Competitive Coding Course

89,000.00 +GST

Classes starts from 1st December 2023

Faculty would be from the industry


To further the objectives of EICT Academy under the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), IFACET brings you various courses in Emerging Technologies, Computer Sciences, Entrepreneurship, Business and many more. This course is curated and delivered by Industry Experts equipped with a wealth of experience and an in-depth understanding of the subject matter.


  • Start Date : 15th Jan 2023
  • Course Type: Self Paced Videos / Online Live Delivery
  • Duration: 220 Hours
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  • Number of Lectures (if OLD): [Specify the number of lectures for online live delivery]
  • Skill Level: [Specify the skill level, e.g., Beginner, Intermediate]
  • Assessments: [Describe the assessments, if any]
  • Certificate: Yes/No 


Objective / Outcome Expected

The course aims to provide participants with a strong foundation in competitive coding, preparing them for coding challenges, job placements, and internships. Key outcomes include proficiency in problem-solving, data structures, algorithms, and programming languages.

This course aims to equip students with a strong foundation in competitive coding. Participants will gain proficiency in algorithmic problem-solving, data structures, optimization techniques, time and space complexity analysis, programming languages, problem-solving strategies, and more. Here are some key learning outcomes:

  • Algorithmic Problem-Solving Skills: Participants will learn to break down complex problems into manageable components and devise efficient algorithms and strategies to solve them. 
  • Data Structure Proficiency: Students will become proficient in selecting and implementing appropriate data structures like arrays, linked lists, trees, graphs, and more. 
  • Optimization Techniques: The course will teach participants how to find optimal solutions within time and memory constraints, optimizing code for efficiency. 
  • Time and Space Complexity Analysis: Students will analyze the time and memory requirements of algorithms, enabling them to understand their scalability. 
  • Programming Language Mastery: Participants will become skilled in using programming languages and libraries, picking up language-specific nuances and best practices. 
  • Problem-Solving Strategies: The course will develop a toolkit of problem-solving strategies and techniques for tackling diverse challenges systematically. 
  • Pattern Recognition: Through practice, students will recognize patterns in problems, making it easier to identify applicable algorithms and data structures. 
  • Debugging and Troubleshooting: Frequent coding practice will expose participants to debugging techniques, helping them become proficient at identifying and resolving errors. 
  • Time Management: Competitive coding competitions have strict time limits, teaching students to manage time effectively and make decisions swiftly. 
  • Adaptability: Exposure to various coding problems enhances adaptability to new challenges. 
  • Critical Thinking: Competitive coding encourages critical thinking about problem constraints and requirements, leading to creative and innovative solutions. 
  • Confidence Building: Successfully solving complex problems and performing well in contests boosts confidence in programming skills and logical thinking. 
  • Coding Interviews Preparation: Skills gained through competitive coding translate well to coding interviews for job placements and internships. 
  • Community Interaction: Engaging in coding competitions exposes participants to a global community of coders, facilitating mutual growth. 
  • Analytical Mindset: Students cultivate an analytical mindset by breaking problems into components and assessing different approaches. 
  • Resilience and Perseverance: Dealing with challenging problems and sometimes failing to solve them helps build resilience and determination. 
  • Real-World Application: Many coding problems simulate real-world scenarios, providing insights into real-world problem-solving in software development.


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Target Audience

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Key Features

  • Self-paced video lessons 
  • Online live delivery option 
  • Hands-on coding practice 
  • Coding contests and challenges 
  • Collaboration with peers 
  • Practical tips and strategies for competitive coding success 
  • Certificate of completion 

Delivery Mode & Duration

Online Live Mode- 6 Months (200 Hours Online Live sessions + 200 Hours of Assignment and Hands on)


Module 1: Introduction to Competitive Coding (5 hours) 

  • Understanding the importance of competitive coding 
  • Introduction to coding platforms 
  • Setting up a development environment: C++ compiler, IDEs 
  • Basics of online coding contests and problem-solving 


Module 2: Basic Programming Concepts (20 hours) 

  • Variables, Data Types, and Operators (4 hours) 
  • Control Structures (4 hours) 
  • Input and Output Handling (3 hours) 
  • Functions and Modular Programming (6 hours) 
  • Practice and Exercises (3 hours) 

[Continue with additional modules as per your course structure] 


Q1. Are there any benefits with the certification?

Yes, there are several benefits associated with earning a certification in Competitive Coding. These benefits include:

  • Recognition of Skills: The certification serves as formal recognition of your competitive coding skills and problem-solving abilities, which can be valuable to potential employers and educational institutions.
  • Improved Career Prospects: Competitive coding certifications can enhance your job prospects, especially for roles in software development, data science, and related fields. Employers often value candidates with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Preparation for Coding Interviews: Competitive coding skills are highly relevant to technical interviews for job placements and internships in the tech industry. This certification can help you excel in such interviews.
  • Community Engagement: Many competitive coding platforms and communities recognize certified individuals, providing opportunities for networking, collaboration, and sharing insights with fellow coders.


Q2. Will the certification help in placements?

Yes, the certification in Competitive Coding can be beneficial for placements. Competitive coding skills are highly regarded by tech companies, particularly those conducting technical interviews as part of their hiring process. Here’s how it can help in placements:

  • Technical Interviews: Many tech companies assess candidates’ problem-solving abilities and coding skills through coding interviews. Your certification demonstrates your proficiency in these areas, increasing your chances of performing well in interviews.
  • Resume Enhancement: Listing the certification on your resume can make you stand out to potential employers, showcasing your commitment to continuous learning and coding excellence.
  • Internship Opportunities: Competitive coding skills can be particularly useful for securing internships, which can be stepping stones to full-time job offers.
  • Demonstrated Expertise: Employers often seek candidates who have proven their skills in competitive coding competitions, and a certification provides concrete evidence of your capabilities.


Q3. Does the certification lead to an alumni status from IITK?

Certifications in Competitive Coding typically do not grant alumni status from institutions like IIT Kanpur (IITK) or any other educational institution. Alumni status is typically reserved for individuals who have graduated from degree programs at these institutions.

However, earning a Competitive Coding certification from a reputable institution like IITK is still a significant achievement and can open doors to various opportunities in the tech industry. While it may not grant you alumni status, it can provide recognition, skill development, and a pathway to a successful career in coding and software development.