Hack-Star Bengaluru

2013 Registered Allowed team size: 3 - 5
2013 Registered Allowed team size: 3 - 5

Winners are announced.

Prototype Submission Phase
starts on:
Feb 15, 2022, 02:30 PM UTC (UTC)
ends on:
Mar 01, 2022, 06:29 PM UTC (UTC)


Finale Announcement

The teams moving to the finale has been announced. You can check if your team name is present here.

Finale teams would have received the mail from HackerEarth

Be the Change, Accelerate the Future

Did anyone envision that Namma Bengaluru would grow in leaps and bounds on every front? None of us did. We continue to be one of the best City to find a livelihood, a career, medical facilities, or anything you name. So thanks to technology and the ever-growing community of tech enthusiasts who want to bring in change to make our City and the world a better place.

Deccan Herald, an English national daily newspaper, is presenting to you the vision of Bengaluru 2040, explaining the infrastructure required to make the City - people and environment friendly by using sustainable technological measures. 

As tech partner of this event, Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India (MBRDI), brings to you Hack-Star Bengaluru, a hackathon offering a platform to showcase your ideas towards building sustainable cities/communities through the power of technology.

Here is the chance to grab an opportunity to accelerate the future by bringing in your best ideas, building a prototype and impressing the jury with a glimpse of what the future beholds for all of us. The winners get a chance to work with MBRDI with pre-placement offers along with cash prizes. 

We have curated a few themes in the spectrum of transportation, logistics, and sustainable mobility to help you ideate and demonstrate your vision towards a smarter and sustainable Bengaluru.

The Objective of the Hackathon:

Building a sustainable and smarter Bengaluru through the power of technology

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Prototype Presentation Template- Download it here

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Engineering students graduating in the year 2023 and 2024
  • Students currently pursuing any technical degree from recognised Engineering college located in and around Bengaluru


Building a sustainable and smarter Bengaluru

Transportation and Logistics

  • Smart Traffic Safety Solutions: Impactful solutions to reduce traffic in Bengaluru, optimise parking to save time and provide last mile connectivity to the commuters.
  • Fleet Management Solutions: Innovative solutions for predictive maintenance and operations of public transport systems and fleet 

Smart City Solutions

  • E-Mobility: Optimized mobile charging and integrated payment solutions for electric vehicles for enhanced EV infrastructure in the city
  • Road Safety: Technology enablers to reduce accidents, monitor road conditions and city ‘s infrastructure, improve pedestrian safety and monitor the health condition of the drivers
  • Accessibility: Develop solutions to help overcome challenges for senior citizens and PwDs (Infrastructure, ease of access to facilities, including medical, through technology)


The first, second, and third prizewinners along with the cash price will receive pre-placement offers to work with MBRDI. Any participants deemed to be apt for a particular role or projects at MBRDI will also get an opportunity to work for us.

Main Prizes
1st Prize
INR 2,00,000

In addition to Pre-placement Offer for the team.

2nd Prize
INR 1,50,000

In addition to Pre-placement Offer for the team.

3rd Prize
INR 1,00,000

In addition to Pre-placement Offer for the team.


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