DHAKA To test the programming and problem solving
skills of the students Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
of Dhaka University (DU) and Bangladesh Japan Venture Company (BJIT) is going
to organise a day long hackathon titled Code Samurai 2019.
The hackathon will be held on November 1 while its award giving ceremony to
be held on the next day.
The registration process has already started that will continue till
The organisers came up with the information at a press conference held at
the DU CSE department of DU today.
While reading out a written statement Professor Dr. Md. Mamun Or Rashid
said The goal of this hackathon is to prepare the students for the upcoming
4th industrial revolution and so that they can make a better contribution to
the society as well as the country he added.
He said Some top Japanese companies are also interested in this great
event. They may hire some young talents to directly work in Japan which is a
great opportunity for any Bangladeshi student.
While addressing the programme administrator of BJIT Hirokazu Takenobu
said Bangladeshi students have enough talents and the contest will create
opportunities for them to work in the Japanese companies.
Students of winning teams of Code Samurai 2019 will get attractive awards.
The first winning team will get Tk 150000 second team Tk 90000 and the
third Tk 30000.
Prof. Upama Kabir associate professors Abu Ahmed Ferdouse and Mosarrat
Jahan and Assistant Professor Hasnain Heickal among others were present at
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)