University Computer Club (NSUCC), the biggest and most successful
club in North South University, was started from 1994. Different
activities were organized over the years since the club was started
and Soft Fair was one of them. The annual ‘Soft Fair’ was organized
from 3-5 August, 2006 at the
Bashundhara City. It was the 7th ‘Soft Fair’. The aim of the fair
was to encourage consciousness in the ICT sector among the youth of
our country. It is the biggest IT fair organized by students in the
Dr. Hafiz G A
Siddiqi, vice chancellor of NSU anteceded the fair as chief guest
and Dr. SAM Khairul Bashar, pro-vice chancellor of the university,
was also present as special guest on August 03. The fair was
sponsored by Bashundhara Group and BDCOM Online was the official
celebrated the 7th anniversary of the soft fair. The fair
mainly focused on hardware, software
and telecommunication sectors of ICT which developed by the
leading IT industries, software or hardware companies,
telecom service providers and university students
there is a huge gap between IT professionals and students because
the students of IT have little idea about the professional level.
This gap is creating problems in our job
market. We should have found out what exactly the IT companies want
from them. On the other hand, IT companies don’t know the actual
capability and strength of the Computer Science & Engineering or
Telecommunication Engineering graduates.
As a result IT graduates are facing
problems in our country and they are not getting justices to their
qualities. So many of them remain jobless or don’t get any suitable
job, Said Sayeda Madehaa Bokhari, the convener of the fair
and the former In Charge 2004-05 of NSUCC, on the conversation of
Nari Jibon ICT Journalist. She also told that the object of this
fair will try to remove this gap between IT
professionals and students. Here the students would touch with the
reality and the IT professional would have a clear concept with the
were totally 32 companies, universities and training
organizations in the fair. Several companies exhibited
their latest technologies, some hardware merchant introduced
new products and the students from various universities
established their own projects.
BDCOM online showed off their
Automatic Vehicle Location System (AVLS. By using AVLS the
users can identify the accurate location of their vehicle
throughout the country.
the students from North South University (NSU) displayed an
advanced version of their bomb-diffuser robot "Shadeen,"
that can move a bomb away to a safer location for
Students from Dhaka University displayed a
multiplayer version of the card game Hearts that four persons can
play together over a network.