DotSlash 4.0

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It's 30-31st Jan 2021
What's the last date of registration?
9th Jan 2021
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About DotSlash

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The Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat (NIT Surat), perceives to be a globally accepted centre of excellence in technical education catalysing the transfer of high technologies resulting in enhanced quality. Ashine research park, SVNIT brings to you DotSlash-an inception towards letting our innovations begin.

DotSlash​ is a 30 hours long hackathon which is completely managed by students of SVNIT, Surat. It is a platform for developers around the world to use their innovative skills to produce something new and useful for the society.

The   Hackathon

Explore the realms of Web and Mobile based applications while developing your ideas. You are free to use any framework and any code fragment, until and unless it is open sourced.

The limits are endless and the possiblities are infinite.

Problem Statement will be provided at the time of The Event.


30 Jan, 2021

12 : 00 AM

Problem Statements Released

Participating Teams will have to select any one of the problem statements released and build their hack around it during the hackathon.

8 : 30 AM

Virtual Onboarding

The teams will be checked in before the main event commences. Participants are requested to make sure that their team members are present and all the prerequisites for the event are fulfilled.

9 : 00 AM

Opening Ceremony

Inauguration ceremony of DOTSLASH 4.0 will start! Participants will be briefed on rules and regulations, schedule and other information regarding hackathon. Problem Statements willl be thoroughly explained.

10 : 00 AM

Hackathon Begins

Coding time starts! The participating teams can utilize their private team rooms on discord server to discuss and develop their hack based on their chosen problem statement

12 : 00 PM

Final Problem Statement Selection

Teams will have to finalise the problem statements they wish to work upon, after which any changes thus requested will stand inadmissible.

3: 00 PM

Mentoring Session

Mentors will visit each of the participating teams present. They will provide guidance and counsel to the teams on how they can improvise their idea or hack they are working on.

31 Jan, 2021

9 : 00 AM

Mentoring Session

Mentors will visit the teams again. They will help them come down to the best suited solution for their problem statements and refine their projects before the final submissions.

2 : 00 PM

Judging Round

The judging panel will visit each team to evaluate their work. The participants will be expected to pitch their ideas as well as show a demo of their hack within a stipulated amount of time.

4 : 00 PM

Final Submission - Coding Time Ends

The participants will have to submit their final work. After this point, No addition to the project will be allowed.

4 : 30 PM

Presentation Round

Top 8 teams will have to present their ideas and projects in front of everyone. The Showdown Begins!

7 : 30 PM

Result Declaration

The judges will declare the winners of DotSlash 4.0. Prizes for the winners will be revealed followed by the Closing Ceremony.


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Frequently Asked  Questions


play_arrowWho can participate?

All students irrespective of any course are eligible to apply. If you are under 18 years of age, we'll need a parental consent form.

play_arrowWhat is the Registration fee for hackathon?

Glad you asked. Its completely Free!!!

play_arrowHow does the application process work?

We’re looking for people who "do"! Folks who are passionate enough to work on crazy world-changing ideas. We’ll get to know more about your abilities from the past projects, GitHub profile, participation/awards in other hackathons.

play_arrowCan we apply as a team?

Yes! This hackathon is a team competition. Most teams aim to have a mix of people with both design and developer skills. You can have a maximum of 3 members per team. If you don't have a team, you can participate individually. We'll have team formation at the time of hackathon.

play_arrowWhat do I get by attending DotSlash?

Pretty much everything from socializing with fellow hacker communities. And yeah we’ll have prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place. Most of all, you will gain an unparalleled learning experience and memories for a lifetime! You will also get a cool geeky T-Shirt, Certificate of Participation and a bag full of schwags.

play_arrowWhat will be the theme for DotSlash?

Not to worry, you will be provided with variety of theme options, once you get selected.

play_arrowWhat is the registration procedure?

You have to apply online. Once you are selected we will inform you about the remaining procedure.

play_arrowWhat if I've never been to a hackathon before?

Then we're so glad DotSlash will be your first ever! It’s helpful to have some programming or technical experience, but it’s not a requirement. We’ll have talks, mentors and workshops to help you with your project.

play_arrowWhat will be the mode of conduct of hackathon?

Due to the current pandemic situation, mode of conduct will be online this year