Events

Events and hackathons are the two cornerstones that make CodeChef-VIT one of the campus' most deemed and reputed chapters. Our teamwork, dedication and determination is what propels and inspires our events to take greater strides and achieve greater heights.

2020

DEVSOC'20

The second iteration of our flagship event and one of VIT's most prestigious hackathons promises a weekend of intense coding, unlimited pizzas, coffee and goodies; for developers who have the gusto to brainstorm, zeal to code and stamina to last 48 hours in an intensely competitive atmosphere.

Cook Off 6.0

Cook Off is our flagship competitive coding event, where you can evaluate yourself with incremental difficulty of codes, and wide pallete of logical application. Coming back with the sixth iteration of Cook Off, CodeChef-VIT witnessed over 120+ participants from in and around VIT. With zealous participants, 8-hours of rigorous coding and exciting rewards, this event outdid the expectations of both participants and organizers.

Flutter Bootcamp

A dream come true for most developers! Flutter allows developers to build both IOS and Android apps from the same code. Flutter Bootcamp, was an intuitive workshop through which participants were able to witness the magic of flutter while learning how to put it to great use.

Intro to AI

Intro to AI was a one day interactive hands-on workshop, where industry experts from the field of Artificial Intelligence gave the participants an insight into the skills and knowledge necessary to start their journey and how incredibly this vast field will inevitably change all industries in times to come.

Building Functional WebApps

Building functional webapps was a two day interactive workshop, each day giving the participants insight into front-end development, back-end web development, deployment and introduction to frameworks like bootstrap and Node. Being one of our biggest Gravitas events, it saw enthusiastic participation from freshers and seniors alike.

Tech Talks

CodeChef-VIT came up with a first of its kind virtual technical round table discussion, an event that brought in some of the best in the world of tech. Leading figures in the industry were interviewed, where they shared their stories, struggles and insights. Unlike any regular guest session, this was an interactive and intuitive session focussing on imparting practical skills from all the latest tech domains to its attendees.

2019

DEVSOC'19

DEVSOC 2019 was the initial iteration of our flagship event and was arguably one of the biggest hackathons of our institute that saw over a thousand developers come together to showcase their technical prowess and set out to device solutions for various problems of our time.

Building Functional Webapps

Building functional webapps was a two day interactive workshop, each day giving the participants insight into front and back-end web development and introduction to frameworks like bootstrap and flask. Being one of our biggest Gravitas events, it saw enthusiastic participation from freshers and seniors alike.

Cook Off 5.0

Being the fifth iteration of our flagship event, we outdid ourselves by conducting an 8 hour long event & attracting over 250 participants from all years across 4 different labs. With zealous participants, enthusiastic coordinators and exciting rewards, this event not only lived up to the expectations of the participants and the organizers alike, but also outdid them.

Insight

250+ VITians attended our inaugural event of the year, Insight, on 7th August. It centered around technical know-hows and served as an ice-breaker between freshers and seniors. The facilitator was our Technical Head, with board members chipping in as well. An interactive and jovial experience, it ended with the handing out of schwags and goodies.

Game Dev

This two day workshop gave its attendees hands on experience on how to design and develop their very own elementary games using unity and blender. The participants were first taught 3-D modelling and then the use of these 3-D models to build real life games and applications

Server Dev on the Cloud

Server Dev on the cloud was an 8 hour long event that aimed to edify the audience on the ins and outs of cloud computing platforms. It was an enlightening workshop wherein students were taught all the fundamentals needed to get started with cloud based server development.

Blitz Designers Canvas

Blitz designers canvas saw design enthusiasts from all over the campus come together to learn the do's and don'ts of design from Mr. Chethan KVS, a UI/UX designer at Unacademy. The participants not only took back hands on experience on figma, but also gained deep industry level intuition about the world of design.

2018

Blockchain Fundamentals

Blockchain Fundamentals was a Gravitas workshop that focused on educating the participants about the intricacies of Blockchain technology. The coordinators also touched up on basics of Bitcoin and safety of virtual assets. It was an engaging and exciting event packed with knowledge.

Data Analytics

Data Analytics was a Gravitas event that mainly centered around clearing the basics of this complex field. Students were taught how machines are implemented to make sense of metadata, and how they themselves grow as they process more data. It was an intense and exciting session from which both the audience and the organizers benefited.

404 Not Found

A WebHack with hours of stern coding and putting your ideas to life is what 404 NOT FOUND was all about. We were thrilled to have such exceptional ideas under one roof with an illuminating aura that held every team together till the end

Code Combat

CodeChef-VIT organized the second edition of its signature event, CODE COMBAT on 31st March. This challenge tested the participants' gaming skills as well as their coding skills. Each team comprised of 2 gamers and a coder. It was an exciting event with lucrative cash prizes and a lot of fun.

Who Breaks First

CodeChef-VIT for the first time participated in VIT's cultural fest Riviera. The event was held on the second day of Riviera, and was a major success. It was an innovative event where the team members had to inhale helium and refrain from laughing while speaking. The one to break first would lose. The event was well received as it was in contrast to the other events held.

Series Buff

Series Buff, our second Riviera event, was a classroom event. Participants were divided in teams of two, and were quizzed about their favorite television series. It was then, that countless hours of binge-watching Game of Thrones and Friends finally paid off. The healthy competition and enthusiasm of participants was what made it a success.

2017

Insight

The start of fall semester 2017-2018 was marked with our very first event “Insight”, attended by around 150 students. The event was held to welcome freshers and give them a brief view of Computer Science and make them aware of different fields such as AI, Big Data, ML. It was an interactive session in which students' doubts were clarified.

Big Data

Big Data was conducted as a pre gravitas workshop on 16th September 2017 in TT Ambedkar Audi. It was conducted by Mr. Sandipan Chakroborty, senior data analyst at Fractal Analytics. He taught students the scope and significance of Big Data in today’s world, and how it has rapidly developed into a hot topic that attracts extensive attention from sectors all around the world.

COOK OFF 3.0

Carrying CodeChef's legacy forward, CodeChef-VIT organised Cook-Off 3.0, a competitive coding event where participants had to solve questions on the official CodeChef server. With refreshments being provided in between, it was an intense 6 hour long event. It turned out to be a success with over 100 coding enthusiasts showing up to participate.