Capgemini, a universal leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, has publicized the unveiling of Tech Challenge 4.0 – the fourth season of a unique online hackathon designed to recognize the best programmers and tech enthusiasts from across India. This hackathon goals to position young techies to the skills required in the age of digital disruption and offer them with the occasion to explain real world business and human challenges by means of emerging technologies.

Subsequent to the success of Tech Challenge 3.0 last year, this year’s edition will watch for the top coders and tech professionals, and put their ancient matter to the test over an intense coding and skills challenge in distinctive areas such as Cloud, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, and the Internet of Things, among others. The competition is ear marked for all Indian citizens having 18 years above and who possess a skill for innovation and disruptive technology.

Concerned applicants can register online to take part, then after followed by two levels of challenges; successful candidates compete in the live final hackathon, at the Capgemini Knowledge Park in Mumbai.

The contest rounds will comprise:

Level 1: Multiple choice questions based on the skill specific tech topics.

Level 2: Case study presentations.

Level 3: Live hackathon – participants work in teams of 5 for the final challenge, as well as work on their individual skills challenges.

Successful applicants will be nominated based on their final presentations involving the use of emerging technologies to design innovative solutions and prototypes.

Ashwin Yardi, Chief Operating Officer at Capgemini in India said, “Digital is reshaping the technology sector, requiring us to invest in and offer opportunities to both aspiring and existing IT professionals to learn and work on new digital technologies. This year, our Tech Challenge has been conceptualized keeping in mind the huge opportunity we see in emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Internet of Things and Cloud. Tech Challenge 4.0 will be posing exciting challenges in these emerging technologies and will enable participants to be future-ready. We are looking forward to witnessing huge participation and engaging with India’s sharpest tech minds who can design cutting-edge solutions for real world challenges.”

The previous session of Tech Challenge gathered an awesome response from over 74,000 participants. This year, Capgemini is to celebrate its 50th anniversary milestone and the fourth edition of Tech Challenge is designed to capture the essence of the anniversary celebrations. The top 50 coders of Tech Challenge 4.0 will participate in the live final hackathon and create solutions to real world challenges using emerging digital technologies. The captivating team will win a cash prize worth INR 3 lakhs and will directly face for the final round of interview for a probable employment opportunity at Capgemini. The contest is now live and registration is open until October 15, 2017.

Submission and participation dates:

 Level  Challenges  Date
 1  MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)  Sep 29 – Oct 13 2017
 2  MCQ + Online Presentation/Case Study submission  Oct 6 – Oct 13 2017
 3  Actual Demo + Live Hackathon  Oct 28 – Oct 29 2017

Source: India Education Diary