5 Hours Long Online Coding Event - Organized By IIT Kharagpur

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image Entering into the Bitwise week, here is our first and most important competition that has been always a point of attraction to the Coders worldwide.
The huge prize money worth INR 80,000 makes its participation base even larger and the competition all the more intense.

It would be team competition with team size 2. Time to find a partner who would share that stress of solving these wonderfully crafted problem. For the time being ponder over the following questions.

Have you got the mettle to bring out your best and compete among the world class coders? Are you an ACM-ICPC enthusiast and still practicing for the World Finals?
If you are so, then mark your calendars for 5 hours on 13th March,2015 at 9PM IST to 14th March 2AM IST to face the 10 challenging quesions made by the some of the best coders of IIT Kharagpur.

Problem Setters: Arkanath Pathak, Anmol Gulati, Biswajit Paria, Sandeep Mohanty, Utpal Prasad
Problem Testers: Anurag Anand, Rishav Pati
Prize Money Breakup: INR 50,000 to Top 3 in the world. INR 30,000 to Top 3 in India excluding those in the world.

Registration: Don't forget to register your teams at this registration link
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Making A Team

Participation in this contest can be individual or as a team of maximum two. Each participant can register individually. But once the contest starts, their submission will be counted to the team they belong. To create a team, one of the user (who is also the team head) has to go to and click on Teams in the left side bar. Then, click on create team. Create a new team and invite members. Ask the other members to confirm by going to

That's all! Once the contest starts, you can submit code from any one of the account and it will be counted as a team submission.


  • Please refrain from discussing strategy during the contest.
  • All submissions are run through a plagiarism detector. Any case of code plagiarism will disqualify both users from the contest.
  • You can also code using our interface, which currently supports over 40 major languages. Learn about our environment and time limits here. If you are not yet familiar with our platform, check out Solve Me First to acquaint yourself with I/O.
  • HackerRank admin decisions are final.


  • Each challenge has a pre-determined score.
  • Your score for a problem depends on the number of test cases your submission successfully passes.
  • 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 your highest score achieved will be used in this calculation.
  • Participants are ranked by score, with the cumulative time taken (between the contest's start time and the time of your correct submission) used to break ties.