Published in The Himalyan Times
KATHMANDU: The CSIT Association of Nepal (CSITAN) — an association of students studying Computer Science and Information Technology in various colleges organised the ‘1st University Industry Tie-up’ programme on April 7 at Smriti Bhawan, Tribhuvan University, Kritipur.
More than 200 participants attended the programme which was designed in three sessions — inauguration, presentation and interaction — to help the students of BSc CSIT explore the needs of industries that make use of information technology (IT) and let the industry know about the current scenario and situation of BSc CSIT students and the course itself.
Ganesh Shah, former Minister for Science and Technology and Prof Dr Subarna Shakya, Assistant Dean, Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering inaugurated the programme.
Dipak Pudasaini from Amrit Science Campus introduced the BSc CSIT course to all participants and Dr Shakya informed about the need of the course in the university.
In the presentation, seven participating companies — Bajra and Bajra, Deerwalk, Ebperls, Hewaei, Mahoo Nepal, Young Innovative and Young Minds put forth their projects, and informed the students about the ways to apply for internship in their companies. In the interaction session students interacted with representatives of companies and dropped resumés for internship.
This event was supported by different CSIT colleges. The event was successful for it was able to highlight the industry’s need while collaborating with the industry even though all participants could not get an opportunity for internship.