MOS training program is collaborative venture of HEC (Higher
Education Commission) and Microsoft Pakistan aiming to incite the
Microsoft Office proficiency among students and instructors for
escalation of classroom progression and course effectiveness.
In this regard HEC has arranged five day training on Microsoft Specialist certification at Resource Center Murree, from 30th May – 3rd June 2016,
to train faculty members of different universities. Mr. Zubair Gill
(Microsoft Certified Trainer) delivered training on MOS, Mr. Eng.
Touqeer Khalid from HEC organized it, and Mr. Ali Hafeez from Microsoft
Pakistan Administered Certification Exam activity.
Training schedule is as follows:
Day01: Introduction to MOS Exams and
importance/need of the MOS certification leading to training on
Microsoft Word application.
Day02: MS Word certification Exam and training on Microsoft Excel application.
Day03: MS Excel certification Exam and training on Microsoft PowerPoint application.
Day04: MS PowerPoint certification Exam and training on Microsoft OneNote application.
Day05: MS OneNote Certification Exam and certificate distribution among all participants.
Microsoft has also created
digital repository for every university, named “Microsoft Imagine
Academy”. The repository includes: Skills and knowledge development
resources, Pedagogy development, Faculty/Students certification
vouchers and Microsoft's Educator Community. Students and faculty
members can register themselves to various certification courses and
get prepared for the certification including MOS (Microsoft Office
Specialist), MCE (Microsoft Certified Educator), and MTA (Microsoft
Technology Associate). HEC has issued 10 certification vouchers for
faculty and 500 certification vouchers for student to each university
of Pakistan. One certification voucher is worth of 90$. After getting
certification a faculty member will become Master Trainer and would
have to conduct trainings on MOS for the other faculty members and
students of the particular university. Ms. Erum Afzal from NUST-SECSE
has attended MOS training as Master trainer. She has successful
completed certifications on all application.
Microsoft Office Specialist Training at SEECS
completion of MOS Training and Certification Program Ms. Erum Afzal has
conducted Microsoft Office Specialist Exam preparation training in two
sessions in Farabi lab SEECS from 07th June 2016 to 15th June 2016
for the Under Graduation students of SEECS. In each training session
students were trained on three basic applications of Microsoft Office
comprising MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. After training of each
application Microsoft certify Exam was taken. 24 Students of SEECS are
now MOS certified in all three applications.
Statistics of results are
MS Word 83%( 30 students appeared in Exam and 22 have passed the Exam),
MS Excel 88%(16 appeared in Exam and 14 have passed the Exam), and MS
Power point 96%( 24 appeared and 23 have passed the Exam) Main
objective of the training was to prepare students for MOS National
Championship Exam. 12 students from NUST- SEECS have been selected in
National Championship round among 118 Students from all universities and
schools. All students who have passed certification Exam will receive
Microsoft Official certification.
Microsoft Office National Championship for Islamabad region
The TEC Education
Foundation, in collaboration with HEC Pakistan and Microsoft Pakistan,
has conducted Microsoft Office National Championship for Islamabad
region at Certiport Authorized testing Center Farabi Lab, NUST-SEECS,
on Friday, June 24, 2016.
Mr. Muhammad Farhan from Certiport Islamabad,
Mr. Ali Hafeez from Microsoft Pakistan, Mr. Fahad Satti, Mr. Ubaid Ur
Rehman, Ms. Erum Afzal along with ITS team from NUST- SEECS have
organized this Activity.
National Championship round
was based on Merit List from Certiport, (USA. Based). Top 118
Students from all universities and schools at National level with the
highest score in the least time taken during exam conduction were
selected. 34 participants out of 38 from various universities including
12 participants from NUST in Islamabad Region, participated in this
certification exam. Certification Exam was taken on three application
of Microsoft office including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint using both
2013 and 2010 versions. According to HEC guidelines the university
students were only allowed to participate in the 2013 version of
Microsoft Office applications.
After completion of the National Championship round, held on 24th June 2016 in
TEC EDUCATION FOUNDATION–KHI & NUST–ISB. Certiport’s – the
examining body provided results giving details of marks scored, time
taken in giving exam in seconds.
Based on this data the TOP 18 National Champions were selected across Pakistan.
Students of NUST SEECS managed to clinch all 3 top position in the PowerPoint 2013 section.
National University of Sciences & Technology
77-422: MOS: Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2013