PHCET > Comp Events > HackOverflow 2.0

HackOverflow 2.0, a Three-Day National-Level Hackathon organized by the Department of Computer Engineering of Pillai HOC College of Engineering & Technology, Rasayani, from March 14 to March 16, 2024. The event aimed to provide a platform for aspiring technologists to showcase their skills, collaborate with peers, and tackle real-world technology challenges.

Organized by
14th March, 2024 to 16th March, 2024
Department of Computer Engineering PHCET
Mr. Anjani Kumar Thakur (CSE at Google)
Ms. Nikita Gandhi (Community Manager at Google)
Ms. Rohini Bhosale, Mr. Abhijeet More, and Ms. Srijita Bhattacharjee

HackOverflow 2.0 saw enthusiastic participation from students representing various colleges and universities across the country from 15+ states. 67 teams Over the course of three days, participants worked tirelessly in teams to ideate, innovate, and develop solutions aligned with the theme of “Smart City.” With access to state-of-the-art facilities and mentorship from industry experts, the event fostered an environment conducive to creativity and problem-solving.

The event featured a series of evaluation rounds, networking sessions and mentorship opportunities, providing participants with valuable insights and guidance from industry experts. Participants had access to cutting-edge technologies and resources to develop their projects, enhancing their learning experience and skill development. Collaboration and teamwork were emphasized, fostering a culture of knowledge-sharing and fellowship among participants. The hackathon concluded with presentations and demonstrations of the projects developed by the participating teams, highlighting their innovative solutions and problem-solving abilities.

Distinguished guests and judges from Google graced the event, providing invaluable insights and guidance to participants. Chief Guest Mr. Anjani Kumar Thakur and Guest of Honour Ms. Nikita Gandhi honored the occasion with their presence. The judging panel, comprising Mr. Nitin Tiwari, Mr. Vaibhav Malpani, and Mr. Sumit Kumar, brought extensive experience and expertise to evaluate the projects.

The sponsors for HackOverflow 2.0 included Bobble Fanstore, TVS-Priyanka, Aptech Learning Panvel, Golden Oriole Education, Languify, Quill Bot, Scribor, City Samosa, Mannasreksha Enterprises, Sakal, and Noticebard, which doubled the program’s glory.

In the excellent success of HackOverflow 2.0, Pillai Institute’s Chairman Dr. Vasudevan Pillai, Dr. Daphne Pillai, Dr. Priyam Pillai, Prof. Munawira Pillai, Mr. Franav Pillai, Dr. Lata Menon, the proficient guidance of Principal Dr. J.W. Bakal and the excellent leadership of the Computer Department’s HOD, Prof. Rohini Bhosale, Faculty Coordinators Prof. Abhijeet More and Prof. Srijita Bhattacharjee, and other teachers have significantly contributed. Final year students Utkarsha Chaudhari lead the college’s GDSC club, and Shivam Modhave, a remarkable student, lead the event HackOverflow 2.0.

HackOverflow 2.0 was not just a competition but a celebration of innovation, collaboration, and ingenuity. The event provided participants with a platform to push the boundaries of technology and create solutions that have the potential to shape the future. HackOverflow 2.0 was a resounding success, bringing together young technologists and innovators to explore, ideate, and create solutions for building smarter cities.

After rigorous evaluation, the following teams emerged victorious:

PlacingTeam NameMembersCollege Name
1stTeam 7Jatin SahijwaniMahakal Group Of Institutes, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh
Anirudh Singh Chouhan
Jayesh Sharma
Lakshita Sikarwar
2ndInnovation GeeksPrathameshsingh RajputMGM University, Aurangabad, Maharashtra
Aryan Wankhade
Pratik salve
Sumeet kotkar
3rdTeam ShashtraSiddhi ThokePillai College of Engineering, Navi Mumbai
Sankalp Dubedy
Pranav Sunil
Bedant Hota

The winners were awarded cash prizes and certificates, and their solutions were recognized for their innovation and impact.