Google Code Jam India

by Vinaya HS on March 3, 2006

in Public Service Ads,The Bangalore Blog

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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:

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:

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 for full details.

Best of luck to you in the competition

– The Google Code Jam Team

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{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

ctq April 12, 2006 at 10:18 AM

The indian google jam is won once again by a student from singapore even 1 billion indian are learning to program. where are the IITs!???????

ctq April 12, 2006 at 10:26 AM

maybe IITers should stop bragging and embarrassing themselves by mentioning they are good. as a matter of fact, IIT had never once in last 20 years got even close to top 30 in any contest, being top coder or ACM ICPC. maybe IITs are best in india. BUT they are third class on the world platform

Krishna April 13, 2006 at 7:06 AM

ctq, Thats a very harsh comment to make!

Abhijit Rao November 6, 2006 at 2:27 PM

Hi all
Abishek Kumarasubramanian, an IITan was 2nd int code jam 06 just 0.03 points behind the winner….Effectively the best…Well done..

Don Lapre is da Man November 17, 2006 at 8:44 PM

I never understood Google business model… not that I will do something great if I know it, but yes I am ready to go for it probably I land up in the job. But u see I have heard that they have 7 rounds of interviews.

as Don Lapre is da Man

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