UGX is famous among the gaming society of Pakistan for numerous reasons, one of them being
its energizing and heart pumping gaming atmosphere, rarely found in other events. Three days
and nights of non-stop gaming are nothing less than a roller costar ride for much valued
participants. From crowd chanting hilarious slogans to morale boosting buck up calls
from team mates, UGX promises to create a thrilling, yet challenging atmosphere.
Improvements and special arrangements are made every year to make it an even better
gaming experience for the best gamers of Pakistan.
UGX, an ultimate experience of three days and two nights, participants are charged nominal and affordable registration fee to provide an ultimate environment for gaming and great value for money. To facilitate participants, pick and drop service is provided to interested participants from various major cities like Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Peshawar. Depending on number of members in each team, rooms in student hostels are allotted to provide healthy respite. All the games are played on consoles and only the most sophisticated desktop computers. Depending upon the game, few extra gadgets are also provided.
UGX hosts a wide variety of games from first person shooter like Counter Strike - Global Offensive
to the action packed Tekken series. Every year different games are being added or dropped in
the list as per the current trends and choices in the gaming world but Counter Strike, Call of Duty
and Defence of the Ancients (DotA) are one of those games that have made their mark and their
status and popularity is never decreased.
Following games are available for participants in UGX
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NETRONiX, credited to be the largest and most active technical society of GIKI, has been entrusted
the task of administering and maintaining one of the largest LAN setups in the country, leaving no
stone unturned to achieve an immaculate system. Keeping in view the international trends, members
of NETRONiX have conducted several networking workshops to help GIKI students better understand the
network they operate within.
ANC serves as a talent hunt in the networking arena of Pakistan by holding networking seminars and workshops on server/router configurations, network designing, network security and network troubleshooting.
This year, NETRONiX is taking ANC to a whole new level by introducing two separate modules for the participants to give them more variety in their learning experience.
Both the modules will be conducted within a period of two days and the participants can register for the modules of their choice beforehand.
Here, the participants will learn networking from scratch. They will be given lessons from Networking
101 course and they will cover the basics of networking theory.
They will get hands on experience using Linux operating system and its basic commands.
The purpose of this module is to give a basic understanding of how a computer network works will all the networking topologies involved.
For users who want to take networking to the next level, this is introduced as an advance networking
Participants will get hands-on experience setting up a network lab. They will be taught how to configure DHCP and DNS servers on their own. They will have command on configuring Cisco and Juniper switches.
The emphasis of this module will be more on hands on experience than on theory in order for the participants to learn more quickly and effectively.
The theory will, however, be covered in parallel with the practical work.
Tech Talks is the part of the event where experts will be debating and speaking on different
topics of technical interest about domains that are still under development.
The topics for this years Tech Talks are as follows:
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SnP is an intra GIKI gaming event held by NETRONiX once a year. The event has become one of the most engaging things in the GIKI calender. Participants include students and even faculty members who form teams and bring their crowd support to make this an unforgettable weekend. Neon lights, loud music, crowd uproars and player celebrations build an atmosphere that's bound to make you want more. SnP has a wide variety of games that are played. From PC heavyweights such as CSGO, Call of Duty and Dota 2 to slightly more casual offerings like Need For Speed and Blur. Console games like FIFA and Tekken 7 which are bound to make the crowd hold their breath as they watch. Followed by mobile games like PUBG and COD Mobile that create an unreal atmosphere where everyone in the arena is your opponent. The list of games available is constantly being updated to make sure we never go stale.
SnW is a recently introduced intra GIKI gaming event held by NETRONiX once a year. The event has the games, the crowd, the players and the hype. But here's the catch, it takes place completely inside student hostels. Containing all the excitment of our other events but in a more casual enviroment where there isn't a single moment games aren't being played. For 3 days straight, every moment you walk in is filled with an atmosphere impossible to find anywhere else. SnW has a huge array of different games that are played, with the list constantly being updated each year to make sure we provide the best of the best. From PC heavyweights such as CSGO, Call of Duty and Dota 2 to slightly more casual offerings like Need For Speed and Blur. Console games like FIFA and Tekken 7 which are bound to make the crowd hold their breath as they watch. Followed by mobile games like PUBG and COD Mobile that create an unreal atmosphere where everyone in the room is your opponent.
One of Pakistan’s biggest Local Area Network with over 1500 workstations is managed by NETRONiX in
GIK Institute. Not only that, but NETRONiX also manages DC++ ( a peer to peer data sharing platform)
and MirC (LAN messenger).
Introductory workshops, arranged by NETRONiX are held every year for freshmen students who are not familiar with these platforms. These workshops are conducted early in the fall semester to educate these freshmen on the usage of all the platforms and also discuss any issues they might have regarding them.
Apart from the workshops for the freshmen, NETRONiX also arranges regular workshops for the members of the society. Lectures are delivered by highly educated and experienced faculty and senior society members. Interactive lectures are held on topics related to networking and technology to educate the members and improve their skills.