Subhash Shine, a 14-year old student from Kerala has been declared winner of the All India Coding Championship (AICC) on 25th Dec 2022 by CuriousJr, an online coding platform for kids. Shashwat Acharya from Darjeeling and Saion Gupta from New Delhi have secured first, second and third ranks respectively. The coding competition was the second edition of India’s first mobile coding championship. The competition was divided into two groups: Group A for students in classes 6-8 and Group B for students in classes 9-12. In Group A, the competition was based on block coding, and in Group B, it was based on Java Script. About 25,000 students from across the country participated in the competition. Winners will get scholarship worth INR 10 lacs.
Elated on winning the first prize, Shubhash Shine said, “I am overjoyed to have won the competition. This was the nicest thing that happened to me in the new year. I enjoy coding, and learning to code in Curiousjr has up several options for me in the coding world.” Subhash studies in class 8, and he is learning coding from curiousJr since August 2021.
Mridul Ranjan Sahu, Co-founder, Curiousjr commenting on this year’s competition said, “We witnessed a number of enthusiastic participants and talented winners. We strongly believe that constant skilling, upskilling, and reskilling is the way to create an efficient mind in the country. The success of the event has further motivated us to continue encouraging and hosting such competitions that would encourage the students to showcase and evaluate their skills.”