The TCS Coding Contest concluded a midst great fanfare and enthusiasm in TCS Yantra Park Mumbai on 3-Sept-2013. CodeVita 2013 had three rounds of coding where students from institutes across India covering from 26 states, 250+ cities and 1200 plus colleges rush in their nominations. This year CodeVita allowed students to code in 7 different programming languages – C, C++, C#, Java, Perl, Python and Ruby. At the close of registrations, CodeVita had more than 1.3 Lakh individual registrations and 51,000 two member teams who confirmed their participation in Round 1 held on 13-August-2013 which in all submitted 60K submissions .Out of which 724 teams advanced to Round 2 and for Grand Finale lucky 10 team was able to pass all hurdles.
Team Coderoach from IIT Guwahati emerged as winners of this year’s CodeVita ,winning the prize of Rs 100,000 . Team CodeKing from Anil Neerukonda Institute of Technologiy, Vishakhapatnam won the 2nd prize an iPad while Team Kaushal – Dhwani from Charotar Institute of Technology won the 3rd Prize , samsung Tab3. Out of 6 finalist three were from final year and three were from third year of their engineering .
All top ten teams won an Internship Offer with the TCS Research Labs and top three winning teams were given provisional employment offer too. Chief guest of Grand Finale, Mr. Ananth Krishnan,Vice President & Chief Technology Officer of TCS complimented participants' for their hard work, submissions and analytic abilities .
Fun facts of Codevita 2013
- From Round-1 60K submissions we got some interesting facts about language inclination of Indian students. The pie chart below will show number of submissions in Round-1 w.r.t languages in which they were submitted
By analyzing above figure we can say that C and Java are most loved language by Indian students. Out of three newly added language in this season, Python came as emerging language .
- CodeVita season II was a huge success by having more than 1.3Lakh individual registrations in its account. If we divide number of user on basis of Recruitment branch of TCS. Mumbai Region was winner which defeated last year winner Chennai.
Hope you all enjoyed this journey of Coding with us .It’s time for us to say bye to CodeVita2013.
See you all again in CodeVita2014 with new spirit and fun !!
Good Bye CodeVita2013..!!