TCS CodeVita 2020- Season 9( Pre Qualifier Round rescheduled)| B.Tech(all streams) & MCA 2021 & 22 YOP

Dear Students,

Mockvita 2(the last MockVita for India phase of CodeVita Season 9) is scheduled from 3 PM on 17th Jul’20 to 3 PM on 18th Jul’20.

TCS is conducting the Mockvita 2 which is probably the last mock test to be conducted for CodeVita Season 9. Hence, students are instructed to take the mock test to familiarize themselves with the platform before the CodeVita Round-1

Note- Link & credentials to login must have been mailed to the registered candidates along with the necessary instructions. Students are suggested to check their inbox as well as spam for the same


TCS CodeVita 2020 (TCS Global Coding Contest) registrations are open now. The last day to register for TCS CodeVita challenge is Jul 05, 2020, by 18:30. This article will give you more details about the registration process, eligibility, rounds, sample questions etc.

For CodeVita Sample Questions, visit the below link:

TCS CodeVita Eligibility:

The eligibility criteria to participate in TCS CodeVita are as given below.

  • Coders from institutes across India who are completing their academic course in 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024 alone are eligible for this contest.
  • Registrations are invited from students in undergraduate (UG)/ postgraduate (PG) programs related to engineering/science background with any specialization.


NOTE: Any student who is not a bonafide student from institutions or universities in INDIA, registering for INDIA Phase Pre-Qualifier would be disqualified and would not be permitted to participate in the Global Phase Pre-Qualifier as well

 TCS CodeVita Important Dates (Rescheduled)

Event StartDate EndDate Mode
Registration 17th March 2020, 15:30 UTC 05th July 2020, 18:30 UTC Online
Pre Qualifier Zonal Round 9th August  2020, 09:30 UTC 30th August 2020, 9:30 UTC Online
Qualifier Round 7th November 2020, 09:30 UTC 8th November 2020, 09:30 UTC Online
Grand Finale 17th February 2021, 03:30 UTC 17th February 2021, 12:30 UTC At the Venue

TCS CodeVita Exam Pattern

The TCS CodeVita contest consists of 3 rounds. They are:

 1) The Pre- Qualifier Round:

In this round, there will be a 24 hours contest window and each participant is provided with 6 hours of time to solve the questions. Pre-Qualifier round is done in India as well as the rest of the world separately. This season there will be two zonal rounds in INDIA for Pre-Qualifier. A participant will be tagged to one of the two zonal rounds and you can choose any of the 6 hours to start your challenge.

Programming languages available are:C, C++, C#, Java, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby

 2) The Qualifier Round:

This season Qualifier Round (Round 2) would happen after the completion of all the Pre-Qualifier rounds across the world. Top performers from the zonal rounds globally will move into this round. Each participant will be provided with 6 hours of time to solve & complete this round.

 3) Grand Finale:

This round will be held in one of the TCSL offices in India. Top 3 contestants will be declared as winners of the contest. The grand finale is tentatively scheduled to be conducted in the last week of February 2021.

Important Topics to cover for TCS CodeVita

From the experience of students who have attended TCS CodeVita, below are the topics to be covered during the test.

  • Basic programs like prime factorization, LCM & HCF, Fibonacci series, matrix rotation, pattern printing, and strings.
  • Advanced problems on Binary Search Tree, Sorting, DFS, BFS, problems on dynamic programming etc.