UST d3code Campus Hackathon'22

842 Registered Allowed team size: 2 - 4
842 Registered Allowed team size: 2 - 4

Winners are announced.

Idea Phase and Team Formation
starts on:
Nov 04, 2022, 12:30 PM ()
ends on:
Nov 20, 2022, 06:29 PM ()
24-Hour Finale
starts on:
Dec 11, 2022, 03:30 AM ()
ends on:
Dec 12, 2022, 04:05 AM ()



1. Are there any entry criteria for a team to participate in the external Hackathon being conducted as part of D3 2022? All members of a team should be current students of an institute of higher learning (college or university) in India at the time of registration, through the course of the hackathon, and at the time of the hackathon finals in December 2022.

2. How many members can form a team? Two to four members are mandatory in each team; the person who registers first will be considered as a lead for the team.

3. Which is the platform for registration? HackerEarth ( will be used for Hackathon registrations.

4. Is there any educational qualification required to participate in the event? The event is open to students pursuing a Bachelor’s or Masters in any stream of study in a college or university in India.

5. What are the steps and the ID proofs required at the time of registration?

  • Teams will need to register on the HackerEarth portal.
  • All members of the team need to register, and each member must provide separate proof of student status.
  • Participants will be required to upload a scanned copy of Student An ID card with photo.
  • Student IDs without a photograph will not be accepted.
  • If the official Student ID does not include a photograph, the the participant should submit a letter confirming the student status from the college or university on the template available in the Registration page.

6. Can a member be a part of multiple teams? A participant can be part of only one team and changing team members after Idea submission closes on 16th November will not be allowed.

7. Is a team lead required for a team? If yes, what is the eligibility criteria? Yes, a Team lead is required for each team. One who registers first will be considered as a lead for that team.

8. Can a team have multiple HackerEarth accounts? Each team shall participate through a single HackerEarth account. Please note that UST in its sole discretion may disqualify any team or participant who attempts to participate in the event through multiple D3 Hackathon accounts or any other violation of laid down policy.

9. Is there any kind of fee applicable for participation? There is no fee to participate in the event and no fees of any kind will be charged before or after the event.

10. In what scenarios will a team be disqualified?

  • Participants who provide incomplete, false, erroneous, fraudulent, forged, and tampered information will not be accepted and will be disqualified.
  • A participant may be disqualified on grounds that include, but are not limited to, unlawful, obscene or inappropriate actions, fraud, dishonesty, misappropriation or infringement of the intellectual property of others and/or any failure to comply with the d3code Hackathon terms and conditions.
  • UST in its sole discretion may disqualify any team or participant for any other violation of laid down policy.

11. How many rounds are there in this event and how will the teams be shortlisted? The event will comprise of three rounds. Each shortlisted teams will participate in the first online round before moving on to the next stage. After round one, a video interview for shortlisted teams will be conducted with the top 10 teams progressing to a 24-hour onsite hackathon at the UST Campus in Thiruvananthapuram. Please check the timeline and schedule in the Overview section to know more about this -

12. Will travel and accommodation arrangements be made available for the teams? Accommodation for all finalists arriving from outside Thiruvananthapuram will be provided at a hotel near UST’s campus between Dec 10th and Dec 12th, 2022 on a double occupancy basis. Note that all finalists are expected to be present at the venue during the 24-hour event. Travel reimbursement will also be available to all finalists from outside Thiruvananthapuram based on actual expense incurred subject to a maximum limit. Specifics will be communicated to finalists in a timely manner prior to the 24-hour hackathon.

13. Can the participant transfer the rights to another person? Participants shall not transfer their rights to another person within the team unless they have obtained explicit consent from UST in writing to do so.

14. Can the team download the information available on the event website? Participants may not download, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, duplicate, or publish any information present on the event website. Any unauthorized use of the event website or its contents shall lead to termination of the access granted by UST .

15. Who could I contact in case of a claim or dispute? Any dispute, claim or difference arising out of or in connection with this Term and Conditions, including any question regarding its existence or validity, shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration under the Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 by a sole arbitrator appointed by a Director of US Technology International Private Limited. The seat of the arbitration shall be in Trivandrum. The language to be used in the arbitration shall be English.

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