HPE CodeWars 2022 Hackathon
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

HPE CodeWars 2022 Hackathon

Hosted by Hewlett Packard Enterprise

STARTS AT:

03:30 AM CUT, Jan 21, 2022

ENDS AT:

06:29 PM CUT, Mar 30, 2022

TEAM SIZE:

Upto 3 members

LOCATION:

Online

Competition has ended.

Winners Announcement

Winner -  Team MedFiles

(Krish Agrawal & Raj Chute, Podar International School, Gondia)

 


1st Runner up -  Team UHI

(Amog Rao, Kushal Sai & Avaneesh Kumar, Delhi Public School Bangalore South)

 

 

2nd Runner Up - Team Anonyber

(Ansh Mamgain,St Andrew Scot Sr. Secondary School, New Delhi, Vaarun Sinha, Delhi Public School Vodadra & Rohit Mishra, Lucknow Public School)

 

Overview

Hackathons are a great way to enhance your coding skills, proficiency, and team-building skills. Here is an amazing opportunity for Indian students to take part in one of the largest coding hackathons.

 

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) in partnership with Codingal, the #1 coding platform for kids brings you HPE CodeWars 2022 Hackathon. It's an online coding competition designed to inspire, motivate and engage grade 8-12 students to learn to code.
 

You learn best when you work as a team. Teamwork helps enhance your leadership skills, problem-solving and creative thinking abilities. It enables you to enhance your communication skills with your peers and provides you with an opportunity to innovate through cross-collaboration.

 

You can participate individually or as a team consisting of a maximum of 3 members.

 

If you choose to participate as a team, you can refer to the Team Participation Guidelines section on this page for more details.


You can ideate, create an application, game, or website around a theme and compete with the best coders out there. Let your imagination have no limits. 

 

Start building innovative projects and have lots of fun along the way!


 Format
 
You can participate individually or as a part of a team consisting of a maximum of 3 members.
 
 Important Dates and Time
 

  • Submit your project by March 30, 2022 

 

  • Live Q&A Sessions: March 19, 2022 | Time: 1 PM IST - 2 PM IST

 

  • Virtual Ceremony for Result Announcement: April 9, 2022 | Time: 4:30 PM IST

Themes & Projects

 

 

Theme 1: India 2030 Sustainable Development Goals

 

Project: The Government of India is strongly committed to the 2030 Agenda, including the Sustainable Development Goals.

 

Build an app or a website providing technologically innovative solutions on any below Sustainable Development Goals:

 

  • Education
  • Clean Water and Sanitation
  • Poverty and Hunger
  • Industry & Innovation
  • Economic Growth
  • Gender Equality

 

Platform: Java, CSS, Python, HTML, JavaScript

 

 

Theme 2: Healthcare

 

Problem Statement 1: The recent pandemic has significantly impacted world healthcare systems. It's the need of the hour to provide essential health services for the increasing demand for care of Covid-19 patients.

 

Project: Build an app or a website to improve healthcare infrastructure in India by driving awareness, preventive and precautionary support, building human immunity, and providing information on doctors and medical facilities.

 

Platform: Java, CSS, Python, HTML, JavaScript

 

Problem Statement 2: Some people live in rural areas or small parts of a town. It may take a considerable amount of time for patients to receive medical treatment, especially in emergency cases. 

 

Project: Build an app on a specialized telehealth option to help people in rural areas. The app must provide immediate access to emergency care such as medical stores, doctors, and ambulances.

 

Platform: Java, CSS, Python, HTML, JavaScript

 

 

Theme 3: Cyber Awareness

 

Problem Statement 1: We live in an era where everything is connected to the internet including our daily devices. It's essential for end-users to be aware of measures to protect their data privacy and digital assets.

 

Project: Build an app or a website that helps to create cyber awareness with a protective mechanism to mitigate common cyber threats such as malware attacks, phishing mail, cyberbullying, privacy breaches, etc.

 

Platform: Java, CSS, Python, HTML, JavaScript

 

Problem Statement 2: We usually store data on computers and other inter-connected devices. Cyber attacks are unwelcome attempts to steal, alter, or destroy this data through unauthorized access to our computer systems. And, cyber awareness is the first step towards cyber security. 

 

Project: Build an app or a website that helps to create cyber awareness about cyber threats through educational resources including quizzes, short videos, tips, etc.

 

Platform: Java, CSS, Python, HTML, JavaScript

Prizes

The winning team will be awarded INR 50,000 worth of prizes


1st Runner up team will be awarded INR 30,000 worth of prizes


2nd Runner up team will be awarded INR 20,000 worth of prizes


4th - 10th position teams will be awarded 5,000 worth of prizes

 

11th - 20th position teams will be awarded 2,000 worth of prizes

 

The winning team (1st) will get a chance to run code experiments aboard the International Space station and a 1:1 mentoring session with Top HPE Technologists.

Guidelines

How to register for the competition?
 

  1. Click the "Register & Start" button on this page.
  2. Input your mobile number.
  3. Enter all the necessary information in the registration form.
  4. Verify your mobile number through an OTP received via SMS.
  5. Click on the "Register for competition" button and you register for the competition.

 
Team Participation Guidelines

 

  1. You can form a team consisting of a maximum of 3 members. All the team members must register for the competition with their own phone number and email address.
  2. You can choose anyone as your team member including your friends, classmates, relatives, etc.
  3. Your team members should be in grades 8-12 only. 
  4. The team name is mandatory during project submission. So, if you are participating as a team, you need to come up with a cool team name and add it during project submission. 
  5. Every team can submit only one project. The final submission will be considered for evaluation by the judges.
  6. If you have formed a team and any team members drop out, you can submit your project individually.
  7. All team members should type the "same team name".

 

How to submit your project?
 

  1. After the completion of your project, visit this page to submit your project.
  2. Click on the “Register & Start” button. Then, input your mobile number and enter the OTP received via SMS.
  3. Later, click on the "Submit Project" button and fill in the below information:

 

  • Are you submitting your Project as a Team or Individual? Select Team or Individual
  • If you have selected "Team" enter your Team Name
  • Mention your team members mobile number separated by comma (,)
  • Select your Theme* (2030 Sustainable Development Goals/Healthcare/Cyber Awareness)
  • Project Name*  (Any name of your choice for your project)
  • Development Platform* (E.g. Repl, Java, CSS, JaveScript, etc.)
  • Project Description* (Tell us something about your project)
  • Project Link (Share the link of your project)
  • Upload Video Presentation 
  • Upload Project File (Only if applicable)
  • Upload zip file of screenshots/images of the app/website (Only if applicable, and it should not be more than 50 MB)
  • Upload zip file of screenshots/images of source code of the app/website (Only if applicable, and it should not be more than 50 MB)

 

       4. Click "Submit". You have submitted your project.

Judging Criteria

Who can participate?

Those who have passed Class 12 in 2021 or before are not eligible to participate in the competition.

 

Those who have passed or have given their final examination of Grade 8 in 2022 are eligible to participate in the competition

 

Those who have passed or have given their final examination of  Grade 7 in 2022  and enter in Grade 8 are not eligible to participate in the competition

FAQs

Why do I need to register using a mobile number?
You are required to register via a mobile number as it is the primary source of identification for registration and project submission.
 
How to participate as a team in the competition?
You can form a team consisting of a maximum of 3 members. You can all ideate, create one project together and submit it for evaluation. 

 

How many members can a team have?
Up to 3 members

 

Should my team members be in grades 8-12 only?
Yes.
 

Who can I form a team with?
You can form a team with anyone including your friends, classmates, relatives, etc.

 

Can I submit a project individually if any of my team members drop out?
Yes. 

 

Can I create and submit a project individually without being a part of a team?
Yes.

 

Can I submit a project both as an individual and as a part of a team?
No. You can either submit your project individually or as a team member only.

 

Can an individual or team submit a project late?
Unfortunately, we do not accept any late project submissions. You must submit your project within the project submission deadline.

 

Is this competition online?
Yes, this competition is 100% online. The participant can work on their project at any place and time as long as they have access to a computer/laptop and an internet connection.


How much does it cost to enter into this competition?
There is no registration fee to participate in the competition.


What if I forget my registered mobile number while submitting the project?
In case, you forget your registered mobile number, you will have to re-register for the competition before submitting the project.


Will all the team members submit the project?
No. In case of team participation, one member of the team will have to submit the project only.


What if I have entered the wrong information in one of the form fields while submitting my project?
If you have entered any wrong information in one of the form fields, kindly resubmit the project. Your latest submission will be considered for evaluation.

 

Will an older project be considered for evaluation?
No, any old or previous project will not be considered for evaluation.

 

Can I submit more than one project?
No. You can submit only one project per competition.

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