- D3code is India's largestÂ hackathonÂ for college and university students, organized byÂ USTÂ Global
-Â Each member of the Top 20 Finalist teams received conditional job offers to joinÂ USTÂ Global, while the Top 3 teams walked away with exciting prizes
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India, Dec. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- UST Global, a leading digital transformation solutions company, today announced the winners of the 1st edition of 'D3code', aÂ hackathonÂ for college students across the nation. D3code (pronounced "Decode")Â was organizedÂ for students pursuing bachelor's and master's degree courses. ParticipantsÂ were challengedÂ to solve complex problems and their passion for innovation, design thinking, and programming skills were tested. D3code is one of the pre-events under the umbrella ofÂ USTÂ Global's annual Developer ConferenceÂ D3Â - Dream, Develop and Disrupt, which will beÂ held December 5th and 6th inÂ Thiruvananthapuram.Â D3Â isÂ USTÂ Global's annual developer conference where the brightest minds meet to learn and develop their digital and coding skills.
D3code consisted of four rounds. Shortlisted teams participated in three online rounds before moving on to the next stage. Following this, a video interviewÂ was conducted, where the top 20 teams progressed into a 24-hourÂ onsiteÂ hackathonÂ held at the iconicÂ USTÂ Global Campus inÂ ThiruvananthapuramÂ on Dec 1st and 2nd. TheÂ Top 3 teams of the first edition ofÂ D3code were, Team 1 - Team Kanavgupta_5114 (IIT, Roorkee), Team 2 - Team Simplifiers (Pune Institute of Computer Technology, Pune) and Team 3 - Team GenY (SRM KTR, Chennai).
Speaking on the occasion,Â ManuÂ Gopinath, Chief Operating Officer,Â USTÂ GlobalÂ said, "Congratulations to all the participants and winners ofÂ D3code. We are very pleased that we could provide participants an opportunity to showcase their technical and problem-solving skills. We are also delighted with the outcome and the ideas proposed by the students. This year's competition demonstrated the success of our first edition ofÂ D3code and has set the bar high for future editions."
Each member of the top 20 teams received conditional job offers to joinÂ USTÂ Global (India). TheÂ top 3 teams also walked away with exciting prizes including MacBook Pros, Hard Drives, Raspberry Pi 4 Desktop Kits, USB Flash Drives, Battery packs, and cash prize in the range of Rs. 5,000 to Rs. 25,000.
AboutÂ USTÂ Global
USTÂ Global is a leading digital technology solutions company that provides advanced computing and digital services to large private and public enterprises around the world. Its clients include Fortune 500 companies in banking and financial services, insurance, healthcare, retail, manufacturing, shipping, technology, semi-conductor, and telecom.Â USTÂ Global believes in buildingÂ long term, strategic business partnerships through client-centric global engagement models that combine local experts and resources with the cost, scale, and quality advantages of global operations. For more information, please visit:Â www.ust-global.com
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