The Hindu Young World Quiz starts on October 25 at 11 a.m. at the Sarojini Nataraj Auditorium at Shree Baldevdas Kikani Vidyamandir High School, R.S. Puram.

The 11 {+t} {+h} edition of the Quiz is being held in association with the title sponsors, Velammal Educational Trust.

The grand finale will be held in Chennai on November 25. The quiz is being conducted in 16 centres across the country. The quiz is for students from classes VII to IX. Two students from a school can form a team and a maximum of four teams per school are allowed to participate.

The Hindu will meet the cost of travel, boarding and lodging of the teams and for an accompanying parent or teacher from other centres to Chennai for the grand finale.

Quiz master V.V. Ramanan will host the show. And, I Ads and Events is managing the event. The regional prize winners will get Rs. 15,000 for the first place, Rs. 12,000 for the second place, Rs. 10,000 for the third position and Rs. 2,000 for places four to six.

The winner of the grand finale will get Rs. 50,000, the runner-up will get Rs. 40,000 and the team securing third spot will receive Rs. 30,000. Team finishing four, five and six will get Rs. 10,000 each. In addition to the above, each member of the team winning the grand finale will get a Tata Nano.

HUL Pepsodent is the associate sponsor. The national sponsors are Black Thunder, Eureka Forbes (Aqua Sure), Yo Bikes, Tamil Nadu Mercantile Bank, Gold Winner, Cherry Blossom, Vizag Steel Plant, Reynolds, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Penguin Books, Success Premium Books from Seshasayee Paper and Firefox Bikes. Dabur is the beverage sponsor. The regional sponsors are Zimson Watches, The Shop, Adventure Shoppe, Savithri Photo House, ARC Aqua Puraa, Bananna Slice (India) Pvt. Ltd. and Sri Krishna Sweets.