About ICPC

The 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 ICPC World Finals. Participation has grown to several tens of thousands of the finest students and faculty in computing disciplines at almost 3000 universities from over 111 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. ICPC Foundation is the Global Sponsor of this event. The other sponsors includes JetBrains(ICPC global programming tools sponser) and Codechef.

About Gwalior-Pune Regionals

ABV-IIITM Gwalior and IIIT Pune are jointly hosting this year's ICPC Asia Gwalior-Pune Regionals under the auspices of ACM. ICPC Asia Gwalior-Pune Regionals 2018 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.


Teams Shortlisted for Gwalior-Pune Onsite Contest CLICK HERE

Overall Rank list of Online Contest CLICK HERE

Teams selected for Onsite round have to complete location preference for onsite contest between 10th November – 17th November, 2018 in the attached FORM and send to icpc@iiitm.ac.in

Registrations for Onsite Contest will begin soon, please check the website regularly.

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

Codechef's Announcement

ICPC Gwalior-Pune Online Contest participants are entitled for discounts on CodeChef’s certification exam:www.codechef.com/certification/about

  • Teams who have solved all the 5 problems, can take the exam at Rs.500

  • Teams who have solved 3 or 4 problems, get Rs.1000 off on the exam

  • Teams who have solved 1 or 2 problems, get Rs.500 off on the exam

  • To claim your discount, participants are requested to kindly login with their ACM-ICPC team account and fill this form: www.codechef.com/forms/response/acmicpc-ccdsapdiscount“

    ICPC Asia Gwalior-Pune Site Selection Criterion for the onsite contest

  • 116 best first-ranked teams from different Institute/University (one team (highest ranked) from 116 Institute/University ) :

  • 09 best second-ranked teams from Institute/University

  • 02 teams from host Institutions (one each from both host Institution)

  • Total: 127 Teams for onsite Contest

    Note: Based on the location preference given by the team (will be asked only from selected online contest teams) and the team rank in the online contest, 51 teams will be chosen for IIIT Pune, and 76 teams will be chosen for ABV-IIITM Gwalior.


  • 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 900 per team for the online contest and for the teams that qualify to the onsite round, the registration fees is INR 3000. The registration fee for foreign teams is USD 250.

  • Q. Maximum teams allowed?
    A. As of now, the maximum teams for the online round has been restricted to 1000. From those teams, only 125 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 through online remittance.

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

    Online Round Dates & Registrations

    • Date of Online Round
      23rd October . Single online round will be conducted for all the regions.
    • Registration Start Date:
      • Gwalior and Pune - 13th Sept 2018
    • Registration End Date:
      • Gwalior and Pune - 16th Oct 2018

    Onsite Round Dates & Slots


    127 slots




    160 slots


    225 slots

    Contact Us

    Dr. Joydip Dhar
    Director, Asia Gwalior Site



    Prof. Anupam Shukla
    Organizing Chair and Joint Director

    : +917512449811


    Dr. Ritu Tiwari
    Operation In Charge

    : +917512449822