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 University, along with IIT-Kanpur, has been designated to organize the contest. The competition consists of online rounds held in the latter part of the year, followed by an onsite contest. Teams from various parts of Asia participate in this event.
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.