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Certiport Names 2016 Microsoft Office Specialist India Champions

Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Winners Invited to Orlando, Florida, USA for World Championship

New Delhi, INDIA – 21 May 2016

Certiport (www.certiport.com), a Pearson VUE business, today announces the 2016 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) India Champions in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint, culminating the popular technology skills competition in New Delhi, India. Thousands of entries were received and 136 students competed in the final round by taking a unique competition exam in their track.

The 2016 Microsoft Office Specialist India Champions are:

  • Shreyash V. Mishra, Word 2013
  • Parth Mankad, Word 2010
  • Aniket Vibhandik, Excel 2013
  • Daksh Jaglan, Excel 2010
  • Songi Kim, PowerPoint 2013
  • Sarfaraz Ansari, PowerPoint 2010

“These students have worked hard to master Microsoft Office programs and we congratulate them on a job well done in earning certification and representing India,” said Alok Lall, Director, Microsoft Office Marketing, Microsoft India.

The MOS India Championship is the only one endorsed by Microsoft, providing a platform for students to showcase their expert skills using Microsoft Office tools and gain the upper hand in today's competitive academic and professional marketplace.

“The MOS India Championship gets more exciting every year as more students participate from all over India to prove their expertise,” said Hari Balachandran, Sales Director, Certiport. “Our students have done very well at the World Championship in the past and we believe they will make us proud once again. Earning MOS certification helps them to prepare for academic and workforce success, and the competition is an opportunity to get extra recognition.”

The six first place champions each won prizes and an invitation to compete in Certiport’s 2016 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship from 7-10 August 2016 in Orlando, Florida, USA.

For more information visit moschampionship.com/INDIA.

About Certiport

Certiport, a Pearson VUE business, is the leading provider of certification exam development, delivery and program management services delivered through an expansive network of over 14,000 Certiport Authorized Testing Centers worldwide. Certiport manages a sophisticated portfolio of leading certification programs including: the official Microsoft Office Specialist certification program, the Microsoft Technology Associate certification program, the Microsoft Certified Educator program, the Adobe® Certified Associate certification program, the Autodesk Certified User and Autodesk Certified Professional certification programs, the Intuit QuickBooks Certified User certification program, and the IC3 Digital Literacy certification. Certiport reliably delivers over three million tests each year throughout the secondary, post-secondary, workforce, and corporate technology markets in 148 countries and 26 languages worldwide. For more information, www.certiport.com or follow Certiport on Twitter at www.twitter.com/certiport.

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