Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has announced this year’s TCS IT Wiz, India’s biggest inter-school IT Quiz. It will be held on August 13 at the Chowdiah Memorial Hall here.

The written prelims comprise 20 questions for all the teams at the venue, and questions are in the oral, visual and audiovisual formats, a press release said. Participants will answer the preliminary written round on pre-printed answer sheets given by TCS.

The quiz will focus on applications of information technology across various sectors such as world of internet and unique websites, IT buzzwords and acronyms, IT Personalia, international, national and local, advertisements of IT and communication companies, software products and brands, history of IT as well as the humorous side of IT amongst others besides an exclusive round on TCS.

Participation is free and open to all students studying in Class 8 to 12 at a maximum of 10 teams per institution (including pre-university of junior college students).

Entries have to be sent by August 7 to TCS IT Wiz Coordinator, Tata Consultancy Services, 18 Seshadri Road, Gandhinagar, Bangalore 560009. Schools can also register online at www.tcsitwiz.com. Call 080-67246000.