Published: 22nd July 2017
Indian student Prince Sumberia beats Asian challengers to emerge as Asia’s top digitally skilled student
Prince won the Asian Digital Skill Challenge beating finalists from six other countries
Prince Sumberia, an engineering student from Model Institute of Engineering and Technology, Jammu and Kashmir, won the Asia Digital Skills Challenge held in Singapore on July 20.
Prince Sumberia won the competition beating finalists from 6 other countries –Singapore, The Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Bhutan and Vietnam. The students were tested on their core digital skills tests including Online Collaboration, IT Security and Advanced Spreadsheets.
The students were tested on their core digital skills tests including Online Collaboration, IT Security and Advanced Spreadsheets.
In the lead up to the Asian challenge, Prince was the joint winner with Josuto Rudopra from Nagaland where over 3000 students from 26 Indian cities participated in the national finals in India. The two were invited to Singapore by ICDL to participate in the Asia Digital Skills Challenge 2017.
The Asia Digital Skills Challenge is the largest digital skills competition in Asia, organised by ICDL Foundation, open to students between 18 – 25 years old.
Congratulating Prince, Damien O’Sulliven, CEO of ICDL Foundation said that the winner has demonstrated exceptional competence in the use of computer technology. He added, “It’s a great achievement for India and demonstrates the highest level of digital competence amongst the youth of India.”