Accenture Innovation Challenge 2022, Apply Online and Check Eligibility

Accenture Innovation Challenge 2022 is especially available for the people who are always inventing some or the other innovation which can help the development of society on a greater scale. Rs 100000 will be provided as a reward to the winning team and you can apply for the competition starting on 25th August 2022. You can check out the details related to the step-by-step procedure to apply for this challenge from the article provided below and we will also share with you all the details related to the eligibility criteria that you need to follow in order to be a part of Accenture Innovation Challenge 2022. The last date to apply for the challenge is 25th September so you have to make sure that you register before the last date.

Accenture Innovation Challenge 2022

If you are a very popular innovator in your family then the Accenture innovation challenge 2022 is just made for you. This is a competition conducted by the company to bring together the brightest innovators of the century in order to create a change in society. The competition is available for people who are currently undertaking full-time undergraduate or postgraduate courses across all of the institutions in India. You can create your innovation on the theme Innovate For 360° Value for this year. Accenture Innovation Challenge will bring together a lot of scientists from all around the country and help them to develop a system that is favorable for the society in which we are living.

Accenture Innovation Challenge 2022

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Important Dates

  • The Submission Deadline will be Sunday, 25th September 2022, at 11:59 PM.

Competition Schedule

The applicant will have to follow the following schedule in order to successfully be a part of this competition:-

  • Idea Submission- Participants will have an option to tackle any of the 3 themes of the Accenture Innovation Challenge 2022 and submit their innovative ideas/solutions in the provided template along with a 1-minute video elevator pitch.
    • Start Date- 25 Aug 22, 04:00 PM IST
    • End Date- 25 Sep 22, 11:59 PM IST
  • Mentorship and Learning- Shortlisted teams will work with mentors to prepare their innovative submissions for the Semi-Finals.
    • Start Date- 07 Oct 22, 12:00 PM IST
    • End Date- 20 Oct 22, 08:00 PM IST
  • The Semi-Finalist teams will be presenting their detailed innovative solutions to the esteemed jury members and industry experts virtually.
    • Start Date- 20 Oct 22, 10:00 AM IST
    • End Date- 21 Oct 22, 08:00 PM IST
  • In the Grand Finale of the Accenture Innovation Challenge 2022, the finalists will invite to showcase their innovative solutions to the esteemed jury members and industry experts.
    • Start Date- 09 Nov 22, 10:00 AM IST
    • End Date- 11 Nov 22, 05:00 PM IST

Competition Structure

The applicant will have to follow the following structure in order to successfully participate in the competition and get the rewards:-

  • Round 1: Idea Submission Round
    • Teams will have an option to tackle any of the 3 themes of the Accenture Innovation Challenge 2022 and submit their ideas/solutions for any one theme. The themes are as follows:
      • Innovate for Business – Develop innovative business solutions, offerings, or a business model that disrupts the competition in the given industry space
      • Innovate for Society – Apply technology in innovative ways to help improve the way we work and live, and create value for our society
      • Innovate for a Sustainable World – Develop innovative business to tackle some of the world’s greatest environmental challenges
    • Teams are require to submit their innovative ideas in a templatize format in line with their respective team composition—Engineering/ Non-Engineering/ B-School students.
    • The submission templates can access by the register students/teams from the round titled “Idea Submission” on this page. 
    • Teams have to also submit a public link of their 1-minute video elevator pitch describing their idea eg: An unlisted YouTube video, a Google Drive link, a OneDrive Link, etc.
    • All the participants are request to submit their innovative ideas well before the deadline to avoid any last-minute hassle.
    • Based on the submissions received, the top 9 teams will shortlist and taken to the next round.
    • After evaluations, teams will be bifurcated into two tracks—The Entry-Level Graduates Track and B-School Track.
  • Round 2: Mentorship 
    • The 9 shortlisted teams will work with their respective mentors to prepare their innovative submissions for the Semi-Finals.
  • Round 3: Semi Finale
    • The Semi-Finalist teams will be presenting their innovative ideas and detailed solutions to the esteemed jury members and industry experts virtually.
    • Top teams from both Entry-Level Graduates and B-School tracks will be identified and shortlisted to present in the coveted Grand Finale!
  • Round 4: Grand Finale
    • The Finalists will be invited to showcase their innovative solutions to the esteemed jury members and industry experts.

Rewards Details

The following rewards will be provided to all of the people who will win the competition:-

  • Winners – Prizes worth INR 1,00,000 per team member
  • First Runners-Up – Prizes worth INR 75,000 per team member
  • Second Runners-Up – Prizes worth INR 75,000 per team member
  • Jury’s Choice – Prizes worth INR 25,000 per team member
  • Next 5 Runners-Up – Prizes worth INR 20,000 per team member
  • Fast-Track Interview Opportunity will be extended to all the eligible (as per Accenture’s recruitment process criteria) participants who would submit their innovative ideas. Eligible participants will receive communications about the recruitment process from Accenture for the below roles:
    • Associate Software Engineer
    • System and Application Services Associate

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must follow the following eligibility criteria in order to participate in this challenge:-

  • Accenture Innovation Challenge 2022 is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students (currently full-time students) of all years across all institutes in India.
  • Participants can register individually or in teams with at most 3 members.
  • A team must strictly comprise either all Engineering, all Non-Engineering, or all B-School students, i.e. a team cannot have an engineering student along with a non-engineering student as members.
  • Cross-specialization, cross-year, and cross-college teams are allowed.
  • A student can be a part of only one team.
  • Any deviation from the above-mentioned guidelines will result in the immediate disqualification of the entire team.

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Accenture Innovation Challenge 2022 Application Procedure

To apply for the challenge you will have to follow the simple procedure given below:-

  • You will first have to visit the official website of the scheme by clicking on the link given here 
Application Procedure
  • The home page will open on your screen 
  • You will be able to see all of the details related to the challenge now.
  • You have to click on the option called Register 
  • A new page will open on your screen.
  • You can now continue with Google and register yourself at the official website in order to fill out the application form for the challenge.
  • Enter all of the details related to yourself and then you can register yourself in order to participate in the challenge with the motive of winning the largest reward possible.

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