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Unacademy Contests Terms and Conditions



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Unacademy Contest Term and Conditions (“Contest Terms”) is made available to you by M/s Sorting Hat Technologies Private Limited (collectively referred to as “us” “we” “Unacademy”). These Contest Terms govern the relationship between persons who wish to participate in contests that are made available and organized by Unacademy (“Contest(s)”) to the users of www.uanacdemy.com and/or the Unacademy Apps (referred to as Unacademy Platform”) either remotely or in person (collectively referred to as “you” your(s)” “Participant(s)”). The Participants and Unacademy shall be collectively referred to as Parties and individually as Party. The terms and conditions and privacy policies and other policies made available on the Unacademy Platform (“Platform Terms”) shall be valid and binding on all Participants. All capitalized terms not defined herein shall have the meaning assigned to it under the Platform Terms. Unacademy shall from time to time communicate contest specific terms and conditions that shall also be binding on the Participants (“Contest Specific Terms”). The Platform Terms, Contest Terms and any other Contest Specific Terms shall collectively be referred to as “Terms and Conditions”. By participating in the Contest, the Participant agrees to be bound by the Terms and Conditions.



Eligibility and Enrolment

In order to be a Participants in the Contests, the Participants must conform to the following eligibility criteria (unless specified otherwise) in addition to eligibility criteria in the Contest Specific Terms:

  1. an Individual;
  2. an Indian citizen;
  3. in India;
  4. legally eligible to enter into a contract;
  5. user of the Unacademy Platform;
The Contests are open to participation by individuals only. Corporate entities, agencies and any non-human legal entities are barred from participating in the Contest. Employees, consultants, interns and educators of Unacademy are not allowed to participate in Contests conducted by Unacademy.

The Participants may be required to pay a participation or enrolment fee in order to take part in the Contest the details of which shall be as specified in the Contest Specific Terms.

Participants are not bound in any way to participate in the Contests. Any participation is voluntary and the Contest is being made available purely on a best effort basis. Unacademy in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify the Participant from the benefits and Rewards of the Contest, if any fraudulent activity is detected or on any breach of the Terms and Conditions by the Participant.



Ranking and Rewards

Each Contest shall have its own specific selection criteria, ranking and rewards system as specified in the Contest Specific Terms. Subject to the Contest Specific Terms, Unacademy may, at its sole discretion, choose to reward Participants who won the Contest (“Rewards”).

Unacademy reserves the right at its sole discretion to modify, withdraw, suspend, extend, add reschedule or cancel the Contest or the Rewards under the Contests at any time without any prior written notice.

The Participants understands that obtaining a high rank in any Contest does not automatically qualify them for Rewards under the Contest and shortlisting of Participants is based on selection parameters of Unacademy set out in the Contest Specific Terms, as determined by Unacademy in its sole discretion.

The shortlisted Participants may be contacted and be required to submit additional information / documentation as may be essential for Unacademy to provision the Rewards. Unacademy does not accept any responsibility for any incorrect and/or incomplete communication details provided and/or delay in receipt of communication and/or non-receipt of communication.

Finally, upon collection and verification of the required documentation (as required), Rewards shall be processed to the shortlisted Participants within timeline as maybe determined by Unacademy at its sole discretion.

Unacademy shall have the sole discretion to reject the Participant or choose another Participant in place of the originally shortlisted Participant if: (a) the documents or details provided by the Participant are invalid/incorrect/incomplete/ misleading /untrue or not acceptable in the opinion of Unacademy; (b) the Participant has not conformed to any of the terms and conditions contained herein; (c) the Participant does not sign the consent form or any other documents required, if any, by Unacademy concerning the Contest; (d) any other reason as may be deemed appropriate by Unacademy.

The process of selection, number of Participants shortlisted for the Rewards and the type or form of Reward are to be determined, and shall be subject to change, at the sole discretion of Unacademy and the decision of Unacademy shall be final and binding. The Participants are encouraged to check the Terms on a periodic basis to ensure that they do not miss out on any updates and modifications.



Personal Information

A Participant’s Personal Information, including Sensitive Personal Information, that may be collected to enable the Contest, provide ancillary services related to the Contest and delivery of the Rewards, shall be collected, processed, and stored in accordance with the Unacademy’s Privacy Policy. Participants shall have all the rights available to them under the applicable Data Protection Laws in accordance with the Unacademy Privacy Policy.

Unacademy shall use a Participant’s Personal Information for facilitating Contests and rendering the Services with respect to the Platform in the most effective manner, to secure the Platform and make improvements, to perform market research and product analysis, to carry out Unacademy’s obligations towards the Participant, and to communicate with the Participant. The said communication can either be by calls, text, or emails and for the purposes of conducting the Contest itself, transactional, service, advertising or promotional calls or messages about the Contest(s) and other offers, new products or services made available by Unacademy and the Participant hereby consents to the same. Any deletion request received from a Participant in respect of their Personal Information shall be processed in accordance with Unacademy Privacy Policy.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event a Participant has already received a Reward prior to a deletion request / withdrawing consent for use of its information, Unacademy shall comply with such request as per the terms of the Privacy Policy, subject to the said Participant refunding/returning the reward received by such Participant pursuant to these Contest Terms.



Consent And Waiver By Participants

The Participant hereby consents to the use by Unacademy of his/her name, age, photograph, videos, voice recordings, rank, statements and/or testimonials (“Personal Attributes”) for the purpose of publication, advertising, promotion on its online platforms, including but not limited to the Unacademy Platform, and through any mode, medium, platform and/or format, including without limitation, in newspapers, magazines, other print media, on television, radio, internet and other electronic and/or in mailings for educational awareness.

Any testimonial or statements provided by the Participant and any other details pertaining to the Contest, the Rewards they have won, their use of the Platform, content available on the Platform, shall be exclusively provided to Unacademy and the Participant warrants to that extent.

Any marketing material created by Unacademy using a Participant’s Personal Attributes shall remain the sole property of Unacademy, and the Participant shall have no claim of any nature against the same. The Participant understands that the use of his/her Personal Attributes by Unacademy shall be made at its sole discretion without any further notice to the Participant. Unacademy shall have no obligation to consider Participant’s inputs or feedback on the use of his/her Personal Attributes.

The Participant shall release, waive, and discharge claims of any kind or nature arising out of or relating to the use of his/her Personal Attributes against Unacademy or any person or firm authorized by Unacademy to publish the same in accordance with the terms hereof. Such release, waiver and discharge shall also extend to all group companies, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents and assigns of Unacademy and any publishers of the Personal Attributes in accordance with the terms hereof. Such a release shall be binding on the Participant, his/her respective successors, heirs, assigns, executors, administrators, spouse and next of kin.

The Participant hereby confirms that the chance provided by Unacademy to be recognized as winner in the Contest(s) and delivery of Rewards if any, in accordance with these Contest Terms, is sufficient consideration for the use of Participant’s Personal Attributes by Unacademy in accordance with the terms hereof, and Unacademy shall have no liability to pay any consideration for any use of the Participant’s Personal Attributes in accordance with these Contest Terms.



General Terms and Conditions

Information that is available on the official Contest page or communicated on Unacademy’s official social media handles shall be the only authentic and valid information with respect to the Contests. Unacademy shall not be responsible for any incorrect/misleading information relating to the Contest, presented/ displayed on any other source other than the Contest page on Unacademy Platform shall not be liable for any loss suffered by any Participants based on the representation, Terms , the information presented/displayed on any other source other than the Contest page on the Unacademy Platform.

A Participant who has received a Reward for one Contest shall not be eligible for the Reward in the next edition of the same contest, unless allowed specifically in the Contest Specific Terms. A Participant who has received a Reward under the sub-category of one Contest shall not be eligible for Rewards under another sub-category in the same Content irrespective of the Ranking.

After the results are announced, Unacademy will conduct a thorough evaluation to determine if the Participants have conducted themselves in accordance with the Terms.

If at any point in time it is brought to the attention or knowledge of Unacademy that the Participant have engaged in any unethical practices including but not limited to having prior access to the questions in the Contest, usage of any circumventing technology to manipulate the product algorithm or any act which will give the Participant an unfair advantage over other Participants, engaged in any form of mal-practice, Unacademy may at its sole discretion cancel any Reward or reward due to the Participant and bar the Participant for using any product or services offered by Unacademy.

All Rewards are subject to the Participants adhering to the Terms and Conditions and shall be subject to the laws of India, including all the applicable tax laws.

Unacademy has endeavoured to make all reasonably practicable arrangements to minimize communication system difficulties or any other technical issues but can make no guarantee thereof and shall not be liable for any failures in the same. Unacademy shall not be responsible and/or liable in any manner whatsoever in case the Participant is unable to participate due any technical issues or due to the issues with their internet provider, hardware, facility provider, etc.

Any Participant found participating in the Test through multiple accounts or in the event any person impersonates a Participant, such Participant(s) shall be disqualified immediately and shall not be entitled to any Rewards. The Participant shall be barred from participating in any future Contests, tests etc. at the sole of Unacademy.

Any Participant taking part in Contest and is declared winner in the Contest by Unacademy and is unable to fulfil any one or more eligibility requirements, as specified in the Terms shall be disqualified from receiving any Reward. Any communication, clarification, query, dispute in this regard by the Participant, or any of the legal heirs/guardians of the Participant in any manner shall not be entertained by Unacademy.

Unacademy will not be responsible, in case anyone is unable to participate in the Contest on account of not having access to the Contest.

Participant/s winning the Reward/s shall be contacted by Unacademy via email or any other mode of communication. Unacademy shall not be liable for any loss, claim, damage, expenses whether expressed, implied, real, or consequential incurred by the Participant due to participation, non-participation or otherwise in the Contest. Unacademy shall not be liable for any loss that occurs during the dispatch of the Reward to the Participant’s address Unacademy shall not be responsible for paying any applicable taxes, fee, charges, etc. related to the Reward. 

Any query regarding the Contest will be entertained only for 1 month from date of the participation in the Contest. Post such timeframe Unacademy will not entertain any correspondence or communication regarding the Contest from any person.

Unacademy shall not be responsible for any deficiency in the Rewards and does not make a representation about the quality, make, performance, features, endurance, finishing, benefits, or fitness of the Rewards and neither does Unacademy endorsee the services or goods provided by the manufacturers/service providers of the Rewards.

Any disputes with respect to Contest shall subject to be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India, without reference to principles of conflict of laws and the courts in Bangalore shall have the exclusive jurisdiction to determine any disputes arising out of, under, or in relation to, the Contest.

The Participant shall indemnify and hold harmless Unacademy, its officers, employees, agents, licensees, etc against any and all damages, claims, losses, demands, actions, causes of action, suits, litigation, costs and expenses (including but not limited to, the publication of response(s) submitted by the Participant as a part of, or in association with the Contest without limitation, reasonable attorneys‘ and consultants‘ fees).

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, pandemic and/or epidemic, acts of God or any other circumstances amounting to Force Majeure.

Unacademy shall not be responsible for any loss or damage if Unacademy is required to discontinue or cancel the Contest in compliance with any law, ruling, order, regulation, requirement, or instruction of any Central/State Government or for any other unavoidable reason beyond its control. The Participants shall be informed of such discontinuance/cancellation as early as possible.

The aggregate liability of Unacademy in case of 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 Reward, shall not exceed any participation or enrolment fee paid for the Contest. Further, Unacademy shall not be liable to share the invoice of the Reward with the Participant at any given point of time whatsoever.



Disclaimers

Unacademy and/or its subsidiaries/affiliates shall not be under any obligation to the Participant in relation to the Contest and the Participant shall have no claims whatsoever against Unacademy and/or its subsidiaries/affiliates relating to the selection process, gratification, or the running of the Contest

Unacademy shall not be responsible for any errors or omissions in the terms and conditions contained herein. All information provided is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, Unacademy disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement in respect of the Contest

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.

Unacademy shall not be held responsible in case of a server shutdown or loss of Participant’s registration and/or other data. Unacademy shall not be responsible for any delay in receipt or non-receipt or incomplete or corrupt receipt of the registration or, other details of the Participant. Unacademy shall not be responsible for any technical difficulties or data corruption that may arise during the registration process. Further, Unacademy shall not be responsible and/or liable in any manner whatsoever in case the Participant is unable to register for participation in the Contest due to failure on part of the internet service provider, facility provider, etc.

Contest Specific Terms and Conditions - Unacademy National Scholarship Admission Test (UNSAT)

The Unacademy National Scholarship Admission Test (“UNSAT” and/or “Test”) is a scholarship test organized by Sorting Hat Technologies Private Limited (“Unacademy”). UNSAT shall be valid only within the territory of India. UNSAT shall be governed by the following terms and conditions as well as the Unacademy Contests Terms and Conditions available on the Unacademy Platform (collectively referred to as “Terms”).

UNSAT shall be a test conducted offline on 4th June 2022 and 5th June 2022 (“Test Date(s)”) in 40 cities across India for the Foundation, NEET UG and IIT JEE categories (“Categories and or Category”).

A. Eligibility and Participation

  1. In order to participate in UNSAT, individuals will have to be student of Class IX, X, XI, XII and/or those who have dropped to attempt the official examinations in the Categories. Those participating in UNSAT shall be hereinafter referred to as the “Participant/s”.
  2. In order to qualify as a Participant of UNSAT, individuals shall be required to enrol for UNSAT on the official enrolment page of UNSAT (“Contest Page”), using their mobile number on the Unacademy Platform, and pay an enrolment fee of INR 199. This fee shall be non-refundable.
  3. Once the fee is paid an admit card will be issued on or before 3rd June 2022 to the Participant along with other details related to UNSAT including the details of the centre (“Centre”) wherein they will have to take the test, date, timing and duration of tests(“Test Details”).
  4. Unacademy does not in any way represent that the Centres will be in the city/town that a Participant resides in. In the event there are no Centres in the city where the Participants reside in, the Participants may travel to any one of the 40 cities nearest to the Participant.


B. Test Structure

  1. On each Test Date there shall be one or more test timings/slots (“Test Slots”). There shall be a minimum 1 (One) Test conducted per Category per Test Slot having a minimum duration of One Hour and 30 Minutes, other Test Details shall be as communicated on the Contest Page.
  2. After the completion of a Test under a Test Slot, the Participant shall receive a score and a rank against the Test, it is clarified that this rank shall not be final for the purpose of any scholarships or rewards (“Rewards”) and the all India rank on the Participants which shall be made available on or before 13th June 2022 (“Final Rank”) shall be considered as final for the purpose of Rewards.


C. Rewards

  • 1. Once the Final Ranks are announced, the Participants shall be eligible for one of the following Rewards:
  • a. Up to 90% scholarships for Unacademy Centres and online subscriptions on the Unacademy Platform* according to the criteria given below in Table 1.
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  • b. The top 40 Final Ranks cumulative of each Category shall be eligible to win an iPhone according to the Table 2 given below:

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  • 2. The Participant will be given their all India rank with detailed performance reports on the Tests.
  • 3. These shall not be a cash rewards the Rewards cannot be exchanged for cash or kind at any point of time.
  • 4. The discount for Unacademy Centre or online subscriptions on the Unacademy Platform can be availed only for one category and the scholarship cannot be applied to multiple categories or goals.
  • 5. The Participant shall be required to avail the Rewards on or before 30th June 2022 from the date of announcement of such Rewards. The Participant will be required to provide the information as may be required by Unacademy, for verification of the Participant and enabling the distribution of the Rewards.


D. Other Terms and Conditions
  1. Participants are encouraged to appear at the Centre a minimum of 30 minutes before the commencement of the Test and in the event a Participant is late, they will be required to complete the Test within the remaining time.
  2. The Participants shall carry their phones which they have used to register/enrol for the Test, this is mandatory as the One Time Password to start the Test will be sent to the registered number.
  3. Participants shall not do any act which amount to malpractice or cheating and shall adhere to all the Terms, further the Participants shall obey the instructions of the invigilator or any representative of Unacademy at the Centre and shall not act in any manner that amount to harassment, intimidation or causes general disruption or harm to the other test takers or representatives in the Centre. Further the Participant shall not be allowed to carry any of equipment or material in the Centres.
  4. The representatives of Centre shall have the discretion to prevent an Participant from entering the Centre or request a Participant to leave the Centre in case of any act or omission by the Participant that can be deemed to be disruptive. Further such Participants shall be disqualified from the Tests and shall not be eligible for any Rewards.


FAQs for UNSAT

  1. Who can appear for UNSAT?
    Students studying in Class IX, X, XI, and XII and who appeared (i.e those who have dropped to attempt respective competitive examination post completion of Class XII) can take this test.
  2. How is it different from other scholarships test that Unacademy organise?
    This is the biggest scholarship test t conducted by Unacademy for Foundation courses, NEET UG & IIT JEE aspirants. Total scholarships worth 150 Cr* are being offered. The scholarship offered is applicable across subscriptions to online courses on the Unacademy Platform and Unacademy Centre subscriptions.
  3. When will I get the details of my centre?
    The admit cards will be released on or before 3rd June 2022 containing the details of the centres where the tests are to be conducted. Learners will be able to download the admit card from a dedicated link shared through email, SMS & In-App notifications.
  4. What would be the duration and pattern of the test?
    IIT JEE & NEET UG - 80 MCQ type questions || Duration: 1.5
    Hours Foundation - 60 MCQ type questions || Duration: 1.5 Hours
  5. Is this exam only going to be offline?
    Yes, UNSAT is going to an offline test conducted in 40 cities across India. You can find the detailed list of cities on the enrolment page.
  6. What should I do if my city does not have UNSAT centre?
    To participate in this test, you will have to travel to one of the 40 cities where there is a test centre.
  7. When will test results be declared?
    Test results will be declared on or before 13th June 2022. The mode of communication would be an email to the registered email ID of the participant and/or through In-App notifications.
  8. What happens if I am late for the test?
    We encourage you to reach the test centre at least 30 min before the start time of your test to ensure that you begin the test on time. However, if you are not able to reach on time, you will need to finish the test within the allotted test time left.
  9. What happens if a person is found to be cheating or engaging in unethical practices in the test?
    There would be invigilators at every test centre and if any test taker is caught cheating or engaging in any malpractice, their paper would be immediately cancelled and the participant will be requested to leave the centre.
  10. What are the rewards being offered?
    The top 40 rankers (cumulative of different categories) will win an iPhone*. Additionally, we will be offering scholarships to students for up to 90%*

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  11. Will I be allowed phones inside the centre?
    Yes, you should carry the mobile phone with the number that was used to enrol for the test. An OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number used to enrol which is a pre-requisite to commence the test.
  12. Is the enrollment fee refundable if the test isn’t taken?
    The enrolment fee is non-refundable as seats are reserved for hosting the tests on the basis of the number of test-takers who have enrolled.
  13. How to enrol for the scholarship test?
    An individual can enrol for UNSAT on the UNSAT page available on the Unacademy Platform by paying an enrolment fee of INR.199.

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