Nagaland student to represent India at top computer skills challenge

Josuto Rudopra from Chazouba village in Phek district of Nagaland will represent India at the grand finale of the International Computer Driving License (ICDL) Asia Digital Challenge-2017 to be held in Singapore on July 19.

Josuto, a fourth semester student of computer science & engineering at Regional Institute of Science & Technology (RIST) was felicitated in New Delhi on Wednesday jointly by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry and ICDL India for topping the country in the prestigious Asia Digital Challenge-2017 conducted across the country.

Josuto is now tipped to represent India at the ICDL Asia Digital Challenge-2017 to be held on July 19, the first-ever ICDL computer and digital competition covering the entire Asian continent.

ICDL is the world’s leading computer skills certification which had recently conducted the online competitions in numerous institutions all over India, among the tertiary and university students in the age group 18–25 years with an aim to search and recognize the top student with the best ICT skills.

After qualifying in the first round, Josuto scored 100 per cent in the second round of online examination and came out as the topper in the whole country which has made the entire Northeast region proud.

In a congratulatory message to Josuto, chairman ERDF and RIST, Mahbubul Hoque said, “I am extremely happy to learn about the outstanding achievement of our student who has brought laurels to the ERDF family and also to the whole of Northeast. I wish him success in all his future endeavors.”

Prince Sumberia, a student from Model Institute of Engineering and Technology, Jammu stood second in the competition who will also participate in the Asia Digital Challenge-2017 at Singapore along with Josuto.

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