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Infosys Honors India’s Best Student Programmers At Aspirations2020

A record 32,000 contenders from 517 colleges compete for top prize

Bangalore, India – October 1, 2012: Infosys, a global leader in consulting and technology, today announced the winners of Aspirations2020, a nationwide online programming contest. The Campus Connect program, a unique industry-academia partnership organized by Infosys, administers the Aspirations2020 awards.

This year’s Aspirations2020 drew registrations from more than 32,000 teams in 517 engineering colleges across 20 Indian states. The contest’s exciting finale on September 28, 2012 in Bangalore culminated with 14 three-member teams competing for top prizes. B Sai Aishwarya, Nekkanti Anudeep and Sindhura Katta from Anil Neerukonda Institute of Technology and Sciences, Visakhapatnam won the top prize and each member received 64GB iPads. Ajeet Kumar Jha, Ameen Mohammed Talha and Coca Sai Prajeeth from M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology bagged the runners-up prize and each member took home 32GB iPads.

Aspirations2020, now in its fifth year, aims to enhance problem-solving, algorithmic-thinking and logical-reasoning skills among pre-final and final year of Master of Computer Applications (MCA) and engineering students.

“Aspirations2020 provides budding, young engineers an opportunity to put their skills and abilities to test,” said Kris Gopalakrishnan, Executive Co-Chairman, Infosys. “I congratulate the winners for displaying top-notch programming skills and an ability to deliver under extreme pressure – both of which are critical to thriving in an increasingly competitive and globalized work environment.”

Added Srikantan Moorthy, Senior Vice-President and Group Head, Education & Research, Infosys: “Our aim has been to bring together the best student engineers from across India and provide them with a platform to do problem solving, to interact, to network, and to learn from each other. We look forward to building on this platform in the years ahead.”

The Infosys Campus Connect program aims at aligning the talents of engineering students with industry needs. Launched in May 2004, working with just 60 colleges, Campus Connect now reaches out 500 engineering colleges across the country.



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