New Delhi, 12th August, 2023: Unstop, the community engagement and hiring platform for students and graduates, today announced that it has clocked more than double the number of registrations for its Flipkart GRiD 5.0 competition in 2023. It has surpassed the registration numbers of CAT 2022. The competition had 4,76,418 candidates registering, whereas CAT 2022 had 2,31,000 candidates. It is India’s No. 1 Flagship Engineering Campus Case Competition, that gives students the opportunity to solve real problems from the world of E-Commerce and showcase their technical knowledge and skills.
Flipkart GRiD 5.0 has had multiple rounds, testing participants’ prowess across 4 different tracks – software development, information security, robotics, and health. Contestants have navigated through intricate challenges, demonstrating their prowess in various aspects of technology. The teams progressing forward are inching towards the finale and are excited about the results, which are expected to be out in September.
As Flipkart GRiD 5.0 winds to a close, Unstop has launched the next major event by Flipkart named Flipkart WiRED 7.0. Being the #1 Prestigious B-School Competition for 2 years in a row now, this event provides a platform to B-School students to participate in one of 4 tracks, namely, Business, HR, Supply Chain, and Product. The case study revolves around solving the most relevant problems in the e-commerce ecosystem today.
The Flipkart WiRED 7.0 is open to all students at all B-Schools PAN India, across all years of study and specialisations. The deadline for the application is 12th August 2023.
Ankit Agarwal, Founder and CEO, Unstop said, “Unstop is on a quest to revolutionize the way talent and employers meet in today’s increasingly competitive market. With 4.7 Lakh registrations in Flipkart GRiD, I truly believe that we’re empowering fresh talent to achieve their dreams by giving them opportunities to realize their full potential. Now Flipkart Wired 7.0 opens the doors for B-School students to engage with one of India’s leading e-commerce goliaths and chances to earn PPI opportunities that will enable them to kick start their careers”.
The Flipkart WiRED 7.0 contest will have 4 rounds, with the final one being the finals, which will be conducted on 26th September 2023. While the Nationals winners will receive electronic gift vouchers worth INR 2 lakhs, the runners-up will receive electronic gift vouchers worth 1 lakh. Further, selected students will get an opportunity to bag Pre-Placement Interviews (PPIs) and Internships from Flipkart.