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Smart India Hackathon 2020 - Problem Statements PDF

Updated: Dec 31, 2019

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Contest outline:

Smart India Hackathon (SIH) 2020 is a national initiative launched by AICTE and MHRD aimed at providing students with a platform to solve some of the pressing problems we face in our daily lives, and to inculcate a culture of product innovation and problem-solving mentality.

During the last edition of the hackathon, 2 Lakh+ students with 55,000+ ideas from 2000+ institutions against 500+ problem statements provided by 120+ organizations from across India involved in it. In SIH 2020, students will also have the opportunity to work on the challenges facing private sector organizations and create world-class solutions for some of the world's largest companies, helping the private sector hire the best brains from the country.

Info Video on SIH software edition 2020:

Problem statement Organization type:

  • State Ministry

  • Central Ministry

  • Industry Personal

Problem Statement Themes:

  • Smart Communication

  • Healthcare & Biomedical devices

  • Agriculture & Rural Development

  • Smart Vehicles

  • Food Technology.

  • Robotics and Drones

  • Waste management

  • Clean water

  • Renewable Energy

  • Security & Surveillance

  • Miscellaneous

Info Video on SIH 2020:

What is SIH 2020?

  • World’s Biggest Hackathon and Open Innovation model, an initiative by Ministry of HRD of India

  • 4th edition of highly successful Smart India Hackathon initiative

  • Involves 2 Lakh+ students with 57,000+ ideas from 2200+ institutions against 530+ problem statements provided by 120+ organizations from across India

  • Students across India compete creatively to solve problems of Ministries, Departments and Industries to give solutions

  • Harness expertise of students from AICTE/UGC approved institutions, IITs, NITs and IISc.

Who can Participate:

All students Pursuing degree or in AICTE Recognized institutes in India

SIH 2020 Software Edition Rules:

  • College SPOC to be responsible to conduct internal hackathon in the campus

  • College to finalise total best 5 teams + 2 waitlisted teams from the internal hackathon.

  • SPOC to recommend the selected teams for SIH 2020 Software edition at SIH portal

  • Out of the 5 selected teams per college, 4 can be chosen from blocked PSs & 1 can be chosen for Student Innovation category

  • Team leaders of the selected teams to be registered at the SIH portal to submit ideas

  • Submission of ideas by selected teams against PSs by college SPOC for the SIH2020 Finale

To Download the 2020 problem statements PDF Click the link below :

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Category of contest: Hackathon-Hardware & Software

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