Annual competition

Welcome to Jatayu Season 3

A unique ideathon tailor-made just for you!

With the success of Jatayu Seasons 1 and 2, it’s time for Season 3, an exclusive innovation challenge for students from Virtusa Center of Excellence (CoE) Campus Institutes across India and Sri Lanka. They will get a chance to interact and work on cutting-edge new-age technologies, mentored by experts from Virtusa.


About Jatayu

The idea of Jatayu, “Spread your wings and reach for your dream”, was born with a vision to foster innovation by partnering with academia, especially with the students from the third-year of CoE Campus Institutes through a controlled and integrated environment, with Virtusa providing mentorship to students on domain and next-gen technologies.

Leadership testimonials

Eligibility Criteria

  • Students from the IT, CS and ECE branches, ready to work in groups and have good analytical, cognitive thinking with a passion for problem-solving, and application development by balancing academics.
  • Students from IT, CS, and ECE branches in their third year pursuing BTech and in their fourth year pursuing an integrated program are eligible to participate. 
  • Applications are welcome from Virtusa-partnered Center of Excellence campus students only.

Leverage for Participants

  • Work on the latest, new-age technologies
  • Access to mentors at Virtusa
  • Patenting opportunities for the selected solution
  • Long-term internship at Virtusa
  • Full-time employment opportunity
  • Big cash prizes and multiple awards

And much more


Grand Prize

$1000 USD for every winning Solution
(Paid in Local Currency)

$750 USD for both the runners-up teams



Important Timelines


  • Registrations Open - 24th November 2022
  • Registrations Close - 14th December 2022
  • Use Case Selection - 5th December - 7th December 2022
Terms and Conditions
  • Your team must have a minimum of three participants, and a maximum of five.
  • Virtusa maintains the right to ask for documentation proving your eligibility at any time during the process.
  • Virtusa has the exclusive authority to disqualify any participant(s) or team(s) during the process for any irregularities.
  • The competition’s terms and conditions are subject to change per business needs.
  • You cannot assign your access privileges to anyone without obtaining Virtusa’s written authorization.
  • Suppose any members decide to back out at any point during the competition. In that case, the entire team will not qualify for the further process.
  • You agree to alert Virtusa immediately if you learn of the unauthorized use of another participant’s identification or any other competition-related violation. You can contact us by writing to us at