SEARCH IS ON FOR INDIA'S TOP TALENT IN MICROSOFT OFFICE.
COMPUDON – the gateway to the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship is a platform for students to showcase their mastery in using Microsoft Office applications. Eligible students from all states of India will compete for the title of “India Champions”, and up to 6 winners will then, proudly represent India at the “Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship” (fully sponsored trip by CyberLearning) in August 2013 in Washington DC, USA.
The official championship on Microsoft Office applications was launched in India in year 2011 as COMPUDON 2011, which gave the opportunity to students from India to show off their skills in MS Office and compete at the global level at the worldwide contest for the first time in August 2-4, 2011 in San Diego, USA. Three students from 3 Delhi Schools won the trip to represent India at the worldwide contest from which two of them secured positions in top ten world ranking.
Last year, COMPUDON Season II witnessed significant increase in number of participants. The India Champions of COMPUDON Season II, the Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 champion – Bipin Kalra- 14 year old student from Maharaja Agrasen Model School, Delhi - won the Bronze Medal whereas India Champion in Microsoft Word 2007, 15 year old, Karanjot Singh, student of Kulachi Hansraj secured 4th position in the worldwide competition in Word 2007. Certiport recognized Bipin Kalra at the Worldwide Competition on Microsoft Office Student Awards Ceremony in Las Vegas, and presented him with a Bronze Medal, a Certificate and US Dollars 500 scholarship, while Karanjot Singh was awarded a certificate of participation.
This year again, COMPUDON is back with Season III in search for India’s top talent to showcase their skills in MS Office and win a trip to Washington DC, USA in August 2013.
COMPUDON Season III – Key Dates
||Sep 27, 2012
||May 03, 2013
||Sep 27, 2012 – May 15, 2013
|Qualifying Round Results
||June 14, 2013
|India Award Ceremony
||June 15, 2013
|India Team Departs for US (Ex Delhi)
||July 29, 2013
|India Team Returns to India (Delhi)
||Aug 3, 2013
WHO ALL CAN PARTICIPATE?
Students between the ages of 13 and 22 (as of June 15, 2013) who are currently enrolled in an approved academic institution are eligible to participate in COMPUDON Season III.