About the Competition
This year the YCS competition is stepping successfully into the 19th consecutive year as the new normal and using a virtual platform to reach out the student to enable them to participate without any obstacles.
YCS Helpful tips
Guidelines for students by UCSC judges to avoid errors while submitting or presenting projects in order to help students to successfully complete the project and to experience the outcome of this competition
2019 winners’ statistics and past YCS winners
Nominations for APICTA
FITIS is one of the key economies representing APICTA from Sri Lanka and have been nominating school students to represent Sri Lanka at the global level to demonstrate ICT innovations
YCS Competition 2022
Registrations closing on
JULY 31st 2022
The Federation of Information Technology Industry Sri Lanka (FITIS) was set up in 1996 with the purpose of giving a much-needed focal point for the ICT industry in Sri Lanka. Today, FITIS is the apex body of the ICT sector in the country covering all major industry segments such as Hardware, Software, Training & Education, Communication and Professional. FITIS which has been actively contributing towards changing the landscape of Sri Lankan ICT industry during last two decades has many “firsts” and “bests” to its credit. FITIS is committed to foster a healthy growth of the industry focusing on resolving policy issues, lobbying with state authorities, co-operation and alignment with regional & global industry bodies & promoting harmony & innovation within the ICT industry. FITIS has been organized the Young Computer Scientist (YCS) competition for the last 19 consecutive years successfully.
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YCS competition is conducted by FITIS in associated with MoE for more than a decade with the objective of identifying young talents island wide and create avenue for them to perform at national and international level. YCS competition is recognized as one of the National Level Competition by MoE. The winners are announced by the MoE and the YCS award ceremony is conducted every year jointly by FITIS and MoE
UCSC plays a vital role during the competition for more than a decade. UCSC provides its facility for evaluating and judging process. Senior and assistant lectures along with academic staffs, undergraduates and academic and industry experts are involved during this process