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About The Smart Recruits

The Smart Recruits is a data science & machine learning competition. This competition will test your programming, analytics and business understanding skills.

Machine Learning is being extensively used these days in building predictive models. Availability of wide range of algorithms have empowered data scientists to discover innovative solutions to a problem.

This time the problem set gets tougher and better. Above all, even if you are a student, professional or a champ in data science, every one has something to take home this time. Lucrative cash prizes to be won!


Contest Guidelines

  • The hackathon starts at 00:00 (UTC + 5:30 ) on 23rd Jul, 2016 and closes at 23:59 on 24th Jul, 2016 (UTC + 5:30)
  • 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

  • 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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