|Case Study: Md. Monzurul Haque|
Name: Md. Monzurul Haque
Trainee ID: 1118421
Course: Web-presence Solutions & Implementations (WPSI)
Position: Team Leader
Employer: Logic Software Ltd.
Arts Graduate Becomes an IT Professional
Md. Monzurul Haque wanted to study science but was forced to study Arts because educational expenses were relatively lower for studying Arts than Science. His father was a farmer and struggled to bear the expenditure of his eight member family. Monzurul knew it would not be easy to get a job after graduating from Islamic Studies under National University. In such uncertain circumstances, the IDB-BISEW IT Scholarship intake advertisement caught his eyes gave him a ray of hope.
Monzurul applied for the IT Scholarship but failed to get through the screening tests the first time. Learning from his mistakes, he tried again and succeeded He was very devoted to his studies in the scholarship programme and completed the WPSI course successfully in 2011. Even before completing his course, he got a job as a Junior Software Engineer in Logic Software Ltd competing with over 50 CSE graduates. Based on his performance, he was promoted to the position of Senior Software Engineer and is now working as the Team Leader at the same company. He draws a handsome salary of Tk. 50,000 per month.
Monzurul is proud to be an IT professional having an educational background in Arts. He believes that the IDB-BISEW IT Scholarship programme made it possible for him to achieve a professional career with unlimited growth opportunities. Strict rules, proper monitoring, and industry oriented course content helped him and many others to convert from Arts and Commerce background to a full-fledged IT professional.