28th - 30th Jan 2022
Online Hackathon

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About  .hack( );

.hack( ); 2022 The 2-day National hackathon is here to mould a generation of developers who are competent and well informed of rapid technological advancements. We bring bright minds from across the country to compete and build solutions for problems they met within day-to-day lives. We help bring out the best in them by conducting events and competitions of exemplary standards on levels ranging from our SB level to international levels. .hack(); 2022 will be a platform to inculcate a culture of product innovation and a mindset of problem-solving. This year .hack(); 2022 is held virtually. Let's get ready to think out of the box and come up with innovative unique solutions...


First Prize

Total prize of worth INR 30,000

Second Prize

Total prize of worth INR 20,000

Third Prize

Total prize of worth INR 10,000


Best Software Project

Total prize of worth INR 10,000


Best hardware Project

Total prize of worth INR 10,000

Sponsor prizes

Best Use of Celo

Prize: INR 20,000

  • INR 20,000 for best Dapp built on Celo
  • Continuity Support

Best Use of Tezos

Prize: INR 20,000, Grant opportunities upto $5,000

  • INR 20,000 for best Dapp built on Tezos
  • Continuity grant opportunity up to $5,000 for outstanding projects.

Best Use of Polygon

Prizes: INR 15,000, Internships opportunities

  • INR 10,000 for best hack built on Ethereum, or
  • INR 15,000 for best hack built on Ethereum + Polygon
  • Eligibility to apply for internship/full-time roles and seed funding of up to 5,000 USD for winners

Best Use of Filecoin

Prize: INR 20,000

  • INR 20,000 for best use of IPPS and/or Filecoin

Event Timeline

Dec 16

Registration Starts

Jan 22

Registration Closes

Jan 25

Shortlisting Applicants

Jan 28

.hack(); begins

Jan 30

Competition ends and winners announced


The event aims at free thinking of the hackers and hence excludes problem statements.





Hack Begins


Ice Breakers

11.00pm to 12.00am

Meeting volunteers


Fun Session

10.00am to 1.00pm

Progress Check - 1

5.00pm to 6.00pm

Tea time talks


Booster talks

10.00pm to 12.00am

Progress Check - 2


Open Mic and Video Submission


Allocation of judgment time slots


Hack Ends


Judgement Begins


Closing ceremony


“.hack(); was my first ever hackathon and it helped me get to know many students from different colleges and universities who had some really astonishing ideas. It helped me learn something and realise that I had to develop my skills and that's my biggest take away from .hack()”.


“I had participated in multiple other hackathons before, and .hack(); was special because my team won 2nd prize. There were a few talks to inspire us at the beginning of the hackathon. The event was well organized, and the volunteers kept us active throughout the whole event.”


“Before this, I had a common misconception that a hackathon only involves coding for an entire day. As the main aim of a hackathon is problem solving, .hack(); really helped me learn new technologies and meet new people. We experimented with many new concepts and achieved the second prize! ”


".hack() was one of the best hackathon I had ever attended. They have been consistent in keeping up the expectations of participants high. We, team squadron was very happy with the entire . hack() team. We are very happy that we were able to procure the first position in such an outstanding national level event."


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Event Partners

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Frequently Asked Questions

play_arrowWhat is the goal of the hackathon?

Firstly, to provide a worthwhile experience where participants benefit to the fullest extent possible. We'll make it memorable for those attending for the first time so they can cherish the experience for a lifetime. Participants will be better able to come up with solutions based on a problem statement as a result of this experience. This will also enable the participants to come up with new ideas , build prototypes, and launch innovative projects to improve quality of life. Additionally, Humanitarian technology training can be offered to the participants. In this way, students will be able to develop projects that are industry-ready.

play_arrowHow much does it cost?

Participation in this huge opportunity does not require a fee, so anyone interested is welcome to join.

play_arrowWho all can participate? Are there any prerequisite or required skills?

Students of all levels are welcome to participate. Although coding and hardware knowledge would be an asset, the teams would also need people with great ideas and presentation skills. If you're a beginner in all of these, but want to gain some insight into them, then .hack'22 is the perfect place for you to kick off with.

play_arrowIn what manner will the event be hosted?

This event will be conducted online. Therefore, participants can maximize their experience by working in their own comfort zones.

play_arrowShould all the members of team be from same college?

All the team members doesn't have to be from the same college.

play_arrowDo I need a team to participate?

Not necessarily. You can either participate individually or as a four-person team

play_arrowWho is organising the hackathon?

The hackathon is organized by IEEE MACE SB.

play_arrowAre there any prizes?

Yes, definitely! Hack '22 promises amazing prizes and cool swags for you.

play_arrowWhat is the theme of the hackathon?

The problem statements are open. You can come up with any problem you have identified.

play_arrowDo all the team members be IEEE members?

You need not be an IEEE member to participate in .hack();.


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