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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Cordillera IT students among the best programmers in the country: Win award at PPC 2017

Baguio City - A team of Information Technology (IT) students taking up programming course from the University of Cordilleras (UC) has won award in the recently concluded programming competition of the third Philippine Programming Competition (PPC 2017). 


The team bagged the 4th place in the said programming contest which was organized by Gurango Software Corporation through CodersGuild.NET and in partnership with the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and National ICT Confederation of the Philippines (NCIP). 

One student in the team is the top scorer besting 60 participants from universities all over the country. 

The PPC is an annual programming competition that aims to identify talented entry-level programmers in the country by utilizing an automated assessment tool, localized for the specific needs of the Philippine software industry. 

The PPC has opened the competition to all 3rd and 4th year college students taking up courses in programming. 

For this run of the competition, participating student teams composed of ten (10) members representing colleges and universities from different parts of the country, took the PPC 2017 examination individually. Individual scores per team were tallied and six teams with the highest average score were named finalist. 

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The six colleges and universities that got into the final were Holy Angel University, Technological Institute of the Philippines-QC Campus, University of the Cordilleras, University of Cebu-Banilad Campus and Cebu Institute of Technology-University.

The competition 1st placer was a IT student team of the Technological Institute of the Philippines - Quezon City Campus.
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