SLIIT Academy- Mobile App Challenge 2019

SLIIT Academy- Mobile App Challenge 2019

Mobile App Challenge 2019
“Mobile App Challenge 2019” is a software competition organized by SLIIT Academy (Pvt.) Ltd. This year’s competition is based on “Connectivity” and it focuses on the way that Information Technology is used in the contexts of sharing knowledge, providing a platform for learning, improving skill levels of the students, promoting open access, uplifting lives, and the like. After successful Mobile App Challenge 2018, the competition is now open to schools in the Western province.

Objectives
➢ To inspire students to explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).
➢ To encourage creative problem-solving approaches.
➢ To engage students in collaborative leaning.

Eligibility
Internal students who are studying in the Western Province government or private schools from grade 10 onwards are eligible to apply for the competition. Those who have completed G.C.E. (A/L) are also allowed to compete under this category.
Team Guidelines and Requirements
a) Each team should consist of maximum 5 members.
b) One team from one school.
c) The App should be your own work.
d) Applications should be designed only using the tools introduced in the workshop.
e) The selection is based on the evaluation criteria.
f) The decision of the judges will be final.

Evaluation Process
The competition is open to school students in the Western Province and organized in two rounds as follows;
a) Preliminary rounds (February-March)
In the preliminary rounds registered groups are invited for a one-day session where they get hands-on with software tools, project management techniques and guidelines to improve their soft skills. In the preliminary rounds groups will be short listed based on an oral presentation and demonstration on the idea and the initial design. The short-listed groups will progress to the App contest.
b) Mobile App contest (May-June)
The selected groups will present their final solution to judges and out of the best projects, the best three projects will be selected based on an oral presentation and demonstration.
Selection Criteria
• Importance
• Functionality
• Originality
• Innovativeness
• Presentation
• Group work

Prizes
Out of the 8 short-listed projects, the best 3 teams will receive cash prizes and certificates. Outgoing teams will receive certificate of participation. Category Amount (Rs.)

CategoryAmount (Rs.)
1st Prize50,000/=
2nd Prize30,000/=
3rd Prize20,000/=



Timeline Week Task Date/Period

WeekTaskDate/Period
Week 1Team RegistrationClosing date 12th March 2019
Week 2,3First Round Workshops
Groups submit their proposals with initial design
March – April
Week 5 Notification of shortlisted teams April
Week 9Final Round (Mobile App contest)May – June


Registration
The duly filled registration form should be scanned and forwarded to the following email address.


Dr. Yasas Jayaweera, Coordinator Mobile App Challenge 2019
Subject: Mobile App Challenge 2019
Email – yasas.j@sliit.lk Phone – +94 117 543600 Ext. 3610

Contact Us for more information
Nideshika Ellepola Iresh Bandara
Email – nideshika.e@sliit.lk Email – iresh.b@sliit.lk
Phone +94 117 543600 Ext. 3670 Phone +94 117 543600 Ext. 3670