DotSlash 7.0 is a 30-hour, in-person hackathon hosted at SVNIT's beautiful campus. It's organized entirely by SVNIT students and provides a unique opportunity for developers worldwide to come together and use their skills to create useful innovations for society.
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Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat is a leading technical Institute not only at national level but also at International level for imparting training to students as per the needs of technology. It is also envisaged to provide the necessary infrastructure to take up research work and to provide the mechanism to interact with industries effectively.
ASHINE is a Technology Business Incubator located at the centre of Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT), Surat spread across 250 acres of lush-green campus having all the modern educational and recreational facilities for students. With an infrastructure that can support 30+ tech and non-tech startups and 200 startup enthusiasts from across the nation.
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ACM NIT Surat is a student chapter highly focused on planning and organizing events for coding, development, design etc. Founded in 2005, the chapter has been a centre for various learning, fun, and productive activities. Be it coding challenges, hackathons, quizzes, or application development, the activities of the chapter are widely acknowledged in the institute and keenly looked for.
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Frequently Asked Questions
All university students, regardless of their chosen field of study or academic discipline, are welcome and eligible to apply for this program. Whether you're majoring in the sciences, arts, engineering, or any other subject, we encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity. We believe in inclusivity and aim to provide access to this program for a diverse range of students from various academic backgrounds.
To participate in this event, simply visit our website and click on the "Apply with Devfolio" button. You will be directed to a registration form where you can provide the necessary information. As the hackathon date approaches, we will share additional details, including how to RSVP for the event. Keep an eye on your email inbox and our website for updates and notifications regarding the registration process and event logistics.
Yes, team participation is encouraged. Each team can have a maximum of three members. If you don't have a team, no worries! You can also participate individually. For those without teams, we will facilitate team formation at the beginning of the hackathon, ensuring everyone has the opportunity to collaborate with fellow participants.
It means we have successfully received your application. Once you submit your idea after the problem statements are released, we will accept you for our hackathon. Please note that at this stage the submitted ideas will not be evaluated.
No, there is no registration fee for this hackathon. It's completely free to participate! We believe in making this opportunity accessible to all, so you can join us without any cost involved. Get ready to showcase your skills and creativity without any barrier.
Absolutely! We encourage collaboration and diversity. You can form a team with students from different colleges. We believe that diversity in teams often leads to innovative solutions and a richer experience, so feel free to bring together students from various educational institutions to participate in our hackathon.
We are thrilled to announce that this hackathon will be conducted in an OFFLINE mode at our campus itself. You will have the opportunity to participate in person, bringing together teams and individuals for an immersive and collaborative experience right at our campus. We look forward to hosting you for a dynamic and engaging hackathon event.
At DotSlash, you'll enjoy networking with fellow hackers, compete for prizes, and gain valuable learning experiences. You'll create lasting memories, receive a cool T-shirt, a Certificate of Participation, and a bag of swag. Join us for an unforgettable event!
Then we're so glad DotSlash will be your first ever! It's helpful to have some programming or technical experience, but it's not a requirement. We'll have talks, mentors and workshops to help you with your project.
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Automation and Tools Track
Automating the tasks, like testing the prototypes be it hardware, or software. It could be the automation of Home appliances and security devices. Industries like health, and automobiles, could benefit from automated software or IoT devices in cases of emergencies or critical cases. Program testing on GitHub Actions Workflow is one of the coolest examples of writing tests for a project. Generative AI is used a lot these days to automate many workflows within organisations and personal usage to enhance productivity for redundant tasks. Businesses use blockchain technologies to make their supply chain more efficient.
Forecasting and Prediction Track
Have you heard of youtube using some recommendation algorithms? Yes this is forecasting and predicting the customer behaviour. Predicting the future events is done in many industries from finance to health, and private sector to public sector. Predicting a trend in the past events, offering prediction of future events so that the unseen circumstances could be withstand with proper preparation. Some of the good example circumstances could involve statistical predictions of any kind of factors such as crime rate, rainfall, health risks - basically to predict future risks. On the other hand, industries use prediction to make important decisions for the future like predicting the future of a commodity for investment or analysing the future scope of a technology/product/service based on the customer behaviour and interaction.The ultimate goal is to create innovative, dependable and precise software to improve decision-making processes by providing valuable insights into future scenarios.
E-commerce and Fin-tech Track
Advances in technology have completely transformed how retail experiences function by integrating AI pattern systems, smart baskets, digital assistants, virtual reality tools, predicting customer purchasing behaviours, understanding their preferences, and creating systems that cater to these needs. This includes services like click-and-collect (allowing customers to order online and pick up in-store), smart substitution, immediate booking for specialised assistance, in-store customer relationship management, loyalty programs, and streamlining the checkout process to minimise waiting times.
Interactive Media Track
The Interactive Media track encourages hackers to explore the potential of interactive technology, inviting them to unleash their creativity. Whether it's crafting a distinctive storytelling journey, developing a gamified educational platform, building immersive virtual environments, or creating interactive art installations, hackers are urged to push limits and devise projects that captivate users in fresh and innovative ways. This track aims to leverage hackers' diverse skills across disciplines, potentially integrating elements like music, graphics, and more to craft engaging projects.