Hackathon 2021

7352 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 4

This campaign is over.

idea phase
starts on:
Feb 18, 2021, 09:30 AM
ends on:
Mar 21, 2021, 06:29 PM
Finale Round
starts on:
Apr 09, 2021, 07:30 AM
ends on:
Apr 10, 2021, 08:40 AM


  • This is an Individual/Team participation Hackathon. A team can have 1-4 members. Please note no changes to team structure will not be encouraged once registered.
  • You can either form a team with your friends/colleagues or you can request other teams to add you as a member. 
  • There are 5 themes for the Hackathon, you must submit a idea that is in alignment with one of these themes
  • This Hackathon will consist of 3 phases as explained. The last date to submit your entries along with your ideas is on Mar 14, 2021 11:59 PM IST.
  • You are expected to come up with new and innovative ideas. Please note that any idea that has been copied or borrowed from any source including but not limited to internet sources may not be considered for the Finale.
  • Once the Hackathon submission phase commences, you will get an option to submit your idea. You can submit as many times as you want and the last submission will be considered as the final submission within the stipulated window mentioned above.
  • Only the top 100 entries selected and invited by Rakuten India will be eligible to participate in the Finale. The selected teams will work on the hack during the Finale event. 
  • Your hack must be developed entirely during the Hackathon duration.
  • The Hackathon Finale is a 2 day event starting from Apr 09, 2021 at 01:00 PM IST and ending on Apr 10, 2021 at 07:30 PM IST
  • You may use open source libraries and other freely available systems/services such as Google Maps, Facebook Connect, Twitter feeds etc.
  • You acknowledge and agree that through your participation in Hackathon, Rakuten India will collect certain personal information regarding you. Such personal information will include recordings (both audio and video) of you and your surroundings during your participation, should your audio and video settings be turned on during your participation through any virtual medium (including Zoom or other such platforms). We will also capture still photos of you during your participation, which may be used in Rakuten India’s promotional or other material, as we deem fit. We recommend clearing your background of any information or data that may be of a personal nature that you do not wish for Rakuten India to collect.
  • If you are present in person at our premises, you also agree to have your photos, videos and voice recordings be collected by Rakuten India for the same purposes. You also agree to Rakuten India’s unrestricted use of such recordings and photos, whether internal, external, commercial or otherwise, and waive any rights to your access or use of the same. 
  • You/your team agree to indemnify Rakuten India from any and all claims related to your Hack/code.
  • Participants understand and agree that Rakuten India shall not be liable for any loss/damages etc incurred by the participants during or toward the Hackathon.
  • By participating in the Rakathon 2021, you agree to all the terms and conditions mentioned herein.

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