Hack Fest
19-21 Jan 2018 | IIT (ISM) Dhanbad
400+ Students
19-21 Jan 2018
All On the House


We welcome everyone - from the most experienced hackers and builders to the thinkers and the curious who have never heard of a hackathon. Regardless of your experience, there is something for you at Hackfest. Come learn something new, solve problems and build something cool.


Hackfest is a 36 hour hackathon that encourages learning, collaboration, growth, thinking and innovation. Participants trade their sleep for a weekend and join a team to create amazing things - project - typically software - in an environment optimized for creativity.


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What is hackfest?

Hackfest is an event in which numerous tech lovers divided into teams develop a product which is a hardware or software solution to real world problems or industrial problems. Hundreds of programmers get together to build something from scratch, be it a website, app, or some other product of their imagination. There will be food, prizes and opportunities to work with representatives from various companies.

I have never been to a hackathon before, what should I do?

That's completely fine! You'll have plenty of opportunities to pick the brains of talented students around you. Furthermore, 36 hours is plenty of time to learn something new.

How much does it cost?

Nothing! Zero! The event is absolutely free for all participants. We will provide you with the venue, food, Wi-Fi, etc. You just need to show up.

Who can participate?

All university students. If you're someone who is willing to learn and wants to take a shot at changing the world, no matter what your field is, you definitely belong here. However, a selection process will be there.

But I don't have an idea, what should I do?

Don't worry! We will walk you through how to generate great ideas in the beginning of Hackfest. Your team can also work on companies' problem statements.

What should I bring?

You will definitely need your laptop, phone, their chargers as well as a valid student or government ID. Feel free to bring along a sleeping bag and we recommend some comfortable clothes.

When is the deadline to apply?

The Deadline is 14 Jan 2017 !

Is there travelling reimbursement?

No. Unfortunately, we will not be able provide travel reimbursements.

Is there a Code of Conduct?

Yes, Click Here To Read

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