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About ICPC

The ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) is a multi-tier, team-based, programming competition operating under the auspices of ACM and headquartered at Baylor University. The contest involves a global network of universities hosting regional competitions that advance teams to the ACM-ICPC World Finals. Participation has grown to several tens of thousands of the finest students and faculty in computing disciplines at almost 2,330 universities from over 91 countries on six continents. The contest fosters creativity, teamwork, and innovation in building new software programs, and enables students to test their ability to perform under pressure. Quite simply, it is the oldest, largest, and most prestigious programming contest in the world.

About Chennai Site

Hindustan University, Chennai is hosting this year's ACM ICPC Asia Chennai Regionals under the auspices of ACM. ACM ICPC Asia Chennai Regionals 2016 is an Asian-level Contest. Teams across Asia can participate in this contest. Teams qualifying in the online contest advance to participate in the on-site contest and the winners of the on-site contest are eligible to participate in the world finals.

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  • Staff members have to register themselves as “COACH” with their official college mail id at http://icpc.baylor.edu.
    Note: If official mail id is not available, send an e-mail with proof of employment identity to

  • Students have to register themselves as “CONTESTANTS” at http://icpc.baylor.edu

  • Staff members can create a team by clubbing three students for the particular contest.

  • Click here to register for Chennai site.

  • The registration fee for the online contest is INR 500. Registration fee of INR 500 per team should be received as demand draft / online remittance to Hindustan University on or before the last date of registration

  • After registering, fill the details of your payment in this form to complete your registration.

  • Any queries? Mail us at: icpc@hindustanuniv.ac.in


  • Demand Draft Details:
    Draw a demand draft in favour of "Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science" payable at "Chennai".
    Please write your team name, institution name and phone number on the back side of the DD.

  • Send the demand draft to:
    Mr. John Deva Prasanna
    Associate Site Director - ACM ICPC Asia Chennai Regional Site
    Hindustan University P.O Box No.1 Rajiv Gandhi Salai
    Padur, Chennai
    Tamil Nadu, India - 603103

  • NEFT or online remittance details:
    NAME: Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science (Enter as much as possible in your banking site)
    Bank Name : Indian Overseas Bank
    ACCOUNT NUMBER : 2554 02 000000001
    IFSC CODE : IOBA0002554
    BRANCH NAME : Padur Branch (Chennai)

  • Complete this form after payment (DD or NEFT) to complete your registration.

  • Any queries? Mail us at: icpc@hindustanuniv.ac.in

    Mark these dates in your calender so you never forget deadlines!

    31 OCTOBER 2017

    Registration CLOSES - ONLINE CONTEST


    Browse through the FAQs & see if your query is already answered.

  • Q. Can I register without a Coach?
    A. No, it is not possible to register a team without a coach, for more information click here.

  • Q. Is it possible to have a person from the industry appear as a coach?
    A. No. As per the ICPC rules, it is compulsory to have a faculty member from the institution as a coach for the team.

  • Q. Can I use my personal laptop to attend the online or onsite contest?
    A. No. It is not permitted for the onsite round, but you can use your personal computer to participate in the online round.

  • Q. Can a team participate in the Online or Onsite contest with less than 3 members?
    A. No, it is not permitted. A team should consist of 3 members and one reserve member. Also, a team can only have one coach per team.

  • Q. Is it necessary to have the all team members from same institution?
    A. Yes, A team should always be affiliated with one institution. So, there cannot be members from different institutions in one team.

  • Q. Is there any registration fee?
    A. The registration fee is INR 500 per team for the online contest and for the teams that qualify to the onsite round, the registration fees is INR 3250. The registration fee for foreign teams is USD 150.

  • Q. Maximum teams allowed?
    A. As of now, the maximum teams for the online round has been restricted to 1000. From those teams, only 120 teams will proceed to the onsite round, based on ranking and college quota after the online round.

  • Q. Method of payment?
    A. Teams can pay either through DD or by online remittance, for more information click here.

  • Any further queries? Mail us at: icpc@hindustanuniv.ac.in
  • The best ICPC rulebook is our Asia Director's blog. Visit http://blog.sina.com.cn/cjhwang
  • CONTACT US! If you have any queries, or need more details, feel free to contact us.

    Mr. Dwarakanath B
    Chennai Site Coordinator
    +91 9444156792 Mr. John Deva Prasanna
    Associate Site Director
    +91 9840 229 437 Mr. D. Praveen Kumar
    Chennai Site Coordinator
    +91 99 76 385 711

    Hindustan University Post Box No:1, Rajiv Gandhi SalaiPadur, Chennai - 603103.

    About Hindustan University

    Hindustan University is a university of engineering headquartered in Chennai, India. It was founded in 1985 by K. C. G. Verghese as Hindustan College of Engineering and was granted university status from the University Grants Commission in 2008 as the Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS), which it still uses as a subtitle.

    The campus is situated in the south eastern suburb of Chennai, Padur. The University is on the main arterial road Rajiv Gandhi Salai(also called OMR). It is close to SIPCOT IT park,Siruseri which is about 25 km from the Chennai City and is also accessible by East coast Road through Kovalam

    The University is on the main arterial road to the Chennai city. Scores of public transport buses ply before the University campus and many day scholars use this service. Comfortable air conditioned buses are also available. The University operates a fleet of 50 buses to all the important city spots.

    The University had privilage of hosting premier events like Google's GDayX & TEDxHindstanUniversity.
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    About Chennai

    Chennai(also known as Madras) is the capital city of Tamil Nadu.It is the biggest industrial and commercial centre in South India, and a major cultural, economic and educational centre. Chennai is known as the "Detroit of India" for its automobile industry. It is the sixth-largest city and fourth-most populous metropolitan area in the country and the 36th-largest urban area in the world.

    Chennai serves as a major gateway to southern India. Chennai International Airport, comprising the Anna international terminal and the Kamaraj domestic terminal with a total passenger movements of 1.29 crore and aircraft movements of 124,712.

    Chennai hosts the headquarters of the Southern Railway. The city has two main railway terminals. Chennai Central station, the city's largest and Chennai Egmore.The Chennai suburban railway network facilitates transportation within the city. Construction is underway for an underground and elevated Rapid Transit System locally known as Chennai Metro Rail.

    Chennai is one of the cities in India that is connected by the Golden Quadrilateral system of National Highways.
    It is the secondt time an ACM ICPC Regionals is being hosted in a Metropolitan City in India!
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