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Make Ideas Happen

Inter-School Hackathon

Organized by

Industrial Management Science Students' Association

University of Kelaniya

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hackX Jr., the new initiative intended for the schooling community of Sri Lanka, has it’s roots bound to hackX,the inter-university hackathon organized by the Industrial Management Science Students' Association. Paving the way for the innovative ideas of the students of this great country to be brought under the spotlight,the first episode of hackX Jr. will be held on 26th of October 2018, preceded by an Awareness Session which will be held on the 3rd October 2018. Calling for applications for registration will be starting 10th September,2018 onwards and will be closed on 10th October 2018. hackX Jr 2k18 is an open contest for groups of school students comprising of no more than five members.After a thorough evaluation of the applications submitted ,15 teams will be selected as finalists who would have to compete in pitching and demonstrating their ideas on the fnal day of the hackathon in front of an expert panel of judges.
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Competition and Timeline


  1. Students from any age group can participate in groups of 5 members and 1 mentor. (A/L students studying ICT from Physical Science stream or Technology stream are highly encouraged to take part)
  2. More than one team can participate from one school.
  3. Idea must be novel and feasible.
  4. A fully functional prototype for the final demonstration is not compulsory, but encouraged.
  5. Proposal and the final pitching can be done in either Sinhala or English medium.
Awareness Program

Awareness Session RSVP

  1. An awareness session for the competition will be conducted on 03rd October, 2018 from 9.00am to 2.00pm at the University premises
  2. During this session, the students will be provided with information about the hackathon, areas to focus on developing the solutions, technological tools that might be helpful and potential clues on how to market their product.
  3. The participating group representing the school should be limited to be comprised of two students and one teacher
  4. Confirmation of the participation for the awareness session is required to be made on or before 28th of September, 2018 by completing the Awareness Session Confirmation Form through www.hackx.lk/hackxjr website.
  5. Lecturers from the Department of Industrial Management, professionals and experts from the related fields will guide teams through brainstorming.


  1. 15 final teams will attend to the hackathon, which is planned to be held on 26th October at University premises.
  2. Each team needs to present their idea and possible technologies in implementing the idea.

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