ISLAMABAD - Around 1,000 students from 30 renowned universities and institutes of the country participated in the VISIOSPARK-2022, a mega annual event organised by COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI), Wah Campus.

A recently held daylong event was the 18th national level episode of the Visio-Spark to provide future information technology (IT) and Electrical Engineering (EE) professionals, an opportunity to exhibit their skills and get them familiar with the latest trends in the fast-developing sector, a news release said on Tuesday.

During the annual activity, arranged in collaboration with Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) and Intag Computers Rawalpindi, students actively participated and showed their prowess in different competitions including software projects, quizzes, on spot programming, code debug, mobile app development, web development, poster design, logo design, e gaming, engineering project, microwiz, speed wiring, Robo race, circuit troubleshooting and MatLab guru.

Dr A. Q. Khan Institute of Computer Sciences and Information Technology Kahuta, COMSATS University Islamabad, Islamabad Campus, COMSATS University Islamabad, Abbottabad Campus, COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore Campus, COMSATS University Islamabad, Attock Campus, COMSATS University Islamabad, Vehari Campus, COMSATS University Islamabad, Wah Campus, Capital University of Science and Technology, Islamabad, University of Sialkot, HITEC University, Taxila, International Islamic University, Islamabad, NU FAST, Islamabad, Barani University, Rawalpindi, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, University of Punjab, Lahore, University of Wah, Air University, karma Campus, Air University, Islamabad Campus, University of Haripur and Abasyn University, Peshawar were among those educational institutes that participated in the event.

In his opening remarks, Chairman Department of Computer Science, CUI Wah Campus, Prof. Dr Ehsan Ullah Munir thanked and appreciated the active participation of universities and institutes in the annual IT competitions.

Chief Industry Development Officer of PSEB Syed Muhammad Ayub Shah, who was the chief guest, highlighted the growing IT professionals demand around the globe and advised the students to prepare themselves accordingly. He also distributed shields, certificates and cash awards among winners of different competitions.

In concluding remarks, Director CUI Wah Campus, Prof. Dr Muhammad Abid (T.I.), highlighted the role of CUI in producing world-class IT professionals meeting requirements of the contemporary era.

He thanked judges, all the participating universities and organizers for their valuable contribution in holding the national mega event in a successful manner.