Student Activities

CSES,CodeISM, ACM Student Chapter - IIT(ISM) Dhanbad


CSES Events


Udbhav is the annual day of the department of Computer Science and Engineering, which in this academic year, was conducted on 27th of August, 2016. The aim of the Udbhav is to highlight the achievements of the department, and also to celebrate as a family. Cultural events like from dance, music and stand up were conducted, providing a stage for the students to extend their spectrum of abilities beyond regular academics. Several members of the CSE society, including alumni were venerated with several accolades.


HackFestISM 2017

They say men were given hands to change the world; the gods were given computers. The department of CSE, IIT-ISM Dhanbad believes likewise, and in keeping up with the ethos and praxis of true blooded programmers, conducts every year a hackathon, christened HackFestISM. This academic session, it was held from 20-22 Jan, 2017. It is a 36 hour long hackathon, in which the participants are selected after a rigorous selection procedure in which their project’s capabilities, as well as their own are assessed. Where sleep is a luxury, the hacker’s motto becomes eat-code-repeat, and to make sure that the participants can deliver this, all facilities, ranging from coffee, food, snacks, internet, etc. are provided free of cost.

Workshop on Smart Grid

A workshop on smart grid was organised by TCS representative Mr. Subhajit Ghosh on September 16th, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM. All the final and pre-final year students were invited to attend this workshop. He discussed about next-generation technologies that have the potential to bring about revolutionary changes in our lives especially the growing application of smart grids employed by modern utilities. He also discussed some of the technological advancements in smart grids that are currently being used extensively.

CodeRush V3.0

Computer Science and Engineering Society (CSES) organised the third edition of CodeRush, the annual coding competition on October 28, 2016. The two hour long coding competition started from 10:00 PM and witnessed huge participation across all the divisions. The problem setters for the event were Digvijay Singh, Deepak Kumar and Abhishek Jaiswal. The first year students competed in the Div 3, the second year students competed in the Div 2 and the rest of the students comprising third, final year UG, PG students, research scholars and the alumni competed in the Div 1.


Div 1
  1. Rajesh Kumar Sinha
  2. Vaibhav Goyal
  3. Shubham Jain (Alumnus)
Div 2
  1. Ankur Dua
  2. Purshotam Singh
  3. Priyesh Pratap Singh
Div 3
  1. Ayush Kumar
  2. Anupam Wadhwa
  3. Vaibhav Kumar



GOOGOL was a nation-wide coding competition open for everyone. The second iteration of this event was conducted on 9th December, 2016. The winners at the national level were Ashish Kumar (IIT(ISM) Dhanbad), Kush Khandelwal (MNNIT Allahbad) and Kaushal Agrawal(IIT Kanpur). At the institute level, the winners were Ashish Kumar, Abhishek Jaiswal and Arunaditya Chanda.

Ode - de - Code 5.0

Ode-De-Code 5.0 - the biannual competitive coding contest was conducted by ACM-ISM Student Chapter on 5th August, 2016. The event comprised three divisions - third & final year, second year and first year. The winners were: Ashutosh Vashishtha for the first division, Sandeep Kumar for the second division and Ankur Dua for the third division.

ACM Spring of Code

The chapter organized a software development competition, ACM Spring of Code in which participants had to build a mini social network. The event was held in view of the chapter’s unending belief in open source. Teams comprised 1 – 5 members. The competition was successful with more than 30 teams participating with 10 of them making innovative and creative submissions.

Hour of Code

Hour of Code is a global movement reaching millions of students over the world to provide them with knowledge of Computer Science and Technology with an intent to create awareness among the students, helping them pursue various tech related fields in the future. It was organized in December, 2016 in two sessions witnessing over 500 attendees in IIT(ISM) Dhanbad. Talks were given on Data Science, Android App Development and Web Development