Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), announced that the Ahmedabad edition of TCS IT Wiz 2013 will be held on Friday, August 2, at Town Hall, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad. TCS IT Wiz is the biggest inter school IT Quiz programme in India and was started in 1999 as a part of the educational Initiative under CSR. Through TCS IT Wiz, the company aims to get school students interested about IT and the possibilities that it brings for young, inquisitive minds brimming with energy and passion.
The event is open to all Ahmedabad school students studying in class 8-12. There is no entry fee for participation. Each institution is allowed to send multiple teams of two-members each to participate. Entries have to be sent through the respective institutions on or before July 29 to TCS IT Wiz Coordinator, Tata Consultancy Services, 5th and 6th floor, Info tower1, Infocity, Airport road, Gandhinagar – 382009. For further details contact: 079-6671-2677/3096 or can register online: www.tcsitwiz.com.
TCS IT Wiz Format: The written prelims are a common set of 20 questions for all the teams at the venue. Questions are in the oral, visual and audiovisual form. Participants will answer the preliminary written round on pre-printed answer sheets given by TCS.
Final: The top six teams from the written prelim will qualify for final. Only the top scoring team from each school will be called on stage in the event of multiple teams from the same school qualify for the final. The winner from these 6 teams will compete in the Mega Finals to be held in December.
The 2013 TCS IT Wiz Regional champion will walk away with an iPad each while the runners-up will be rewarded a Tablet along with a specially designed winner’s trophy and the runner’s up trophy. The 6 finalists will also receive an array of prizes from TCS ranging from Double Duffle Gym bag, Headphones, USB pen drive, Notebook speakers, and more.The regional finals will also have a Twitter contest for all the participants and two winners will receive a notebook speaker each.
Subject: The Quiz will focus on applications of Information Technology across various sectors such as world of Internet and unique web sites, 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. The Quiz will also cover areas where IT has made an impact – education, entertainment, books, multimedia, music, movies, internet, banking, advertising, sports, gaming, social networking, blogging, cell phones, etc. There will also be an exclusive round on TCS (refer www.tcsitwiz.com & www.tcs.com)
This year through the TCS IT Wiz, the hunt for smart Tech Wizard will be held across 14 locations across the country – Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Indore, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur and Pune. The winners of the Tech Wizard from each of these 14 locations will contest for the “Smart Tech Wizard 2013” title in the Mega finals to be held in December.