UBIT wins ProBattle for the third time in a row

By Rehan Ahmed on
April 24, 2016
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IBA’s annual IT Olympiad, ProBattle, concluded on the 17th of April, Sunday, after attracting almost 850 participants from all over Karachi. Being a student of Bachelors in Computer Sciences at IBA, our writer – Rehan Ahmed – was on site to cover the event as a part of a Media Partnership between ProBattle and TechJuice.

The 3-day event arranged by the university’s Computer Science society is one of the biggest tech-focused university events of Pakistan and plays host to a number of student gurus in the fields of programming, data designing, web development, FIFA, Counter Strike and a lot more. This time, the event consisted of a total of 18 competitions and a prize money of 500,000 rupees, bringing in teams from a number of universities as well as colleges and schools.

Below is the list of winners and runner-ups,

  • Mortal Kombat
    Winner: Sameer Nasir, Iqra University
    Runner-Up: Tariq Rathore
  • FIFA
    Winner: Usama Qasim, IBA
    Runner-Up: Owais, Aga Khan University
  • Logo & Poster Design
    Winner: Abdul Subhan, UBIT
    Runner-Up: Syed Tabish Ahmed, UBIT
  • Business Idea
    Winner: Nascent, UBIT
  • Pseudocode
    Winner: Triple A, Habib University
    Runner-Up: UBIT Juniors
  • Software Exhibition
    Winner: Logic 3
    Runner-Up: Dextrous Infinity, UBIT
  • Web Development
    Winner: Smartins, Sir Syed University
    Runner-Up: Dtech-sir syed, whitewalkers-szabist
  • Robowars Real Steel
    Winner: Whiplash, DHA Suffa
    Runner-Up: Darwin, DHA Suffa
  • Network Design
    Winner: Malik Shahroz Awan, Mozair Anwar (Dawood University)
    Runner-Up: Tahir, Taimoor Ahmed, Sir Syed University
  • Data Analytics
    Winner: Abdul Subhan UBIT
    Runner-Up: Kamran Tariq, UBIT
  • Database Design
    Winner: Straight Outta MySQL, FAST
    Runner-Up: Brute Force, IBA
  • Speed Programming
    Winner: Fegit, FAST
    Runner-Up: Codezilla, FAST
  • Robowars Mindstorm
    Winner: Team West Indies
    Runner-Up: Team Green
  • Counter Strike
    Winner: Intex, Karachi University
    Runner-Up: amigos, IQRA University
  • DOTA 2
    Winner: Team Butchers, ISRA University
    Runner-Up: Under Dogs Club
  • Logic Hunt
    Winner: Sufiyans, DHA Suffa
    Runner-Up: HACK, Habib

Note: The winner and runner-ups for the photography competition aren’t confirmed yet. We’ll be updating the article when we get the confirmation from ProBattle’s management.

Karachi University’s Umaer Basha Institute of Information Technology (UBIT), with the most number of winner and runner-up awards, was awarded the final trophy of ProBattle16. This is the third year in a row that UBIT has won it, solidifying its spot as one of the leading IT universities in Pakistan. Their’s were also the loudest cheers in the prize distribution ceremony held on Sunday as they took over the stage to celebrate their win.

Ripe with excitement, the competition also played host to a number of exceptional young talents. One mention-worthy highlight of the event was a group of students from Grade 6 and 7 who managed to beat out all the other competitors including college graduates in the RoboWars Mindstorm competition, arranged by a small young robotics startups called “Stemers”.

Image Credits- Hammad Photography

 
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