By Infodea News Network (INN), Chennai

IIT Madras has bagged the SRM Hackathon-2017, Jeswanikaran from IIT who got award prize worth of 1,50,000 Rs. 2nd position was secured by the team Adhil from Guru Nanak College of Arts and Science and they were awarded with prizes worth 1,00,000 Rs. The team ‘Exception’ from SRM University stood 3rd and were given 50,000 Rs as the prize.

A total of 1500 participants registered for the event. Out of which 150 participants are shortlisted for the competition. At the end of 2 days continuous coding, top three ideas are selected. Few special prizes namely Eureka which was won by the team Tech Mayhem from SRM University and Lone Coder was won by the team Mahak Labs from Jai Narain College of Technology and She-Hack which was won by the team Ashwini from Sri Manakula Vinayagar Engineering College and Nocturnal Geeks was won by the team Aide from PES Institute of Technology and lastly the Fan Favourite which was won by the team Tech Narvi from Sri Krishna College of Technology.

SRM Hackathon 2017 is an event where the participants are challenged to use their coding skills and hack intriguing life problems based on the various themes provided during the event. The developers were asked to come and build their products that would lay a helping hand in building the future bit by bit. With several sponsors to its name, SRM Hackathon is a national level event inviting participants from various corners of the country.

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