Esya '18

The time has come to bring out the developer in you. Get ready for the most amazing Hackathon of 2018!

August 2018



HackIIITD is a flagship event of IIIT-Delhi's techfest Esya. It will be a 24hr overnight software hackathon, fuelled by grit, passion and coffee.

Shoutout to all computer nerds and gizmo geeks. For our 8th Edition of TechFest Esya‘s event HackIIITD, Byld, the software Development Society of IIIT-Delhi, asks you to Commit To Your Code. HackIIITD is a chance for all developers, hobbyists, students, or anyone else to build an innovative application in a single night fueled by creativity, passion and grit. What the application does is only limited by your creativity !

Promoting Diversity

With this edition of HackIIITD, we aim to encourage diversity in tech. We will give direct entry to any team having 50% or more female members. We also have a special prize for the best all-female team and extra swag for every female participant.

HackIIITD is back in Esya 2018. Registrations have now been closed!

When ?

17th and 18th August, 2018

Where ?


What ?

24 hr Software Hackathon


The hackathon is open to all college students and high school students as well.

Team Size

Any team will have a maximum team size of 4 members


Free Swag for all participants apart from prizes for the winners


Team Size:

At max 4 members in a team. Lone wolves are welcome too, we might team you up during the hackathon.

Originality of Code:

Everyone starts coding at the same time and no one should come in and build on top of their existing projects. Due attribution should be given to any kind of boilerplate code used.

Final Decision:

The ultimate decision regarding awards and prizes lies within the hands of jury. The decision of organisers will be final and binding.


Participants have to bring their own laptops. Extension cords and Lan Cables for internet access will be provided.


  • Registrations

    August 17th, 12:00 PM

  • Inauguration Ceremony

    August 17th, 2:00 PM

  • Briefing and Theme Disclosure

    August 17th, 2:30 PM

  • Start of Hackathon

    August 17th, 3:00 PM

  • First Evaluation

    August 18th, 12:00 AM - 1:00 AM

  • Second Evaluation

    August 18th, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

  • Final Submission

    August 18th, 12:00 PM

  • Top Ten Teams' Pitches

    August 18th, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Prize Distribution

    August 18th, 3:00 PM

Food will be served at regular intervals over the course of the hackathon and there will also be many fun activities and games throughout the night!

Current Sponsors

For partnering with us this year, feel free to message any of the Team Members listed below


What does it cost ?

This hackathon is FREE. All you need is enthusiasm. The costs are borne by our generous sponsors.

What will I eat ?

Food and coffee are on us !

Where will I sleep ?

Some mattresses may be available for sleep/resting purpose.

What should I carry ?

Bring your own laptops and Gizmos that you might need for hacking along with items for personal care and grooming.

Our Team

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Kanav Bhagat


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Anish Bhardwaj


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Sarthak Bhagat


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Nishant Gadihoke