Thanks for visiting Capital Advisor. I frequently update this blog to cover various topics on personal finance such as investment strategies, financial products that you should buy and ones that you really should stay away from, financial calculators, emerging themes such as early retirement and financial independence, and much more. You can Subscribe through Email and receive new articles directly in your Inbox or you can Subscribe through the RSS Feed and receive new articles in your feed reader.
Excerpt from the official e-mail:
As a participant of past Code Jams, we thought you would be interested in hearing about Google Code Jam India, Powered by TopCoder. This exciting competition puts you head-to-head with some of the best coders. Take this opportunity to contend for prize money galore, because Google is giving away Rs. 1,500,000 in cash and prizes. You may not only win money, but a prospect to land a job for the future.
Registration is now open for the competition and will remain open through March 20, 2006 at 9AM IST (GMT +5:30). Anyone intending to compete in this competition must register for the event through the registration path that has been set up exclusively for the tournament: www.google.com/Indiacodejam
All registrants will then participate in the Qualification Round. The Qualification Round will be open from March 20 at 12:00PM (Noon) IST (GMT +5:30) to March 21, 2006 at 12:00PM (Noon) IST (GMT +5:30). During this 24-hour period, a competitor must complete one randomly generated problem set. All competitors will be given a score for their performance on that one problem set.
The top 500 participants from the Qualification Round will advance to Round 1 to be held on March 24 at 5PM IST (GMT +5:30).
The top 50 scorers in Round 1 will win an all-expense paid trip to Bangalore, India to the finals on April 7, 2006 where they will meet Google employees, learn more about Google India and compete for the Rs. 1,500,000 prize purse. Here, they will compete, in-person, in the Championship Round. See the list of prizes here: www.google.com/indiacodejam
Google’s engineering organization is pleased to sponsor this contest and is looking forward to meeting the top performers. Participating in this contest propels you to the front of the line for consideration for open positions in our engineering groups. You are encouraged to submit your resume for immediate consideration for open positions at any time during this competition. Visit www.google.com/Indiacodejam for full details.
Best of luck to you in the competition
– The Google Code Jam Team
Thanks for reading this article. I'd love to hear your opinion. Please use the comments section below to share your thoughts. I frequently write new articles that also cover several other aspects of personal finance including credit cards, financial goals, health insurance, income tax, life insurance, mutual funds, retirement planning, and much more. You can Subscribe through Email and receive new articles directly in your Inbox or you can Subscribe through the RSS Feed and receive new articles in your feed reader.