Great chance to win Rs 3 Lakh. Class 9 to 12 Students can participate and registration is free.
Codingal announces HPE CodeWars 2022 – a hackathon and coding competition for high school students. Participants will get a chance to win a prize of Rs 3,00,000 from HPE, along with certificates of accreditation from HPE and STEM.org. They will also be mentored by HPE technologists. REGISTRATION LINK
The winners will also have the opportunity to interact with the HPE Spacebomb Computer 2 (SBC-2), an edge computer currently in space. Six winners will get a chance to code and run experiments on HPE’s Spaceborne Computer 2 (SBC-2), which is currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The competition is for classes 9 to 12 and will be held virtually from April 9. Registration is free.
More than 10,000 students from over 500 schools across India are expected to participate in the competition. The competition is being conducted in association with Hewlett Packard Enterprise and aims to inspire, motivate and engage students to learn to code and find innovative solutions to real-life issues.
Competition Date: April 9, 2022 | Time: 1 PM IST
Q & A Session: March 12, 2022 I Time: 4 PM IST
How to enter the competition?
Once you have registered for the competition, you will see a “Start Now” button on the competition day, i.e. April 09, 2022 at 1 PM. Tap on it and start solving the problems.
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For hackathons, students can participate individually or as a team of up to three members. For CodeBattle, students are required to solve 25 coding-related problems in three hours using any of the programming languages C, C++, Java, and Python.
Intention of The Competition
The official notice states, “HPE CodeWars is a computer programming competition intended to promote coding among high school students. Starting in 1998, CodeWars expanded to several countries including the United States, Spain, Taiwan, and India.”
“We are delighted to partner with HPE for the second time in a row to host the CodeWars India edition, a shared goal of which is to introduce students to coding and make them realize the opportunities that lie ahead of them. The world of tomorrow is increasingly its Advances in technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality Blockchain, etc., and some of the best career opportunities of the future will be around the development and use of these technologies to solve problems. Therefore, we believe that the key to computer science Basic understanding is a must for every school-going student,” said Vivek Prakash, Co-Founder, and CEO, Codingal.
1. Is this competition online?
Yes, this competition is 100% online. The students can participate as long as they have access to a computer/laptop and an internet connection.
2. How much does it cost to enter into this competition?
There is no registration fee to participate in the competition.
3. What type of problems will be part of the competition?
There will be coding problems to solve using C, C++, Java, and Python. It will consist of 25 coding problems that will help you prepare for the competition.
4. How do I prepare for the competition?
We recommend that you solve practice problems in the Practice Arena. This will help you to understand how to participate in the main competition. It comprises detailed information about how programming questions should be attempted and details about the Codingal evaluation system.