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Zonal Computing Olympiad, 2019 (ZCO-2019)

The Zonal Computing Olympiad, 2019 (ZCO-2019) will be held on Sunday, 2 December, 2018 at centres across the country. ZCO will be conducted in cooperation with Codechef.

ZCO is a three hour exam, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Please report at least 45 minutes before the start of the exam.

Admit cards will be available for download by Thursday, 29 November. All candidates will be accommodated in the city that they have chosen in the registration form. Registered candidates will receive email once the admit cards are ready.

Exam centres

  • Centres for ZCO-2019 are arranged in the following cities. To find the exact location of the exam centre in each city, click on the city name.

  • There are two centres in Bangalore. Candidates will be distributed between the two centres.

  • Due to unscheduled electrical maintenance work, the second Bangalore centre at Atria Institute of Technology is shifted to Amrita School of Engineering. The inconvenience is deeply regrtted.
Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Baroda, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bokaro, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Goa, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Kota, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Trivandrum, Varanasi. Visakhapatnam.

Exam details

Zonal Informatics Olympiad, 2019 (ZIO-2019)

The Zonal Informatics Olympiad, 2019 (ZIO-2019) was held at 35 citues across India on Sunday, 18 November, 2018. 572 students registered for ZIO-2019, of whom 372 wrote the exam.

96 students have qualified through ZIO-2019 for INOI-2019..

The question paper, solutions and cutoff marks are available in the ICO 2019 Archives..

ZIO-2019 was conducted in cooperation with TCS iON, a division of Tata Consultancy Services.

International Olympiad in Informatics, 2018

The team to represent India at IOI-2018 at Tsukuba, Japan during September 1–8, 2018 has been selected. The team members are:

  • Ramchandra Kishor Apte, Maniram Homeschool, Bangalore
  • Choudhury Istasis Mishra, Delhi Public School Ruby Park, Kolkata
  • Adhyyan R Sekhsaria, Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai
  • Mohammad Zaid, Mithila Public School, Forbesganj, Araria, Bihar
IOI 2018 Team Photo
Mohammad, Adhyyan, Istasis, Ramchandra

The Leader and Deputy Leader of the Indian contingent will be Madhavan Mukund and K Narayan Kumar, both from Chennai Mathematical Institute, Chennai.

International Olympiad in Informatics Training Camp, 2018

The Indian team for IOI is selected at the International Olympiad in Informatics Training Camp (IOITC). IOITC-2018 was held over 10 days in Chennai during the period 30 April–9 May, 2018.

Faculty for IOITC-2018:

  • Arjun Arul, Codechef
  • Sreejata Kishor Bhattacharya, CMI
  • Rajat De, CMI
  • Swapnil Gupta, IIIT-H
  • Kushagra Juneja, IIT-B
  • Arjun P, IIIT-H
  • Sampriti Panda
  • Yeshwanth Sripathy, Amrita Coimbatore
  • Sidhant Bansal, NUS
  • Animesh Fatehpuria, Georgia Tech
  • Praveen Dhinwa, Codechef

We thank Sasken Technologies Ltd for sponsoring the camp and Chennai Mathematical Institute for hosting the camp on their campus.

The Indian team's travel to IOI-2018 will be sponsored by Sasken Technologies Ltd.

Indian National Olympiad in Informatics, 2018 (INOI-2018)

The Indian National Olympiad in Informatics, 2018 (INOI-2018) took place on Sunday, 7 January, 2018. 31 students have qualified for the International Olympiad in Informatics Training Camp, 2018 (IOITC-2018) to select the Indian team for the International Olympiad in Informatics, 2018 (IOI-2018).

Zonal Informatics Olympiad, 2018 (ZIO-2018)

The Zonal Informatics Olympiad, 2018 (ZIO-2018) was held at 34 cities across India on Saturday, 18 November, 2017. About 410 students wrote ZIO-2018.

126 students have qualified through ZIO-2018 for INOI-2018. The cutoff scores are available in the ZIO-2018 solutions (see the link to question papers at the bottom of this page).

Zonal Computing Olympiad, 2018 (ZCO-2018)

The Zonal Computing Olympiad, 2018 (ZCO-2018) was held at 34 cities across India on Saturday, 11 November, 2017. About 470 students wrote ZCO-2018.

106 students have qualified through ZCO-2018 for INOI-2018.

International Olympiad in Informatics, 2017

IOI-2017 was held at Tehran, Iran from July 28 to August 4, 2017. The team that represented India at IOI-2017 was as follows:

  • Sidhant Bansal, Delhi Public School, Dwarka, New Delhi
  • Nalin Bhardwaj, Delhi Public School, Faridabad
  • Srijon Mukherjee, Amity International School, Noida
  • Sampriti Panda, SAI International School, Bhubaneswar

One student was named as a reserve member, on standby.

  • Shivam Bansal, Delhi Public School, Rohini, New Delhi

Sidhant Bansal, Srijon Mukherjee and Sampriti Panda won bronze medals.

IOI 2017 Team Photo
Sampriti, Srijon, Sidhant, Nalin

The Leader and Deputy Leader of the Indian contingent were Madhavan Mukund and K Narayan Kumar, both from Chennai Mathematical Institute, Chennai.

The Indian team's travel to IOI-2017 was sponsored by Sasken Communication Technologies Ltd.

International Olympiad in Informatics Training Camp, 2017

The Indian team for IOI is selected at the International Olympiad in Informatics Training Camp (IOITC). IOITC-2017 was held over 10 days in Chennai during the period 30 April–9 May, 2017.

Faculty for IOITC-2017:

  • Sundar Annamalai, IIT Madras
  • Arjun Arul, Codechef
  • Sreejata Kishor Bhattacharya, CMI
  • Rajat De, CMI
  • Animesh Fatehpuria, Georgia Tech
  • Malvika Joshi, MIT
  • Tanuj Khattar, IIIT Hyderabad
  • Prashant Mahesh, SSN College of Engg
  • Balajiganapathi Senthilnathan, Directi
  • Satyaki Upadhyay, Directi
  • Rajas Vanjape, IIIT Hyderabad

We thank Sasken Technologies Ltd for sponsoring the camp and Chennai Mathematical Institute for hosting the camp on their campus.

The Indian team's travel to IOI-2017 will be sponsored by Sasken Technologies Ltd.

Indian National Olympiad in Informatics, 2017 (INOI-2017)

The Indian National Olympiad in Informatics, 2017 (INOI-2017) took place on Sunday, 8 January, 2017. Of the 326 students who participated in INOI-2017,

INOI-2017 was conducted in cooperation with Codechef.

Zonal Informatics Olympiad, 2017 (ZIO-2017) and Zonal Computing Olympiad, 2017 (ZCO-2017)

The Zonal Informatics Olympiad, 2017 (ZIO-2017) and Zonal Computing Olympiad (ZCO-2017) were held at 34 cities across India on Sunday, 20 November, 2016. About 630 students registered for ZIO-2017 and 520 students registered for ZCO-2017.

131 students have qualified through ZIO-2017 for INOI-2017. The cutoff scores are available in the ZIO-2017 solutions (see the link below).

All 352 students who wrote ZCO-2017 will be permited to write INOI-2017. Several students were hampered by technical problems during ZCO-2017, and it was felt that the fairest solution was to allow all candidates to participate in the second round.

The question paper and solution for ZIO-2017 are available online.

ZIO-2017 and ZCO-2017 were powered by TCS iON, a division of Tata Consultancy Services.

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