Ma l i y a d e v a C o l l e g e , Kurunegala, won the first place of the ‘IT Mastermind 2017’ Inter School Quiz Competition organised by the Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) and fully sponsored by ESOFT METRO CAMPUS Pvt Ltd. Accordingly, the Rs. 500,000 being the prize for the winner, and the set of computer peripherals worth Rs. 300,000 prize for the winner’s school were presented to the Principal of Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala by the Group Managing Director of ESOFT Group of Companies Dr. Dayan Rajapakse and the Computer Society of Sri Lanka chairmen, Yasas V Abeywickrama. Second place was awarded to Thursten College Colomobo, in the third place was St. Alocious College Galle.
Thousands of schools from all districts in Sri Lanka entered this quiz competition and after a grueling contest that lasted for 3 months and several strenuous rounds, where Maliyadeva College Kurunegala bagged the first place. All the preliminary rounds and the final round of the quiz competition were telecast over the Independent Television Network (ITN). The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) is the apex body representing ICT Professionals in Sri Lanka, and is working with national responsibility for the upliftment of the ICT field of the country.
The entire financial sponsorship for the ‘IT Mastermind Quiz Competition 2017’ is from ESOFT METRO CAMPUS. ESOFT is the largest private sector higher education in Sri Lanka with the most number of students and Branches Island wide, where arrange of programmes can be followed under one roof at very competitive prices. ESOFT is sponsoring the ‘IT Mastermind Quiz Competition’ as uplifting the ICT knowledge of students and the general public has become an important national need.