Smart City Hackathon is a 30 hour building / learning platform where start-ups, professionals and students from various backgrounds come together, form teams, share ideas and help each other build innovative & smart projects. It is one of the best ways to meet like-minded people, learn from mentors and make cool stuff.

CII Yi Coimbatore

Young Indians (Yi) is an integral part of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), a non-government, not-for-profit, industry led and industry managed organisation playing a proactive role in India's development process.

What’s in it for you?

  • Experience of a Hackathon, working with teams, building cool stuff
  • Mentorship from Industry Experts specific to the themes / problem statements
  • Opportunity to get mentored & a platform to present at Connect Coimbatore 2016 – CII’s largest ICT Annual Conference
  • Prizes worth INR 100000

What to expect?

  • 250+ creative developers, designers & Ideators
  • 30 hours of hacking, designing, tinkering and
    making awesome things

What are the streams?

  • IT (Mobile / Web Applications)
  • IoT (Smart / Connected Devices)
  • Engineering (Infrastructure / Engineering)

Things Available

  • PC & Internet
  • Assistance from Mentors
  • Food & Drinks
  • Accommodation
  • A chill space to Hack
  • Hardware for the Hack (Contact organizer for more details)
  • Basic Software’s (Contact organizer for more details)

Things To bring

  • Laptop
  • Mobile Devices
  • Power Cords
  • Photo ID
  • Competitive Spirit!

Participation details

Team Size

To qualify for prizes, teams can be as big as 3 people. If you don’t have a team organized prior to our event, that’s okay! We will have a team-forming session where you will meet tons of amazing people!

Who can attend?

Anyone! We accept a wide range of applicants, from beginners to experienced Hackathon veterans from Start-ups, Professionals & Students!


  • 05.00 PM - 05.30 PM Inauguration
  • 05.30 PM – 06.00 PM Rules of Engagement
  • 06.00 PM Onwards Hacking
    Overnight Hacking Continuous
  • 4:00 PM Onwards End of Hacking
  • 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Pitch
  • 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Jury Time
  • 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM Results
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM Conclusion

* Final Agenda will be uploaded shortly



Dr K Vijayakarthikeyan IAS Commissioner Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
Mr A Amalraj Commissioner of Police Coimbatore City
Dr S Rajasekaran Director & Head, Dept of Orthopaedic
& Spine Surgery
Ganga Hospital
Mr Ashok Bakthavathsalam Managing Director KGiSL Ltd

Mentors & Judges

Mr Arjun Prakash President Effica Automation
Mr Ashok Bakthavathsalam Managing Director KGiSL Ltd
Mr Jayanthra Jayachandran CEO & Director ANGLER Technologies India P Ltd
Dr A Selvakumar Managing Director Encore IT Services & Solutions P Ltd
Mr Siva Balakrishnan CEO SJB Automobiles Pvt Ltd
Mr Parthiban Managing Director Bull Machines
Mr Sathyanarayanan Ajira Tech


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INR 500 Students Team
( Max.Team Size - 3)
INR 500 Individual Hacker
( Start-up / Professional )
INR 1000 Professional Team
( Max.Team Size - 3)


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