Essay Competition

  • Registration Deadline: 12th October, 2021
  • Eligible Candidates: College Students of BD
  • Registration Fee: Free
  • Essay title:
  • Achieving Self-dependence in Information Technology - My vision for Bangladesh.

  • Key Concepts that you may focus on:
  • The evolution of information technology in Bangladesh throughout the past years.
  • The sectors that are widely benefited by the contribution of information technology.
  • Opportunities and possibilities how Bangladesh can achieve self-sufficiency in information technology to contribute to different sectors.
  • Essential step towards self-sufficiency: IT education in suburban and rural areas, an expanded talent pool leading to future local IT industry
  • Practical example(s) how such sectors are dependent in what ways upon information technology (e.g. zoom, Facebook live etc. third party platforms are widely used for conducting online classes throughout the country during the ongoing pandemic situation).
  • Our contributions in IT sectors that facilitate local populace e.g. Avro Keyboard, Pathao transport and delivery service, bKash online banking etc.
  • Self-sufficient cyber security expertise, white-hat hacking and anti-surveillance protocols - A matter of national security, how safe are we against an international attack?

  • First prize: 10,000 BDT
    Second prize: 8,000 BDT
    Third prize: 7,000 BDT
    Fourth prize: 6,000 BDT
    Fifth prize: 5,000 BDT

Judgment Criteria

  • Addressing the essay topic and focusing on the key themes.
  • Personal thoughts and insights.
  • Written communication skill.
  • Logical and verbal coherence throughout the essay.
  • Use of vocabulary and grammar.

Submission Guidelines

  • Language: English
  • Word Limit: At most 800 words.
  • Submission Format: PDF Format

Timeline

  • Essay theme and key ideas revealed: September 5, 2021
  • Essay Submission Deadline: October 12, 2021
  • Top 5 essay awarded: 4th Week of October, 2021 (Final Event)

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