March 8th, 2013



Intelligent Minds" online Programming Contest - 2013

"Intelligent Minds" online Programming Contests are series of competitions aiming to develop and increase programming skills of youngsters. 

Objectives of the competition:
  • help young generations to develop their programming skills
  • help students to develop instantaneous solutions for problems
  • develop abilities to work in groups
  • use acquired skills and knowledge to provide innovative and creative solutions
  • participate in the future of technology and software industry
  • contribute Albanian society in computer science
  • learn new technological skills
  • test yourself against the other students from the field
  • make new friends
The competitions:
The contests series is organized as a series of competitions for Epoka University students:
  • The contest series includes 3 or 4 contests in a year and each contest has 5 questions.
  • Problems can be solved in C/C++ or Java programming languages.
  • The contest is for group of 3 or 4 students
  • Any Epoka University undergraduate student from any department can participate. 
  • There can be at most 2 or 3 members from the same grade, and at least one member must be from a different grade.
  • The groups will submit their solutions using the same username. Any user from the group can solve any question. 
  • The teams can participate to the first and second contests online from anywhere. The final contest for finalist candidates will be organized at the university lab.

Online Contester Ranking Calculation

  1. The students are put descending order according to the number of questions solved. 
  2. If many students solve the same number of questions, then, they are put in ascending order according to the time spent solving the questions.

(Note: Every wrong submission is count 20 minutes time penalty)

Timeline for Online Contests

  1. March 16, 2013

  2. April 20, 2013

  3. May 18, 2013 

The contest will be organized through the web site:

The students in the winning teams will get certificates and a special prize (it will be announced later).


You can apply using the following form.

Organized by:

Computer Engineering Department, Epoka University,