WORLD’S GREATEST CODER: KALASH GUPTA MAKES INDIA PROUD!

WHO IS KALASH GUPTA?

Kalash Gupta is an inhabitant of Delhi who recently won the season 10 of TCS CodeVita, bringing back home R.7.76 lakhs for the success.
 
He is a student of IIT Delhi. He is in his third year of software engineering. In 2018, he likewise positioned third broadly in the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) for admission to the IITs. He was at the top in the entire of Delhi and its nearby locale.
 

Several scholarships have likewise been offered to him. He was named a National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) Scholar by the Indian government in 2016. He was granted the Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) by the Indian Institute of Science in 2017. He was granted the Aditya Birla Scholarship in 2018 which was given out by the Aditya Birla Group.

According to his LinkedIn account, he had completed a few entry level positions. He had done an entry level position with NK Securities Research as a quantitative trading intern. After this, he proceeded to do an entry level position with Tower Research Capital as a quantitative trading intern. Most recently, he had done an entry level position with Hong Kong-based Jane Street as a quantitative trading intern.

TCS CodeVita


TCS CodeVita is the world’s largest computer programming competition and also a Guinness World Record Holder. Season 10 of CodeVita drew more than 100,000 understudies from 87 nations and had one of the most difficult finales in the challenge’s set of experiences, as per Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). 

HOW KALASH AND THE WORLD REACTED TO THIS WIN?

Kalash reacted to his great achievement by saying, “It’s unbelievable! When I started with the contest, I never thought I would even be in the top 3 but this is very humbling experience.” He also said that his confidence rose as the competition went on after learning of his great win. 

A lot of people including the CM of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal congratulated Kalash on various social media platforms. He was also facilitated by his institute. He went viral on social media after his great achievement. 

REWARDS and conclusion

Kalash Gupta took home the ultimate reward of US $ 10,000 with a lot of appreciations. The success of Kalash shows his passion in his field. This was not an overnight success but a big journey of very small steps taken each day. 

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