127 students qualified for next round in Bangladesh ICT competition

Staff Correspondent

29 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

127 students qualified for next round in Bangladesh ICT competition

A total of 127 students have selected for 2nd round of Bangladesh ICT competition, that is going to hold this week.

The students are qualified based on their consistency with training and exam results of 1st round of Bangladesh ICT competition, said a release.

Bangladesh ICT Competition 2021 is the first of the four distinct programs driven by Huawei and Bangladesh computer council.

Almost   one   thousand   4th   year   students   from   around   thirty   universities   of

Bangladesh took part in the competition’s which started in January of this year.

In the second round, students will take 15 days of online courses from HCIA (Huawei Certified ICT Associate), and later, they have to take part in an examination to qualify for the third round.

The third and final round of the competition will be the national final. Particular students from the second round will form teams, consist of three students and one faculty, from every participant university.

Instructors from Huawei headquarter will provide training to the contestants who, in the end, need to pass a simulation test. The top 3 teams will be announced as winners.

In addition to the laptops or Huawei mobile, Huawei smartwatch, or smart band as prizes, the champion team will take part in the Huawei ICT Competition regional final and global final competition.

If the COVID 19 situation improves, they will also visit Huawei Headquarters in Shenzhen, China. They can also get a chance to work with Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited in the future.

Almost one thousand 4th year students from around thirty universities of Bangladesh took part in the competition’s first round which started in January of this year.

In these six months, students have gone through different online trainings on a designated web portal of the global ICT leader Huawei and appeared for a test to qualify for the second round.

The competition is considered in two parts, termed ‘Practical Competition’ and ‘Theory Competition.’

These will comprehend both the basic theoretical understanding and hands-on practical ability to assess innovative technology application and program design capabilities.

This year, the competition will cover network switching and routing technical areas and going further the new technology such as Big Data, AI, and cloud (Artificial Intelligence) will be introduced.

Zhang Zhengjun, CEO of Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited said, “We all know that the future will rely on digital platforms to maintain its growth and sustainability. The sole focus of the Bangladesh ICT competition is to fortify the digital backbone of Bangladesh by helping to cultivate the local ICT talents from the brilliant youths.” 

Huawei and BUET have signed an MoU for establishing the first ICT academy which set up works are going on.