Once again, SEARCH IS ON for India’s top talent in Microsoft Office to do India proud at the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship in August 2013 in Washington DC, USA.
NEW DELHI – September 29, 2012
The 2012 Certiport Worldwide Competition on Microsoft Office attracted more than 285,000 unique candidates from 53 countries who competed to demonstrate their mastery of Microsoft Office products. India sent 2 participants to the worldwide competition in August 2012.
COMPUDON – the gateway to the 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”
“CyberLearning is Certiport oldest and biggest partner in India and I am happy and excited that this is the Season III of COMPUDON.” Said Ray Kelly, CEO, Certiport. “I have witnessed the Indian students who have come to the Worldwide competition in last 2 years and are amazed with the life altering opportunities being created by this nation-wide championship. I wish the Season III India Champions to win at the Microsoft Office Specialist World championship in Washington DC and bring the world cup to India.”
In the first season of COMPUDON (2011) three students from Delhi Schools won the trip to represent India at the worldwide competition 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.
“Microsoft Certifications help students around the world gain skills that will help them get jobs and a better life. Compudon has helped students in India embrace the Office Certifications so they can compete on a global stage,” said Pankaj Dikshit, Academic Area Sales Lead for India.
“Since the first season, the COMPUDON has seen significant increase in number of participants, and students across India are getting more and more excited about this competition.”
The pictures of the COMPUDON India Championship and the Indian team in action at the Worldwide competiton including the images of the student awards ceremony are available at: www.facebook.com/
CyberLearning is the Official solution provider of the official Microsoft Office Specialist certification program, the Microsoft Technology Associate certification program, the Adobe Certified Associate certification program, the CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals and the Certiport Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC³) for India. eLearning courses offered by CyberLearning have been used by learners across the world including USA, Canada, South America, Caribbean Islands, Jordan, Egypt, Mauritius and India and the current catalog has more than 3,000 self-paced courses in eLearning format. CyberLearning has a partner network of over 700 testing locations across India.
For more information about CyberLearning, please visit www.cyberlearningindia.com
For more information about COMPUDON, please visit www.compudon.in
Certiport, a Pearson VUE company, is the leading provider of certification exam development, delivery and program management services delivered through an expansive network of over 12,000 Certiport Authorized Testing Centers worldwide. Certiport manages a sophisticated portfolio of leading certification programs including: the official Microsoft Office Specialist certification program, the Microsoft Technology Associate certification program, the Adobe® Certified Associate certification program, the HP Accredited Technical Associate, the CompTIA Strata™ IT Fundamentals, the Autodesk Certified User certification program, the Intuit QuickBooks Certified User certification program and the Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC³®). Certiport reliably delivers over two million tests each year throughout the secondary, post-secondary, workforce and corporate technology markets in more than 158 countries and 27 languages worldwide. For more information, please visit www.certiport.com or follow Certiport on Twitter at www.twitter.com/
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