Codefest 2016, IIT BHU, Varanasi, Online Coding Fest, Uttar Pradesh, February 26-28 2016

Codefest 2016, IIT BHU:

Event Name: Codefest 2016

Category: Online Coding Fest

Organiser: IIT BHU

Location: Varanasi, UP

Event Dates: 26th-28th February 2016

Event Details:

Codefest is the annual coding festival hosted by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering , IIT (BHU) Varanasi, which is completely online so you can participate in the fest in the comfort of your home.
The total prizes for all events are worth INR 4,50,000. You can register for it at . It's completely free!

Event Caption:

Code for Glory

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Events in Varanasi:

There are 7 events being conducted during the fest.


Appathon is an application development contest. The application may be a mobile app on any platform- Android, Windows, iOS, or even a webapp.

Appathon tests your speed, ingenuity and innovation. The duration of the contest is 24 hours.

2.Capture the Flag

This event aims to engage hackers, beginners and experienced alike in creative exploration of the real world computer security arena. It provides students with an opportunity to tackle computer security problems similar to real world scenarios.


Decipher is Codefest's challenge on Cryptography.The participants would have to use their mathematical and programming skills along with some basic knowledge of cryptography to deduce a problem. Code reading and modification might be required in some problems with general applications of cryptography.


Enigma is the Machine Learning event. Enigma provides an unprecedented competitive forum to design innovative models that train themselves to solve specific real life problems.

5. Mathmania

Mathmania is a mathematical event consisting of Mathematical puzzles from Number Theory, Combinatorics and various other interesting topics.

6. Manthan

The challenge invites programmers to battle out their coding chops and show off their competitive programming skills. Manthan, through it’s unique array of comprehensive problems, puts the contestants through a gruesome test, from which only the ones truly adorned with an intricate and intimate mastery of data structures and algorithms emerge victorious


The coding contest that pushes you beyond your comfort zones. It is an innovative programming competition which aims to test the ability to optimize a solution to a problem based on a unique set of tight constraints.

Workshops in Varanasi:

For details on workshops, visit our facebook page

Event Sponsors in Varanasi :

Citrix, TravelKhana, BrightEdge and more!

Last Dates for Registration:

25th February 2016

Codefest 2016 Registration Fees :

Nil . It's completely free. :)

Event Co-ordinators:

Prasoon Varshney

Fest Mail ID:

How to reach IIT BHU, Varanasi:

All the events are online, so one can sit in the comfort of his/her own room and win amazing prizes just like that. ;)

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