Scaler, a leading upskilling platform for students and working professionals, announced the launch of the first edition of CodeX, a national-level coding challenge for technology professionals and aspirants. The challenge aims to provide a platform for participants to learn and improve their coding skills while also standing a chance to win cash prizes, scholarships and counselling from top mentors from the industry. Additionally, top performers’ profiles shall be shared with Scaler’s industry partners for recruitment.
CodeX is a 2.5-hour long coding challenge scheduled to start from 9th April 2021. It is open to all coding enthusiasts and has two modes – CodeX Competitive Mode and CodeX Learning Mode. The competitive mode allows participants to pit themselves against the best in the country and compete for a wide variety of prizes & opportunities. In contrast, the learning mode will enable coders who want to hone their skills without the time pressure of competition to attempt the test and focus on learning rather than competing for the prizes. All participants will be provided with personalised performance reports and can avail counselling sessions to help think through accelerating their careers. Additionally, top performers also stand a chance to win cash rewards and scholarships worth over 70 Lakhs, along with direct access to the Scaler Academy program.
To enhance female participation in the tech workforce, Scaler has also created an exclusive opportunity for women coders to participate in fireside chats with inspiring women technocrats and interact with them on managing expectations, breaking the glass ceiling and building a career in tech. Top performers will get the opportunity to be mentored by senior women leaders. They will also receive sponsored scholarships from Scaler’s industry partners along with a chance to be mentored by senior technical staff.
Commenting on the launch of the coding challenge, Abhimanyu Saxena, Co-Founder, Scaler & InterviewBit, said, “At Scaler, we strongly believe in rewarding excellence and facilitating learning. A key driver of learning & excellence is a constant practice to better yourself, and what better way than CodeX to give coders across the country a platform to find out where they stand and what their improvement areas are. We hope that we can nurture the community of coders across the country and provide them with the support they need to scale up their careers.”