The MCA students from School of Computer & Information Sciences at the University of Hyderabad (UoH) stood among top positions at VERSION’17 which is a National Level Technical Symposium for MCA students, organized by the Department of Computer Applications, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Tiruchirappalli. The event was held during August 19-20, 2017.

The theme of VERSION’17 is “Visnoetic”, based on Cognitive intelligence. There were a total of 25 teams participating in this competition, including teams from various NITs, Pondicherry University and many more.


Overall MCA team of UoH stood among top positions along with NIT, Warangal and Pondicherry University. UoH-team won first position in three events and second position in four events. UoH-team have received total cash prize of Rs. 31,500/-. The team from NIT Warangal, is the overall winner of Version’17 by winning first position in four events.

This year Star Event of Version 2017 is Triumpher (The Ultimate Winner). Star Event is conducted among the best performers of other events and the winner of this event is awarded as the overall performer of VERSION’17. UoH Team Member Mr. Prafull Bajpai has won the Star Event of Version 2017.

The students who went to Tiruchirappalli and participated in VERSION’17 are:

1. Prafull Bajpai
2. Shoaib ul Haque
3. Rinkal Mistry
4. Soumik Saha
5. Arghyadeep Choudhury

The online events and their winners are:

1. Smash and Leap Priyam Singh -2nd Place
2. Hunt Mania Anand Kumar -2nd Place
3. Techtonic Prafull Bajpai, Arghyadeep Choudhury – 2nd Place

The Off-Stage events and their winners are:

1. Crack Back Rinkal Mistry,Prafull Bajpai -1st Place
2. Cognition Quest Shoaib ul Haque, Prafull Bajpai – 2nd Place

The On-Stage events and their winners are:

1. Bizmart Prafull Bajpai, Soumik Saha, Arghyadeep Choudhury -1st Place
2. Triumpher Prafull Bajpai – 1st Place

– by Dr. P V Sai Prasad