The Computer Society of India organised the largest ever student hackathon as part of the student convention of the Golden Jubilee celebrations in Hyderabad.

This devthon was held on the topic of Smart City and Internet of Things technologies. This Devthon has witnessed about 3,000 students participating in 40 colleges simultaneously, as teams. About 1,000 ideas were built out/prototyped in the 2 days. This Devthon was supported by over 100 curators and 50 mentors from various industries/academics.

The winning teams from each of these colleges participated in the final round held on January 2 and 3, at the CSI Student Convention. Hon. ESL Narasimhan, Governor of A.P.& Telegana has presented mementos and merit certificates to the winning teams at the CSI Student convention

In The Press

CSI to organize largest Student Hackathon in Hyderabad
– Siasat

CSI India Communications
– CSI India

Computer Society of India to Hold Student Hackathon in Hyderabad
– NDTV Gadgets

Biggest Hackathon In India
– BusinessLine

Computer Society of India to hold student Hackathon in Hyderabad
– Economic Times

Computer Society of India to hold student Hackathon in Hyderabad
– Business Today

Participating Organisations

Computer Society of India is a body of computer professionals in India. It was started on 6 March 1965 by a few computer professionals and has now grown to be the national body representing computer professionals. It has 72 chapters across India, 511 student branches, and 100,000 members.

HYSEA (Formerly ITsAP) is a registered apex body with more than 300 members representing the software industry in Hyderabad. It is a not for profit organization whose vision is ‘To Position Hyderabad as the leading intellectual capital of the world, by nurturing entrepreneurship, research and innovation, to achieve global excellence in IT products and services’. HYSEA works very closely with the Government, STPI – Hyderabad and with various industry bodies like NASSCOM, FICCI, CII, TiE, AMCHAM, IACC, FAPCCI, etc.and acts as a catalyst to promote the growth of the IT & ITES industry in the Hyderabad.