Nepali Samaj is going to organize a programming contest, motivated by ACM-ICPC. ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest is an annual multi-tiered competitive programming competition among the universities of the world. The ACM ICPC is considered as the “Olympics of Programming Competitions.“ It is quite simply, the oldest, largest, and most prestigious programming contest in the world.

The program is going to be held in Butwal city and for the first time in Nepal. Rather than just coding, the competition will focus on problem-solving. The competition targets to create awareness about the importance of programming in the development of the IT economy of the country. The emerging scope of computer science is directed towards the study of data (Data Science). So, more optimum, and skilled IT workforce is needed to tackle such problems.

Event description: Competition will be of 5 hours and will contain seven questions to be solved by the participant, and the question style will be similar to ACM-ICPC. Each team of three members will have to solve these questions in any of the following programming languages:

C, C#, C++, Java, PHP, JavaScript, Python.

The competition will cover two day Boot camp is scheduled for 29th June and 30th June. Location for boot camp’s location is still to be fixed. The competition is scheduled for July 1st(17thAashar).

Event Organizers: Nepali Samaj Admin panel. They said, “They want to spread the craze of Problem-solving in Nepal too. And, want to see Nepali students to score ranks ACM-ICPC.

Advertising Partner “Butwal Coder Girls.” They will be helping to motivate students to learn Problem-solving and increase participants and involvement in the event.

Supported by Federation of Computer Association Nepal, Rupandehi, Butwal.

Price Money of NPR 21,000 is decided by Nepali Samaj for top contestants.

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Rules for the competition:

  • Each team will consist of three teammates.
  • Any kinds of cheating in the contest will not be tolerated.
  • You can use Google, Stack overflow, three books of your choice per team.
  • All the participants are required to fight the challenge on the venue decided by the Nepali Samaj
  • Each team is requested to bring one laptop. Three members will share a single laptop.
  • 10% marks of total obtained, will be added extra for teams with at least one female participant as their team member

Registration: Free


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