Foundation Exam

Foundation Exam Information

UPCOMING EXAM

5thJune 2022

14:00 - 17:00

Foundation Level Exam

Price: ₹3500/-

Last date to register: 23rd May 2022

THE DATA STRUCTURE CERTIFICATION IS BEST SUITED FOR

Programming students

3rd & final year students looking to evaluate their basics in DSA.


Professionals

Entry-level professionals in the software industry.

ELIGIBILITY & OTHER CRITERIA

Eligibility

Knowledge of any one of the 50+ languages available on CodeChef that include Java, C++, C, Python, PERL, Ruby, PASCAL, and C#.


Validity

It’s a lifetime certification that does not change with technological advancements.


Recommended preparation time

3-4 weeks


Qualifying score

Around 350 out of 750. Exact score will be on the exam page.

EXPECTED OUTCOMES POST CERTIFICATION

  • A realistic assessment of yourself on foundational concepts of DSA
  • Better employability as course structure is industry-oriented
  • Eligibility to take the Advanced level

Data Structure Foundation Syllabus

  • Asymptotic analysis (Big-O notation)
  • Arrays
  • Strings
  • Stack and Queue
  • Basic math operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, exponentiation)
  • Euclid’s GCD Algorithm
  • Prime Numbers, divisibility of numbers
  • Basic Recursion
  • Greedy Algorithms
  • Dynamic programming (Basic DP)
  • Naive string searching
  • Sorting
  • Binary Search

Foundation Data Structure Learning Resources

Exam Details

EXAM FORMAT

Examination


Problems/Questions


Scoring


Invigilation

EXAM ENVIRONMENT

Operating System


Hardware specification


Unrestricted Softwares


Compilers