IBA Group Sponsors BIT Cup 2016
On November 24, the finals of the IT championship among students BIT Cup 2016 took place in Minsk, Belarus. Organized by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus and the Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics (BSUIR), BIT Cup 2016 was held for the third time.
This year, 342 students representing 39 Belarusian special secondary and higher educational institutions participated in the competition. A total of 94 contestants reached the finals.
IBA Group participated in BIT Cup 2016 as the event's sponsor. Providing assistance to the IT championship, IBA Group strives to support talented IT students and help them in choosing their career.
BIT Cup 2016 included seven contests:
- Microsoft Bot Challenge
- Yandex AppMetrica Challenge
- Yandex Front-end Challenge
- Embedded Linux
- 1C:Enterprise 8.3
The framework of the contests included problem solving, project presentations, and races of robots. According to Boris Nikulshin, BSUIR Provost for Education and Informatization, the tasks for the competition of industrial software development were provided by vendors.
Having won ten medals, the students of BSUIR occupied the first place. Grodno State University and Minsk State College of Electronics won the second and the third places, respectively. The winners and participants of the finals received prizes from BIT Cup sponsors and partners.
In addition, Vadim Bogush, First Deputy Minister of Education of the Republic of Belarus, and Mikhail Batura, BSUIR Rector, sent IBA Group a letter to thank for the support of the IT championship among students.