About the event

[email protected] 2.0 , is the second version of the series of annual hackathons organized by HelloWorld a technical community of Guru Tegh Bahadur Institute of Technology. [email protected] 2.0 aims to collaborate with the intellects of programmers, designers, application developers, tech-geeks and newbies in the world of programming for the intensive development of a hack. At [email protected] 2.0 , we want to help you turn your ideas into reality. The ideas can generally be in the form of websites, applications, projects or posters. The participants will have all the freedom to create a product, learn new techniques for your future, or just have fun working on a project with friends. Moreover, we’ll offer you a chance to network with other creators & professionals.

You will never learn faster than you will at a hackathon. From basic app-building to making your own IoT device, [email protected] 2.0 will have it all. If you haven’t participated in any hackathon before and if you’re looking out for the opportunity to do so, you’re in the right place. We welcome all newcomers and veterans alike. You are about to witness a series of events that will enlighten as well as enhance your CS skills. Our previous edition [email protected] witnessed a footfall of over 150 participants, fighting it all out to their position at the top while generating over 15,000 lines of code in the process of 24 hours. But this time it’s gonna be different, ‘coz this time it’s going to be next level.

Cash Prizes

30-Hour Hackathon

Unlimited SCHWAG

Free Meals

Event Schedule


  • Cyber Security

    Digitization has taken over the world this past-decade and almost all the works, transactions and transfers can be done online within a click. So, increase in Cyber crimes has become a threatening issue. Some innovative ideas are required to protect the users from involvement of the hacker community methods to improve Browser fingerprinting, Data privacy, URL/IP Reputation etc.
  • Pollution

    Pollution is of various types and forms. Instead of focusing on the commonly discussed forms of pollution (like, water and Air), we invite solutions to the less discussed forms of pollution like Soil pollution, Light Pollution, Visual pollution, Thermal pollution and Noise pollution.
  • Maintaining Population

    Earth is constantly burdened by the weight of the over-population and exploitation by human race. The most common consequences of continued population growth is raise in traffic, depletion of resources, and loss of bio-diversity. We call upon the intellectuals to find an innovative way to the consequences. The application which can sufficiently reduce any of the consequence of increasing population will be awarded.
  • Smart Furniture

    Compact rooms call for clever ideas to maximize their potential in terms of practicality, innovation and style, and furniture designed to be flexible in a tiny interior is worth its weight in gold. Smart solutions which offer more innovation to suit a reasonable budget are welcomed.
  • Smart Shopping

    Smart Shopping is expanding and everyone now has a basic E-commerce website and applications. Innovate the offline shopping experience by simplifying shop management, campaign management, maximize conversion value and expand reach with smart ways to promote shopping at stores offline and online. Combine standard shopping and your innovation to develop automated technology to promote the products and business across the network.


  • Martin Skadal
  • Ishaan Singh
  • Nikhil Jha
  • Shivay Lamba
  • John Hammond

Our Sponsors

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Associate Sponsors

Coding Partners

Technology Partners

Design Partners

Community Partners

Media Partners

Event Partners

Photography Partners

Thanks To All Our Sponsors.

You were the one who made [email protected] happen.


How was hackGTBIT 1.0?

[email protected] 1.0 was successfully held at GTBIT Campus, New Delhi in collaboration with Indian Oil, Coding Blocks, Selfie Swag , Pearl Academy and many more. There was an overwhelming no. of applications for the hackathon, out of which about 150 developers were selected. [email protected] 1.0 broke all the records set by other conventional hackathons while being the 1st ever hackathon to be ever conducted in GTBIT.

What is a hackathon?

A hackathon can be best described as an “invention marathon”, or in simple words hackathons are about bringing your crazy ideas to reality. It’s an event where any tech-enthusiast, regardless of their individual field can come & participate to learn, build & share their creations over the course of a weekend, in a relaxed & productive environment. Hackathons are simply a venue for self-expression & creativity, where people come together & transform their thoughts into reality, through technology.

How big a team can be?

The maximum team size is four and should have atleast 3 members .

Who all can participate?

This is a student hackathon and only students are allowed to participate. You’ll be required to verify at the event by showing your student ID card.

Do I need to have any specific qualifications to be a participant for the hackathon?

If you love to code, you are more than welcome to participate in the hackathon. Though we may screen applications to maintain high standards.

I am a newbie, can I hack?

Of course you can! We at [email protected] ensure that no one is left behind during the hacking, thanks to our mentors and volunteers who help us achieve the same. We make sure that you learn the best you can alongside having fun and experiencing what it feels to belong to a community.

Can I start working on my hack before the event?

No. In the interest of fairness, students should not be working on their projects before [email protected] begins and we do not allow participants to work on pre-existing projects. However, you can familiarize yourself with all the tools and technologies you intend to use beforehand.

What to bring to the hackathon?

Please bring a valid university ID (or any student ID if in high school), a computer (preferably a laptop), chargers, and any hardware you will use for your hack. Please bring your own extensions although we'll have them available on minimum rent charges. No firearms, weapons, alcohol, or illegal drugs are allowed on campus.

What is the shortlisting procedure?

Based on the info provided in the registration form and a telephonic interview (if required), teams will be shortlisted for the hackathon.

Does [email protected] provides Internet facility during hackathon?

You're advised to bring your own broadband/hotspot device as we can arrange for atmost one connection per team.

Error 404 question not found?

Drop us a mail at [email protected] and we would be more than happy to answer your queries. Also, feel free to write if you'd like to volunteer for the event or be a mentor or judge!

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