Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, announced the winners of the Bangalore edition of TCS IT Wiz. It is India’s biggest inter-school technology quiz and was held on Thursday, 8 August.
This year, at TCS IT Wiz 2019, Bangalore witnessed participation from over 1250 students from class 8-12. The guest of honor was Rajendra Kumar Kataria, Secretary to Government, Agriculture Department (Government of Karnataka). Sunil Deshpande, Delivery Centre Head, Bangalore, Tata Consultancy Services, distributed the prizes.
The winners walked away with a trophy and gift vouchers worth Rs 60,000/-. They will go on to represent Bangalore at the National Finals in Mumbai, where they will compete with 11 other regional champions. The runners up were rewarded with gift vouchers worth Rs 40,000/- along with specially designed medals. Four finalist teams also received gift vouchers worth Rs 5,000/-.
Aimed at building awareness about the growing significance of technology skills, this strongly-contested, annual quiz infused tech trends used animation to keep the audience and the participants at the edge of their seats. Quizmaster Giri ‘Pickbrain’ Balasubramanium took the contestants through five buzzer based rounds – Data Scientist, Data Analyst, Tech PatriOT and Block the Chain. An exclusive round on TCS was also held. The questions focused on the application of information technology, the business, people, new trends, and legends.
Similar regional contests have been planned at 11 Indian cities including Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Indore, Nagpur, Bhubaneswar, Kochi, Delhi, Mumbai and Pune. Last year, the quiz saw entries from 13,908 students from 1,206 schools across the nation.Posted in Campus, News