Sankalp Smart School representing India in Adobe Certified Associate World Championship 2016

Sankalp Smart School is creating the global platform ready for its students by exposing them to the perfect blend of top notch technology and abundance of creativity.


Sankalp Smart School

Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) World Championship is an international stage to showcase your creativity and talent. This artistic stage takes students from around 60+ countries who compete for the finale, using Adobe tools. The softwars included for the completion are: Adobe Photoshop (CS 5, CS 6, CC), Adobe Illustrator (CC) and Adobe InDesign (CC). The latest competition will get live at Disney World, Orlando from 7th to 10th August, 2016.

Sankalp Smart School is young and focused education initiative by a group of industry veterans, established in 2014. It caters essential areas of K – 12 segments. To empower the cutting edge technology and latest knowledge of IT Training solutions to its fellow students, Sankalp has partnership with Microsoft, Oracle and Certiport. The Smart School also ventures in multiple fields; employee engagement activities and International Student Exchange programs to name a few.

To select the best talent from India, the competition was held in two rounds. The first round was Regional/Zonal round. The qualified student got invited for the second round at India Championship / National Round. The design art work theme for challenge was Word Water Day using above mentioned tools of Adobe. the final winners list is as follows:

  • 1st Winner is Roshan Shivakumar, Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering, Bangalore
  • 1st Runner Up is Binoy Thomas, Pearl Acacdemy, Delhi
  • 2nd Runner Up is Priyanshu Mukhopadhayay, Pearl Academy, Delhi
  • 3rd Runner Up is Yash Kunder, Reliance Aims, Mumbai

Roshan Shivakumar is awarded with a medal, an all expense paid trip to U.S.A to take part in the World Championships and various gifts. It took place at the annual Sankalp 2016 Adobe Certified Associate India Championship Awards Ceremony conducted on 21st June, 2016.

Sidharth Iyer (Lead Digital Strategist, Redchillies VFX) gave his valuable insights on the importance and growing demand of Graphic Design Professionals in the media and film industry. He reckons Sankalp Smart School for their sincere effort to up bring students caliber on the international standards. Standing tall in the world championship opens up abundance creative options for student’s brilliant future.

Hari Balachandran (Sales Director, Certiport) speaks on the magnitude of earning ACA certification for the positive impact on Employability and Productivity. It builds a global reputation in the creative and artistic industry. This strong foundation leads to enhance creative aspects.

Shankaran Chettur (CEO, Veloces Consulting Services Pvt. Ltd.) shared that their vision to get collaborated with Certiport was the acute one. The pan India completion got overwhelmed constructive response. This design based education approach is the key for next generation students to form their bright future.

Abhijeet Kini (Animator and Comic Creator), famous for the comic character Angry Maushi, shared his experience of the digital world. He was happy that the young artists are getting right platform to showcase their skills internationally. It boosts up the confidence to push the envelope further.

Sankalp Smart School wishes all students to get immense success in their selected profession.


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