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By Jo3kerR, 2 months ago, In English

Hello World!

Whether you're a beginner, a pro, or somewhere in between, Coding is always for everyone. No //comments about it, so let’s spice things up with a coding contest. NITS HACKS 5.0 is back in association with Coding Club NIT Silchar, traversing you to an Inter College Coding Competition to develop your coding, real problem-solving abilities, and experience worth remembering.

The coding competition is open to all undergraduate programmers in India, although everyone is encouraged to participate in it. It will be split into preliminary and final rounds according to ICPC guidelines.

20 teams (Top 15 teams and 5 NITS teams) will be invited to participate in the on-site final round. These teams will be given travelling expenses (up to 1K INR per person), accommodation, local hospitality, and basic facilities by the institute.

Rules:

  • A team of 2-3 members from the same college is required to participate in the contest.
  • An eligible individual may join only one team.
  • Each participant must have a Codeforces account.
  • A team must be created in Codeforces comprising of the members.
  • Finally, you should register for the contest using the formed team.
  • The team must also register in the provided Google form, failure to do so will result in the team's disqualification.

Registration and Contest Link:

Click on this link to register yourselves. You won't be considered an official participant if you don't register here. You also have to register in the Codeforces contest for taking part.

https://forms.gle/kdJuqzaa6fdpQG7r7

Contest Time:

The Preliminary round will be on 6th October 2022 at 20:00 IST and the Final round will be held on 22nd October 2022.

Contest Link:

Click on the link below to take part in the contest. Registration for the contest will start 6 hours before the contest.

https://codeforces.com/contestInvitation/0852873e5f538aef15f1017f1bcc3a198069e520

Finally, I'd like to thank my friends agarwala2512, Noobabhi, qu_bit, and jac_nikola for setting and testing the problems.

See you on the leaderboard.

UPD1: Registration has started.

UPD2: Standings will be frozen on the last 30 minutes and problems won't be in sorted order.

 
 
 
 
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Can High school students participate as a team unofficially?

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    "The coding competition is open to all undergraduate programmers in India, although everyone is encouraged to participate in it".

    From what I understand, there does not seem to be any bar on unofficial participation.

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    Yes

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Great to see that we're going big this time.

Good luck to all the participants and wishing a successful event to the setters.

NITS to the moon! <3

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Can there be more than one teams from the same college?

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We have Amritapuri regionals on 7 and 8 October. On 6 we will be travelling on train. It would be great if the dates can be extended.

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    Unfortunately, we cannot change the dates due to time constraints.

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Can you provide links to some past similar contests by NITS(Hacks 4.0,3.0,.. or so)?

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excited!!

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Excited

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I have no experience of competing as a team in Codeforces. Can you please elaborate on the procedure for the same?

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where is my team

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Heyy. Can we participate individually in this contest?

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    Yeah, you can create a team with just you as the member. But it won't be counted as official participation as the number of team members must be 2 or 3.

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Top 15 non nits team?

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My team and I cannot register for the contests, as the drop-down menu in which we have to select the team name appears to be blank.

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Can you please open submissions?

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Editorial?

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What are the prizes? are there any prizes for prelims as well?

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    No prizes for prelims. The prize distribution will be disclosed in 2-3 days.

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Have you thought of the dates for the onsite contest carefully? Like on 24th there is Diwali, and considering we have to go to Silchar and then return back before Diwali, is almost impossible as very few trains are available.
You can shift to the 29th for a larger number of onsite participants!!

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    Agreed. Please postpone the onsite contest to 29th if possible.

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    We can understand, but we can't help. NITS Hacks is a part of Tecnoesis (Technical Fest of NIT Silchar) and we need to follow the dates accordingly.

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Is 1k travel expense for one way, mean 2k in total for the whole travel per person? If not, then isn't it quite less?

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    It's for both ways. I know it's quite less, but that's the best budget we came up with, considering other facilities that will be provided to the onsite contestants.

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If any team out of the top 15 doesn't want to come, will the lower ranked team be asked? Can we fill the google form to register now.

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    Yeah, lower ranked team will be asked. But the google form cannot be filled now.

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      Also, single member teams are not eligible as per the event rules, so will they be ruled out as well?

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When will you release the editorial for the contest?

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    By the blessing of God, all the members involved in NITS Hacks are in Amritapuri for ICPC regionals. So the editorial will take some time. Also, as other solutions are open, you can look at that for some hints.

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