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AWS DeepRacer Student
League – India 2022​

The race to the future workforce
begins now

Welcome to a virtual autonomous racing league, driven by Machine Learning (ML). It’s time to skill yourself in ML and Reinforcement Learning (RL). Developers of all skill levels can get hands on with machine learning through a cloud-based 3D racing simulator. ​​

Build your ML models, hit the tracks virtually,
and race to win big.

About AWS DeepRacer Student
League – India 2022

AWS DeepRacer gives you an interesting and fun way to get started with reinforcement learning (RL). RL is an advanced machine learning (ML) technique that takes a very different approach to training models than other machine learning methods. The AWS DeepRacer Student league returns in 2022 with new divisions and more opportunities to win than ever before! Students can now sign in to the league to learn machine learning, train models, and compete against other students from around the globe. ​

Features of AWS DeepRacer Student League – India 2022

  1. All participants will get a global exposure in the preliminary race as they will compete in the AWS DeepRacer student.
  2. Top 100 racers will be evaluated by AWS Partners for employment opportunities in their respective organizations.
  3. All participants have an opportunity to win the AWS Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) Scholarship program, in collaboration with Intel and Udacity.

Discovering ML

Skill yourself and get started on ML using AWS Educate and AWS DeepRacer student.

Experiment and Participate

Put your creativity and newly acquired skills to test by creating ML models.

Win prizes

Fasten your seat belts, go full throttle, and win exciting prizes.

Winners of AWS DR LEAGUE 2022​​​


Prudhviraju Chekuri

Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering, Andhra Pradesh

Best Lap Time 00.10.263
1st Runner Up

Yugal Agarwal

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Rajasthan

Best Lap Time 00.10.865
2nd Runner Up

Bhanu Prakash Reddy

JNTUA College of Engineering Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh

Best Lap Time 00.11.00

Journey through the league

1. Preliminary round 8th & 9th April

Join us for the first round to secure a spot in the top 100. 

2. Semi finale 12th April

Top 100 racers from preliminary round to race on advanced tracks. Secure a spot in the top 10 to move to Grand Finale. ​

3. Deep Dive technical session 16th April

The top 10 finalists will be invited for a live technical session with AWS DeepRacer experts. Get your queries resolved and gear up for the grand finale.

4. Grand finale 19th April

The top 10 finalists will participate in the virtual Grand Finale (live). Top 3 racers will be declared as winners of AWS DeepRacer Student League – India 2022.

Exciting Highlights in
DR 2022 League

Get evaluated by AWS Partners for employment

The top 100 winners of the preliminary race will be evaluated by AWS Partners for employment.  

Qualify for the AWS AI & ML Scholarships

Participants can earn up to two of 2500 scholarships awarded annually to assist them in pursuing a career in AI & ML. Students qualify to apply for the AWS AI & ML Scholarship program by completing learning modules and quizzes on AWS DeepRacer Student and then applying those skills by going hands-on to participate in the league. 2500 awardees would get access to educational content, career mentorship and Udacity Nanodegree scholarships.

Remember to opt into the AWS AI & ML Scholarship program, by accepting the Terms and Conditions during the DeepRacer registration. 


  • Students currently enrolled with a recognized academic institute in India and
    above 18 years in age.

Awards and Recognition

1st Prize
  1. Amazon voucher worth Rs 1,00,000
  2. AWS Branded Swag Kit
  3. Direct Entry to AWS Global DeepRacer Student Championship Cup
2nd Prize
  1. Amazon voucher worth Rs 75,000
  2. AWS Branded Swag Kit
3rd Prize
  1. Amazon voucher worth Rs 50,000
  2. AWS Branded Swag Kit
Top 10
  1. Amazon voucher worth Rs 5,000
  2. AWS Branded Swag Kit
Top 100
  1. Digital Participation Certificate recognizing them as a semi finalist
All participants
  1. Digital Participation

AISPL may deduct or withhold any taxes that AISPL may be legally obligated to deduct or withhold from the value of prizes given.


The Competition will be held virtually. 

You have to participate individually, in this competition.

The evaluation criteria shall be different for each round. It will depend on various factors like ranking method, number of laps required for a model to pass evaluation, Off-track penalty, etc. The details of the same shall be shared with the invitation to race, with the eligible participants.

Please refer to the contest rules here.

Once the registrations are closed (July 15, 2022), you will receive an invitation to participate in the virtual race.

For timeline, please visit the Journey section for the event here.

No, this year the event is open to all students, irrespective of gender.

There is no video available currently, however you will get a step-by-step communication in emails, to get you started with the event. 

Yes, you can write to us at

The last date to register for the event is July 15, 2022.

There are no registration fees for the event and participation is complementary.

An institution domain email ID is not required to register for the event.

You should be a minimum 18 years of age to participate in the event.

Yes, all students enrolled in an academic institute in India (18+ years), are eligible to participate in the event. You need not be a programmer or from a Computer Science background. Anyone interested in Machine Learning or technology can participate.

No, you do not need to download any additional software to participate in the event. 

The event is currently restricted only to students enrolled in Indian academic institutions. 

No, there is no limit to the number of candidates that can participate from one institution.

No, there is no coding test to shortlist candidates to participate in the contest. However, it is recommended that you complete the AWS Deep Racer Primer (Lab) on AWS Educate.  

Yes, you can join the competition. Kindly register for the event here and you will receive communication to participate in the event. 

To participate in the event, please fill the registration form on the event site. Irrespective of your membership on AWS Educate, you will receive an email containing subsequent details of the event.

Click "Login to AWS Educate". Next, click “Forgot password?” Enter the email address you used to sign up for AWS Educate. You will receive an email prompting you to reset your password. If you are still having trouble, please contact us by following the instructions at the AWS Educate Contact Page. 

Yes, you can participate in the event. However, please note that once you register for the event, you will receive a signup link to register on AWS Educate, as a student. Kindly follow the signup process to create a student account on AWS Educate, and it is recommended to complete AWS Deep Racer Primer (Lab) on AWS Educate.

Students can sign up for AWS DeepRacer Student and opt into the AWS AI & ML Scholarship program to complete pre-requisites and submit their application.

There are a total of 2500 scholarships that would be awarded.

The participant needs to achieve an 80% or better on all learning module quizzes in AWS DeepRacer Student and train an AWS DeepRacer model to complete a race in under 3 minutes. Winners would get a unique code to complete the scholarship application. 

There are awards for participants at various levels. Kindly refer to the complete award structure here.

All participants in the virtual race, will receive a Digital Participation certificate.

Winners will be listed on the event website.

Kindly refer award section for details on the awards of this event.

Top 100 students from the Preliminary Race outcome would be evaluated for employment by AWS Partners.

The preliminary race results act as a benchmark for all partners to shortlist candidates. These shortlisted candidates will undergo individual partner employment assessment process, to progress towards the final selection.

The process will get initiated post the results of the preliminary race being declared.

Outreach Partners for AWS DeepRacer 2022​