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Skill Contest: Semi-Final Competition Of Microsoft Office Undergoing

29 April 2019

Semi-final Competition of National level Championship for Microsoft Office is now undergoing at University of Information Technology in Yangon. 

This is the 1st time that Myanmar is taking part in the competition of Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship (MOSWC). Ministry of Education and IGGS Education Myanmar jointly organize the contests.

Students will have to take part in one of the 3 subjects- Microsoft office words 2013, Microsoft office excel 2013 and Microsoft PowerPoint 2013.

Chairman, IIG, Doan Hong Nam said  “I hope through this competition, this competition is the 1st time organize in Myanmar with the joint cooperate between Myanmar ministry of education and IIG, one of the living education services in Southeast Asia. We hope Myanmar flag can be shown on the stage, so World Championship final round in New York. It’s mean that I wish Myanmar students get the medal.”

More than 1000 contestants from 44 high schools and 41 universities have been selected across Myanmar for this semi-final round of MOSWC. The contestant who get minimum of 700 scores will receive the MOS certificate which valid globally.

Deputy Rector, YIT, Win Thida Zaw said “As the benefits, the students will get used to Microsoft office while practicing for this competition and they will master it. With improvement in the skill, they will be ready for the future work.  And they will get the international standard technologies and the experience of competing in the international IT competition. If they won in the contest, they will also get the international certificate on Microsoft. And if they got selected to compete in US as country representative, they will have the opportunity to make international friends and share the technological knowledge.”

The National Final Round is set on 16th May and 3 winners from each type of competition will go to New York to take part in MOSWC 2019 World Final Round which is going to take place 29-31 July of this year. Mytel Myanmar will support the expense of the 3 representatives.