The Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad has been adjudged second
in the worldwide online judge system organized by Sphere Online Judge (SPOJ).
IIIT-Hyderabad has secured first rank with a score of 3263.
29 while IIIT-Allahabad scored 2651. 09. A total of 100 institutions took part in
the competition. The institute of Teknologi Sepuluh got third rank, Fudan University-fourth,
Shaoxing fifth, NIT Trichy-sixth, MNNIT Allahabad-seven, FER Zagreb-eight, Cairo
University-ninth and UCI tenth.
Dr M D Tiwari, the director IIITA has expressed happiness over the securing second
rank and given all credits to his students.
Niraj, B Tech student said that it is a rapidly growing problem-set of about 6600
tasks available for practice 24hours/day in English, Polish, Vietnamese, Portuguese
and other languages including many original tasks prepared by the community of expert
problem setters associated with the project.
SPOJ is an online judge system with over 100, 000 registered users and over 9000
problems. The solution to problems were submitted in over 40 languages including
C, C++, Java, Python, C#, Go, Haskell, Ocaml, F#. SPOJ has a rapidly growing problem
set/tasks available for practice 24 hours/day, including many original tasks prepared
by the community of expert problem setters associated with the project.
SPOJ allows advanced users to organize contests under their own rules and problems.
It also includes a forum where programmers can discuss how they can solve a particular
problem. Apart from the English language, SPOJ also offers its content in Polish,
Portuguese and Vietnamese languages.
The SPOJ platform is centered around an online judge system, which serves
for the automatic assessment of user-submitted programs. Some of its most important
features include support for more than 40 programming languages and compilers, including
C, C++, Pascal, JAVA, C#, Perl, Python, Ruby, Haskell, Ocaml and esoteric languages.
Courtesy: TImes of India