Bangladesh ICT Skills Competition has begun with the participation of more than 500 students from around 30 engineering universities.
In the preliminary round, all participants will get two-week free online courses through an online platform managed by Huawei. After the end of online learning, a test will take place on 19 February to evaluate students’ consistent and effective learning.
The exam will consist of MCQ and true-false questions. The top 20 qualified universities will be selected to partake in the Semi-Final round.
In that round, they will get another two-week long training by Huawei Certified ICT Associate (HCIA) and the examination will be held on 4 March.
After that the top 10 teams will be nominated for the grand finale, which will take place on 18 March in the form of E-Lab Practice.
The president of Enterprise Business Group of Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited, Yang Guobing said, “Youth are the key drivers of a nation’s growth. We need to empower the students with a collaborative effort whenever we can. Hence, we are pleased to initiate multiple competitions, strengthening the youth's knowledge in the technology sector.”
Huawei signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) and Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority (BHTPA) to launch numerous ICT competitions for university students three months back.