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About Knocktober 2016

Solution Checker would be avilable after 1:00 AM.


We are back with our signature hackathons, this october knockout all the machine learning champs with your expertise, in KNOCKTOBER, a data science and  machine learning competition. 

We have very carefully designed this competition to provide you a competitive and enriching experience. Hackathons are becoming a popular way for individuals to  showcase their machine learning expertise and knowledge. Hackathon mania is a new fever amongst data scientists and machine learning enthusiasts. 

Knocktober is a power-packed and mindboggling competition that will leave you grasping for breath. 

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


Contest Guidelines

  • One person cannot participate with more than one user accounts.
  • Appropriate taxes will be applicable on the prize money.


  • 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

  • Solution checker would be available after 21-Oct-2016 2:00 AM 
  • 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

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