DATA TALES – Beyond Infinity (Round 1: Machine Learning Competition by Great Lakes Institute of Management)

Online 08-01-2018 12:00 AM to 15-01-2018 11:59 PM
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  • 81

    Number of Teams

  • Cash Prizes upto INR 35,000



Put up your thinking caps to decide the difference between the solution, good solution and best solution. The challenge is not just to solve the live problem but to prove that your solution is better than the rest where innovation and implementation is beyond the idealistic concept of text books.

Forum for to showcase your mettle in the field of Analytics, Great Lakes, Chennai presents to you an exclusive Data Analytics event.

Here is your chance to show your mettle in a battle of numbers, prediction and accuracy.


  • A maximum of 2 members can form a team.
  • This event is open to only students in India. Working professional who are currently undergoing part time MBA/PGDM can also participate in the event.
  • Teams are required to register on the Analytics Vidhya’s portal.
  • A participant can be a part of only one team.
  • Multiple teams can participate from one college.
  • The team members may be from different years in their course.
  • Please adhere to the deadlines given, requests for extensions and late entries will not be entertained.
  • In case of any dispute, decision of the Analytics Vidhya organizing team shall be final.
  • The format and structure of events are subject to change before the actual beginning of the event.
  • The maximum travel reimbursement per member from a team (Round 2 – finalist) will be Rs. 3,000 or the ticket fare (two-way), whichever is minimum on submission of appropriate ticket proofs.

Event Details:

Round 1 (Machine Learning Round)

Round 1 is scheduled to begin on 8th January 2018. The first round of the competition would be a machine learning competition. Participants can use Excel/R/Python or any other tool for modelling for solving the problem.

  • Submissions on the designated portal to be made before: 11:59 PM IST, 15th January 2017.
  • The Private leader board for first Round would be displayed on the Analytics Vidhya website by 10 AM on 16th January 2017.
  • Round 1 shortlists to be announced before 17th January 2017.

Top 20 teams in the private leader board will have to submit document explaining their solution before 11:59 PM IST, 20th January 2017.

The presentation should be send to [email protected].

Round 2 (On-campus Presentation Round)

Selected teams from Round 1 will get a chance to come to Great Lakes, Chennai and present their solution to the panel of Judges.

The guidelines for the final round (Round 2) shall be communicated to you upon the end of the first round.

The maximum travel reimbursement for a team member will be Rs. 3,000 or the ticket fare, whichever is minimum on submission of appropriate ticket proofs.


Rs. 20,000 (First prize), Rs. 10,000 (Second Prize), Rs. 5,000 (Third Prize)

Important Dates

Registration Starts

4th January 2018

Registration End

15th January 2018 (11:59 PM IST)

Round 1 Starts

8th January 2018 (00:00 AM IST)

Round 1 Ends

15th January 2018 (11:59 PM IST)

Results of Round 1

17th January 2018 (10:00 AM IST)

Solution Document Submission

20th January 2018 (11:59 PM IST)

Final – On Campus presentation

27th January 2018


  1. Who is a student?
    Any one undergoing a course from a recognised university or college will be considered as a student.

  2. I am undergoing a part time course, will I be considered as student?

  3. I am a student, but I am unable to register for this hackathon?
    First, create a profile on Analytics Vidhya (SignUp) and then register yourself as a Student here.

  4. What do you need in a Photo id?
    A photo id is an identification issued by your college / university acknowledging that you are a student. The id would typically have your roll number, start date and end date

  5. How long will it take to be verified as a student?
    We will do it with in a couple of days. Normally, it is faster than that.

Contact Details

If you have any queries, please feel free to email us at [email protected] or following team members.


Email ID


Krishna Prabhat

[email protected]

+91 77384 67033

Vignesh S

[email protected]

+91 90940 31007

Susan Abraham

[email protected]

+91 97892 58184

Bharat S Raj

[email protected]

+91 94474 84339


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