Knock Knock...If you got 'IT' in you, its TCS at the door. Take the IT Wiz Quiz to challenge the other techies from schools from all over Hyderabad. Tata Consultancy Services, is hosting India’s largest inter-school IT Quiz in the city on August 19, 2006.
With a view to promote IT awareness and encourage young talent, TCS launched the country’s first ever inter-school Information Technology Quiz for schools in 1999 in Bangalore. Subsequently the quiz was extended to other cities, and this year is taking place in Hyderabad along with 7 other cities - Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, Kochi, Pune, Delhi and Lucknow.
The winners of each of these 8 cities will participate in the National Finals to be held at Mumbai.
It is open to school students studying from Class 8 to 12 (including Pre-University students). The Quiz will focus on world of internet and unique websites, IT buzzwords and acronyms, IT Personalia, Advertisements of IT and Communication companies, software products, companies, brands, history of IT etc., besides the areas where Information Technology has made an impact such as education, entertainment, books, multimedia, internet, banking, advertising and sports will also be covered during the quiz. Noted Quizmaster Giri Balasubramaniam aka Pickbrain will host the quiz.
Each institution is allowed to send multiple teams (two-members per team) to participate. School uniforms are a must to participate. Only the first 350 registered teams will be allowed to participate in written preliminary round of the Quiz. Six best teams from the preliminary round will qualify for the finals. Entries must be sent through the respective institution on or before August 17.
The regional winners will walk away with a lap top and flight tickets to participate in the National Finals in Mumbai, while the Runner up will win nano iPods each. The six regional finalists will also get travel bags, t-shirts, CD case, travel mug and coffee table books from TCS, in additon to fastrack watches from Titan. There will be prizes for the best team name, best cheering squad and attractive audience prizes too.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS) is the world leading information technology consulting, services, business process outsourcing and engineering services organization that envisioned and pioneered the adoption of the flexible global business practices that today enable companies to operate more efficiently and produce more value. With over 70,000 of the world’s best trained IT consultants located in 35 countries, TCS is uniquely positioned to deliver its flexible world class services seamlessly to any location.
Please contact Nimesh Varma of TCS At 92462-90091 for further details.