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About Data Science Hackathon: Churn Prediction

Predicting customer churn (also known as Customer Attrition) represents an additional potential revenue source for any business. Customer churn impacts the cost to the business, for example, lost revenue and the marketing costs involved with replacing those customers with new ones. Reducing customer churn is a key goal for every business.


In this challenge, A Bank is looking for help from data scientists like you to help them provide insights using their past data. They want to predict the churn probability for each potential customers which would help them to have right engagement. 

 
Come be part of this competition that you will give you more reasons to love hackathons!

Prizes:


Top 3 rankers of the hackathon will be awarded

  • Rank 1: INR 75K
  • Rank 2: INR 50K
  • Rank 3: INR 25K

This is not all, if you get in the top 20, you will get exclusive benefits on India's Largest Data Science Event, in Bengaluru, DataHack Summit 2017 

 

  • Top 10 contestants will get a 25% OFF on Conference Tickets (2 days and 3 days Pass)
  • Contestants from ranks 11-20 will get a 15% OFF on Conference Tickets (2 days and 3 days Pass)

Rules

Contest Guidelines

  • One person cannot participate with more than one user accounts.
  • Appropriate taxes will be applicable on the prize money.
  • You cannot use UCIC_ID as a feature for modelling
  • You cannot use external data for modelling
  • You should submit a .zip for submission

Tools

  • You are free to use any tool and machine you have rightful access to.
  • You can use any programming language or statistical software.

Solution Checker

  • You are free to use solution checker as many times as you want.
  • Adding comment is mandatory for use of solution checker
  • Comments will help you to refer to a particular solution at a later point in time.

Final Submissions

  • Setting final submission is mandatory. If you don't make final submission, your entry would be dis-qualified.
  • No submissions would be entertained after the hackathon ends.
  • Code file is mandatory while setting final submission. For GUI based tools, upload zip file of snapshots of steps taken by you, else upload code file.
  • The code file uploaded should be pertaining to your final submission. If we find any discrepancy between the two, your entry would be dis-qualified.

Team formation

  • Maximum of 2 people can form a team.
  • In case a team wins, prize would be distributed equally among team members
  • Team once created can't be dissolved.
  • Teams can't be merged.

Expected conduct

  • At any point in the hackathon, you are expected to respect fellow hackers and act with high integrity.
  • Slack Live Chat admins hold the right to blacklist / block any participant found to use foul / disrespectful language. Chat forum will be closely monitored.
  • Analytics Vidhya holds the right to disqualify any participant at any stage of competition if found indulged in fraudulent practices.

Registration Fee

Free