Datathon 2021


ISB’s Institute of Data Science is excited to host the ‘Business Analytics Datathon’. The Datathon will offer the corporate and student teams an opportunity to leverage the knowledge of Advanced Analytics & Data Science to provide business solutions that encourage ‘Transformational decision-making’. 

The short-listed teams of Datathon will get an opportunity to pitch their final solutions before the top 200+ senior executives in the field of Analytics and Data Science. The finale of the Datathon will be on the 4th December,2021, at the ‘Data Science Summit 2021’. 


Who can participate?

Team of 3-4 participants each.

How it works?

  1. The Datathon will run from November,2021 - December,2021 on Kaggle (an online community of data scientist). A problem statement will be given to each participating team. The center will provide data sets for model development of the business problem. The participating teams will be required to load their models on Kaggle. 
  2. Top 5 teams of the Datathon will be determined on the basis of public leaderboard rankings on Kaggle, who will get an opportunity to pitch their final solutions in Data Science Summit. 
  3. Winner will be announced after the presentation by the Datathon panel.


  1. Registration of teams
  2. Conducting workshop for understanding the problem statement .
  3. Release of masked data set .
  4. Submission of solutions by participating teams on Kaggle to increase efficiency of model .
  5. Shortlisting of top 5 teams for presentation .
  6. Teams’ presentation of the business problem solution during Data Science Summit (2021 )
  7. Announcement of the winner .


Date  Details
01 -11 -2021   Announcement and Activation of Registration Links
14 -11 -2021  Last Date of Registration
20 -11 -2021 Workshop for Understanding the Problem Statement .
20 -11 -2021  Release of Masked Data Set
30 -11 -2021 Submission of Solution
04 -12 -2021 Datathon Finale 

For More Details

Yogesh Divakar

Manager, Outreach, IIDS | +91 810 555 1010


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