MIT World Peace University, Pune

Team Registrations ends on 1st March. Submission begins on 24th feb and ends on 4th March

Category IdeaHack SolutionHack
Description Teams come up with innovative, unique and practical ideas to solve the given problem. Teams come up with unique, innovative, sustainable and long-term solutions (and prototypes) that can be fully scaled effectively in the near future.
Winners Prize ₹ 40,000 ₹ 60,000
Consolation Prize ₹ 15,000 X 3 ₹ 25,000 X 3


Incubator Partner-MIT TBI
Winners shall get direct entry to Pitch the Project/Startup Plan to MIT TBI (supported by Dept of Science&Technology, GOI). Shortlisted team (from pitching) shall get Office Space + Mentorship + startup Service free of cost for initial (1st) year.

40+ Teams
Will hack
400 Problem Statements
You may bring in more!!
12 Hours
Event Time
8 Glasses of Water
to stay hydrated for 18 hours

Mar 14th Agenda

  • 07:00 AM
    Check in + Setup
  • 08:30 AM
    HackMITWPU Inauguration Ceremony
    Location: Saint Dnyaneshwar Hall

    All teams have to report at the venue. All hacking venues will be locked down for security reasons.

  • Breakfast
  • 09:30 AM
    Hacking kicks off
  • 10:30 AM
    First Evaluation

    Initial evaluation of idea/solution that teams worked on, before Hack Day. It will be a score based evaluation. Click here to view the sheet.

  • 12:00 PM
    Hacking continues
  • 02:00 PM
  • 02:30 PM
    Mentoring Round

    Casual meetup of teams with judges / company representatives

  • 03:30 PM
    Hacking continues
  • 06:00 PM
    Final Evaluation

    Teams will be evaluated based on their final results/solutions. No changes allowed post this time.

  • 07:30 PM
    Prize Distribution Ceremony
    Location: Saint Dnyaneshwar Hall

    All teams have to report at the venue. All equipment to be packed up.

  • HackMITWPU End

The Venue

AS Building, 4th floor

MIT-WPU Kothrud Campus

Paud Road,Kothrud,Pune,411038   View on Google Maps

Premium Partners

Supporting Partners


  • Team selection for Round 1 will be done on the basis of the registration form, and presentation and/or video submitted (as applicable). All teams will be given equal preference during selection.
  • The decision of organizers and/or judging panel is final for selecting the teams for Round 2 (Hack Day - 14th March).
  • You must work at your allotted location at the venue to work on your idea/solution on Hack Day.
  • You're expected to work towards your final idea/solution, as soon as Round 1 results are announced.
  • You're not allowed to steal another team's materials, files, software, equipment etc. Strict actions will be taken by MIT-WPU.
  • You will not be allowed to discuss strategy, suggestions or tips with other teams.
  • The decision of judges is final for determining prizes and awards.
  • Please comply with all instructions from HackMITWPU organizers.
  • Detailed rulebook can be found below:

FAQ / Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers

HackMITWPU will be held at MIT World Peace University,Pune supported by major companies and backed by a strong network of students and faculty members.

The maximum team size is six and minimum is four.

This is a student hackathon and only students of MIT's Kothrud campus are allowed to participate.

For Round 1 of HackMITWPU, teams will be evaluated based on their presentation and video submissions (wherever applicable), which they will be submitting from Mar 4 - 8. Judging parameters will be released soon.

Of course you can! At HackMITWPU, we ensure that no one is left behind during the hacking, thanks to our mentors and volunteers who help us achieve the same. We make sure that you learn the best you can alongside having fun and experiencing what it feels to belong to a student innovation community.

Please bring your valid university ID, a computer (preferably a laptop), chargers, and any hardware you will use for your hack. Please bring your own extensions although we'll have them available on the premises too.

You're free to bring your own broadband/hotspot device to enjoy a seamless hacking experience, however we will provide internet to all participants on the premises too.

Participants(students) will not be granted travel reimbursements for HackMITWPU.

It is recommended that you start working as soon as possible, the first round of evaluation will judge your project based on what you have done in this duration

Drop us a mail and we would be more than happy to answer your queries. Also feel free to write if you'd like to volunteer for the event!