IIT KGP students shine in Google Summer of Code

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15 students from IIT KGP have been selected in one of the most prestigious open-source coding programs Google Summer of Code ! 

The Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is an international annual program, in which Google awards stipends (of US$5,500, as of 2015) to all students who successfully complete a requested free and open-source software coding project during the summer. The event was conceptualized by Google's founders, Sergey Brin and Larry Page.

 

During the the period of 2005-2012 IIT Kharagpur had produced 51 GSoCers from India. This time a record 15 students got selected from IIT Kharagpur which includes one student from first year, six students from second year, two students from third year, five students from fourth year and one student from 5th year.

 

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