Apeejay Stya University Organises Techshield to Boost Students’ Technical Prowess

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Poster design competition on showing gratitude to ‘frontline Corona warriors’ – part of the event 

Gurugram, 21 June 2021: The technical club ‘Proxima’, constituted by the School of Engineering & Technology (SOET), Apeejay Stya University, organised ‘Techshield-2021’ recently to increase competitiveness and prowess among students in the field of contemporary technology. ‘Techshield-2021’ witnessed participation from hundreds of students. 

The technical event consisted of three different categories – Hackathon, Web Puzzle, and Photoshop. 

The Hackathon category was an open platform of competition where students exhibited their talent in software development, computer language, and technique. Some of them built websites, a few developed android app like messenger, and some developed other web applications within a given period of 48 hours. Students’ talent was evaluated based on their innovative ideas, the scope of the project, and its applications.

In the Web-Puzzle category, students were required to solve a puzzle over the web within a given time limit. The puzzle had 20 questions based on Reasoning (Logical, Verbal, and Non-verbal), Analytical skills, Quantitative Aptitude, among others, which helped the students to explore and showcase their mental ability. 

In the ‘Photoshop’ category, a poster design competition on the theme ‘Salute to frontline Corona Warriers’ was conducted for the students using ‘Photoshop’ software. This was an opportunity for students to express themselves with creativity along with social and aesthetic sensibility.

Among the winners were Saksham Arora – 1st Prize and Nitin Rawat – 2nd Prize in the Web Puzzle category; Prachi Aggarwal (SDVA) – 1st Prize and Rajat Bhatt (Animation & Multimedia) – 2nd Prize in the ‘Photoshop’ category; Anuj Kaushik & Muskan Malik – 1st Prize Krishnan Kumar (B.Tech CSE) – 2nd Prize in the Hackathon category. 

About Apeejay Stya University: ASU is a UGC recognised university, established by the Apeejay Stya Education Foundation – an initiative of the diversified business conglomerate, Apeejay Stya, and Svran Group, led by Mrs Sushma Paul Berlia, a leading entrepreneur and educationist. Established in 2010, the Apeejay Stya University is India’s 1st Industry-Centric Technology & Liberal Arts University focused on Research & Innovation. It carries forth the Apeejay Stya legacy of over 50 years of excellence in education. At ASU, students can explore varied domains like Management, Design & Visual Arts, Engineering & Technology, Mass Communication, Education, Biosciences, Legal Studies, and Pharmaceutical Sciences through experiential learning.


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