What is a Hackathon and why is it mandatory to participate?

What is a Hackathon and why is it mandatory to participate?

Hackathons are marathons in coding and problem-solving. In a hackathon, the participants are required to engage for over a period of 24 hours or more, to work, learn and provide a solution for the given problem statement. Companies all over the globe are using this method to solve real-time problems and find fresh talent.

It is mandatory for you to participate because it helps you to test your skills in your domain. It also teaches you to work under deadlines and improve your competitive thinking skills. 

If you have more doubts you can also raise a ticket. 
Happy Learning :)

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