You’re invited to Coursera’s first-ever Employment Hackathon!

Your university is a participating Coursera partner, which means you’ll be able to connect with top employers in India at this special event. Our goal? For these employers to successfully recruit for more than 100 Data Analyst and Software Developer roles. That could be you!

Data Analysts
Software Developers



Second or third year students


Students enrolled in Engineering/MCA Degree courses or students enrolled in dual-degree courses (B.Tech+M.Tech)


Registered Coursera learners who are part of Coursera for Campus

How It Works

1. Registration

Complete your Learner Profile on Coursera. Add details about your work preferences, upload your latest resume, and complete the required fields. And, make sure you opt into sharing this information with employers!

Register between
Now-March 3, 2023


2. Assessment

Once your profile is visible to employers, you’ll be invited to take a job-aligned assessment via email. You can take a Data Analytics Assessment, a Software Developer Assessment, or even both. Note: you may only take each assessment once.

This will start on February 1, 2023,
at 6 a.m. IST and end on March 6,
2023, at 11:59pm IST


3. Declaration of Results

We will announce the top scoring learners via email and distribute the prizes.

March 21, 2023

You’re eligible for job placement when you’ve completed first two steps, and Coursera will share your profile and assessment results with our participating employers. Recruiters will be able to reach out directly to you via email for the next steps in the hiring process if you are selected.

Terms and Conditions  

Skill Assessment

Coursera want to find the brightest young minds in the areas of Data Science and Software Engineering.

Data Analyst

A Data Analyst is responsible for collecting, cleaning, visualize and interpret the data to obtain useful insights. These insights help the businesses to determine various factors that affected or helped to grow the business. Thus enabling the management to take data driven decisions. Data analysts are currently in high demand and are active in many industries, including business, finance, criminal justice, science, medicine, and government.

  • SQL  |
  • Data Analysis  |
  • Data Visualization

Software Developers

A software developer is responsible for designing, programming, testing, deploying and maintaining software applications and web applications for computers and mobiles, using technical skills and tools. Due to software being used in all industries, software developers are always in demand.

  • Data Structures & Algorithms  |
  • Programming  |
  • SDLC


You could even win an Amazon gift card worth up to ₹40,000! The 50 students who score the highest on assessments will be rewarded as follows:

Top 5 Learners

₹40,000   |   Certificate

Next Top 15 Learners

₹17,500   |   Certificate

Next Top 30 Learners

₹4,000   |   Certificate

Only a select group of learners are eligible to attend the Employment Hackathon, so please register on time!

About Us

Coursera is a global online learning platform that offers anyone, anywhere, access to online courses and degrees from leading universities and companies. 113 million learners and more than 7,000 campuses, businesses, and governments have come to Coursera to access world-class learning—anytime, anywhere.

Our Vision

We envision a world where anyone, anywhere has the power to transform their life through learning.


The challenge is open to 2nd and 3rd year students taking a Engineering/MCA Degree course Students of Dual degree courses (B.Tech+M.Tech) are eligible to participate as well Only Coursera for Campus learners with a valid email ID are eligible to participate. Other learners will not have access to the new Learner Profile that contains the “share with employers” toggle.
Log in to your Coursera account at Navigate to Fill out the required sections and turn on “share with employers”. This will register you for the hackathon. If you do not see the “share with employers” switch, you, your institution, or your account are not eligible for the hackathon.
Yes, the registration deadline is extended till March 3, 2023.
No, Only Coursera learners can participate in this Hackathon. Your institution must be part of Coursera for Campus
You should sign up as an individual only.
Your profile and assessment scores will only be visible to Coursera and the companies who have partnered with Coursera specifically to recruit learners.
To know about the assessment platform, read FAQ’s

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