Unacademy OpenHack

Unacademy OpenHack, an immersive invite-only hackathon, where students and engineers, makers and thinkers gather together to ideate and solve for distinct problem statements. Working closely with mentors, you will exchange ideas, write code and build solutions that can flip the script of the education industry.

Jan 20 - 25, 2020  •  Unacademy HQ, Bengaluru

Registrations closed on Jan 10, 2020

What's in it for you?

Learn and hangout

Opportunity to work alongside the Unacademy engineering and design teams in our Bengaluru headquarters.

Exciting Rewards

Code and win exciting prizes over the week from five star dinners to cool gadgets! ₹25,000 stipend for the OpenHack week.

Chance to get a full time offer

Top hackers in OpenHack will be given full time offers to work at Unacademy.

Meet the Guides

Head of Engineering

Alok Maurya

I live to code. Have started and led engineering at multiple startups. CS grad from MNNIT Allahabad, previously at Flatchat and Citrix.

Engineering Manager

Saurabh Maheshwari

I build applications to give an experience to consumers which they have never imagined. I lead the Frontend and Android efforts here at Unacademy.

Product Manager

Mayank Garg

Making amazing experiences that will level up their preparation journey.

Technical Architect

Arpit Bhayani

Passionate about code, design, mathematics and everything that is up in the sky. Search is what me and my team are obsessed with. CS post grad from IIIT Hyderabad, previously at Amazon.

Lead - Machine Learning

Vaibhav Sinha

Problem solver, working with myriad tools and technologies. My team deals with all-things-data @ Unacademy. Previously Swiggy, Freshworks, Cisco.

Android Engineer

Sai Krishna Maheshuni

Fiddle with all things Android. Get my dopamine by pushing to production and improving user experiences.

iOS Engineer

Kushagra Gupta

Transforming caffeine to code. Working with iOS and React Native to create engaging learning experiences. Previously at Practo.

Frontend Engineer

Priya Pandian

Building experiences across web, apps and mobile web. Most recently, shipped a revamped mobile web experience!

Backend Tech Lead

Vikas Chahal

An avid learner, passionate traveller and quick witted problem solver. IT grad from NIT Kurukshetra, previously at Zoomcar.

OpenHack Zones

Scaling and Performance

Solve complex engineering problems across the stack to make online education accessible to millions

Machine Learning

Design and build self learning algorithms to provide personalized learning for everyone

Product Management

Ideate, research and prototype product solutions for the next Billion. Challenge the status quo and have real impact

From our team


What is OpenHack?

OpenHack is a premium Unacademy event that provides a unique upskilling experience that is developer-focused. You get to learn through hands-on coding experimentation and challenges based on the real-world, rather than traditional presentation-based conferences.

Who should register for OpenHack?

Any final year student from B.E/B.Tech or with integrated courses can register for OpenHack. It is open for all branches.

When and where is OpenHack taking place?

OpenHack is taking place from 20th Jan 2020 to 25th Jan 2020 at Unacademy's HQ in Bengaluru.

Will I have to plan my own travel and stay for OpenHack?

Don't worry. We have you covered for travel and stay for the duration of OpenHack.

I already have a placement offer. Can I still register for OpenHack?

Absolutely! We are open to registrations from all final year students.

Will all selected students be paid stipend for OpenHack?

Yes, of course! All the final invited students for OpenHack will be receiving ₹25,000 as stipend for the week.

Do I need to prepare something before coming for OpenHack?

Bring your A-game and you will have nothing to worry about!

Do I get to select an area of work for OpenHack?

OpenHack has three main zones of work; Scaling & Performance, Machine Learning and Product Management. All students can fill their respective preferences in the registration form. All efforts will be made to ensure students are allocated work in their area of interest.