Prestige Institute of Management, Gwalior organized the 8th National Level Software Testing Workshop & Contest, a 3 (three) day event on 29st September - 01st October 2016. Dr. Dharmendra Singh Kushwaha, Associate Professor, MNNIT, Allahabad was the Chief Guest for the event. The event was coordinated under the supervision of Prof. Nitin Paharia & Prof. Vani Agrawal. Total participation in the event was of 148 students from various institutes of national and local level.
The first session was conducted by Dr. D.S. Kushwaha on Basic Concepts of Software Testing. Post Lunch session was delivered by Mr. Rahul Kulkarni, QA Test Lead, TestYantra Software Solution, New Delhi on the need of quality software.
Second day started with a theory session on Test Case Writing by Mr. Rahul. Post lunch session was dedicated to Introduction to Automation and Selenium by Mr. Diganta from TestYantra Software Solution. This session was held in Computer Lab with hands on practice done by the students.
On the third day of the event a Software Testing Contest was held so that the participants could display the skills learnt during two days workshop. 117 students participated in the First Round of the Contest that was based on objective questions related to software testing, out of which 51 qualified for the Second Round in which problems were given and contestants had to write defects for them. 16 contestants qualified the Second Round and competed in the third round to write test cases and also log the defects in the application.
Prof. D.C. Tiwari, Professor, School of Studies in Physics, Jiwaji University, Gwalior and Dr. Joydeep Dhar, Associate Professor, IIITM, Gwalior were Judges for the contest. Based upon the contest three winners have decided.
First prize of Rs. 5000/- was won by Mr. Genius Kavre (MCA, MITS, Gwalior). Second prize of Rs. 3000/- was won by Mr. Shubham Dwivedi (BCA V, PIMG). Third prize of Rs. 2000/- was won by Ms. Jyoti Batham (BCA V, PIMG)