Vietnamese students to compete in Samsung Collegiate Programming Cup final

Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 08:32

Vietnamese best contestants honoured at the Samsung Collegiate Programming Cup 2019. — VNS Photo

Samsung Viet Nam Mobile R&D Centre (SVMC) on Friday held the Samsung Collegiate Programming Cup 2019 (SCPC 2019) and announced the 10 best contestants to represent Viet Nam in the final round, which will take place in South Korea on July 30.

The final will feature 150 contestants out of 6,200 entrants from South Korea, India and Viet Nam, competing for four hours in advanced mathematics and data structure challenges.

The SCPC 2019 witnessed an increase in the number of competing contestants both internationally and in Viet Nam.

Kim In Soo, vice president of Samsung Electronics Viet Nam, general director of SVMC said: “We are profoundly proud that Viet Nam registers the highest-scoring students for two years in a row. This is the proof that Vietnamese students’ level is equal to that of South Korean’s and Indian’s. They are the future generation of Viet Nam, who will continue to showcase Viet Nam’s wisdom prowess in the international competition by their talents, characteristics and efforts.”

At the award ceremony, Samsung Viet Nam honoured the 28 best Vietnamese contestants and the 10 best contestants that will be sponsored to participate in the final round on July 30. They will also be prioritised when applying for jobs in Samsung Electronics.

Over the years, Samsung Viet Nam has organised various IT competitions for students, especially in programming and algorithm skills. Besides finding quality human resources, these competitions also show Samsung’s commitment to helping Viet Nam develop high-quality IT human resources. — VNS

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