Ajeenkya D Y Patil University (School of Design) is hosting an inter-school Design 'Hack'-a-thon for students in Grade 10 to Grade 12. The hackathon will be an opportunity for students to understand the basis skillsets required to be a designer and will wind their creative thought process towards problem solving. The hackathon will also encourage students' involvement in research oriented topics. The program courses at the higher education level can be leveraged if the students have basic understanding on critical thinking aspects. Moreover, participation in such design competitions will additionally help them in making a career choice in future.
Students will participate in Team (minimum 2 and maximum 4)
Design Hackathon will be conducted online. Zoom or Google meet will be used for giving brief lectures on each stage of the process. Students will be requested to connect with their teammates via Google meet.
The participating teams will be supported by Student mentors and Faculties from the institute. Every step of the process will be explained in detail during the event.
The solution will be presented in the form of 5 images and a short video defining each stage of the problem statement and the proposed design solution.
One overall winner and five top projects in each category will be awarded.
Scholarships will be provided to select students for pursuing courses in design from the University.