Q: Who can participate in Capgemini Tech Challenge 2021?

A: The contest is open to Indian citizens residing in India only. Capgemini India employees can participate too. And don’t worry, rules remain the same and apply equally to all participants irrespective of whether they are Capgemini India employees or not. No favorites and no considerations there!

Q: How can I register & participate in Capgemini Tech Challenge 2021?

A: To register yourself, all you need to do is connect via your email or social media profile and fill in the mandatory details in the Registration Form. Once this is done, you are ready to take part & play the levels. As simple as that!

Q: Do I need to enter all the fields in the Registration Form?

A: You are required to fill only mandatory fields on the registration form to successfully complete registration to Capgemini Tech Challenge 2021.

Q: How many attempts will be there for Level 1&2?

A: Yes, Capgemini Tech Challenge 2021 gives you 2 attempts per level to improve your scores. The highest score from both the attempts will be considered as your final score for that level.

Q: How can I refer my friends to Capgemini Tech Challenge 2021?

A: Visit https://techchallenge.in.capgemini.com/invites to refer a friend or invite them using your Gmail account.

Q: How to attempt the coding problems?

A: To attempt coding problems you need to click on the 'Solve Problem' button to see the Problem Statement and Code Submission.

Q: Can I copy and paste my code from the Local Editor?

A: Yes, you can copy and paste your code from your Local Editor to Online Editor.

Q: What are the basic check points I should keep in mind before participating in the contests?

A: Below are the points you can remember while participating in the contests on website:

  • Make sure your JavaScript is enabled in browser in which you are playing.
  • Refresh the page, if participate button is not working.
  • You can log out and log-in again to your account. Your data will be saved automatically by the system.
  • Make sure your browser history is cleared for better user experience.
Q: Are there any early bird prizes?

A: Yes, the first 10 players to complete Level 2 will win branded merchandise for each online contest.

Q: Are there any prizes for referrals?

A: Yes, Top 5 referrers win cash prizes worth INR 1,50,000!

Q: Will Finale challenge be played online?

A: Yes, the Finale challenge has cash prize of INR 300,000/-. Top finalists selected from each skill* will form teams at the Finale and compete for the Finale Challenge. However, the team solutions need to present to the juries during 2 days virtual finale.

Q: After completing the Level 1 and Level 2, do the top 5 members of the leader-board get any reward?

A: Yes, They will get branded merchandise for level 2 and will get a chance to participate in the Virtual Grand Finale.

Q: Where can I see the Contest Details?

A: Visit the official website of Capgemini Tech Challenge 2021 and refer to the contest details page for more info.

Q: What kind of questions will be included in the contest?

A: The contest is a mix of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), Coding problems and a final virtual event launched at a specific date and time.

Q: Is there a limit to how many contests can be attempted?

A: Feel free to go all out in showing off those tech skills and participate in as many contests as you want. But don’t forget that each sub-contest has a separate set of rules to play by. You will find them all in our contest details section. It will do you good to read them before playing.

Q: What language options are available for the Regional challenge?

A: Users can solve the challenge by writing a code in any of the 52 available programming languages depending on which skill you are attempting.

Q: Will all the levels be played online?

A: Yes, all challenges will be held online including the Virtual Grand Finale

Q: Are there instructions provided before attempting the contest?

A: Yes, before you start attempting the questions an Instruction Box will appear in the pop-up window. It is advisable to read the instructions carefully and then proceed to solve the contest.

Q: What is the scoring logic for the MCQ questions?

A: There will be 25 MCQs in Level 1 & 2. Time limit to solve these questions is 30 minutes. A user must answer 40% of the questions correctly to unlock the next level. Each user will get 2 attempts per level to improve their scores. The highest score from both the attempts will be considered as your final score for that level.

Q: What is the scoring logic for the coding questions?

A: Level 2 has 25 MCQs & 1 coding problem for which 150 minutes allotted. Each correct test case while solving the coding challenge will fetch the user 10 points. There will be 1 Coding Problem which will have 10 Test Cases of different complexity (Default test case, Basic level test, case, Boundary level test case, Correctness test case, Complex test case). The user’s total score will be the cumulative score of the two levels in each contest i.e. Level 1 + Level 2 for Leader board.

Q: Is there any negative marking?

A: There will be no negative marking in any of the levels.

Q: When can I get my scores?

A: Your score will be displayed on screen, in the thank you box, immediately after you submit your code.

Q: How can I receive the next round confirmation?

A: You can check your status on the dashboard by logging into your account at anytime during the contest. We will also send you an email confirmation informing you about the same.

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