**Predict the category of a working professional**
Welcome to the final stage of this contest. If you have reached till here, we assume either you love Analytics or Amazon , whichever way it is, go ahead and show what you’ve got. Just remember, either you will win or you will learn.
This hackathon has been designed to help you practice and evaluate your analytics learning and gift yourself the Amazon Voucher worth Rs. 5000(~$100). We have made sure that the difficulty level of this dataset is lower than kaggle, yet challenging. Because, you love challenges. Right?
Objective: The objective of this dataset is to predict the correct category of the working professionals in India.
Description: The dataset shows the data of 16,611 working professionals in India. These working professionals belong to various categories (Rookie, Champion, Rising Star, Star, Rock Star and Mega Star) . The dataset has been divided into 2 parts: Training(9,887) and Test(6,724) Dataset. Categories of working professionals are given in training dataset. You have to predict the categories of professionals in the test dataset. Below is data dictionary to help you understand the variables.
Participants must be registered on Analytics Vidhya Discussion Portal before 11:00 AM 07-Jun-15.
Submission should reach email@example.com latest by 5:30 p.m. IST on 07-Jun-15
Share your model output in csv format with two variables (Var1 and Category) only at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The winner will be decided on the basis of correct predictions. The model with highest % of right predictions will win.
The decision will be fair and will be declared by 14-Jun-15.
If you don’t win the Amazon voucher, you can still not lose. The enthusiasm and intent of participation of a participant will also be acknowledged by Analytics Vidhya and will be awarded a special prize. You can show your intent and enthusiasm in multiple ways:
- Wherever you get stuck while working on dataset, simply post your doubt/question on the forum. It will get answered by our team. Hence, you no longer will be working alone.
- The quality of questions/ answers posted will also be a decider for choosing the best participant.
- You can also refer the practice guide for this competition.