1st Regional Round scheduled for 16th December 2018 at Sardar Patel Institute of Technology, Andheri West, Mumbai.
There are two championships which are a part of this event. Microsoft Office Specialist India Championship and ICT Junior India Championships.
The Microsoft Office Specialist India Championships is the official leg of the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championships, which is a global competition that tests students’ skills on Microsoft Office Word, Excel® and PowerPoint® (2013 or 2016). There are different levels of competition.
Students who qualify at Regional level will advance to the National level. National Level competition is of top 150 -250 selected students. It’s scheduled on 24th and 25th May 2019 in Pune, Maharastra, India. Winners will be awarded the Microsoft Office Specialist India Champion and get an opportunity to travel to the USA to be a part of this World Championships in an all-expense paid trip to this event. This time it’s happening in New York, USA from 28th July to 2nd August 2019. Students will be awarded a Trophy, Medal of Achievement, winner’s certificate, and a Cash prize of up to $7500* as prize money for the World Champion team.
ICT Junior India Championships is a National level championship to test the ICT Skills of School kids in classes 4th standard to 7th Standard in school. Students receive a Co-Branded Participation Certificate from Certiport, U.S.A and Sankalp World Championships. Students will be awarded a Trophy, Medal of Achievement, winner’s certificate and various prizes.
1000’s of students from over 100 schools in Mumbai are participating in this championship. The championship attracts lakhs of students from India every year and is conducted in all major cities and towns across the country. Some of the participating schools in Mumbai include Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Vidya Mandir, Jamnabhai Narsee School, Hiranandani Foundation School, NES International School, RN Podar School, NSS Hill Spring International, Billabong High, Garodia International, RBK International, New Horizon, NL Dalmiya, JBCN, Euro School, Podar International, etc.
“In a world which is changing by day and transformational technologies like Artificial Intelligence and Big Data is impacting the way we live and do business, these championships prepares the students, gives them a global perspective and equip them to lead this changing world,” said Shankaran Chettur, CEO, Veloces Consulting Services Pvt. Ltd.
While the first regional round is being done this month, students who have not yet participated have not completely lost the opportunity to be a part of it. Interested students can enroll through their school. Schools who are not yet a part of the championship can contact the Regional Championship team of Sankalp World Championships on +91-844-844-8611 to enroll.