C Program to Check whether a String is Palindrome or not

By | November 9, 2016

Check whether a String is Palindrome or not


Write a C Program to Check whether a String is Palindrome or not. Here’s simple C Program to Check whether a String is Palindrome or not in C Programming Language.


C – Strings : 


Strings are actually one-dimensional array of characters terminated by a null character ‘\0’. Thus a null-terminated string contains the characters that comprise the string followed by a null.

String is a sequence of characters. char data type is used to represent one single character in C. So if you want to use a string in your program then you can use an array of characters.

The declaration and definition of the string using an array of chars is similar to declaration and definition of an array of any other data type.

Any string ends with a terminating null character ‘\0’. An array definition in such a way should include null character ‘\0’ as the last element.


Here is source code of the C Program to Check whether a String is Palindrome or not. The C program is successfully compiled and run(on Codeblocks) on a Windows system. The program output is also shown in below.


SOURCE CODE : :


/*  C Program to Check whether a String is Palindrome or not  */

#include<stdio.h>

int main()
{
	char str[100];
	int i=0,j=0,flag=0;

	printf("\nEnter a string :: ");
	scanf("%s",str);


	while(str[j]!='\0')
    {
        j++;
    }

	while(i<j)
    {
        	j--;
		if(str[i] != str[j])
		{
			flag=1;
			break;
		}
		i++;
	}

	if(flag == 0)
		printf("\nThe string [ %s ] is a Palindrome.\n");
	else
		printf("The string [ %s ] is not a Palindrome.\n");

	return 0;
}

OUTPUT : :


/*  C Program to Check whether a String is Palindrome or not  */

Enter a string :: CodezClub

The string [ CodezClub ] is not a Palindrome.

Process returned 0

Above is the source code for C Program to Check whether a String is Palindrome or not which is successfully compiled and run on Windows System.The Output of the program is shown above .

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