ACM India Council Awards

ACM India Council Institutes Three Prestigious Awards

In order to recognize outstanding technical and professional contributions to the field of computing from India, the ACM India Council is instituting three prestigious annual awards starting in 2020:

An eminent international jury for each award will select the winner. The details of the awards such as timelines, eligibility, evaluation criteria and nomination process can be accessed via the links to the respective award sites. While the online nomination forms will soon be up on the sites, it is time to start thinking about nominating the deserving candidates for these coveted awards.

ACM India Doctoral Dissertation Award

The ACM India Best Doctoral Dissertation Award was established in 2011 by ACM India with approval from the ACM Awards Committee. This award recognizes the best doctoral dissertation(s) in Computer Science and Engineering from a degree-awarding institution based in India for each academic year. The ACM India Doctoral Dissertation Award is accompanied by a prize of ₹2,00,000. An honorable mention award, if any, is accompanied by a prize of ₹1,00,000. The dissertation(s) will be published in the ACM Digital Library. Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS) is the founding sponsor of the ACM India Doctoral Dissertation Award. Please see the ACM India Doctoral Dissertation Award page for additional information and current and past winners and to nominate.

Best Student Chapter Awards

ACM India recognizes excellence in Student Chapters. The prizes are sponsored by icertis. Participating chapters are judged in six categories, with a ₹20,000 prize awarded to each winner, except for Overall Chapter, which is ₹50,000:

  • Outstanding Website
  • Outstanding Activities
  • Outstanding Community Service
  • Outstanding Recruitment Program
  • Emerging Chapter
  • Outstanding Chapter Overall

Best Student Chapter Awards for 2021

ACM India is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 ACM India Student Chapter Awards.

We invited nominations from ACM Student Chapters from India, for the best and runner-up ACM India Student Chapter Award. A total of 34 Student Chapters applied. Fourteen were shortlisted and three made it to the coveted list of Best Chapters.

First Place: PICT ACM Student Chapter at Pune Institute of Computer Technology

Runner-up: Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering (PCCOE)

Honorable Mention: Chitkara University

We thank all Student Chapters for their hugely enthusiastic participation!