CodeX : Code to Learn, Code to Win

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  • Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
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0 to 5 Year

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Apr 30, 2021

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About CodeX

  • CodeX is open to all for participation. All CodeX rewards are also open to all participants, however, scholarships & entry into the Scaler Academy program are restricted to only working professionals. College students who are graduating in 2021 or later are ineligible for scholarships & test exemptions to join Scaler Academy.
  • Scaler will be verifying the identity of all rankers before finalising the winners. This process may take up to 4 weeks.
  • In order to be eligible for a scholarship, a participant must score at least a minimum cut off score in CodeX and be a working professional. College students who are graduating in 2021 or later are ineligible for the scholarship & to join Scaler Academy. Engineers who have an undergraduate degree dated 2020 or earlier are considered to be working professionals.
  • Basis the final test percentile, working professionals clearing the minimum eligible cut off would be exempt from appearing for Scaler Academy's entrance test
  • On winning a scholarship in CodeX as a working professional, you automatically become ineligible for any further scholarships awarded by scaler academy during the admission process
  • Participants attempting the contest in Learning mode, are not eligible for cash, scholarships and other rewards.

What is CodeX?

Scaler CodeX is a pan-India coding contest for software developers. It has something for everyone -

  • High-quality practice
  • Opportunity to learn & improve
  • Exciting awards, bragging rights, and much more!


Who is it for?

Engineered to help coding students & working professionals.


What do I stand to get out of it

For all participants:

  • Get practice - Quality questions on key topics that feature commonly in interviews
  • Get better - Performance analysis that lays out where you need to get better and how to get there
  • Get guidance - Counselling call to understand if and how Scaler can help you improve on the gaps.

For top performers:

  • Get rewarded - Cash, scholarships & merchandise worth over 70 Lakhs
  • Get noticed - Top rankers' profiles get circulated among our prestigious employer partners
  • Get guidance - Top rankers get a mentorship session with our founders or with one of our most experienced mentors from the Scaler Academy platform
  • Get access - Top working professional performers get direct entry into the Academy program. College students are ineligible for scholarships & enrollment into Scaler Academy - please see the "About CodeX" section below for more details.

For women coders:

  • Under CodeX-For-Her, we have some exciting events & rewards planned exclusively for women coders as a part of Scaler Include, Scaler's program aimed at enhancing female participation in India’s tech workforce! 
  • Attend exclusive fireside chats with inspiring women techies, as they share with us their experiences & learnings on managing aspirations & expectations, breaking the glass ceiling & carving out their own paths. 
  • Top working professional performers get sponsored scholarships from leading tech firms, the chance to get mentored by senior women leaders and the chance to make a strong impression with potential employers. College students are ineligible for scholarships & enrollment into Scaler Academy - please refer to "About CodeX" section below for more details.


Tell me more about the coding contest:

  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Timing:
    • Competitive mode: 8 PM, 09th April 2021 to 8 PM, 11th April 2021
    • Learning mode: 8 PM, 09th April 2021 to 8 PM, 25th April 2021 
  • Mode
    • Competitive mode: Feature on the leaderboard, stand a chance to win exciting rewards, and get noticed by top recruiters in the tech ecosystem
    • Learning mode: Don't compete, instead give the test for practice & to find out how you compare with our top contestants. Your performance won't be made public!
  • Topics: Aptitude, DSA, and LLD
  • Difficulty: 3 tiers of questions - easy, medium & elite
  • Question type: MCQ, code completion & coding
  • Eligibility: Open to all

Terms and Conditions:

  • Each problem has a predetermined score
  • A participant's total score is the sum of the scores earned for each problem attempted.
  • If you submitted more than one solution for a problem, only the highest score achieved will be used in this calculation
  • Participants are ranked by score, with the cumulative time taken (between the competition start time and the time of your correct submission) used to break ties
  • This is an individual participation competition. Discussing strategy during the competition will result in disqualification.
  • All submissions are checked by a plagiarism detector. Any case of code plagiarism will disqualify both users from CodeX
  • Scaler and InterviewBit decisions are final
  • Current InterviewBit employees are not eligible for prizes
  • Current Scaler learners and TAs are not eligible for prizes
  • Please expect 6-8 weeks post CodeX to receive your cash prizes
  • Prize money will be paid post deduction of applicable taxes

Interested candidates apply through the below link. Apply before the link expires.
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Note: Only shortlisted candidates will receive the call letter for further rounds.

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