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Aptech Computer Education, Qatar’s Leading Information Technology and Multimedia Training Provider for over 21 years, recently inaugurated its Latest state-of-the-art Training Facility in Duhail (next to Twar Mall). Aptech Qatar, having its HQ on D-Ring Road, has embarked on an ambitious growth plan to establish Training Facilities in strategic locations around Qatar, Duhail Center being the first of many.

Abdulrahman Hamad Almana (Director, M H Almana Group), Ninad Karpe (CEO-MD, Aptech Global), and Manoj Megchiani (CEO-MD, Aptech Qatar) inaugurated the Facility in the presence of local dignitaries, M H Almana Group Managers and Staff. The event was followed by a felicitation ceremony & lunch at the Radisson Blu Hotel, honoring the efforts of the Managers and Staff of Aptech Qatar in establishing the new facility.

Career Seminar and Graduation Ceremony September 2015

Aptech Global partnered with Middlesex University of the UK to host a Career Guidance Seminar called Career Quest 2015 for the students of Aptech Computer Education and Arena Multimedia in Qatar. Mr. Amartya Ray, Manager of Marketing & Recruitment of Middlesex University, Mr. Mayur Prasad, Marketing Head of Aptech Global, and Mr. Kiran Deo Choudhary, Manager of Aptech Qatar, spoke on Further Education and Career Opportunities available to students after completing their Information Technology and Multimedia studies at Aptech and Arena. Mr. Manoj Megchiani, CEO-MD of Aptech Qatar, delivered a keynote speech and announced the planned opening of the new Aptech Centre in Duhail. The Seminar concluded with the Graduation of 65 students, who were awarded Certificates in Software Engineering, Networking, and Multimedia-Animation. Another 120 students were given Certificates and Trophies for participating in the Techno Minds Competition. About 400 people attended the event.

In the first week of June, Aptech Qatar organized its annual technology based competition called “Techno Minds 2015”. More than 75 students participated in the competition enthusiastically. Results of the competitions are exhibited below:

Career Seminar and Graduation Ceremony September 2015
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Aptech Celebrates 20 Years of Excellence in Qatar APTECH GLOBAL, in alliance with MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY of UK, recently hosted a Career Guidance Seminar called CAREER QUEST 2014 for students of APTECH COMPUTER EDUCATION & ARENA MULTIMEDIA in Qatar. Mr. Anoose Faris, Manager of Operations at Middlesex University in UK, and Mr. Pravir Arora, Executive Vice President of Aptech Global, spoke about Further Education and Career Opportunities available to students after completing their Information Technology and Multimedia studies at Aptech and Arena. Mr. Manoj Megchiani, CEO-MD of Aptech Qatar, delivered a keynote speech on the occasion of Aptech’s 20th Anniversary in Qatar. Mr. Kallol Mukherjee, Assistant Vice President of Aptech Global International

Business spoke about the growth of business and the contribution of Aptech in promoting quality education during the 20 successful years in Qatar. The Seminar was well received by an audience of 500 Students, Parents and Guests. It was followed by an extravagant Graduation Ceremony during which 82 Graduates were awarded Certificates in Software Engineering, Networking, and Multimedia-Animation. 114 students were also awarded Certificates & Trophies for participating in the Techno Minds Competition. Mr. Kiran Deo Choudhary, Manager of Aptech Qatar, was presented with The Best Performing Centre (MENA) Award for 2013-2014 as well as a Gold Plaque for becoming the LONGEST SERVING APTECH CENTRE IN THE WORLD and Successfully Completing 20 Years in Qatar.

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Aptech Qatar wins Top Honors at World Leadership Summit APTECH QATAR COMPUTER EDUCATION CENTRE has won top honors in Dubai at the recently concluded APTECH GLOBAL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT. A Gala Awards Evening showcased the Global Family of over a 1000 APTECH & ARENA Centres. While Pakistan, Nigeria and Vietnam took away majority of the awards for their encouraging performances, it was QATAR who took the mother-of-all-awards for a “PERFORMANCE PAR EXCELLENCE” in recognition for setting and maintaining new global standards in Operations and Performances year after year.

APTECH QATAR is not only a pioneer and a leading educator in the field of Information Technology, Multimedia-Animation and Soft Skills Training, but also the oldest International Centre in the Global Family, celebrating 20 years of success in Qatar this year. APTECH offers a wide range of learning solutions to a variety of clients ranging from individual professionals to Corporations.

In photo: Aptech Qatar’s Managing Director Manoj Megchiani & Public Relations Director Khalil Sabbagh (Centre) receiving the PERFORMANCE PAR EXCELLENCE AWARD from the Pro-Vice Chancellor of Middlesex University UK Professor Raj Gill (left), and CEO-MD of Aptech Global Ninad Karpe (right) at the award ceremony.

Picture shows: Megchiani-One Toastmaster Club Members with Toastmasters District Officials. Megchiani-One Toastmasters celebrated their 100th meeting recently at the aptly chosen "Century Hotel" in Doha recently. Megchiani-One, sponsored and supported by Aptech Qatar was founded in 2003 to promote Public Speaking and Leadership skills amongst its students and staff. Since 2008, the membership has been open to all.

The meeting was called to order by Sergeant-at-arms Sajil Prasad and formally opened by Club President Abhik Kumar Das. Royan Justin was the Master of Ceremonies for the evening.

Guest Speaker Sheik Abdul Kader kept the audience in splits with his Humour. Club Founder Manoj Megchiani invited stalwarts Sonny Varghese, George Thomas and Rammohan Rai to the stage to jointly acknowledge the contribution of the Division-E officials in supporting the Club to achieve this milestone.

Seen in photo: Group of graduates with the staff and officials of Aptech & Middlesex On 28th September Aptech Worldwide with Middlesex University London held a Career Guidance Seminar for the students of Aptech Computer Education & Arena Multimedia in Qatar. Professor Dr. Raj Gill, Pro-Vice-Chancellor & Regional Director of Middlesex University and Mr. Pravir Arora, Executive Vice President of Aptech Global spoke on various options for further Education and Career paths available to the students after completing their Information Technology and Multimedia studies at Aptech & Arena.

The Seminar was well received by an audience of over 450. The Seminar was followed by an extravagant Graduation Ceremony during which 60 Graduates were awarded Certificates in Software Engineering, Networking and Multimedia. Other than graduates, 64 Participants & Winners of The TechnoMinds Contest also received Certificates & Trophies during the event.
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Techno Minds Competition - May 2013 In the pursuit to help students showcase their IT Skills and unleash their Creative Best, Aptech Qatar recently organized its annual “Design and Development” Competition called “Techno Minds 2013” for its students. Several students enthusiastically participated in the competition. Following participants have been declared the winner of their respective category by the judges: Pencil Drawing: Fatima Nazir, Avra Chowdhury, Dominic Emmanuel Alamares. 3d Design: Nihan Rashid, Fatima Nazir, Aisha Iqbal. Graphics Design: Divine Grace Uzeil Errazo, Jannie Rose O.Hernandez, Khadija Waseem. Presentation: Sadafnaurin Safdar Zahid, Sahar Abdelmunem Mohammed, Motih M. Mahdi Abo Char. Website Design: Sabahat Yousuf, John Emir Magboo Mia, Niha Noor Mohammed. Website Development: Amna Inam, Mike Jodhanne Hermoso Tapia, Mohamed Muzathik Meerasaiboo

Aptech Qatar is EXIN Accredited Examination Center now We are glad to announce that Aptech Qatar has achieved the feat of becoming the first EXIN Accredited Examination Center in State of Qatar. An Accredited Examination Center (AEC) is an organization that has a contract with EXIN to conduct specified examinations supplied by EXIN.
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Aptech Qatar is a C++ Institute Authorized Academy Aptech Qatar has become the C++ Institute Authorized Academy from March 2013, to offer C & C++ Certification Courses under the guidelines of C++ Institute. The C++ Institute (www.cppinstitute.org) works in collaboration with PEARSON - world leader in the field of Education and Professional Certifications.

PEARSON VUE provides verification of knowledge by conductingexaminations in C & C++ to award International Certificates.

Bowling Tournament orgainized by Aptech Qatar Aptech Qatar recently organized a Bowling Tournament called “Bang on Target” at the Qatar Bowling Centre for its students as part of its Edusports activities. More than 80 students and staff members of Aptech Qatar participated in the tournament. The winning team’s individual player was awarded “The Best Team – Player” trophy where as the highest scorer amongst all the players was presented with “The Top Scorer” trophy.

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Desert Safari for Aptech Qatar Students – December 2012 Aptech Qatar organized a full-day Desert Safari for its students as part of their extra-curricular activities. Students & staff enjoyed dune bashing in the South Qatar desert. They played volleyball, went for sand-boarding, enjoyed tranquility, sunbathed and relaxed in Bedouin tents with traditional seating.

Vegetarian and non-vegetarian barbecue meals were served to the picnickers. The onset of winter and a little drizzle made the fun-filled day memorable for the adventurers.

Aptech Qatar hosts Career Guidance Seminar & Graduation Ceremony APTECH GLOBAL in alliance with MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY of UK recently held a Career Guidance Seminar called CAREER QUEST 2012 for students of APTECH COMPUTER EDUCATION & ARENA MULTIMEDIA in Qatar. Professor Dr. Raj Gill, Pro-Vice-Chancellor & Regional Director of Middlesex University, Mr. Ninad Karpe, CEO & MD of Aptech Global, and Ms. Margaret Curran, International Regional Manager, Scottish Qualification Authority of UK, spoke on various options for further Education and Career paths available to students after completing their Information Technology and Multimedia studies at Aptech & Arena.

The Seminar was well received by an audience of over 425. The Seminar was followed by an extravagant Graduation Ceremony during which 75 Graduates were awarded Certificates in Software Engineering, Networking and Multimedia.

Other than graduates, 45 Participants & Winners of The TechnoMinds Contest also received Certificates & Trophies during the event. Aptech Qatar regularly organizes extra curricular activities and informative seminars for the benefit of its students.

Awards for Aptech Qatar APTECH QATAR COMPUTER EDUCATION CENTRE has won top honors at the APTECH GLOBAL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2012 held in Bangkok. The prestigious summit showcased the Global Family of over 3500 APTECH & ARENA franchise owners from all over the world. Out of five awards won by APTECH QATAR, the two are of outmost significance namely “ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARD” and “BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARD”.

Seen in photo: Manoj Megchiani - CEO MD & Khalil Sabbagh - PR Manager (Both of Aptech Qatar), receiving the ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARD from the Chancellor and Pro-Vice Chancellor of Middlesex University, UK at the award ceremony.

Techno Minds: Design and Development Competition APTECH QATAR recently organized a competitionin “Design and Development” called “Techno Minds” for its students as part of students’ all-round development activities. Many students participated in the competition.Following students have been declared the winners of their respective category by the jury: Pencil Drawing: Nihan Rashid, Sara Ali Al Mullah, Sabahat Yousuf 3d Design: Zainab Hussain Modan, Rosalie M. Mariano, Erica Ann Villanueva Ramos Graphics Design: Tareq A. Al Salmi, Nihan Rashid, Dennis A. Sabangan Website Design: Sabahat Yousuf, BurhanTanveer, IhsanullahNiaz Presentation: Abdullah Humayun, Rajae El Yahyaoui, Mohammad Shahid Manihar

Football Tournament held by Aptech Qatar On Saturday 3rd March 2012, APTECH QATAR held Football Tournament for its students named “FOOTBALL MADNESS” on the playground of Sumaya Primary Independent School for Girls located between “THE MALL” and “STANDARD CHARTERED BANK” on D-Ring Road.

Teams taking part in the tournament included Gharafa GOLDEN BOOTS - Team White, Grounds’ SUPER CRUISERS - Team Yellow, Al-Sadd ROYAL ARMOURS - Team Gray, Aptech IMMORTALS - Team Green, Al-Ahli FALCONS - Team Red, and Riyal DOHA DRAGONS - Team Blue. Each team played 11 players. All the teams played each other and the top two teams, Riyal DOHA DRAGONS - Team Blue and Aptech IMMORTALS - Team Green marched to the final. After tough and punishing 20 minutes, Aptech IMMORTALS - Team Green emerged as a winner. The winning team was presented with a trophy to treasure.

Aptech Qatar organizes Seminar on IELTS February 23, 2012, Aptech Qatar organized a Free Seminar cum Orientation Session on preparation for IELTS Examinations. The Seminar was conducted by Oren Packiasothy - the Examination Services Officer at British Council Qatar. The seminar commenced at 2.00 pm and lasted for about an hour. During the seminar, participants were enthusiastic to ask all sorts of questions about the IELTS examination from the presenter. Oren’s impressive method of query handling was appreciated a lot by the audience. He also provided a FAQ sheet about IELTS examination and a Date Sheet for Year 2012 Examinations. Overall the seminar was a great success, and concluded with the audience giving thanks to the presenter and Aptech Qatar.

Aptech Qatar welcomes New Year 2012 in Desert Aptech Qatar, on 31st December, organized a Desert Safari for its students as part of their extra-curricular activities. Students & staff enjoyed dune bashing taking an exciting adventure over the amazing sand dunes of the South Qatar desert. Students played volleyball, went for sand-boarding, enjoyed tranquility, swam in the inland sea, sunbathed and relaxed in bedouin styled tents with traditional seating. BBQ meals, soft drinks & water were served to everyone to make the safari even more enjoyable.

Octo-Fiesta @ Aptech Qatar In the last week of October, Aptech Qatar organized one of the mega events of the year, a competition in Designing and Programming, called Octo-Fiesta, in which more than 100 students enthusiastically participated.

Competition topics included Hand Drawing, 2D designing in Adobe Photoshop and illustrator, 3D designing in 3DS Max and Maya, Website designing in Macromedia DreamWeaver and Software Programming in ASP.Net. The objective of the competition was to scoop out ideas from the young minds of the students and appreciate their talent.

All participants displayed a remarkable flair for this competition. Participants and winners will be awarded Certificates and Trophies sooner only.

Aptech Qatar hosts Seminar and Graduation Ceremony APTECH WORLDWIDE in alliance with MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY of UK, recently held a Career Guidance Seminar called CAREER QUEST 2011 for students of APTECH & ARENA in Qatar. Mr. Kallol Mukherjee, International Business Head – Aptech Worldwide, and Professor Dr. Raj Gill, Pro-Vice Chancellor & Regional Director - Middlesex University, spoke on various options for Further Education and Career paths available to students after completing their Information Technology and Multimedia studies at Aptech & Arena. The Seminar was well received by an audience of 350 over the weekend. The Seminar was followed by an extravagant Graduation Ceremony during which 50 graduates were awarded Certificates in Software Engineering, Networking and Multimedia. Aptech Qatar regularly organizes extracurricular activities and informative seminars for the benefit of its students.

University Conducts Presentation University of Portsmouth (UOP) recently made a presentation to students of APTECH QATAR at the APTECH CENTRE on D-Ring Road. During the presentation, UOP explained how APTECH & ARENA students can earn credits from APTECH and ARENA certificate courses to pursue their higher education for Bachelors Degree from University of Portsmouth.

Arena students visit Printing Press Students of ARENA QATAR, the multimedia and animation division of APTECH QATAR, recently visited the Gulf Publishing & Printing Company, publishers of the GULF TIMES NEWSPAPER, as part of APTECH'S educational industrial visit program.

Students were excited to learn about the multimedia process used by the Newspaper & Media Company and how it relates to the skills they are currently learning at ARENA QATAR as part of their Multimedia Professional Training Course. APTECH Director Manoj Megchiani stated that such industrial visits help students get a better understanding of how to employ their knowledge in the real world. The ARENA QATAR students, accompanied by teachers, were warmly welcomed by senior officials of GULF TIMES.

University Conducts Presentation APTECH Qatar hosted their new annual event Carnival 2011 to award Certificates, Trophies and Gifts to the students who participated in ARENA Graphics Competition “TEKHNI”. The students also participated in a Quiz Contest “BUZZER BATTLE”. 38 students enthusiastically participated in TEKHNI whereas 4 teams each consisting of 4 members made it to the final of BUZZER BATTLE. More than 200 students turned up at the event to cheer their friends. Winners of the different categories were presented Laptops, Digital Photos Frames, Multimedia Speakers, Trophies and Certificates. The Contest and Prize distribution ceremony was immediately followed by a Cultural show and a sing-and-dance event. The event concluded with staff and students dinning together. Aptech Qatar regularly organizes sports, cultural, informative and leisure events for an all-round development of its students.

Tekhni 2011 Arena Design Competition The Multimedia department of Aptech Qatar showed some real good design talents in the recently organized Tekhni 2011(Design Competition).

Around three dozen students participated in this competition to create a great advertisement for a company using some popular multimedia softwares. The day was colourful and the students were enthusiastic about the competition. The Arena department is expecting the number of participants to extrapolate in their next upcoming events.

Aptech Qatar goes on a vacation to Desert Safari APTECH QATAR organized a Desert Safari Trip for the Aptech family on 28th of January. The trip was planned by a popular safari tour operator QIA.The various joy rides included Dune bashing, Sand boarding, VolleyBall, Quad Bikes, Camel Rides and just to add to the flavour of fun a nice barbeque Dinner served hot. The day percieved the bonding of the aptech family at large.

Aptech Eleven goes Cricket Aficionado The day was 10 December, the time was 2.00 pm and the place was Al Saad Stadium, Qatar. The cricket enthusiasts cheered up Aptech for a really hefty battle against Qatar Riders in Chennai Trophy.

Aptech Eleven scored a charged up 90 runs of 12 overs. The match comprised of couple of good overs, wickets, and catches and a few good innings for the batsmen.

Aptech Qatar organized Bowling Tournament APTECH QATAR organized Bowling Tournament 2010 for its students just before EID AL ADHA holidays. Fun and frolic filled event witnessed 105 students participating excitedly in the tournament out of which 9 smashed to victory to win trophies and prizes in various categories. APTECH QATAR regularly organizes sports, cultural, informative and leisure events for all-round development of its students

Aptech Qatar wins top Honors at World Summit APTECH QATAR COMPUTER EDUCATION CENTRE has won Top Honors at the recent APTECH GLOBAL SUMMIT in the Pink City of Jaipur. The Summit showcased the Global Family of over 3200 APTECH & ARENA Franchise owners from the Americas, Africa, Europe, Middle East and Australasia. While ever improving Vietnam picked up the majority of the performance Awards, Qatar won the only award that really mattered.. APTECH QATAR Director Manoj Megchiani was on hand to personally receive awards for the BEST PERFORMING CENTRE & THE No.1 COMPUTER TRAINING CENTRE IN THE WORLD for 2009.

Despite the economic downturn in 2009, APTECH QATAR recorded its best performance figures ever since starting operations in Qatar in 1994. APTECH QATAR is the only specialized I.T. Learning Solutions provider in Qatar offering Computer Soft-skills, Networking, Software Engineering and Arena Multimedia courses, all under one roof.

Seen in the picture at the Awards Ceremony (from left to right) are Ninad Karpe, CEO & MD - APTECH GLOBAL, Manoj Megchiani, Director - APTECH QATAR, & Anuj Kacker, COO - APTECH GLOBAL.

Aptech Qatar organized Desert Safari Tour Aptech Qatar organized Desert Safari Tour. Students enjoyed roller coaster ride on the sand dunes, barbeque food & Sand boarding. Nearly 100 students enjoyed the day.

Avatar 3D at the City Centre ARENA Multimedia Academy, a division of APTECH QATAR, recently organized a special show of the blockbuster movie AVATAR 3D at the City Centre for its students as part of its Edutainment Activity. Students of ARENA not only enjoyed the movie, but also analyzed the technology used in the making of AVATAR. ARENA Multimedia Academy specializes in the teaching of Multimedia and the use of it in developing print and motion pictures. Students at ARENA are trained to qualify as an “all-round” Commercial Multimedia & 3D Animation Specialists ready to work within any industry that employs Multimedia Technology for its presentations.

Aptech Qatar organized Bowling Tournament Aptech Qatar organized a Bowling Tournament for its students at Qatar Bowling Centre last week. The fun-packed event saw 110 students actively participate in the Tournament, from which 3 teams come out victorious in various categories to win prizes and Trophies. Aptech Qatar regularly organizes sports, cultural, informative and leisure events for all-round development of its students.

Arena Multimedia Creative Design Competition Winners of “Arena Multimedia Creative Design Competition” with their trophies. Competition received overwhelming response from students and parents appreciated the event organized by Aptech Qatar Computer Education Centre for its students.