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ACT Student bags 3rd Place at Oman Huawei ICT Skill Competition 2019

Huawei is a leading global Information and Communication Technology (ICT) solution provider. The Huawei Certification System is well - recognized and is becoming a standard for ICT talent cultivation. In order to promote ICT industry technology certification, develop ICT industry talent and a strong ecosystem, Huawei had initiated the ‘Huawei ICT Competition’. The competition progression and the participants in each stage were:

  • National Final: College students participate from all over the world;
  • Regional Final: National Competition winners and Huawei Certificate holders;
  • Global Final: Team of Regional Final winners from Huawei ICT Academy.

The Oman Huawei ICT Skill Competition Middle East 2019 preliminary exams were held on 20 October 2019. Eight students from ACT were selected from the top 100 scorers in Oman. In the second stage of the competition, Huawei arranged professional trainers to train the selected students in HCT for 2 days on all the topics for the national finals. The students also got vouchers to take HCIA certification exam at the end of the training.

Asma Mubarak Salim Al Kindi, a B.Tech. student (Networking) from the Department of Information Technology at Al Musanna College of Technology bagged the third place in the National Finals that was held on 5 November 2019 at the National University of Science & Technology. She will now represent Oman at the Global finals in China. She also received a memento and a gift from Huawei. Winning this competition has given Asma the priority in joining the internship program. She has been doing her OJT (On the Job Training) with Huawei since June 2019 and has finished her certification in Huawei HCIA (Routing and Switching).