Monday, April 15, 2024

GIK is the only HEI of Pakistan recognized to conduct a regional Round of ICPC competition

International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) – Asia Topi 2021 competition is among the largest and prestigious Programming On-site contest in the world. In Pakistan, Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (GIK) has the distinction of being the only HEI recognized to conduct a regional of ICPC competition, a highly rated Programming Contest.

The ASIA WEST Regions include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Iran, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and other South Asia countries. However, Pakistan is in Asia West Regional where the contest will be conducted. This ICPC is the Multi-Tier Team-based Programming Contest that is also the Multi Provincial, Regional, and The World Final contest.

The 2020-2021 ICPC world final will be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Last year, 140 teams from a field of 49,935 contestants in 111 countries on six continents participated in the ICPC World. As per program, gifted students at universities from all around the world are invited to participate in the “International Collegiate Programming Contest” to interact, demonstrate, and improve their teamwork programming, and problem-solving skills.

The contest fosters creativity, teamwork, and innovation in building new software programs, and enables students to test their ability to perform under pressure. This contest has raised aspirations and performance of generations of the world’s problem solvers in the computing sciences and engineering. GIK looks forward to host a successful even this year

Mehjabeen Qasim
Mehjabeen Qasim
Business Journalist at Startup Pakistan

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