The Computer Society of India (CSI) organised a young talent search competition for the school students as the talent search for programming and coding. Udaipur was also a centre amongst about 20 centres in India. As many as 7 schools, namely Central Academy Ambamata, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Maharana Mewar Public School, Alok School, St. Anthony’s, St. Gregorious, Delhi Public School participated in the competition held on yesterday on 24 July,2011 at the city centre of Techno India NJR Institute of Technology located at Madhuban.
Mr. Piyush Javeria informed that the competition was of 2 hours duration in which a team of 3 students had to solve 4 problems of programming and logic in any programming language out of C, C++ or JAVA. The winner is judged based on the timing and accuracy.
The national level round will take place on 28th August at Chennai. The winner gets a prize of Rs. 15,000. The two winner teams will then be participating in the SEARCC international competition which will be held at Chennai.
Dr. Dharm Singh, secretary, CSI Udaipur Chapter explained that this competition is organised by CSI every year, though less entries/participations have been a bit disappointing, yet a higher number of participation is expected in the upcoming years.
The competition was guided by the CSI members’ team from Techno India NJR, comprising of CSI student chapter members, and headed by Mr. Piyush Javeria and Ms. Shilpa Pandey. The Senior CSI members, Mr. M L. Talesra, Mr. Mazhar Hussain, Dr. Anand Swarup expressed their thoughts to increase awareness about CSI and its different chapters, for better educational and research outcomes. Few students were seen curious for the CSI student chapter membership, which is now open for school students also.