Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has been hosting the world's prestigious and largest collegiate programming contest, the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), for the past 11 years. This "Olympics of programming contest" attracts worldwide participation every year from students of computer science and engineering. Over these past eleven years, the participation has increased multiple times, reaching 1500+ teams this year. From 240+ institutions across the country, 4500+ talented brains will complete in this contest on Sunday, the 11th of October. Four to five algorithmic problems will be posted for the contest of 3 hours duration. The contest is hosted in CodeChef.com one of the best learning platforms for competitive programming aspirants. To a great extent, CodeChef has contributed in the growth of competitive programming culture in India.
The ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), an annual multi-tiered (Regional On-site and World Finals) competitive programming competition among the universities of the world, provides college students with opportunities to interact with students from other universities and to sharpen and demonstrate their problem solving, programming, and teamwork skills. The contest provides a platform for ACM, industry, and academia to encourage and focus public attention on the next generation of computing professionals as they pursue excellence.