Skills day in Mysuru to test young people’s coding and math skills

As part of World Youth Skills Day 2022, students will be able to participate in a series of competitions held offline and online from July 13-15.

As part of World Youth Skills Day 2022, students will be able to participate in a series of competitions held offline and online from July 13-15.

Learners PU College, in association with Narayana Hrudayalaya, Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering (VVCE), Newwave India and NexTurn are organizing various competitions on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day on July 15. The aim of Skills Day is to celebrate the importance of equipping young people with skills for employment, decent work and entrepreneurship. These competitions are designed keeping in mind the challenges faced by today’s generation and the basic skills that every young person should have.

World Youth Skills Day 2022, whose theme is “Transforming Youth Skills for the Future”, is taking place as part of concerted efforts towards socio-economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The competitions would test students on basic math, coding, learning, writing and teaching skills. High school, PU as well as undergraduate students can participate. The competitions will take place from July 13 to 15 in both offline and online modes.

The college plans to train students in various skills that need to be acquired and to encourage people by rewarding them and creating more opportunities to improve their skills.

Competitions include Math-(pi)rates, Concept video making, Mindmap, Essay writing and coding.

Math-(pi)rates is a math skills competition targeting high school and PUC students. The test would be conducted in offline mode in collaboration with VVCE’s Math Tea Club, Mysuru, and in online mode on the learners’ digital platform.

As part of the concept video creation competition, participants must make a concept video on any topic of their choice for a maximum of 3 minutes and upload their video to the digital learner platform at any time before 14 July 10 a.m.

In the Mindmap contest, entrants must create a creative mind map (any topic of their choice) using MindMapper software or manually, and upload their entries by July 14 at 10 a.m.

The essay writing competition is organized in collaboration with “Shiksha”, a university club of VVCE. Each category entrant can choose one of two topics. They must submit the papers online on the Learners Digital platform or submit their papers offline to VVCE or Learners PU College. Essays must be submitted by July 14, 10 a.m.

The coding contest is organized in collaboration with the Code Club of VVCE, Mysuru, and students aged 11 to 22 can participate. It would be a test of logical reasoning, coding, and problem-solving skills. The duration of the test would be one hour and knowledge of programming knowledge such as Python or C or C++ or Java is required.

Winners will receive cash prizes, certificates and will be featured on learner social media handles.

Participants must register for these competitions.

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