What is this about?
HackOn is a fully-online, people-focused hackathon where young minds possessing a passion for solving real-life problems come together to build innovative solutions. Whether you are a beginner or an expert coder, here is the perfect chance to hone your skills and witness the competitive yet inclusive developer community around you!
Learn new technologies, enhance your team management and presentation skills, and get mentored by experts- all in one place!
We aim to use your skills to help battle against the issues being faced due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, your safety and well-being are our primary concerns. Hence, all the activities related to HackOn like workshops, talks, and presentations will also be conducted online.
At HackOn, we have different tracks. Your project need not be focused on solely one track, it could be an amalgamation of several tracks. These tracks have been chosen on the basis of the problems we all are facing due to the pandemic, and how technology can be utilised in such cases.
Healthcare and Technology
This track is about how technology can help the people of the healthcare department. Here is your perfect chance to appreciate and support those who have kept their own well-being as secondary, and prioritised working day-and-night for us.
Improving Awareness and Behaviour
The information regarding the pandemic changes rapidly, with a lot of false claims and fake news being circulated. Due to this, it is becoming hard for people to keep up on what they need to know and what they need to do. Find ways that can help improve awareness and behaviour of the people.
Working Remotely from Home
Remote working can be tough for the people who have a habit of working in-office. Hence, this track aims at making it easier for everyone to enhance their productivity at home, without feeling isolated.
Supporting At-Risk or Quarantined People
Find ways to help the ones who are self-isolating at home or are quarantined, and helping the vulnerable people stay safe.
What is a hackathon?
A hackathon is an invention marathon where you can work with people around the globe to build a project related to technology! It isn’t about hacking into a system, it’s instead about hacking something together and learning a great deal in the process.
What is an online hackathon?
It’s an invention marathon like the traditional in-person hackathon, but held remotely!
How long will it be on for?
The event will be running for about one week from 11th April to 19th April.
Who can participate?
Everyone is welcome to participate, be it, students, professionals or Aliens from different Planet!
How will project submissions work?
To participate, click on the “Apply with Devfolio” button. You will then be able to create your project once the hackathon starts. To be eligible for the judging process you’ll have to submit the project before the hackathon ends.
How big can a team be?
You can form teams of 2 to 4 people. Most teams aim to have a mix of people with both design and developer skills. Remember we won't accept project submissions from individual applicants.
How will judging work?
We’ll be reviewing submissions on Devfolio!
Do I need to be a student?
Absolutely not! The team behind HackOn is mostly made up of students, however anyone age 13 and above can give it a go!
How much does it cost?
Zero. Zip. Zilch. Nada. Nothing. Admission to HackOn is completely free, thanks to our sponsors!
Is there a code of conduct?
Yes, we will be following the Devfolio’s Code Of Conduct!
- Where can I find updates?