Event JunkIT: PUCIT Holds SoftExpo 2017


Punjab University College of Information Technology recently concluded its annual two-day software exhibition from the 13th of May to 14th May 2017.

The exhibition hosted over 700 students from 48 universities from all over the country. Academic institutions of Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar, Multan, Sargodha, Faisalabad and Sahiwal included PUCIT, UET, GCU, COMSATS, LUMS, NUST, FAST, UCP, VU and FCCU.

SoftExpo 2017 was inaugurated by the Punjab Higher Education Commission [PHEC] Chairperson Prof Dr Nizamuddin and Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir. The event was organized by the PUCIT ACM Student chapter; over 25 experts from tech companies and academia were also present at the event.

The features at the expo included the final year software projects, speed programming, online gaming, intelligent software agents [code bots] and graduate research etc. Student’s coded bots in real time at the Code Bots competition, mean while at the Graduate Research corner students showcased their MPhil/PhD research work through three-minute theses presentations, poster sessions, and code bots, online gaming and scavenger hunt competitions etc.

A panel discussion was also held on “The Secrets of Successful Entrepreneur” moderated by Sadeeqa Riaz Khan.