SOFTEC is the biggest I.T event of Pakistan held every year at FAST-NUCES, Lahore under the theme “Science and Technology – Our Islamic Heritage,” is ready to conduct this year’s edition on 28th and 29th March 2020.
The event is planned by the student body of SOFTEC Society – FAST-NU Lahore and sponsored by leading I.T. based organizations of Pakistan. It is a two-day event that is based on a wide range of competitions, socialization, adventure, and revelations of the basics of the I.T world.
The key purpose of SOFTEC is to overcome the gap between academia and industry and to allow young I.T enthusiasts to get exposure to the world of technology. Students, participants, alumni, faculty, I.T industry experts and pioneers from all over Pakistan gather in the event to discuss the recent happenings in the tech industry and explore their potential in different related fields.
Some of the modules comprised by SOFTEC 2020 are Software Project Competition and Exhibition, Engineering Project Competition and Exhibition, Programming Competition, Web Dev Competition, App Dev Competition, Robo Rumble, Graphic Designing Competition, Gaming Competition, Artificial Intelligence Competition, Ideas Xtreme, IT Conferences, and Software House Enclosure.
Various competitions are conducted at the event that are highly competitive designed with the aim to check the skills and grit of participants. Prize pool worth 700,000 PKR is dedicated to encourage the winners and the people who do not win take back an inevitably incredible experience full of learning.
More than 1600 participants from 100+ universities participated in these competitions last year.
Ten competitions will be held at this year at SOFTEC includes Software Project competition and Exhibition, Engineering Project competition and Exhibition, App development competition, Web development competition, Artificial intelligence competition, Robo Rumble, Ideas Xtreme, Programming competition, Graphic Designing Competition and Gaming.
More than 6000 people from the I.T industry were proudly welcomed by FAST-NUCES in SOFTEC’19 and the footfall is only expected to grow every year. The open-for-all event comprises of a number of conferences and exhibitions apart from competitions. The conference hall witnessed some of the biggest crowds as influential personalities from all over Pakistan make an appearance and discuss major tech-related issues and trends prevailing in the world.
The software project and engineering project exhibitions give chance to final year students for exhibiting their final year projects and get them funded by industry leaders. The recruitment drive conducted at Software House Enclosure gives young individuals the opportunity to score their next job or internship while providing them with a chance of networking.