CAPGEMINI TECH CHALLENGE 2020 Edition is an opportunity for tech enthusiasts
like you to transform your career.

Why take the Coding challenge?

Win cash prizes worth upto
INR 15,00,000*
Win a job with one of the most renowned
IT companies in the world
Talk to industry leaders and plan your
future in the technology space


  • Starts On

    18th Oct

  • Ends On

    01st Dec

  • Prize Pool

    INR 15,00,000*

  • Registrations


Attempts Left
30 Minutes
Passing Score
40/100 in Round 1
The objective of this round is to screen candidates on the basis of their domain proficiency
Ended on
22nd Nov (314 days Ago)
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Attempts Left
03 Hours
Passing Score
40/100 in Round 2
Identify And Felicitate Top Candidates In Coding
Ended on
22nd Nov (314 days Ago)
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Identify And Felicitate Top Candidates In Coding
Ended on
22nd Nov (314 days Ago)
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Basic Information

What is Capgemini Coding Contest all about?

TechChallenge is a unique gamified application for technology professionals and tech students to deliver contests on stand-alone web applications. The contest is designed to identify the best programmers in campus and working professionals across the industry. If you win, you stand a chance to land a dream job with Capgemini India.

Languages Accepted: Users can solve the challenge by writing a code in any of the available programming languages depending on which skill you are attempting. The contest will also contain multiple-choice questions (MCQs).

Why take the Coding Challenge?

  • You can win cash prizes worth up to INR 15,00,000*
  • Get an opportunity to work with one of the most renowned IT companies in the world
  • Pit your skills against the best tech enthusiasts from across the country
  • Meet with and work alongside industry leaders

Can your code make you a winner?

Important Rules for Coding Contest:

  1. This hackathon has been broadly divided into THREE levels, that is "Screening Phase", "Online Hackathon Phase" and "Offline Hackathon Phase".
  2. The first 2 levels will be online but the final level (3rd level) will be launched at a specific date and time and this will be offline challenge event wherein top 5 Participants shortlisted from the Level 2 will be invited to one of the Capgemini Campus.
  3. All the above three levels will the combination of MCQ + Coding based contests.
  4. Level 1 will be an MCQ contest and Level 2 will be a Coding contest, both will have different weightage of 100 and 200 points each.
  5. A user has to answer 40% of the questions correctly in the Screening phase (Level 1) to unlock the Online Hackathon Phase (level 2). The highest score from both the attempts will be considered as your final score for that level.
  6. Coding and MCQs will be timed. The time utilized for answering will be accounted for to tabulate the leader board.
  7. There will be no negative marking in any of the levels.
  8. The time taken per level will be used to calculate your position on the Leaderboard.

Rules according to each level are highlighted below:

Level - 1: Screening Phase:

  • There will be a total of 25 Multiple choice questions for which 30 minutes allotted to complete the Level 1.
  • All the questions will be based on code snippet type questions or will be based on some tricks.
  • Each user will get 2 attempts per level to improve their scores at this level.
  • Each correct answer will fetch the user 4 points.
  • Once you will submit your answers; you will be able to see the score on the result page.

Level - 2: Online Hackathon Phase:

  • There will be one coding problem that will run simultaneously in this round for which time duration of 7 days will be allotted to the candidate to complete Level 2.
  • Both the Coding Problems will have 10 Test Cases of different complexity:
    1. Default test case
    2. Basic level test case
    3. Boundary level test case
    4. Correctness test case
    5. Complex test case
  • Number of attempts for this phase is two.
  • All the submissions must be submitted on the Capgemini site.
  • Participants will be able to access the problem statements once the "Participate Now" button is clicked.
  • During the online hackathon, you can participate from anywhere.
  • Once the hackathon starts, you will get an option to submit your hack, you can submit as many times as you want, the last hack will be considered as the final submission.
  • Participants can use any language for building their solution. There is no restriction on the language that can be used.
  • Winners of the contest will be chosen solely on the discretion of Capgemini. Please ensure to update the participant's profile and contact details.

Level - 2: Offline Hackathon Phase:

  • All the details regarding this round will be given only to the shortlisted candidates from level 2.
FAQs For Level 1: Screening Phase:

  1. I cannot enter my full e-mail id in the login box, what should I do?

    The login box accepts email id as long as 200 characters. If you continue to face an issue, then please clear your browser cache.

  2. Are there specific instructions provided before I attempt the question?

    Yes, an instruction page will appear before you begin to attempt the question. Please read the instructions carefully before continuing with the question.

  3. Will I see my score immediately?

    Yes, once you submit your answers; you will see the score on the result page.

  4. I have attempted a question in a level twice, which score of mine will be considered and added in the leader board?

    The score which is highest in the contest will be considered and added in your leaderboard. Suppose you are participating in Easy category and you score 50 marks and 70 marks in your 2 available attempts. In this case 70 marks will be added to your final score in leader board.

  5. Can I view other's solutions?

    No, you can't.

  6. How Can I see next question?

    Click on Next or Previous button to jump between questions.

  7. I have attempted a problem. Can I improve my score?

    Yes, you can improve your score till you have attempts left in the question.

FAQs For Level 2: Online Hackathon Phase:

  1. Who can participate in the hackathon?

    Any individual or a team of individuals, who love to code and are passionate about technology are more than welcome to participate in the hackathon.

    • Campus Graduate who has just begun working.
    • Experienced Professional currently working.
    • Experienced Professional actively seeking for a new position.

  2. Do I need to pay any money to register for the hackathon?

    No. You do not have to pay any money to anyone to register yourself for any hackathon on TechGig.

  3. Who do I contact I have any queries?

    You can ask your questions on the discussions tab of the hackathon page. Additionally, you can also reach out to us on

  4. What kind of questions are asked in screening round?

    Multiple-choice questions or MCQs will be asked to check the understanding levels which will then be followed by the hackathon rounds.

  5. How many attempts will I get in screening round?

    All contestants get maximum two attempts in the screening phase.

  6. How will I gauge my performance in the contest?

    You can check your score and your team's score after every attempt on the Top Rankers section. However, we will keep you posted about the same via emails as well.

  7. How long will the contest last for?

    Contest will be having three rounds:

    1. Screening Phase
    2. Online Hackathon Phase
    3. Offline Hackathon Phase

  8. How will I be able to create a team?

    There will be no team participation, in all the contests participants need to participate alone.

  9. How do I submit what I have made for the hackathon?

    You have to develop the application on your local system and submit it on the submission page in a tar/zip file format along with detailed presentation and source code.

  10. Do we need to have the entire idea fully working?

    The entire idea need not be fully working. However, the submission should be functional so that it can be reviewed by the judges.

  11. Since there is no specific technology mentioned, are there any restrictions on using the number of pre-built libraries?

    There is no restriction to use any language, technology stack, or libraries. You can use any of them to create the application.

  12. What is the prize for the winner of the contest?

    Prizes worth Rs 55,000 are up for grabs. Here are the details. (click here)

  13. Where offline hackathon will be happening?

    Offline hackathon will happen in Pune and it will be of 48 hrs.

Tie Break Logic for Theme contest on Leader board:
  • The user with the highest marks (sum of both levels) will be ranked higher.
  • Point 2 being equal, the user with a higher number of correct answers in the MCQ will be ranked higher.
  • Point 3 being equal, the user who has taken lesser time to answer the MCQs will be ranked higher.
  • Point 4 being equal, the user with the lesser time taken to compile the problem will be ranked higher.
  • In case of all the top 5 being equal, points 1 through 5 will be repeated with Level 2 and later with Level 1.
  • Everything being equal, the referral scores of the 2 candidates will be used to sort out the tie break.
  • In case this too is equal, the user who participated in the contest at the earlier date will be ranked higher.
Gratifications for Online contest:
  • 1st Prize - Cash Prize worth INR 30,000/-.
  • 2nd Prize - Cash Prize worth INR 20,000/-.
  • Early bird prizes (1st 10 players to complete Level 2) win Gift Voucher of worth INR 500/-for each theme contest.
  • All Prize Money will be subject to a tax deduction and the same shall be borne by the winners.


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