A 36hrs intense, fun-filled, rewarding convergence of programmers, designers and developers to build something amazing.

28th Feb - 1st March, 2020

VVCE, Mysuru

About OnLoad

OnLoad is a weekend-long spectacle aimed at bringing together young talented programmers, designers, and developers from across the country to collaborate to build innovative projects from scratch.

36 hours

36 hours time span covering exhilarating sessions of coding, talks, workshops make OnLoad a must attend event.


It will be an unprecedented congregation of renowned speakers.


Discover how the latest technologies are implemented.


An excellent opportunity for you to build professional contacts and make new friends.

Why should I attend??

To Learn

To Learn

OnLoad is the platform that offers an excellent opportunity for you to interact and build connections with professionals and helps you meet like-minded individuals. With over 150 developers and designers gathering from all over the country, grab your chance of connecting with people to discuss ideas and opportunities.
To build

To Build

Programming abecedarians get to create projects from scratch, buff out the problems and present to a panel of judges. Individuals who are pros at coding have an opportunity to hone their team collaboration and presentation skills.
To Network

To Network

Hackathons provide an excellent opportunity for you to build professional contacts and make new friends. With over 300 developers and designers gathering from all over the country, grab your chance of connecting with people to discuss ideas and opportunities.
The Thrill

The Thrill

If you haven’t hacked a Hackathon you can’t know the feeling you have. The agitation before. Will you be able to finish something? And the excitement afterward, when you are finished and you have created something. A Hackathon is a challenge that comes with a lot of work, but also a lot of fun and it can be an experience of a lifetime.
Flaunt Skills

To Flaunt Your Skills

Participating in hackathons will help you stand out from the competition and, show that you truly are passionate about coding. Hackathon projects can also be great additions to your portfolio. They can lead to great product creations, which make them a unique opportunity to get in front of industry leaders to showcase your technical skills.
Win Prizes

To win Prizes and cool Schwags

Not only will you have the chance to win some cool stuff, but you will also get a cool goodie bag and loads of schwags. And food and drinks will also be for free. Overall it is an event full of rewards.

Speakers & Judges

Interested in speaking at OnLoad?

Become A Speaker

Vikram Sahu
Vikram Sahu
Developer Evangelist,
Business Technology Analyst,
Satish Swaminathan
Satish Swaminathan
COO (East),


8:00 A.M.
10 A.M. - 5 P.M.
Tech Talks & Workshops.
9:00 P.M.
Hacking Begins.
Hacking Continues....
9:00 A.M.
Hacking Stops.
9:30 A.M.
Judging Begins.
2:00 P.M.
Closing Ceremony.

Complete Schedule will be announced towards the event.


Interested in becoming a sponsor?

Media Partners

Frequently Asked Questions

Everyone. Yes, everyone. If you are under 18 years of age, we’ll need a parental consent form.

We’re looking for people who 'do'! Folks who are passionate enough to work on crazy world-changing ideas. Tell us what makes you apply to OnLoad, what excites you, accomplishments you are proud of and whatever else you think can strengthen your chances of acceptance. We’ll get to know more about your abilities from the past projects, GitHub profile, participation/awards in other hackathons.

Yes! This hackathon is strictly a team competition. We believe that you’re stronger as a team than you are apart. You can join or create a team once you've started an individual application.

Not to worry, most people don’t! We’ll have team formation and ideation events geared towards helping you find people to work with.

Weapons of any kind, drugs, or alcohol. If you’re not sure whether something will be okay, please ask ahead of time!

If you need any hardware mail or tweet us about it. We will try our best to arrange all your hardware needs.

If you're looking to be a volunteer or mentor (i.e. someone with technical skills who'd be willing to help out participants during the weekend), you should reach out to us at volunteer@hackonload.com. If your company is interested in becoming a sponsor, write to us at sponsor@hackonload.com

The application portal will be closed on 10th Feb, 2020 at 11:59pm IST. We evaluate applications on a rolling basis and acceptances will be sent every weekend via email. The sooner you apply, the better chances you have of acceptance. Once accepted, you’ll have two days to confirm your attendance

Zero. Zip. Zilch. Nada. Nothing. Admission to OnLoad is completely free, thanks to our sponsors! We'll provide you with a weekend's worth of schwags, meals, drinks, snacks and a place to crash when you need a break from coding.

You can form teams of up to 3 people. Most teams aim to have a mix of people with both design and developer skills.

A valid government/college issued photo ID, laptop, phone, chargers, any sleeping equipment you might want (we'll be providing mattresses)

No, we won't be able to provide reimbursements.

Pretty much everything from socializing with fellow hacker community to internship/job offers from the coolest tech companies. And yeah we’ll have prizes for finalist teams, and many other company sponsored prizes. Most of all, you will gain an unparalleled learning experience and memories for a lifetime!

A panel of some of the judges will evaluate hacks based on creativity, technical difficulty, design, and usefulness. The top 7 overall projects will demo what they have built in front of everyone.

Mysore is just 3hr journey from Bengaluru by train/bus. We will send you a detailed guide once you are accepted.

No. In the interest of fairness, students should not be working on their projects before OnLoad begins and we do not allow participants to work on pre-existing projects. However, you can start thinking of ideas and familiarize yourself with all the tools and technologies you intend to use beforehand!

Still curious?

Use the chat option in the bottom-right corner


Send an email to contact@hackonload.com


VVCE, Mysuru