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First Time in History HEC Pakistan & Microsoft to Organize Imagination Cup

Microsoft Imagination Cup Pakistan

First time ever in history of Pakistan, Higher Education Commission(HEC) Pakistan in teaming up with Microsoft. Together HEC and Microsoft aims to bring Imagine Cup Technology to Pakistan Student. The Microsoft Imagination Cup Started back in 2003  with an opportunity for students and young innovators from all around the world to bring their ideas and imagination to life. It gives them a chance to show that how their technologies and software solutions will change the world. Since then every year many idea are coming to surface by young students.

Microsoft Imagination Cup Pakistan

Microsoft’s Imagine Cup is happening in Pakistan for more than a decade now. It is an incredible opportunity for the youth of Pakistan to participate and utilize their potential and passion towards creating technological solutions, their Final Year Projects and compete to win $100,000. With prizing that includes mentorship opportunities with industry leaders, an Azure grant and cash, Imagine Cup can help you take your project to the next level.

Microsoft Azure, an open, flexible, enterprise-grade cloud computing platform, will be required for all the projects.

Registration Process for Imagination Cup

  1. Create Account or join an Imagine Cup team. Imagine Cup teams are made of up to three eligible students. You can create a team from your profile page.
  2. Register for the Competition. Azure is required for all projects ( Get FREE Azure for Students or Visual Studio Dev Essentials)
  3. Submit your project. You can submit and check the status of your entry from your Account page. The plan of submission for both regional and national finals of Pakistan is given below.

Pakistan Imagine Cup Schedule

The teams will first compete at the regional level and then the winning teams will qualify for national level. A mix of judges from both academia (as directed by HEC) and industry evaluates the solutions during both rounds.

During both national and international levels, the evaluations will be made on the basis of deliverables submitted on Imagine Cup site. The requirements are: Project title, description, proposal, software, software instructions and video OneDrive URL. (The video should be a maximum of 3 minutes in length).

For more details and Rules about Imagination Cup you can check this link here.


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