TCS Wiz Quiz, India’s largest tech quiz for school students, being organised by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), will be held here on October 10.
The event would be conducted at the IMA House, near the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium at Kaloor in which students from Class 8-12 can participate, TCS said in a press release here.
Last year, over 1000 students participated in the quiz here. Each institution can send eight teams (two members per team) through the respective insitution before Oct 5 to the TCS IT Wiz Quiz coordinator, Tata Consultancy Services, Tejomaya, Infopark.
The quiz would focus on application of IT across various sectors—internet and unique web sites, IT buzz words and acronyms, IT Personalia-International, national and local and software products.
Last year, TCS also launched a dedicated website for the quiz.
The quiz, which has already been held in Bangalore, Kolkata and Bhubaneshwar in July-August, will be organised in Chennai, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Delhi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Pune. The nationwide event is expected to reach out to 200,000 students.
The winners would be awarded laptops, while the runners would get cameras and digital photo frames.
Commenting on the event, Santosh Kurup, Delivery Centre Head, TCS Kochi, said the company aims to get school students excited about IT and its possibilities. The quiz aims to enhance IT awareness among students.