Over 450 students and professionals from 120 institutions across India participated in the recently held EdTech Hackathon competition organized by Fliplearn. The aim of this virtual event was to challenge the technology prowess of students and engineers and showcase their creativity with an aim to develop original and innovative solutions in the education domain.
All admitted teams had 24 hours to build creative solutions to the problems through coding, programming, design, data etc. The competition was open for students of class 9th to 12th and engineering students and professionals. ‘Hackathon 2020’ was categorized into two categories. Category one included students from class 9th to 12th, and Category two included students and professionals from engineering colleges.
The Hackathon saw a high degree of competitiveness and Gagan Gupta of The Millennium School, Bhatinda who won the competition in the first category was rewarded with gift vouchers worth Rs 30K along with exciting gifts. In the second category, the winning team was Guna Shekhar and Aditi Singh of IIIT Gwalior who also received gift vouchers worth Rs 30K along with a certificate of appreciation, Fliplearn goodies and an opportunity for a ‘Job Interview’ directly with Parul Jain, CTO, Fliplearn.
Fliplearn also recognized the efforts of all the participants with 15K gift vouchers for runner up teams in respective categories and a certificate of participation for all particpants.
The Judges for the events were Divya Lal, Founder and MD – Fliplearn, Parul Jain, CTO- Fliplearn, Nitigya Kuchhal, CPO Fliplearn and Sarat Chandra, Director – Doon Public School and Franchisee chain.
Speaking on the conclusion of the event, Divya Lal Managing Director, Fliplearn Education Pvt. Ltd. said, “The event was a great success, and we are happy that it got such a huge response. Hackathon was a platform for particpants to showcase their technology skills to solve problems in education domain and build their vision on how future learning will be. We look forward hosting such more events in future to challenge and showcase the talent we have in the country”.