TEXPO Group of Companies, aUAE leading blobal technology infrastructure provider and an IT consulting company, has announced 24 scholarship for talented students of six stat universities IT departments in Pakistan under a talent hunt programme.
The students were selected among 371 contestants from six universities including NED University, Karachi University, Jamshoro, Balochistan, Peshawar and Karakoram, through an online countrywide test held on May, 10, 2012.
The third-year students will be provided financial assistance and mentoring to pursue their career in the emerging fields of ICT as per their area of interest and ability to grow through innovation and creativity.
These one year scholarships will be an annual feature, said President and CEO Dr. Sarfaraz Alam while speaking at scholarship award ceremony on the closing day of 7th CONNECT-2012, at Karachi Expo.
The passing marks were 33% but contestants an average scored above 75% in the test which shows the talent and high caliber of Pakistani students. The successful students will be given practical advises t groom themselves at part with global trend.
These students will be get connected by the companies professionals every two week of a month through video-conference where they will be provided knowledge of the industry and its changing trends.