CSI Young Talent Search in Computer Programming - Selection of teams to represent India at SEARCC (South East Asia Regional Computer Confederation) International Schools’ Software Competition - 2013
1. Computer Society of India conducts a National level School Students Software Competition every year. The winners will represent the country in the SEARCC International Schools’ Software Competitions as per details given below.
2. Objective : To bring out problem solving and programming talents in school students, with speed, accuracy and team co-ordination, in a competitive environment and motivate them with due recognition, besides attractive prizes and certificates.
3. Eligibility :
3.1 It is a team based competition. Each team will consist of 3 students. All team members of school teams must be full-time students with age of 18 years or under, i.e. born on or after 1st January 1995.
3.2 A school can register only one team.
4.1 The competition will be of two (2) hours duration, consisting of 4 problems using ONE of the Programming languages, viz., C or C++ or Java. It is to test the problem solving ability using a computer programming language. The teams will be selected on the basis of correct outputs and speed of submission of solutions to problems.
4.2 A first level Regional Competition is scheduled on Sunday the 28th July 2013 and will be held in 19 centres as per details given below. Depending on response of teams, more centres can be added as appropriate. Please indicate your choice of the city. However, if the number of teams is very less in a city, we shall allocate the nearest centre with sufficient notice to you. Expenses for taking part in first level regional competition will have to be borne by the teams or schools themselves.
- New Delhi
4.3 - National level Final Competition will be held in Chennai on Sunday the 1st September 2013.
4.4 Travel assistance for National Competition:
The teams selected for participation in the National Level Final Competition, with one accompanying teacher per team will be paid the actual cost of travel by train in II class sleeper coach by the shortest route from origin to Chennai and back.
4.5 Local Hospitality : Suitable boarding and lodging facility will be provided by CSI at Chennai.
5. Participation in SEARCC International Schools’ Software Competitions : The top two teams at the National level will represent India at the SEARCC International Schools’ Software Competition 2013 (ISSC 2013) to be held at Colombo, Sri Lanka between 24th and 27th October 2013.
Registration form and send to the address below to reach on or before 12th July 2013. You may send your nomination by email also in word format.
The Director (Education)
Computer Society of India
Education Directorate, National Headquarters
C.I.T. Campus, 4th Cross Road, Taramani, Chennai - 600 113.
Phone : +91-44-2254 1102/2254 1103/2254 2874
Fax : +91-44-2254 1143
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Last Date for Registration of teams - 12th July 2013
First Level Regional Competition at 19 centres across the country - 28th July 2013
National level Competition at Chennai - 1st September 2013
SEARCC International Competition at Colombo, Sri Lanka - 24th – 27th October 2013