CodeChef is a not-for-profit educational initiative by an Indian software company – Directi.

Basic Information

Mumbai based CodeChef was created as a platform to help programmers make it big in the world of algorithms, computer programming and programming contests. It is a global programming community that fosters learning and friendly competition, built on top of the world’s largest competitive programming platform along with building a large community of problem curators. host three featured contests every month and give away prizes and goodies to the winners as encouragement. Apart from this, the platform is open to the entire programming community to host their own contests. Major institutions and organizations across the globe use their platform to host their contests. On an average, 30+ external contests are hosted on their platform every month. They also help organisations connect with developers, brand their products in the developer community and recruit. Presently the CodeChef community has grown to over 10,00,000+ programmers from different parts of the globe. See more



Mumbai, Maharashtra , India

Founding Date



No. of Employees


151 to 250

Core Team


Bhavin Turakhia

Co-Founder & CEO