48 hour online hackathon conducted by the students of Cochin University of Science and Technology, for students all across India to embrace the spirit of innovation.

31 OCT 2020 - 2 NOV 2020

About Make-a-Ton

Make-a-Ton, presented by CITTIC is back with a bang, to provide students with a platform to experience an exhilarating 48 hour open online hackathon. This is a big opportunity to pitch their ideas in front of an eminent panel of judges and build it into the best solution. Celebrating the spirit of 'Build Over Buy ', Make-a-Ton prominently focuses on bringing out passionate innovators. The hackathon opens up problems that fall under different categories to choose. Grab the chance to present your innovative solutions to tackle issues faced by the world today and take away grand prizes.

The winning project is the most innovative and practical solution which tackles a socially relevant problem as decided by our select panel of judges. Apart from this main challenge, Make-a-Ton also offers a set of extra opportunities for projects and there will be separate winners announced for these additional challenges.

The Centre for Innovation, Technology Transfer and Industrial Collaboration (CITTIC), the technology business incubator of Cusat, has nurtured several young startups and has supported the growth of technology in the student community. CITTIC was set up on the campus with central and state government funding to provide a vibrant, innovative and entrepreneurial environment for faculty and students to run university-linked startup companies.

Extra Challenges

Make-a-Ton also provides a set of extra opportunities for projects. This is neither a part of our main challenge nor a mandatory one. This aims to offer a few additional challenges. There will be separate prizes for winners of each category. The following are the challenge tracks.

Hack for CUSAT

This track is for teams from CUSAT only. We're looking for the best team that can implement or solve problems specific to the University.

Life Sciences

This track is dedicated to the best project in fields like Bio-Technology, Polymer Science and Marine Engineering.

Partner Challenges

Opportunity to win prizes and internship from our partner companies for the best solutions
in their domains of interest.

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Why Make-a-ton?

Get Mentored

Get Mentored

To stay updated about and connected with an array of makers and entrepreneurs who can lead you to bigger opportunities.

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Hackathon Jackpot

Winning teams with the most innovative and practical solutions will be awarded prizes worth 30k.

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Assured Goodies

Each registered participant will be getting an official Make-a-Ton t-shirt, premium swags, goodies and other benefits worth 1K from our partners.

The Schedule

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Meet The Mentors

Suman Debnath


Suman Debnath

Developer Advocate at AWS

Amrit Sanjeev


Amrit Sanjeev

Developer Advocate at Google

Hari Shanker R


Hari Shanker R

WordPress Community Manager

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