Virtusa announces winners from the fifth cohort of flagship Hackathon, NeuralHack - GADGET-INNOVATIONS

Virtusa announces winners from the fifth cohort of flagship Hackathon, NeuralHack

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-  Offers placement to all contest participants



- Participants display proficiency in Full stack, Data Science, Cloud Artificial Intelligence



Virtusa Corporation, global provider of digital strategy, digital engineering and IT services and solutions concluded Season 5 of NeuralHack, its national level talent hunt initiative. This season of NeuralHack witnessed a record number of participants come together from top schools and universities to bring innovative ideas to the forefront.




The grand finale had 252 participants vying for the coveted winning title.  With a record number of participants, the 30-day Hackathon had finalists working on end–to–end solutions to showcase unique value propositions.  With over one lakh registrations from top business and engineering schools across the country, NeuralHack is a platform for students to build and enhance skillsets in technologies like Full Stack, Data Science, Cloud Artificial Intelligence while making them industry ready. 




Unlike Past seasons, the current season will have the winners and all the Grand Finale Participants have an opportunity to work with the best teams at Virtusa. 





In addition to the main prizes, this edition of NeuralHack included a category for four zonal winners and “King & Queen of NeuralHack.” The winning team was Team 25, represented by Aditya Nair, Praveen M, Namit Nayan, Abhinav Munagala, Harish Dalal, and Vinay Ardhani. A cash prize of INR 50000 was awarded to the winners.




The Virtusa Team also conducted a national-level business school competition called “Business Cipher Challenge.” The objective of this contest is to assess candidate skill and ability in the field of Data Science. As part of the competition, Virtusa received registrations from over 93 colleges. The competition also saw 64 participants progress to the Grand Finale, which was conducted over a month. 





The winning team for the Healthcare Track comprised of Saswata from IIM Kashipur, Ravali from ISB, Saurav from TAPMI & Pavan from NMIMS. The Banking Track comprised of Abhishek from Masters Union and Amey from NMIMS. Each winning team was awarded trophies in addition to cash prizes of INR 60000.




Through innovative platforms like NeuralHack, Virtusa gains deeper insights into understanding students’ capabilities and recognizes quality talent from the grassroots. Virtusa extended over 1,000 job offers this season thanks to the NeuralHack event.

Chennai, November 1st,  2021