AIT students bag top three positions at hackathon

PUNE: The students of Army Institute of Technology (AIT) won top three positions in the NEC Hackathon held at Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi recently. AIT alumni team Drupple inclusive of Swastik Srivastava, Rohan Chougule, Rajat Rawat and Anirudh Murali won the first prize, the third year students’ team WeCode consisting of Shailesh, Arpit, Shubham, Shivam won the second prize and One in Centillion team by Sagar, Ashok, won the third prize.

A statement issued by AIT stated that, the first, second and third positions were given cash prize Rs 2.5 lakh, Rs 1.5 lakh and Rs one lakh respectively. The Hackathon was organized by NEC Corporation in collaboration with Common Service Centers (CSC).

The theme was digitization of rural education and more than 4,000 participants including students from IITs and programmers from corporates participated. After an online round in December, 40 teams were short listed, and the final round was held on January 11 and 12.

AIT had seven out of its eight teams in final round. AIT teams have been excelling at national level hackathons over last three years by winning many competitions, added the statement. AIT has vibrant technical clubs such as Open source Club (OSS Club) and Competitive coding club where students learn from faculty incharge.

AIT students bag top three positions at hackathon

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