Bhubaneswar: The Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions firm, is going to organise India’s largest technology quiz competition for school students— TCS IT Wiz 2018, Bhubaneswar edition—on September 7 at PAL Heights here.
School students studying in class 8-12 are eligible to participate in the event without paying any entry fees. Each institution can send a maximum of 15 teams with each team consisting of two members.
TCS IT Wiz 2018 will be held in 12 locations in India –Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Indore, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Nagpur and Pune.
The aspiring candidates are requested to send their entriesthrough the respective institutions on or before Friday, August 31, 2018 to Quiz Coordinator, TCS IT Wiz, Tata Consultancy Services, IT/ITES SEZ Plot-35, Chandaka Industrial Estate, Patia, Bhubaneswar – 751024 or can register online: www.tcsitwiz.com.
Quiz format: The top six teams from the written preliminary round will qualify for the regional finals. 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 winning team from the Regional finals will compete in the National Finals.
Prizes: The Regional champion this year will walk away with Rs. 60,000 worth gift voucher while the runners-up will be rewarded Rs. 40,000 voucher along with a specially designed trophy and medals. The 6 finalists will also receive an array of prizes from TCS ranging from Gym bag, Multifunctional music torch with blue tooth speakers and Wireless outdoor speakers along with tcs50 pen drive.
Twitter contest: The regional finals in each city will have a Twitter contest for all the participants. The top two highest tweets and the best “tweet of the day” will receive a Multifunctional torch along with Smart Music Flower Pot with Bluetooth Speaker and LED Night Light.
To facilitate students of other locations a live webcast of the Regional finals has been organized. The web streaming of the Regional finals can be viewed on: www.tcsitwiz.com.