Complete beginner for gsoc

I’m completely new to contributing in projects, never contributed even in one project
My About

  1. I’m a first year student at IIT-M, pursuing BS. Data Science.
  2. I’m quite familiar with python programming.
  3. I’ve programmed some telegram bots.
  4. never used anything else other than Google colab to code.

How do I start my journey for Gsoc ?
Please guide me.
What should I add to my skill set
Nd please recommend me some projects that I can contribute in or have to create from scratch.

You may want to have a look at this link: a GSoC project proposal in 2022