The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) is the world’s largest educational and scientific society uniting professionals, educators and researchers in the field of computer science to inspire dialogue, share resources and address the challenges in the domain.
The purpose of this organization is to advance the scientific development, construction and application of the new machinery for computing, reasoning, and handling of information.
The mission is to offer the students an opportunity to learn, innovate and grow into intellectuals, visionaries and technocrats, who contribute in promoting the advancements in science and technology.
The ACM India Council is an effort of ACM aimed at improving the level of ACM activities across the country.
The ACM India Council comprises a cross section of the Computer Science and Information Technology communities committed to increasing the visibility and relevance of ACM in India.
The ACM Digital Library is a research, discovery and networking platform comprising the full-text collection of all ACM publications, including journals, conference proceedings, technical magazines, newsletters and books.
ACM-W supports, celebrates and advocates internationally for the full engagement of women in all aspects of computing, providing a wide range of programs and services to ACM members and working in the larger community to advance the contributions of technical women.
The PICT ACM Students Chapter (PASC) is the most active ACM chapter in the state of Maharashtra.
PICT, being one of the best colleges in the state for Computer Engineering, PASC is a highly prestigious chapter.
The chapter was started in March 2011 with a vision to realize the goals of ACM International at the grass-root level in PICT.
We aim to provide opportunities to the students in the region in the form of rewarding interactions with peers and renowned experts in their respective fields of interest by organizing world-class seminars, lectures and workshops.
The chapter successfully conducts seminars and workshops in varied domains of Computer Science in the august presence of well-known speakers, which gives our students the opportunity to learn about advanced research in the subjects.
Other activities undertaken by the chapter include hosting inter-collegiate events with technical and non-technical competitions, academia-industry initiatives towards the society and various ventures to promote sharing of knowledge and innovation.