Aptech-NSDC to hold selections for WorldSkills 2013 web design category Closing date for sending entries is December 30, 2012 Mumbai, December 19, 2012: Aptech, a global leader in learning solutions, in association with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), would be holding national selections to determine who would be representing India in the Web Design discipline at the next WorldSkills Competition to be held at Leipzig, Germany, in July 2013.
Interested participants in the selection process may download the application forms from the website - http://www.aptech-education.com/nsdc/nsdcindex.aspx. The final date for submission of applications is December 30, 2012. The national selection competition is open to students below 23 years and those born after January 01, 1991. Participation in the competition is free of cost, and the travel and accommodation of the national winners would be covered. The best entry will represent India in the WorldSkills championship to be hosted in Germany next year.
To qualify for the competition, the candidates need to submit a test project and the shortlisted students would be trained by Aptech and designated experts for three months without any cost. Possessing knowledge about XHTML, Java script, CSS3, PHP, Apache, MySQL is essential.
Participants are required to include the project title, case diagrams, class diagrams, sequence diagrams / architecture diagrams, ER diagrams, database schema diagrams, screen shots of at least 5 screens, wireframe and sample reports in their web projects. Each contestant would be allowed a single entry for qualification. Along with the project, applicants need to submit their CV, scan copies of the passport and original documents, signed and attested by the University or the workplace certifying the grade / position of the competitor.
The jury would shortlist the best entry on the parameters of planning, designing, client side coding and server side programming for the project. Entries would be qualified on the basis of submission of documents, personal interview and on-site evaluation of the applicant. All applicants would be awarded a certificate of participation.
Announcing the national selections for web design, Mr Ninad Karpe, MD & CEO, Aptech Ltd said, “WorldSkills would showcase the best talent from India. Aptech is partnering with NSDC for the international competition in the web design category to be hosted in Germany next year. Such competitions provide an opportunity to get assessed by veterans and better understand industry demands.” Mr. Dilip Chenoy, MD & CEO, NSDC said “Participation in the WorldSkills competition is in line with NSDC’s philosophy of creating an aspiration for skills. Besides providing an international exposure to our young boys and girls, events like WorldSkills also help us benchmark the skillsets of our youth vis-à-vis their counterparts in the rest of the world. We are delighted that Aptech has joined us in the endeavor of choosing the Indian representation in the web design category at WorldSkills 2013 as industry participation is the key to the skills culture taking deep roots in India.”