About DEVSOC 21
DEVSOC is CodeChef-VIT’s annual flagship event hoping to empower young minds by bringing enthusiastic technocrats and thinkers under one roof. This year, the second iteration of the hackathon is being held with a goal to create a sprint like event, where participants create, hack, innovate to solve problems while adhering to the spirit of creativity and teamwork. The event is spread over three days, with the hackathon lasting 48 hours consisting of amazing swags, prizes, food and drinks!
30th April to 2nd May, 2021
The Best Idea, the one which stands out and rises to be the most unique, would be rewarded a cash prize of Rs. 15,000!
Pitching is an extremely important task since it conveys your idea and tests your persuasion powers. The Best Pitch awaits you with a cash prize of Rs. 15,000!
Design brings life to monotony, unleashes one’s creativity, and paves the way to its future prospects. We are eagerly waiting to choose the supreme of all UI/UX skills along with cash worth Rs 15,000 for the best designer!
Ever thought of printing a 3-D taco on paper? Seems absurd, but challenging as well! Trouble up your brain cells and bring the most entertaining and unique ideas to existence. We are looking forward to rewarding your insanity with a cash prize of Rs. 10,000!
To all the passionate beginners, don’t be too worried, we got you covered as well. Win over the Best Freshers Team title along with a cash prize of Rs. 10,000!
Since women's empowerment is the goal of the age, we treasure our techie girls and their upliftment in technical fields. Hence, we have a cash prize of Rs 10,000 in store for the Best Girls Team!
What's the cost of the hackathon?
DEVSOC 21 is completely free thanks to our sponsors! We'll also provide you with enough swags, drinks, meals throughout the hackathon.
What's the application process like?
You're required to register with us on our Hacker portal where you'll be asked for basic details and your resume. We’ll get to know about your abilities from your past projects, GitHub profile, participation/awards in other hackathons. We'll shortlist teams for the final hackathon round through this.
I'm a fresher and I don't have a good resume. Will I be selected?
We will be evaluating everyone based on different metrics. We'll take into account if you're a fresher and where you stand amongst your peers. If you don't have anything technical to add to your resume, feel free to add any public speaking events or other competitions you've been to.
Can I participate alone?
No! This hackathon is strictly a team competition where you can have 2-5 members in your team. Most teams aim to have a mix of people with both design and developer skills
Do I need to have specific qualifications to be a part of the hack?
If you love to code, you're more than welcome to participate in the hackathon.
Can we use an existing projects or use the projects in other hackathons?
You are required to code the entire project from scratch, only after the hackathon begins. You are also strictly required to submit the project in only one hackathon.