About the event

With Success of NeuralHack – E School competition for years, its time that we start tapping into the expertise of pre final year students – And here we are, JATAYU – “Spread your wings and reach for your dream”

Unlike other competition, this competition is curated in such a way that you get the complete understanding of how a business requirement is understood to taking it to the final “Industrialization”

Hear from our leaders:

Giridhara Madakashira
Senior Vice President – Technology

“To thrive in this Digital era and continue to connect with customers on a valuable, meaningful level, one must focus in establishing Open Innovation platform for creating a reliable, strategically focused innovation engine. The idea of Jatayu was born with a vision to foster innovation by partnering with academia through controlled and integrated environment, while Virtusa providing mentorship to students on domain and NextGen Technologies. The Jatayu being a purpose-built Open Innovation Platform focuses on building market ready solutions for some of the problems prevailing in the industry using the latest technology and segue into new growth market”

Eligibility Criteria

Pursuing Pre-Final(2023 passouts) - CS/IT/ECE (No CGPA Mandate)
Should have very good analytical thinking
Ready to dedicate 3 months and manage academics
Love to think out-of-the-box

What is to be done?

  • Firstly, for a team 5 member and identify a SPOC from your team – Max is 5 per team
  • SPOC to register on behalf of the team in the given link below – Rest of the member to refrain from registering directly

Note: If any team member decided to quit half way, the whole team will get disqualified from the competition

Competition Timeline


Selection mechanism & What is expected of you in each stage?

Stage 1 – Ideation & Solution Approach Stage

  • You should be able to express your idea in a very crisp manner along with how you intend to approach solution for the given Problem
  • Reference Architecture, Solution Overview & Tech Stacks to be used – Key Areas to be covered in the presentation

College SPOC will be trained on the selection process, to hand pick best Presentation meeting criteria’s per Use Case – Only 5 Teams per college (1 per Use Case) will be considered for Virtusa Evaluation

Stage 2 – Implementation & Proto-typing

  • Top 25 Teams from across COE Colleges will get to compete for Semi Finals
  • Teams able to submit early / faster response to get brownie points during Evaluation
  • Code Quality plays a key role here

This is an opportunity to Unlock your dreams and get to reality