ncs.org.ng | NCS Smart Youth IT Competition 2021 for Nigeria Undergraduates

NCS Smart Youth IT Competition 2021

ncs.org.ng | NCS Smart Youth IT Competition 2021 for Nigeria Undergraduates

The Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) Smart Youth IT Competition is positioned to be Nigeria’s leading Information Technology Competition for Tertiary School students.

The aim is to stimulate passion among the youth for emerging technologies that would add value to the society as they step into the workplace.

The competition is organized by Nigeria Computer Society and other partners. Entrants are expected to design a mobile application that can enhance better living in the society.

Eligibility:

The Competition is open to undergraduates in tertiary institutions across the Nation.

Entry application must be filled online via ncs.org.ng

NCS Smart Youth IT Competition 2021 Topic:

Currently, technology is used in a variety of ways but the full potential to attain digital economy is still far-fetched. You are to design a mobile application addressing a particular problem in the society that you believe will add value to humanity in view of the emerging trend in technology and has not yet been embraced.

NCS Smart Youth IT Competition 2021 Rules:

  • Entry applicants must fill online form via www.ncs.org.ng on or before March 31, 2021
  • Entry applicants are expected to have electronic copy of their passport photo ready before filling the form
  • To enter, students must be enrolled as an undergraduate in any tertiary institution across the Nation. (Note: Verification will be done)
  • Only individual entries will be accepted
  • More than one entry by the same applicant will be disqualified.
  • Entry must be own original work of the student. Plagiarism is forbidden.
  • Any costs or expenses incurred by entrants for participating in the competition is at the applicant’s account. The organizers will only provide the prize for awardees.
  • Entry submission of fully developed project is on or before June 30, 2021
  • No previously designed project will be accepted.
  • The decision of the panel of judges is final and is not subject to any form of appeal with regard to selection of finalists.
  • The best six entries will be invited for a physical demonstration and presentation during the annual conference where the overall winner will be declared.

Judging Criteria

The panel of judges are looking for innovative entries. The following criteria will be considered:

Knowledge of Subject Matter                        30

Creativity and Design                                     20

Structure/Content                                          20

Innovativeness                                               20

Language                                                        10

Enquiries: [email protected] | 08037213920

For more Information: Visit the website for ncs.org.ng | NCS Smart Youth IT Competition 2021