5G Hackathon

Department of Telecommunication (DoT), Government of India has launched 5G Hackathon, a competition intending to identify & promote applications, relevant to India, in the 5G realm, that will be developed into workable products and services In the following areas:

  • Healthcare, Education & Governance
  • AgriTech & Livestock Multimedia & Broadcast
  • Environment, Public Safety & Disaster Management
  • Enterprise Transformation Industry 4.0
  • Cyber Security
  • Smart Cities & Infrastructure
  • Banking, Finance & Insurance
  • Logistics & Transportation
  • Multimedia & Broadcast
  • Others – Hardware, Computing, etc

30 duly selected participants by the jury at two stages will be eligible for awards and prize money of up to INR 1 Lakh, along with that, will be encouraged to convert their ideas into products. For this purpose, DoT will facilitate:

  • Mentorship
  • Integration into live 5G ­eld trials
  • Go to market support from top Telcos/OEMs
  • Free space at India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2020 to exhibit the products
  • Business Plan Support



The program is open to all the Stakeholders who may participate as individuals, teams, companies, etc. and may work individually or as a team on ideas/concepts/solutions and present use cases for the 5G network:

  • Participants may be students, startups, academic institutions & registered companies in India & NRIs.
  • Employees of the DOT, IMC, and sponsoring companies are not eligible.
  • Only 5G use cases applicable in the Indian context are acceptable.
  • The product/solution should be demonstrable by the third phase of the challenge.

Last date for submission: April 30, 2020

For more details and apply CLICK HERE