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By janmansh, 3 years ago, In English

Hello Codeforces!

Greetings from IEEE NITK. We will be hosting Praelium 2021 on October 17th, 2021. An enthralling 3-hour team Competitive Programming contest. This is a mock contest for an even bigger contest that is IEEEXtreme. Register for both contests and showcase your skills among the best! The top 2 teams of Praelium 2021 will be receiving cash prizes!

Check out IEEEXtreme.

Note: that only IEEE members can register for IEEEXtreme but anyone is free to participate in Praelium.

Forming teams (upto 3 members) is encouraged. It's open to everyone!

Contest Details:

  • Contest Link — Praelium 2021
  • Date & Time — 17th October 2021, Sunday, 19:00 IST
  • Duration — 3 Hours
  • There will be 6 problems of varying difficulty.
  • Will follow ICPC like scoring system (10 minutes penalty and 1 point per problem)
  • It is a team contest and it would be unrated.
  • This contest is not in any way related to any official ICPC contests conducted by CodeDrills.
  • Telegram group for clarifications: t.me/Praelium2021


  • Register your team for the contest: Praelium 2021
  • Team size can be up to 3.

Note: Register your teams & accept invites before the start of the contest. This won't be allowed after the contest starts!


  • Top 2 overall best teams will receive a cash prize.
  • Only Indian participants are eligible for prizes but everyone can participate.

Joining me on the problem setting panel are:

I would like to thank all of them for the round preparation. Along with them I would also like to thank

  • Balajiganapathi for allowing us to host our contest on amazing CodeDrills platform.
  • deepa_panwar for developing amazing CodeDrills platform.

Good Luck & Have Fun!
Hope to see you participating!!

UPD1: Contest is over! Congratulations to the winners and thank you everyone for participating! We will be contacting the winners in a few days after the final checks. Do discuss the problems and provide feedback in the comments. Thank you!

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