Ryan International School, Kundanahalli, and Delhi Public School, Bangalore South, emerged winners in the Middle and Senior Categories respectively in the Math-e-Magician Challenge Series, an interschool mathematics quiz contest held here.

Some 18 leading schools from across the city participated in this innovative quiz. . The trophy was presented to the thrilled winners by the former NCERT joint director G. Ravindra and Mysore N.M. Rao, retired faculty of mathematics at Regional Institute of Education.

This initiative by NIIT aims at bringing elements of fun, excitement and creativity through the spirit of competition in mathematics, a press release said, adding that the objective of the event was to encourage practical approach to mathematics and to inspire the students to investigate and interact.