• Starts On

    June 28

  • Ends On

    September 05

  • Prize Pool

    INR 20,00,000*

  • Registrations


Attempts Left
30 Minutes
Passing Score
40/100 in Round 1
Identify And Felicitate Top Candidates In Full Stack
Ended on
19th Jul (948 days Ago)
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21 days
Passing Score
100/100 in Round 1
Ended on
19th Jul (948 days Ago)
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2 days
Ended on
05th Sep (900 days Ago)
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Basic Information

Now is the time to put your Java skills to test.

Showcase your passion for software! Tech Challenge 2021 is a unique hackathon created for tech enthusiasts like you. This year, gear up for even more action-packed challenges!

Are you ready to take the Java Full Stack challenge and prove your tech mettle?

Why take the Java Full Stack challenge?

  • Take home cash prizes worth INR 20 lacs*.
  • Land your dream job* at one of the largest IT companies in the world.
  • Get exclusive mentoring from the tech wizards of Capgemini.
  • Be a part of one of the largest hackathons in India. Over 7.5 Lakh people have been a part of Tech Challenge in the last seven years, 35% of them being women.
  • Be a part of a 100% virtual event!
  • Only the finest few of the registered participants made it to the finale last year. Do you have what it takes to compete with the best? Prove your mettle!
  • Do you have a desire to change the world? Then this is your chance to create solutions for an inclusive and sustainable future.
  • Showcase your tech skills in front of a C-suite jury; the celebrated leaders from the start-up, academia and IT industry.

  • 1st

    Theme Winner

  • 2nd

    Theme 1st RunnerUp

  • Early bird prizes (1st 10 players to complete Level 2)

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    Monti Chandra

    Tech Architect

Rules according to each level are highlighted below:

Level - 1: Screening Phase:

  1. There will be a total 25 Multiple choice questions for which 30 minutes will be allotted to complete the Level 1.
  2. Each user will get 2 attempts per level to improve their scores in this level.
  3. Each correct answer will fetch the user 4 points.
  4. Only on submitting the answers the user will be able to see the score on the result page.

Level - 2: Online Hackathon Phase:

  1. There will be single problem statement in this round for which time duration of 15 days will be allocated to the candidate to complete Level 2.
  2. The number of attempts for the ideation phase is unlimited.
  3. All the submissions must be submitted on the Capgemini site.
  4. Participants will be able to access the problem statements once the "Participate Now" button is clicked.
  5. During online hackathon, you can participate from anywhere.
  6. Once the hackathon starts, you will get an option to submit your hack, you can submit as many times as you want, the last hack will be considered as the final submission.
  7. Participants can use any tools or libraries for building their solution. There is no restriction on the tools that can be used.
  8. Winners of the contest will be chosen solely on the discretion of Capgemini. Please ensure to update the participant's profile and contact details.

Level - 3: Final Hackathon Phase:

  1. All the details regarding this round will be given only to the shortlisted candidates from Level 2.
Deliverables Expected From The Participants:
For Level - 1: Screening Phase:

  1. You need to answer 25 MCQs in 30 minutes.
  2. Each correct answer will fetch the user 4 points.
  3. Maximum two attempts are given in screening round.
  4. There you need to click on the option you think is correct.
  5. Before submitting the solution, you can cross- check all the questions again.
  6. For submitting the test, you need to answer at least one question.

Level - 2: Online Hackathon Phase:

  1. Information on Architecture and your design and why this approach.
  2. Brief explanation of idea what makes it unique.
  3. Technology Stack.
  4. Workflow document and deployment instructions if any.
  5. Source code or repo link.
  6. A demonstration video or demo URL of the idea presented.
  7. You can refine your code and enhance it based on feedback from industry leaders.

Level - 3: Final Hackathon Phase:
  1. All the details regarding this round will be given only to the shortlisted candidates from Level 2.
  2. In general, below are some of the deliverables that are required in Level 3:
    1. A deck to pitch your solution
    2. Live presentation to showcase base functionality
    3. A demonstration video of the idea presented for the problem statement
FAQs For Level 1: Screening Phase:

  1. I cannot enter my full e-mail id in the login box, what should I do?

    The login box accepts email id as long as 200 characters. If you continue to face an issue, then please clear your browser cache.

  2. Are there specific instructions provided before I attempt the question?

    Yes, an instruction page will appear before you begin to attempt the question. Please read the instructions carefully before continuing with the question.

  3. Will I see my score immediately?

    Yes, once you submit your answers; you will see the score on the result page.

  4. I have attempted a question in a level twice, which score of mine will be considered and added in the leader board?

    The score which is highest in the contest will be considered and added in your leaderboard. Suppose you are participating in Easy category and you score 50 marks and 70 marks in your 2 available attempts. In this case 70 marks will be added to your final score in leader board.

  5. Can I view other's solutions?

    No, you can't.

  6. How Can I see next question?

    Click on Next or Previous button to jump between questions.

  7. I have attempted a problem. Can I improve my score?

    Yes, you can improve your score till you have attempts left in the question.

FAQs For Level 2: Online Hackathon Phase:

  1. Who can participate in the hackathon?

    Any individual or a team of individuals, who love to code and are passionate about technology are more than welcome to participate in the hackathon.

    • Campus Graduate who has just begun working.
    • Experienced Professional currently working.
    • Experienced Professional actively seeking for a new position.

  2. Do I need to pay any money to register for the hackathon?

    No. You do not have to pay any money to anyone to register yourself for any hackathon on TechGig.

  3. Who do I contact I have any queries?

    You can ask your questions on the discussions tab of the hackathon page. Additionally, you can also reach out to us on

  4. What kind of questions are asked in screening round?

    Multiple-choice questions or MCQs will be asked to check the understanding levels which will then be followed by the hackathon rounds.

  5. How many attempts will I get in screening round?

    All contestants get maximum two attempts in the screening phase.

  6. How will I gauge my performance in the contest?

    You can check your score and your team's score after every attempt on the Top Rankers section. However, we will keep you posted about the same via emails as well.

  7. How long will the contest last for?

    Contest will be having three rounds:

    1. Screening Phase
    2. Online Hackathon Phase
    3. Final Hackathon Phase

  8. How do I submit what I have made for the hackathon?

  9. You have to develop the application on your local system and submit it on the submission page in a tar/zip file format along with detailed presentation and source code.

  10. Do we need to have the entire idea fully working?

    The entire idea need not be fully working. However, the submission should be functional so that it can be reviewed by the judges.

  11. Since there is no specific technology mentioned, are there any restrictions on using the number of pre-built libraries?

    There is no restriction to use any language, technology stack, or libraries. You can use any of them to create the application.

  12. What is the prize for the winner of the contest?

    Prizes worth INR 1,25,000 are up for grabs. Here are the details. (click here)

  13. Where offline hackathon will be happening?

    There will be no Offline Hackathon this year. All the hackathons will be conducted online.

Tie Break Logic for Theme contest on Leader board:

  • The user with the highest marks (sum of both levels) will be ranked higher.
  • Point 1 being equal, the user with the higher number of correct answers in the MCQ will be ranked higher.
  • Point 2 being equal, the user who has taken lesser time to answer the MCQs will be ranked higher.
  • Point 3 being equal, the user with the lesser time taken to compile the problem will be ranked higher.
  • In case of all the top 4 being equal, points 1 through 4 will be repeated with Level 2 and later with Level 1.
  • Everything being equal, the referral scores of the 2 candidates will be used to sort out the tie break.
  • In case this too is equal, the user who participated in the contest at an earlier date will be ranked higher.
Gratifications for Online contest:
  • 1st Prize - Cash Prize worth INR 75,000/-.
  • 2nd Prize - Cash Prize worth INR 50,000/-.
  • Early bird prizes (First 10 players to complete Level 2) win exclusive Capgemini-branded merchandise for each theme contest.
  • All Prize Money will be subject to a tax deduction and the same shall be borne by the winners.

Ready to take the Java Full Stack Challenge?

Registrations Open May 31, 2021
Launch of Regional Tech Challenge 2021

Regional Level 1
JUNE 7 to JULY 19

Regional Level 2
JUNE 28 to JULY 19

Launch of Laterals Tech Challenge 2021

Level 1
JUNE 28 to JULY 19

Level 2
JULY 5 to JULY 19

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