International Collegiate Programming Contest at Amrita
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham hosted the Asia Regional Finals of the prestigious ACM-ICPC (Inter Collegiate Programming Contest). This Olympics of programming contests attracts worldwide participation every year from undergraduate students of computer science and engineering.
In India, Amrita is one of two universities, together with IIT-Kanpur, designated to conduct the contest. Online rounds in the latter part of the year culminate in an onsite contest, wherein teams from all over Asia participate.
Winners from the onsite contest are invited to participate in the ACM-ICPC World Finals. As one of the centers conducting the Regional Contest, Amrita is represented at the World Finals every year by the Contest Director, Prof. Vallath Nandakumar.