NIIT University witnessed its first hackathon ‘NU Hacks’ from 18 – 20th January 2019. It was a program of 36 hours of continuous hard work and brain-storming. There were a total of 16 teams who participated in the race of geniuses amongst which a single team was selected as the winner in the end by the expert faculty members & the dean. The teams were given different real-time problem statements at the beginning of 36 hours and were supposed to build/present an effective and efficient solution for the same. The team that won worked on the problem: ‘EAT Controller with Cloud Monitoring’.