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Data Science Hackathon: Win Prizes By Using Machine Learning to Predict Food Delivery Time

Data Science Hackathon: Win Prizes By Using Machine Learning to Predict Food Delivery Time

Amal Nair

The entire world is transforming digitally and our relationship with technology has grown exponentially over the last few years. We have grown closer to technology, and it has made our life a lot easier by saving time and effort. Today everything is accessible with smartphones — from groceries to cooked food and from medicines to doctors. In this hackathon, we provide you with data that is a by-product as well as a thriving proof of this growing relationship. 

Click here to head to the hackathon.

About The Dataset

When was the last time you ordered food online? And how long did it take to reach you?

In this hackathon, we are providing you with data from thousands of restaurants in India regarding the time they take to deliver food for online order. As data scientists, your goal is to predict the online order delivery time based on the given factors.

Analytics India Magazine and IMS Proschool bring to you ‘Predicting Food Delivery Time Hackathon’.

Size of training set: 11,094 records

Size of test set: 2,774 records


  • Restaurant: A unique ID that represents a restaurant.
  • Location: The location of the restaurant.
  • Cuisines: The cuisines offered by the restaurant.
  • Average_Cost: The average cost for one person/order.
  • Minimum_Order: The minimum order amount.
  • Rating: Customer rating for the restaurant.
  • Votes: The total number of customer votes for the restaurant.
  • Reviews: The number of customer reviews for the restaurant.
  • Delivery_Time: The order delivery time of the restaurant.(Target Classes) 

MachineHack as a platform is dedicated to bringing out the best in our growing data science community. The data is gathered from credible sources and we welcome all the young data scientists out there to play with the data till you become good at it. Challenge yourself with this hackathon, learn a lot and win exciting prizes.

To participate in the hackathon click here.

About IMS Proschool

IMS, since 1977, has worked towards building a long term successful career for its students. It emerged as the fourth most trusted education brands in an AC Nielsen and Brand Equity Survey. IMS Proschool is the extension of the same mission. Proschool helps individuals realize their potential by mentoring and imparting skills.


The top contestant will receive an Amazon cash voucher worth ₹25,000.

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The top 3 contestants will also receive a free pass to Machine Learning Developers Summit 2020 (MLDS-20) India’s first conference exclusively for Machine Learning practitioners’ ecosystem.

Machine Learning Developers Summit 2020 (MLDS-20) brings together India’s leading Machine Learning innovators and practitioners to share their ideas and experiences about machine learning tools, advanced development in this sphere and gives the attendees a first look at new trends & developer products.

To participate in the hackathon click here.

How To Register

Head to MachineHack and sign up. Select Hackathons and click on ‘Predicting Food Delivery Time – Hackathon By IMS Proschool’.

For detailed instructions on how to use MachineHack read the below article:

To participate in the hackathon click here.

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