized by Rajalakshmi Institute of Technology, Chennai. The motto of SAACHACK is Making Ideas into Reality. SAACHACK refers to technological invention dash that occurs over a period of 24 hours consecutively to program software and hardware for solving a real world design challenge.

Objective

To provide a platform for the students to showcase their coding and implementation skills by making their learning interesting. To make the student community to explore new technologies, drive business innovation and encourage ownership for a social cause.

Themes

Fraud Risk Management, Revamping Marketing & Advertising Strategy, Fighting Disabilities, Combating Natural Disasters, Smart Cities, Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing & Automation.

Outcome

Students will be able to breed Innovations from ideation to execution within a highly-compressed timescale. They will be able to develop their ideas into products and build a community for collaborating with innovators.

Prize

3 prizes with certificates will be awarded to the Winners and Runners. Announcements on Prizes will be informed shortly.

What We Do

We are providing a platform to showcase your coding and implementation skills.

Who can participate?: Students from AICTE/ UGC/ IIT/ NIT/ other Govt. approved institutions. The admission of teams to the competition is on a first-come, first-served basis and is to be limited to not more than 50 teams.

Team Size

The team can consist of 4 members at max. but not less than 2. Members may be from different academic levels but should be from the same institution.

Problem

Once a problem is chosen, it cannot be changed. Teams can choose any one from the given tracks. Teams should submit partial solutions along with abstract to the committee first. After scrutiny, selected teams can participate in the event.

Hackathon

Remaining problem will be given on the day of hackathon. Teams should complete the task within 24 hours. Teams can use an idea they had before the event. All the remaining work on the project should be completed at the time of the Hackathon.

Resource

Teams can use libraries, frameworks, or open-source code in their projects. Working on a project before the event and open-sourcing it for the sole purpose of using the code during the event is against the spirit of the rules and is not allowed.

Design

Adding new features to existing projects is allowed. But new functionality introduced / new feature added during the hackathon only will be considered for prizes. Teams must stop hacking once the time is up but they are allowed to debug/make small fixes.

General

Teams can be disqualified from the competition at the organizers' discretion at any time. Reasons might include but are not limited to breaking the Competition Rules, breaking the Code of Conduct, or other unsporting behavior.

REGISTRATION & FAQs

Are you READY for the CHALLENGE?

To view the problem statements, click the themes

Click here to REGISTER

Frequently Asked Questions

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IMPORTANT DATES
21.06.2018 - Abstract submission starts.
13.07.2018 - Registration closes.
20.07.2018 - Shortlisting Top 50 teams.
27th & 28th July 2018 - Hackathon Event.

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What is SAACHACK?
SAACHACK'18 is a 24 hour Hackathon event organized by Rajalakshmi Institute of Technology. It refers to technological invention dash that occur over a period of 24 hours consecutively to program software and hardware for solving a real world design challenge.

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Do I need to have any specific qualifications to be a participant for the Hackathon?
Students from Government approved institutions who are passionate about programming.

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When is SAACHACK'18 and where it will be held?
July 27 and 28, 2018

Venue: Rajalakshmi Institute of Technology

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What is the preferred platform?
The software can be a Mobile App, a Web Application or a Cloud Application. However students can incorporate any Open Source APIs, Frameworks and Platforms.

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What are all the tracks to be given to the team?
Fraud Risk Management, Revamping Marketing & Advertising Strategy, Fighting Disabilities, Combating Natural Disasters, Smart Cities, Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing & Automation.

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Is there any Registration Fee for the Hackathon?
Yes. You have to pay Rs. 500 per head to register yourself for SAACHACK'18.

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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.

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What is the selection criteria?
Evaluation criteria will consist of novelty of the thought, complexity, clearness and details in the prescribed format, feasibility, practicability, sustainability, scale of impact, user experience and potential for future work progression.

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What is the Judging Criteria?
Ideas and implementation will be evaluated by the Technical complexity, Originality, Design and Usability.

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Awards Received
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Cups of Coffee
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Projects Completed
103
Happy Clients

Contact Us

Get in touch and let's make something great together. Let's turn your idea on an even greater product.

saachack@ritchennai.edu.in +91 73580 45699 / +91 90403 86286

Where To Find Us

Rajalakshmi Institute of Technology
Kuthambakkam
Chennai - 600 124

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