The International Collegiate Programming Contest is an algorithmic programming contest for college students. Teams of three, representing their university, work to solve the most real-world problems, fostering collaboration, creativity, innovation, and the ability to perform under pressure. Through training and competition, teams challenge each other to raise the bar on the possible. Quite simply, it is the oldest, largest, and most prestigious programming contest in the world.
The contest fosters creativity, teamwork, and innovation in building new software programs, and enables students to test their ability to perform under pressure. The contest has raised aspirations and performance of generations of the world’s problem solvers in the computing sciences and engineering.
The ICPC features several levels of competition:
- Local Contests
- Regional Contests
- Regional Championships
- The World Finals
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amrita Schools of Engineering has been hosting the most prestigious International Collegiate Programming Contest regional contests for the past 13 years. This year’s Onsite Contest is scheduled on December 26 – 27, 2019 at Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri & Bengaluru campuses. Number of slots: 250.
Preliminary Online Round is scheduled in the end of October 2019. Teams are required to register in the Baylor Site. Read the rules here to compete in the Regional Contest.
Registration fees per team, to participate in the online round is INR 900. Registration fees per team, to participate in the onsite round is INR 3800.