Hacknovate 4.0, a 12-hour hackathon organized by ABES Institute of Technology on November 25th, 2022, recorded over 200 teams registered from all over the world. The event was held in a hybrid format, with 93 teams participating offline and the rest participating online. The event began at 8:00 AM and ended at 9:30 PM with the announcement of results.
The event was inaugurated by the director of the institute, Dr. M.K Jha, and was handled by the heads of various departments, Dr. Bipin Kumar Rai (HOD of IT and CSDS Dept.), Dr. Upasana Pandey (HOD of CSAI & CS-IoT Dept.) and Dr. Rizwan (HOD of CSE Dept.).
The event was divided into three rounds: Mentoring Round 1, which began at 11:30 AM, Mentoring Round 2, conducted at 3:00 PM, and the Judging Round, which began at 7:00 PM. Results were declared at 9:00 PM.
In Mentoring Round 1, there were 93 teams in offline mode and 23 teams in online mode. In Mentoring Round 2, there were 73 teams in offline mode and 12 teams in online mode. These mentoring rounds were also pre-elimination rounds. For the final Judging Round, there were 47 teams in offline mode and 5 teams in online mode.
The prize amount for the winners included 21,000₹ for the winner, 11,000₹ for the first runner-up, and 5,000₹ for the second runner-up. Additionally, there were two consolidation prizes worth 2700₹ each, awarded for the best offline hack and for the best women in tech.
Along with the main event, there were also three mini-events: War of Meme, Own the Throne, and Capture the Throne. Winners of these mini-events received 500₹ each.
Winner of the hack: TEAM ARIES
1st Runner up: TEAM GEEK BENCH
2nd Runner up: TEAM DENSE ECLIPSE
Best Girls Team
Overall, Hacknovate 4.0 was a successful event with a large number of participants and engaging challenges. The organizers and participants should be commended for their hard work and dedication.