Weeklong software competition concludes at NUCES
LAHORE, Oct 27: The Software Competition Week concluded at the National University of
Computer and Emerging Science (NUCES) on Friday.
The event was organised
by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) of the NUCES
Lahore chapter. Students from various universities participated in the event
from across the country.
The event included seven competitions: Circuit
Designing Competition (CDC), Coding Competition (CC), Multimedia Competition
(MC), Business Idea Competition (BIC), Engineering Quiz Competition (EQC),
Network Security Competition (NSC) and Graphic Designing Competition (GDC).
The event was aimed at providing students opportunity to demonstrate
NUCES Computer Sciences Department head Dr Fakhar Lodhi
said such events improved students' skills and enhanced their confidence. The
Students also learned from their fellows and developed different ideas in their
fields, he added.
He said the students were given several networking and
information technology related problems in the competitions. They had to solve
those problems, he added.
Ali Imran, Zohaib Akhter and ALi Zain from the
University of Engineering Technology won the Quiz Competition. Hassan and Waqas
from the University of Lahore won the Circuit Designing Competition.
Zohaib Iqbal and Farhan of the University of Central Punjab won the
Multimedia Competition. They said, "We have won the competition by making a new
software named 'Virtual Pics' that will soon be launched on Internet."
Abid and Khurram of FAST won the Coding Competition by developing
software that stops theft of information during shifting of data from one
computer to other.
IEEE former chairwoman Anita Raj said, "Students get
bored with their studies and they should participate in such completions." A BCS
student Maria said the competitions provided students to share their views with
other fellows and helped them learn. Irfan Virk, chief executive officer of the
DocCambridge that sponsored the event, said IT industry was at boom and such
competitions were necessary to provide students with opportunity to learn,
innovate and demonstrate their skill at a larger scale. Daily Times
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