#ATAGTR2017 is bringing another unique idea to the entire testing community – an automation challenge for all the testing organizations.

A pre-cursor live competition to more fun and activities in this year’s edition of Global Testing Retreat.

Are you ready ?

Total Prize Money Worth 1,00,000/- (INR One Lakh)


AutomATAhon is brought to you in association with International Institute of Management Studies, also our venue sponsors.

Date: 4th March 2017


International Institute of Management Studies,
Sr.No. 54(1+2/1), Nere Dattawadi, Near Hinjawadi IT Park.
Pune – 411033


9:30 – Introductions and Rules
10:00 am to 4:00 PM – AutomATAhon (live application, live testing, live automation)
Working Lunch -> 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
4:00PM to 6:00 PM -> Jury Evaluation, presentations and dem

  • Team 1
  • Team 2
  • Team 3
  • Team 4
  • Team 5
  • Team 6
  • Team 7
  • Team 8
  • Team 9

Soumya Mukherjee


Badal Shah


Amol Dhole


Girija Gupta


Varun Deshpande

Tech Mahindra

Mehul Bhadricha

Fujitsu Consulting

Akshay Patil

L&T Infotech

Sachin Mhatre

BMC Software

Yogesh Khairnar

Mediaocean Asia Pvt. Ltd.

Abhay Kumar Singh

L&T Infotech

Kanchan Patil

QED42 Engineering Pvt. Ltd.

Anand Khot

Tudip Technologies

Pratik Shah

Tyto Software Pvt. Ltd

Payal S Moondra

Tyto Software Pvt. Ltd

Jay M. Khatri

Tyto Software Pvt. Ltd

Company : Xpanxion International Pvt. Ltd Team Name : XPerts

Team Members :

1. Rajesh Iyer
2. Vikas Thange
3. Chaitanya Dharmadhikari
4. Devraj Hajare

Agrawal Pranjal

L&T Infotech

Lakade Pranav Ramdas

L&T Infotech

Bakhsh Minhaj

L&T Infotech

Patel Kalpesh Shankarlal

L&T Infotech

Jagdale Prasad Ashok

L&T Infotech

Singh Ankit

L&T Infotech

Kumar Yogesh

L&T Infotech

Naik Ketki Sharad

L&T Infotech

Company : Multiple Organizations Team Name : TestInvent

Team Members :

1. Sachin Kinare
2. Appaji Kumbhar
3. Harshad Sane
4. Chagan Mathuriya

Company : Vodafone Shared Services

Team Members :

1. Anherudh Kamath
2. Amandeep Kaur
3. Ankur Badamikar
4. Gopi Raghavendranath

Competition Rule and information

1. It is a team event (maximum 4 members in the team)
2. Two applications will be provided for automation. One of them will be web based, another would be mobile application
3. Participants will have to carry their own laptops and tools
4. Participants can use any tool or internal framework
5. Participants are free to use internet during the competition
6. Participants are suggested to carry their own internet dongles (although the conference room has internet facility but due to concurrent bandwidth consumption, connectivity may be slow or drop completely)
7. One person can be part of only one team
8. One organization can nominate as many teams as they want
9. Teams will not be allowed to talk to each other during the competition
10. Participants can also form a cross organization teams (which means that team members can be there from different organizations)
11. Evaluation will be based on following points (Evaluation criterion may get modified)
     • Quality and number of scenarios chosen for both the applications for automation
     • Ability to modify tests (changes, addition and deletion of test scenarios)
     • Speed at which changes can be incorporated
     • Speed of executionMaintenance effortIntegration possibility with any CI tool
     • Integration with other shift left / continuous testing tools
12. Jury’s decision would be final
13. Final winners will be announced before #ATAGTR2017 conference days (16th and 17th March 2017)

The competition registration cost is 24,000 INR per team. Registration cost not only allows you to compete for the AutomATAhon but also gives free access to both days of #ATAGTR2017 – worth ~ 56,000 INR (14000 INR per person both day conference pass)

AutomATAhon Regular Registrations

Registrations end on 17 March 2017

Rs 24.000/-

Team Benefits, Prize Money and Awards

1. All teams names and photos will be showcased on ATA social media and also on #ATAGTR2017 website
2. All teams get entry to #ATAGTR2017 (both days) at no additional cost other than the registration cost for the event
3. Winning team of the competition will be provided 51,000 INR Cheque and will be also given access to the speaker dinner on 16th night (great networking event)
4. 1st Runner Up and 2nd Runnerup teams will get ATA certification exam coupons for each member worth 6400/- per each member. Speaker dinner passes can be made available at a nominal cost of 2000 INR per person.
5. All the winning team members will get felicitated with certificates in #ATAGTR2017

Organization Benefits and Awards

1. Each team entry will allow the organization to garner 400 Leaderboard points
2. Winning team will allow the organization to garner 2000 Leaderboard points
3. 1st and 2nd Runner up Teams will allow their respective organizations to garner 1000 Leaderboard teams
4. All three teams will be getting one organizational trophy
5. All organization names and photos of the award ceremony will be showcased on ATA Social Media and #ATAGTR2017 website
6. If the team members are from different organization points will be split as per the respective organizations

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