An Open Platform for our Participators
Whether you’re writing your first lines of HTML or building a VR app, HackTU 5.0 is just the place for you. We will take care of everything :)
To Build: Watching software materialize from pure thought, part by part is the closest to experiencing magic we have ever got to. And we’re excited to see that magic happen!
To Learn: Whenever you’re stuck on a problem or need suggestions they'll always be within a hand’s reach.
To Make New Friends: HackTU 5.0 provides a brilliant opportunity for you and your team to forge professional contacts and make new friends.
To Flaunt Your Skills: Participating in hackathons will help you stand out from the competition and show that you truly are passionate about coding.
TIETThe Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (TIET) is one of India's oldest and finest educational institutions, which provides a steady source of highly skilled talent to the nation as well as overseas. Founded in 1956, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, located in Patiala, has been a pioneer in engineering education, research and innovation. Our community involves ingenious minds solvers who are eager to make the world a better place to live in with their innovative techniques and discoveries.
CCSThe Creative Computing Society is one of the oldest and most prestigious societies of TIET. It consists of budding tech geeks who are constantly working towards building their skill set and creating and promoting a healthy technical environment at TIET. With the knowledge and experience of 18 years, the society aims to help students innovate and bring out their creative side.
Inauguration and end of Checkpoint 0
Opening speech and general instructions. Hack Begins Here!
Learn Code Collaborate
Learn Code Collaborate Further!
Mentor Session 1- Idea Implementation
Mini Game 1
Exciting prizes to be won!
Mentor Session 2- Idea Implementation
Hacking Time Elapsed
Selected Teams Announced
Pitching Round Starts
Prepare your pitches!
Diversity, Inclusion and Equity
Championing a world where diversity thrives, inclusion is paramount, and equity prevails. This track calls on participants to leverage technology for positive societal and economic change, developing solutions that break down barriers and amplify underrepresented voices.
Safety and Security
Fortify privacy and safety in the modern data-driven world using technology. Develop innovative and robust solutions that enhance safety measures and strengthen security protocols. From smart surveillance to data encryption, your ideas must shape a more secure and resilient future, contributing to a world where technology safeguards society.
Fitness and Healthcare
Engage in the fusion of technology and well-being! From the holistic well-being of individuals to medical innovations, focus on ideas to revolutionize how we approach fitness and healthcare, leading humans of the future to envision easy access to a healthier lifestyle.
Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection
Build towards a greater future! One of the last century's biggest banes of technological development is its impact on our environment and natural resources. Design systems that use today's technology and solve real-world problems, directly impacting sustainable development on a global scale.
This track searches for truly unique ideas. Participants are allowed to identify real-life problems in the world around them (not related to other tracks of the hackathon), understand their gravity and develop novel systems to tackle these problems creatively using technology.
Router Protocol Sponsor Track
Dive into the world of networking innovation and explore cutting-edge solutions by using router protocol in your hack!
Infuse Beeceptor API in your project in a creative way and make a video on it to bag the prize!
CLEARTRUST Sponsor Track
Your goal is to develop a mobile SDK that tracks key user actions, captures environment information, and communicates with Cleartrust APIs for attribution. The SDK will be designed to work seamlessly across both iOS and Android platforms, providing valuable insights for attribution and user behavior. The collected data will be displayed on a dashboard for easy visualization.
- SDK Development: Create an SDK that can be integrated into both iOS and Android mobile applications. Implement functionalities for tracking downloads, installs, signups, and capturing device information.
- User Action Tracking: Implement mechanisms to track user actions such as downloads, installs, and signups within the mobile applications.
- Environment Information: Capture additional environment information, including gesture movements and other relevant device details.
- API Integration: Develop functions to communicate with APIs, passing device IDs and relevant data for attribution.
- Cross-Platform Compatibility: Ensure the SDK works seamlessly on both iOS and Android platforms.
- Dashboard Development: Create a simple dashboard to visualize the collected data. Display attribution details, user actions, and environment information.
- Real-time Updates: Enable real-time updates between the mobile SDK and the dashboard for instant data visualization.
- Presentation: Prepare a brief presentation to showcase the tool’s capabilities, demonstrate its usage, and highlight any unique features or challenges encountered during development.
- Prizes worth 50,000
- Prizes worth 25,000
- Prizes worth 10,000
Best First-year Hack
- Prizes worth 6,000
Best All Girls team
- Prizes worth 6,000
- Prizes Worth 8,000
Best Hack on Router Protocol
- Prize worth 200$-300$
These are a few common questions. If you have any other questions, please get in touch.
What is a Hackathon?
A hackathon is an event, usually hosted by a tech company or organization, where programmers get together for a short period of time to collaborate on a project (usually a website or an app).
Who all can participate?
Any student pursuing a college degree can participate.
When is the Hackathon?
HackTU 5.0 will be a 24 hours hackathon which will take place on 9th-10th of February.
Where is it being conducted?
HackTu 5.0 will be conducted in hybrid mode. participants have the option for attending the hackathon in offline mode at Thapar Institute of technology,Patiala,Punjab. Necessary information will be provided to participants through their registered mail.
Is there any registration fee?
No, not at all. Participation to HackTU is free of cost.
Can I register individually?
How big can my team be?
A team can consist of 1 to 4 members.
Will there be food arrangements?
Yes. Absolutely. You will be provided with proper meals and refreshments.
What are the criteria of short listing the teams?
Stay tuned, stay confident. :)
What do I need during the event?
You just need your laptop, phone and a stable internet connection.