IIT-Delhi student becomes 'World's top coder', wins Biggest Coding Contest and $10,000
After winning the contest, Gupta was felicitated by IIT Delhi director Rangan Banerjee
IIT-Delhi (Indian Institute of Technology) student Kalash Gupta has won Season 10 of TCS CodeVita, the global coding competition.
Gupta, a third-year computer science and engineering student from IIT-D, was one of the participants among 100,000 contestants from 87 countries, said a press release issued by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).
Kalash Gupta had also secured the 3rd rank nationwide in the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) for admission to the IITs in 2018. He topped the entire Delhi zone.
All four winners of the CodeVita contest will get an internship opportunity with TCS' Research and Innovation organization.
The names of 21 Indian students from different universities are featured in the list of the world's top coders.
Apart from Kalash, the contestants who secured the second and third positions were from Chile and Taiwan, respectively.
After winning the contest, Gupta was felicitated by IIT Delhi director Rangan Banerjee.