Code to Care Challenge 2021 Philips
Code to Care Challenge 2021: Stages and Timelines
Preliminary Round - MCQs
All registered team members need to take the MCQ test individually on 1st Nov 2021, in one sitting. The MCQ test will comprise of 2 sections (Section 1 – About Philips, Section 2 - Cognitive Test), each section will have 10 questions.
Idea Submission Round
The shortlisted teams based on the MCQ performance will advance to this round. The teams can select one problem statement, out of the given and submit a prototype. Teams need to submit three things: PPT, explaining the idea and the solution; 1-minute video, demonstrating the prototype; and the source code.
Mentor from Philips will be assigned to work on the final presentation for each team.
Grand Finale submissions
The National Finalists will deep-dive into the case and submit their PPTs for the Grand Finale.
The top 6 teams will compete for the title in the Grand Finale.
All that you need to know about Code to Care Challenge 2021
Code to Care Challenge is a hackathon from Philips, aimed at generating ideas and solutions that ensure better health outcomes, improve patient experience and enhance healthcare staff satisfaction. Philips has always invested in the workforce of the future. With this hackathon, they aim to bring the best minds in India together, on a single platform and give the next generation ideas a chance to step forward.
Philips software developers don’t just work on code. They also work by an innate code of caring about and making life better for others. The code they develop doesn’t just result in the next gimmicky tech gadget. It exponentially elevates the level of care for everyone as part of our health continuum.
Spanning across three stages, the competition requires students to build a prototype of the Idea/solution on any of the three given problems in domains of AI, Smart Devices and Healthcare Services. The top 5 teams will be moved to the Final round for a virtual presentation to the Senior leadership team at Philips. You get to work on a live business problem, meet senior and seasoned professionals, and get a chance to earn yourself a PPI* and win attractive cash prizes.
Eligibility and Team Rules:
- This competition is open to students pursuing B.Tech/B.E./M.Tech/Dual degree programs across select engineering colleges in India (Graduation year – 2nd to 4th year ( B.Tech), 1st & 2nd year (M.Tech) and 2nd to 5th year (Dual degree)).
- Students must register in teams of 3 members.
- The participating students should be from the eligible speacialisations mentioned for their campus (refer to the list of eligible campuses below)
- They should be full-time students from the same engineering college
- One person cannot be a member of more than one team
- Students should have 65% (6.5 CGPA) and above marks (overall) till their current semester to qualify for the Hackathon
- Any deviation from the above will result in immediate disqualification of the entire team
It's a three-tier challenge. Participants need to complete the first two stages and all the tasks under these stages to qualify and enter the Final Stage of the challenge.
Preliminary Round: MCQs
- All registered team members need to take the MCQ test individually on 1st November'21, in one sitting
- The MCQ test will comprise of 2 sections, each section will have 10 questions
(Section 1 – About Philips, Section 2 - Cognitive Test)
- This must be completed in a time limit of 30 minutes
- All team members may attempt the quiz individually. Though it is not mandatory for all the members to take the assessment. The final score of the team will be the average score of all the team members who took the assessment. Example: If only one team member played, then the team score will be of that team member. If two team members played, one got 10 and the other got 20, then the team score will be 15 (average of 10 and 20).
Second Preliminary Round: Idea Submission Phase
- Shortlisted teams from the previous round will have to build the prototype of an Idea on any of the given problem statements.
- Deliverables for the same will be:
- 7-slider Presentation in .ppt or .pptx format detailing the idea
- 1-minute video demonstrating the working prototype
- Source code of the prototype
- Presentation Format:
- Slide 1: Theme chosen, problem statement, proposed solution in brief, team details
- There is no format for other slides. You can use your creativity to make the best presentation.
- Evaluation criteria:
- Creativity and Novelty of the Idea (against what exists)
- Use in real life
- Complexity of problem being solved
- Proto/solution completeness
- Top 5 teams will move on to the final round based on the quality of submission and the idea
- In the final round of Code to Care Challenge, top 6 finalists will compete in the last round of evaluation in front of the leaders.
- Teams need to make a presentation of the idea and the prototype.
- Mentor from Philips will be assigned to work on the final presentation for each team.
- Teams will be given 10 minutes to present, followed by 5 minutes of Q&A. In total, a team will have 15 minutes.
- Source code of all the top scorers that move to the Finale will be evaluated for authenticity. This is done towards the end for the Finale to ensure that only the best moves forward.
- All decisions in the matter of eligibility, authenticity & final judgement will be with Philips.
- National Winner: INR 1,00,000*
- Runner Up: INR 75,000*
*Cash prizes will be subject to tax deduction at source as per government guidelines.
Rewards and Prizes
The top performers from the 6 National Finalists teams will win PPI from Philips.