CIIT evaluates potential of 700 emerging IT professionals

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COMSATS Institute of Information Technology

ISLAMABAD, Nov 12 (APP): The COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) Wah Cantt Saturday held day-long competitions in
seven disciplines to evaluate potential of emerging IT professionals
and acquaint them with modern techniques, gadgets and ever-changing
trends of the fast developing sector.

Around 700 students from 30 universities and educational  institutes across the country, participated in the CIIT’s 14th  annual event titled “VisioSpark 2016”.

The competitions were held in seven different disciplines  including Quiz, On Spot Programming, Software Project, E-Gaming,  Mobile App Development, Poster Designing and IT Mushaira.

Students from the country’s leading universities including International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI), Pir Mehr Ali  Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Heavy Industries  Taxila Education City (HITEC), Riphah University Islamabad,  Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan, Mirpur University of  Science and Technoology, Air university Multan Campus,Unversity  of Swabi, Wah Engineering College Wah Cantt., CIITs Islamabad,  Attock, Vehari, Lahore, Abbotabad and Sahiwal, Sarhad University  of Science and IT Peshawar, Capital University of Science and  Technology (CUST) Islambad, Dr. A. Q. Khan Institute of Computer  Sciences and Information Technology (KICSIT), Government College  Women University Sialkot, and National University of Modern
Languages (NUML), participated in the annual IT gala and  exhibited their skills.

In the opening remarks, Director CIIT Wah, Prof Dr Tayyeb  Akram highlighted objectives of the mega event and concerted  efforts of the Institute in imparting quality education to  the younger generation, keeping in view the needs of the  contemporary world.

Chief guest Director General (E-Governance), Punjab  Information Technology Board Sajid Latif distributed  shields, certificates, and prize money among the winners.

In the concluding remarks, Head of Computer Science  Department Dr. Ehsan Ullah Munir expressed the CIIT’s resolve  to produce the world class IT professionals, meeting  requirements of the contemporary era.