Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham hosted an Inter-Collegiate Programming Contest, the ACM-ICPC (Association of Computing Machinery – International Collegiate Programming Contest) during December 11-12, 2010. This is the sixth year in succession the School hosted the ICPC Contest successfully. The event was sponsored by IBM, Infosys and Directi. The competition saw a participation of around 150 teams from different parts of the world.
For the fifth year in succession, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham hosted the ICPC Asia Regional Contest at its Amritapuri campus during November 30 - December 2, 2009.
Team Oasis from Sogang University, South Korea, secured the first place, by solving seven problems out of ten. Team CounterGambit from the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, India, placed second with six correct solutions.
2009-2010 has been designated as Green Year by Chancellor Amma. Accordingly, this year was the Green ICPC. There was a talk on global issues such as pollution and climatic change. Plastics were replaced by biodegradable materials such as cloth and palm leaves at the conference.