Unacademy Combat Contest(s) (“Contest(s)”) are organized by Sorting Hat Technologies Private Limited (“Unacademy”) to assist learners in assessing their preparedness for various competitive exams.
The Contest(s) are governed by these Terms and Conditions, the online Privacy Policies and Community Guidelines available on the Unacademy website (www.unacademy.com) as may be amended from time to time at the discretion of Unacademy.
Participation in the Contest(s) is voluntary. By participating in the Contest(s) Participants are agreeing to the terms and conditions stated herein.
Individual learners (hereinafter referred to “Participants”) are eligible to participate in the Contest(s) in accordance with the eligibility criteria specified below.
To be eligible to take part in the Contest(s), Participants must conform to the following eligibility criteria:
Be an Individual and participating for themselves and to gauge their own preparation levels;
an Indian citizen residing in India;
legally eligible to enter into a contract;
must be registered Unacademy user(s) or must have enrolled/registered for the Contest(s) during the registration period;
have age and educational qualifications within the limits defined for eligibility of the specific competitive exam that they are appearing for.
It is clarified that Participants do not need to make purchase of any goods or services from Unacademy or any other person to participate in the Contest(s). Participation in the Contest(s) is voluntary and meant only to encourage Participants in their preparation.
Information as available on the official page of the Contest(s) or communicated on Unacademy’s official social media handles shall be the only authentic and valid information about the Contest(s). Unacademy shall not be responsible for any incorrect/misleading information relating to the Contest(s), presented/ displayed on any other source other than the page of the Contest(s) on the Unacademy website. Unacademy will not be liable for any loss suffered by any Participant based on the representation, terms, conditions, and the information presented/displayed on any other source other than the pages of the Contest(s).
To register for the Contest(s), Participant/s must follow the following steps:
Registrations for the Contest(s) shall be as per the Schedule decided by Unacademy from time to time.
An existing subscriber to the Unacademy Platform can register at any time. Non-subscribers may require registration.
A first-time user and non-subscriber to the Unacademy Platform can use the available referral code to register for the Contest(s).
Contest(s) shall be conducted on such dates as may be specified in the Contest(s) page. Contest(s) may have such categories as required depending on variations in syllabus.
Contest(s) shall be for a duration of 45 minutes or such other duration as specified on the Content(s) page. Responses to the Contest(s) questions must be submitted by the Participant while the Contest(s) and the questions are live. Contest(s) are available only for one time participation by an individual irrespective of whether multiple/unique log-in credentials were used. Participants shall not be allowed to restart the Contest(s) if they fail to log-in when the Contest(s) begin. Participants are not allowed to log out and then subsequently log in to complete/redo the test through the same or different credentials. Unacademy shall not be responsible for any failure to log-in or complete the Contest(s) due to any technical issues either at Unacademy’s or Participants’ end.
Unacademy may disqualify any Participant(s), without assigning any reason or being liable in any manner, if in Unacademy’s sole discretion, there is reason to believe that any unethical or fraudulent or unprofessional or unwarranted means were used by any Participant(s) to gain an advantage in the Contest(s).
Ranking shall be based, including but not limited to, speed, time taken, number of correct answers and other internal metrics and algorithms as may be decided by Unacademy. The product algorithm evaluates Participants based on the speed and accuracy of the answers to display on the leaderboard.
Every Participant shall have a different rank and no two Participants shall share a rank.
A leaderboard after each question shall display the rankings and ratings of each Participant and a final leaderboard shall display the winners of the Contest(s).
Rankings are only the result of a mock examination and are in no way indicative of the abilities or inabilities of any Participant.
Prizes: A scholarship/discount on an Unacademy Plus Subscription of six months or above subject to the terms and conditions stated on this page. Participants obtaining higher ranking will be eligible for higher scholarship/discount. Top Rankers only shall be eligible for scholarship/discount. The offer of scholarships/discounts must be availed within the validity period as intimated and shall lapse/expire thereafter. Unacademy shall not entertain any requests after expiry of the 10 day period. Scholarships are not available for ICONIC subscriptions and full payment must be made for ICONIC component after purchase of Unacademy Plus Subscription (along with scholarship/discount). No other discounts or offers can be clubbed with this offer. Existing subscribers to the Unacademy Plus Subscription are not eligible to avail the scholarship and no requests for adjustments or refunds shall be entertained. A participant can avail of a scholarship only once in 180 days. Scholarships cannot be exchanged, sold, assigned or converted to value. At its sole discretion Unacademy may change prizes at any time.
A learner who wins a scholarship and elects or fails to utilise the scholarship code on two occasions, shall no longer be eligible to get any further scholarship codes and all scholarships already granted shall also lapse. However, such learners may continue to participate as many times they wish. This is done to enable other learners who may need scholarship support.
Lucky Draw: Participants who do not qualify for the scholarship and do not have any active subscription with Unacademy shall be eligible for the Surprise Lucky Draw Contest. Lucky Draw winners will be selected via random selection and the same will be communicated to the Participant via email/call within 7 days of completion of the Test. The Lucky Draw winners shall get a gift which shall be decided at the sole discretion of Unacademy and the term mentioned herein shall be applicable to the Lucky Draw, its winners and gift. At its sole discretion Unacademy may change prizes at any time.
Unacademy Notes : Existing subscribers to the Unacademy Plus Subscription are not eligible to avail the Unacademy Notes as reward from Combat and no requests for adjustments or refunds shall be entertained. Only learners who purchase the Unacademy Plus Subscription using scholarship code from Combat will be eligible for Unacademy Notes. At its sole discretion Unacademy may change prizes at any time.
Unacademy shall be entitled to conduct such audits/evaluation as it deems fit, during or after the Contest(s), to determine if Participants have conducted themselves in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.
If at any point it is discovered that a Participant has engaged in unethical conduct including but not limited to having prior access to the questions in the Contest(s), use of any circumventing technology/means to manipulate the product algorithm or external assistance or any act giving the Participant an unjust or unwarranted advantage over other Participants, Unacademy may at its sole discretion, without being liable in any manner, cancel any prize or reward and bar the Participant from using any product or services offered by Unacademy.
All prizes and rewards are subject to Participants adhering to the Terms and Conditions of the Contest(s) and the terms and conditions of use of the Unacademy website.
Unacademy has endeavored to make all reasonably practicable arrangements to minimize communication system difficulties but makes no guarantee and therefore shall not be liable for any failures in the same or any inability to participate in the Contest(s). Unacademy has no liability in case a Participant is unable to participate on account of his/her inability to access the Contest(s) or the website or for any other reason whatsoever.
Any Participant found using or participating in the Contest(s) through multiple accounts shall be immediately disqualified; shall not be eligible for any prizes and shall be barred from participating in any future Contest(s) at the sole discretion of Unacademy.
This Contest(s) is open for participation of individuals only. Corporates, agencies and any non-human entities or any other persons acting on behalf of someone else are not entitled to participate in this Contest(s). Unacademy employees and educators or their family members are not eligible to participate in the Contest(s). Participants must voluntarily participate in good faith in order to evaluate their own preparation.
Unacademy shall have the unfettered right to use the name, image, or visual representation, comment, or statement of the prize winners for promotional, marketing, and advertising purposes in any media or format or for any other objective, as deemed appropriate by Unacademy. By participating in the Contest(s) participants are consenting to such use.
A Participant taking part in the Contest(s) and declared to be a top ranker but is unable to fulfill any one or more eligibility requirements specified herein as on the date of closure of Contest(s), shall be disqualified from receiving any prize under the Contest(s). Any communication, clarification, query or dispute in this regard by the top ranker, or any of the legal heirs/guardians of the top ranker in any manner will not be entertained by Unacademy and Unacademy’s decision shall be final and binding. Contest(s) are run at the sole discretion of Unacademy.
Top rankers will be contacted by the Unacademy team within 7 days of conclusion of the Contest(s). In the event of no response/acknowledgment from the concerned top ranker to the email communication within 7 days, the prize will be forfeited. Collection of Prize shall be subject to:
Receipt of a confirmation response from toppers within 7 days of communication from the Unacademy team
Verification of ID
Provision of correct and authentic details (address, phone number)
Prize/s shall be chosen/decided by Unacademy and shall be subject to the laws of India, including all the tax laws. If applicable, prizes will be dispatched in 2-3 weeks and delivered within 90 days after successful completion of verification. Unacademy will not share the invoice of any prize.
Unacademy shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of the prizes during dispatch or during delivery. Unacademy will not be responsible for paying any other tax, fee, etc. on the prizes.
Unacademy shall not be responsible in any manner for any deficiency in performance or characteristics of the prizes and does not make a representation about the quality, make, performance, features, endurance, finishing, benefits, or fitness of the prizes. Such claims must be made against manufacturers or respective service providers.
The prizes are non-endorsable, not-transferable, non-exchangeable, non-substitutable and cannot be exchanged for cash for cash equivalent. The prizes are offered on a 'NO EXCHANGE NO REFUND' basis. Apart from the entitlement to the prize/s, the top rankers will have no other rights or claims against Unacademy.
Unacademy reserves the right to modify, add or delete any of the terms and conditions at any point of time at its sole discretion without serving any prior intimation. Intimation of any change, modification, addition, deletion in the terms and conditions of the Contest(s) will be updated on this page.
Any disputes with respect to the Contest(s) shall be subject to the sole jurisdiction of courts in Bengaluru, India.
By taking part in the Contest(s) Participant(s) indemnify Unacademy against any claims from any party and consequent losses, damages, compensation, whatsoever, that may arise from any use, including but not limited to, the publication of response (s) submitted by the Participant as a part of, or in association with the Contest(s).
Unacademy shall not be liable for any failure to comply with its obligations caused by weather conditions, fire, flood, strike, hurricane, industrial dispute, war, hostilities, terrorist attack, political unrest, riots, civil commotion, inevitable accidents, acts of God or any other circumstances generally amounting to Force Majeure.
Unacademy shall not be responsible for any loss or damage or claims if it discontinues or cancels the Contest(s) for any reason that it deems fit. In such an event, Participant/s shall be informed of discontinuance/cancellation as soon as possible.
Unacademy shall not be liable to any Participant for any damage, loss, cost, claim, liability, or expense (including legal costs and expenses) caused to or incurred by any act, omission, or representation in respect of the prize or Contest(s). Liability, if any, shall be limited to the value of the prize and no other amount. Participation in the Contest(s) is purely voluntary.
For the Unacademy x Gate Academy Combat held on 25th September across GATE & ESE goals, following additional terms and conditions will apply:
The Unacademy Combat Contest – GATE &ESE (all goals) (“Contest”) is organised by M/s Sorting Hat Technologies Private Limited (“Unacademy”). The Contest shall be governed by the following terms and conditions (“Contest Terms”) the Unacademy Combat Terms and Conditions and all other polices and terms and conditions (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Platform Terms”) available on www.unacademy.com and the Unacademy Apps (“Platform”).
All capitalized terms not defined in the Contest Terms shall have the meaning assigned to it under the Platform Terms and in the event of conflict, the Contest Terms shall prevail unless specified otherwise.
The (i) eligibility criteria for participating in the Contest (ii) Contest structure (iii) terms and conditions around rewards/scholarship and (iv) any other terms and condition not explicitly provided in the Contest Terms shall be (i) as per the Platform Terms and/ or (ii) as per the details as specified from time to time of the official landing page of the Contest.
The individuals who register/sign up for the Contest shall be referred to as “Participants”. The Participants shall receive a final rank for the Contest (‘Ranker/s”) , on the basis of which they shall be eligible for the rewards as provided herein (“Rewards”).
At the time of registration/sign up for the Contest, the Participant shall be required to select any one of the following goals (i) GATE& ESE EE/ECE, (ii)GATE& ESE ME-CH, (iii) GATE & ESE Civil and (iv) GATE& ESE CS & IT (“Goals/s”) under which the Participant wishes to participate in the Contest, wherein the Participant shall be able to select the branch under which the participant will want to attempt the test (“Branch”). The Rankers may be classified on the basis of the Goal they have selected and subsequently shall receive Rewards subject to the same.
A Ranker shall be eligible for (i) a scholarship in the form of a discount towards a plus subscription on the Platform for the Goal they have selected at the time of registration (“Scholarship”) or (ii) a prize as determined by Unacademy (“Prize”) or (iii) both (i) and (ii). At the discretion of Unacademy, once the final ranks for the Contest are announced, the Rankers may be eligible for one of the following Reward
Up to 100% scholarships for the Rankers, subject to which Goal the have opted for at the time of participation in the Contest as provided in Table 1.
Rankers may become eligible for the Prizes provided Table 2 in along with the Scholarship, at the sole discretion of Unacademy.
The Scholarships shall be limited to a 12 month online plus subscription for the Branch under a Goal which the Ranker selected at the time of registration for the Contest, on the Platform, which is to be availed on or before the date as may be communicated by Unacademy.
The reimbursement of any engineering tuition fee shall be limited to the tuition fee already paid by the Ranker for the current academic year for the Rankers who receive “Rank 1” in the Contest for each Branch, capped at INR 1 Lakh , and shall not include any additional charges including without limitation, hostel fee, transport fee, mess fee etc. It is hereby clarified that Unacademy shall not entertain any request for reimbursements of tuition fee for any upcoming academic year. The Ranker shall be required to submit a valid receipt for the same and provide any other additional information as requested by Unacademy further, this specific Prize will have to be availed by on or before the end of the current academic year and shall be subject to due check and additional terms and conditions as may be specified by Unacademy.
Reimbursement of the GATE 2023 examination registration fee shall be subject to submission of the GATE 2023 admit card, within 15 days from release of the same to Unacademy, and only for the top 500 Rankers from each Branch under each Goal. The registration fee shall be reimbursed to the eligible Ranker within 60 days of submission of the admit cards to Unacademy.
The disbursement of any Prize shall be subject to the availability of the good and Unacademy may at its sole discretion change/replace the Prizes, further Unacademy does not make any representation on the fitness or quality of the goods and disclaims any liability towards the same. Any spare parts or accessories related to the Prizes shall not be provided by Unacademy and the Ranker/Participants may purchase the same independently. Existing subscribers to the Unacademy plus subscription are not eligible to avail the prizes.
Unacademy shall have the sole discretion to discontinue / cancel the Contest or any part thereof at any point in time and the Participant shall not raise any claim due to such discontinuation or cancellation at any time whatsoever.
Any information concerning the Contest(s) can be received by emailing email@example.com