Hack in the North 2018

  • Location India
  • Duration 16.03.18-18.03.18
  • Prize pool INR 200 000

Challenge outline

Hack in the North  is Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad’s official hackathon.

Starting out as a dorm room idea way back in 2016, it is now in its third iteration - bigger and better than ever before.

March 16 to March 18, 2018.

36 hours of intense ideation, creativity and code.

Solving the world’s biggest problems with the latest in tech.

Food, accommodation, travel, fun - we have you covered.

Applications are open till February 15!

How it works? 

It’s simple, really. You have 36 hours and your team, with you defining your own problem statement. Web apps, native apps, hardware hacks which make a difference - we welcome everything. We function on the belief that it shouldn’t take a lifetime to come up with something amazing - sometimes 36 hours will suffice.

Reasons to compete

- You love to solve problems which affect the real world.
- You have experience in development, or would like to learn how to build stuff.
- You have ideas that you want to transform into tangible solutions.
- You like food, goodies, and tshirts.
- Prizes!

Judging criteria


Organizational details

Feel free to use any web or mobile platform. You can also include hardware components (RaspberryPi, NodeMCU, Arduino etc). We will try to provide basic hardware components, but in case you have a specific requirement, we suggest you bring it along. We encourage you to use APIs mentioned in the awards and rewards section of our website.


Prizes for podium teams worth INR 2,00,000.

Diversity prizes for girls’ teams.

Special prizes for using specific APIs which make everyone’s life easier.


All times are according to Indian Standard Time (GMT +5:30)
16th Mar 9:00 PM :- Opening Ceremony
17th Mar 12:00 AM :- Registration
17th Mar 11:00 AM :- Lunch
17th Mar 7:30 PM :- Goodies Distribution
17th Mar 8:00 PM :- Dinner
18th Mar 12:00 AM :- Tshirt Distribution
18th Mar 10:00 AM :- Breakfast
18th Mar 10.30 AM :- 1.30PM :- Presentation and evaluation by Judges
18th Mar 5:00 PM :- Prize Distribution & Feedback Session



Get in touch!

Facebook: https://facebook.com//HackInTheNorth/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/hintiiita/

Additional information

For more details click the button 'I want to participate', then 'Show details'. Find out more about hackathons in our hackathon section.

Where and when?

Check out the event's date and venue

  • When March 16 - 18, 2018

Platinum Sponsors

  • GitHub
  • Top Coder

Gold Sponsors

  • Heroku

Silver Sponsors

  • Arkham
  • Balsamiq
  • PSF
  • restdb.io
  • Gitlab

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