ICO 2019-20 | Incentives | CodeChef

ICO 2019-20 | Incentives

The following academic institutions in India have special admission procedures for ICO students.

  • Amrita University offers fully funded B.Tech. Honors CSE programme for students who perform well in ICO. Click here to know more.
  • Chennai Mathematical Institute offers direct admission to students selected for IOITC in Class 12. Click here to know more.
  • IIIT Delhi offers bonus marks to students selected for INOI and IOITC. Click here to know more.
  • IIIT Hyderabad offers admission via the Olympiad category to students selected for IOITC. Click here to know more.

The following international academic institutions have special admission procedures for IOI students.

  • The Faculty of Mathematics, University of Waterloo, Canada, offers Michael and Ophelia Lazaridis Olympiad Scholarships to IOI medallists. Click here to know more.
  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has a scholarship scheme for IOI gold medallists. Click here to know more.
  • Nanyang Technical University (NTU), Singapore exempts IOI medallists from writing the entrance exam. Click here to know more.
  • National University of Singapore (NUS) offers special consideration for IOI medallists. Click here to know more.

Go For Gold

  • Directi and CodeChef have extended their Go For Gold program, which was created to see an Indian college student win gold at the ICPC world finals, to the Indian Middle/High School students. More on the ICPC Go For Gold program can be read here.
  • Under our IOI Go For Gold initiative we want to see an Indian middle/high school student win gold medal at International Olympiads in Informatics.
  • The coveted Go For Gold award remains unclaimed for consecutive 5 years since 2015. The prize money at stake for the year 2020 is INR 1,425,351. You can read all about our Go For Gold for schools program and awards to be won here.
  • We wish to see more and more students taking up computer programming while they are in school and to bring glory to their school, parents, and the whole nation.