NASA Space App Challlange at Jims Rohini
About Hackathon


NASA Space Apps challenge is an International competition organized by NASA every year to bring out innovative ideas. Selected teams from every country participate in this competition where they make an attempt to solve challenges posed by NASA. This year pre-qualifiers for North India region will be hosted by JIMS in form of a 24 hour non-stop coding competition starting 31st August 2018 9.00 am. Top three selected teams will be further competing with all other regional qualifiers in a 36 hours coding event at IIT-Delhi on 19th October. Top 3 teams selected there will be facing NASA global challenge and will be competing with selected teams from different countries.

Hackathon @ JIMS Rohini

Space App Challenge Pre-Qualifiers

JIMS Rohini is hosting pre-qualifiers for NASA Space Apps Challenge competition. It will be 36 hours non-stop coding event starting on 31st August 2018 9:00 am and will conclude at 9:00 am next morning. Any team of not more than 4 members can participate on strictly BYOD basis. Challenges will be posted 6 days prior to the start of the event. Teams are allowed to work on any platform, framework, technology or language. Top three winners will be declared on 1st September at 9:00 am. Every participant will receive a certificate of participation from NASA.


Implementation Roadmap - Phase Wise


Hackathon @ Jims Rohini


Challenges that participants need to create solutions for the following in the Hackathon @College

  • Ideate and Create
  • Our Ecological Neighborhood
  • Warning! Danger Ahead!
  • Planetary Blues
  • The Earth and Us
How it work

Hackathon Guidelines

Registrations of participants

A Google form will be created for participants to give their details, team details and basic idea. The idea can be changed later on the day of event if needed.

Team size

The team size for the participation is four members (Maximum).

Registration fee

No fee for Registration. Accomodation fee is available(paid).

Important Dates

The Internal Hackathons for all Schools/Colleges on Thursday, 31st Aug, 2018 to 1st Sept, 2018 at JIMS Rohini, Sector 5, Delhi

Hardware & Software

Generally, the participants come with their own laptops and requisite hardware and software

Internet Connectivity (Wi-Fi)

Wifi connection will provide only one terminal for each team. However other team member need to arrange internet connection from their own.

Schedule for Hackathon Day
31st Aug, 2018 - 8:00 AM Gates open for Registration Process
31st Aug, 2018 - 9:00 AM Idea Pitch/Validation
31st Aug, 2018 - 9:30 AM Prototyping Starts
31st Aug, 2018 - 11:00 AM Check Point 1
31st Aug, 2018 - 1:30 PM -2.00 PM Lunch
31st Aug, 2018 - 4:30 PM Check Point 2
31st Aug, 2018 - 5:30 PM Snacks & Coffee
31st Aug, 2018 - 8:30 PM -9.00 PM Dinner
31st Aug, 2018 - 9:30 PM Check Point 3
1st Sept, 2018 - 4:00 AM Snacks & Coffee
1st Sept, 2018 - 7:00 AM - 7:30 AM Breakfast
1st Sept, 2018 - 8:00 AM Final Check Point 4
1st Sept, 2018 - 9:00 AM Jury
1st Sept, 2018 - 9.30 AM Event Ends(Top 3 teams to be identified)
Benefits @ Hackathon


There are several incomparable benefits of participating in such a global event run by NASA.

  • The participants shall get an opportunity to be part of one of the biggest human endeavor to seed innovation, get connected with innovators around the world, network w ith mentors and scientists.
  • In the central hackathon, the participants will be given specific Challenges by NASA
  • All participants including those who participate in college hackathons will get a participation certificate from NASA


Have A Query ?

Have A Query ? Feel free to contact

  • Dr. Sumesh Raizada
    Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS)
    3, Institutional Area, Sector-5, Rohini (Near Rithala Metro Station), Delhi-110085.
  • [email protected]
  • 9650758671
  • Student Coordinator
    Vikrant : 8860618365
    Kanwal Deep Singh Chhabra : 8510018732