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BACKGROUND

TCS CodeVita contest is a program developed to connect TCS with bright students across the globe. The contest provides students with the opportunity to showcase their coding talent among their peers locally and globally. Not only do students get the opportunity to showcase their talent to the academic world, students get to sharpen their programming skills through real-life computing practices.

STRUCTURE OF THE CONTEST

CodeVita is a team contest. A team must have 2 members. The contest will comprise of 3 rounds of coding. To participate in CodeVita, one needs to register the team. Both members of the team will need to register individually. The registration portal will provide necessary workflows to form the team online. Only a valid team can participate in the contest.

As TCS understands the diverse nature of information technology and business solutions, this competition is no different. Regardless of your programming background you can take part in the CodeVita coding competition and code in any of the 10 coding languages : C, C#,C++,Perl, Python, Ruby, JavaScript, PHP, Julia .

Competition Dates and Details:

Registration Start Date 1st Oct 2015
MockVita 1 16th Oct 2015, 16:30 SGT to 17th Oct, 16:30 SGT
MockVita 2 24th Oct 2015, 16:30 SGT to 25th Oct, 16:30 SGT
Registration End Date 3rd Nov 2015
CodeVita Round 1 7th Nov 2015, 16:30 SGT to 8th Nov, 16:30 SGT

To help contestants warm up for the contest, two Practice rounds will be open to participants who have registered for the contest. The planned dates for the practice rounds are 16th October and 24th October 2015.

  • Round 1: This is the first round of the contest and will comprise of a series of real time problem statements. Apart from selection of teams for the second round, the contest will also help contestants warm up for the next round.
  • Round 2: This is the final round of the contest. Top 300 or Top 5% of teams (whichever is higher) from the first round will move into this round.
  • Grand Finale: To be held in one of the TCS offices. Top 3 teams will be declared as winners of the contest.
  • Exciting Prizes to be won this Season
    • 1st Prize: USD 10,000 + Research Internship *+ Provisional offer **
    • 2nd Prize: USD 7,000 + Research Internship *+ Provisional offer **
    • 3rd Prize: USD 3,000 + Research Internship *+ Provisional offer **

*The Research Internship applies to the Winners only if they are in Final year/Third year of engineering or Final year of Science Graduation or Final year of Post-Graduation.

**The Provisional Offer applies to the Winners only if they are in the Final of year engineering or Final year of Science Graduation or Final year of Post-Graduation, provided the educational standards meet TCS Criteria and interest level and career aspirations of students is aligned to R&D.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Coders from universities across Singapore are eligible for this contest. Registrations are invited from current students in under graduate/post graduate disciplines from engineering/science background with any specialization.

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