Unleash your inner coder/Techie and join the revolution
Date: 17th March - 21st MarchTheme: No Restriction
- Prizes worth : 9+ Lakhs
- Hackathon : 3+ Theme
- Workshop : 5+ Tools
- Tech Talks
Why Codefest 2023 ?
CodeFest is a 5-days Tech Festival organized by the Computer Science and Engineering Department of JIS University Kolkata. It is a platform for students to showcase their technical skills and creativity. The hackathon is a great opportunity for students to learn, network, and build something new.
It was put together by a large group of tech enthusiasts from Google Developer Student Club (GDSC) JIS University. The main goal is to grow our local community and give hackers an unforgettable experience. The plethora of fun and excitement is waiting for you from 17th March 2023.
TechSavvy is the most anticipated one-day event of CodeFest 2023, where leading tech professionals will share their insights on the latest developments and emerging trends in the tech industry. The event will feature an outstanding lineup of speakers who will inspire, educate, and entertain attendees through their innovative and informative presentations.
We're proud to introduce the dedicated and passionate team of organizers behind this year's CodeFest. Our organizers come from a variety of backgrounds and have diverse skill sets, but they all share a common goal: to create an exceptional event that showcases the latest advances in technology and fosters collaboration and innovation within the tech community.
Full Stack Web Developer
@google DSC Lead | @scaler Content Writer
Github Campus Expert | @google Venkat Scholar | @digitalocean Navigator | Gold @microsoft Learn Student Ambassador
Ex-Cultural Committee Member @jisuniversity
We would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to these organizations for their generous support and contributions.
We are excited to announce the lineup of talented and knowledgeable speakers for this year's CodeFest! Our speakers come from a wide range of backgrounds and fields, and we are confident that their insights and expertise will provide valuable and engaging content for attendees.
Open Source Enthusiast
Cyber security (Threat and Vulnerability Management) intern at PwC India | Google Summer of Code 2022 contributor @parameter digger
GitHub Campus Expert
Microsoft Engage Mentee'22 | Github Campus Expert 🚩 | LFX Mentorship'21 @OpenDaylight
Google DSC Lead @dscjisu | @Scaler Content Writer | Full Stack Developer
Software Engineer @RedHat
Software Engineer @RedHat 👨🏻💻 Ex-HoiChoi, Bajaj Finserv Health
Ml Researcher Intern @IIT Kharagpur
ML Research Intern at IIT KGP | Auth0 Ambassador
Web Developer ModernAttire | Tech Lead @gdscjisu | CSE UG 🎓 || MERN Developer
Interested in Joining CodeFest as Community Partner? We're always looking for Community Partner to join us!
Code of Conduct
No plagiarism or re-using of past work
We encourage you to submit projects only prepared in the duration of the hackathon. However, if you decide to submit projects consisting of re-used code, or re-submit a project that you have already submitted previously to any other hackathon, you are to disclose such previous use and its extent with the submission. If upon inspection, it is found that the project has re-used code that was not disclosed with the submission, the organizer may ask the participant to point out similarities and differences between the old and new work, and/or disqualify the submission from winning awards automatically.
Hackathons hosted on Devfolio are dedicated to providing a safe and comfortable environment and harassment-free experience for everyone. No discrimination, on the basis of the following, shall be tolerated:
- gender identity and expression
- sexual orientation
- physical appearance
- body size
- political views
- previous hackathon attendance or lack of
- computing experience or lack of
- chosen programming language or tech stack
We do not tolerate harassment of hackathon participants in any form, including offensive discriminatory verbal comments, public display of sexual material, in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, wilful disruption, inappropriate physical contact, unwelcome sexual advances, and the taking of photographs and audio/video recordings without the subjects consent.
No recording without consent
While photography and videography is encouraged, other participants must be given a reasonable chance to opt out from being photographed. If they object to the taking of their photograph, comply with their request.
If they express their disapproval after the photo or video has been captured, please delete it from your records, and in case it has been shared online, take reasonable steps to retract it from social media as well.
It is inappropriate to take photographs in contexts where people have a reasonable expectation of privacy (in bathrooms or where participants are sleeping).
You will own any developments made by you, and all rights, titles and interests in those developments, including the intellectual property rights therein, shall belong to you. By posting your submission on Devfolio, you are granting Devfolio a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, distribute, display and reproduce your submission only to the extent required by us to provide services on the Devfolio platform. We will never try to steal your creations or use them exploitatively.
If you notice any violation of this Code of Conduct or find otherwise suspicious behavior or have any concerns, please contact a member of the hackathon organizing committee immediately. We will be happy to help participants contact local security or local law enforcement, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the hackathon. We value your attendance.
We know that many of you would be first-time hackers here and there must be many questions buzzing in your mind. But don't worry, we got you covered! 💪 Go through these FAQs and you'll get most of your queries solved.
What is a CodeFest 2023?
CodeFest 2023 is a 24-hour hackathon organized by DSC JIS University. It is a great opportunity for you to learn new skills, meet new people, and build something cool. You can build anything you want, from a website to a mobile app to a hardware project. You can also work on an existing project. The only rule is that you have to build something new during the hackathon. You can also work on an existing project. The only rule is that you have to build something new during the hackathon.
When is the hackathon? What is the schedule?
Check The devfolio site for schedule
What are the prizes?
Check The devfolio site for the Prize Track
Is there any Registration/Entry Fees?
No, there is no registration/entry fees for the hackathon.
What is a hackathon?
A hackathon is a 24-hour event where you can build a project with your friends. You can build anything you want, from a website to a mobile app to a hardware project. You can also work on an existing project. The only rule is that you have to build something new during the hackathon. You can also work on an existing project. The only rule is that you have to build something new during the hackathon.
How will the teams be judged?
The teams will be judged on the basis of the following criteria:
The teams will be judged by a panel of judges and the winners will be announced at the end of the hackathon.
How do I register for the hackathon?
Click on any `Register Now` button on the website. Alternatively, you can head over to Devfolio
What is the Code of Conduct?
The Code of Conduct is a set of rules that all participants must follow during the hackathon. Refer this doc for code of conduct