TCS IT Wiz 2018Mumbai edition on October 7
India’s largest tech quiz for schools to reach out to 12 cities across the Nation. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions firm, announced today that the Mumbai edition of TCS IT Wiz 2018 – India’s largest technology quiz for schools will be held in Mumbai on Sunday, October 7, at Indian Education Society, Manik Sabagraha,Opp Lilavati Hospital, Bandra Reclamation, Mumbai.
School students studying in class 8-12 are eligible to participate in the event. Each institution can send multiple teams with each team consisting of two members. There is no entry fee.
TCS IT Wiz2018 will be held in 12locations in India – Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Indore, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Nagpur and Pune.
Entries have to be sent through the respective institutions on or before October 5, TCS IT Wiz Coordinator, Tata Consultancy Services, (TCS House) Raveline Street, 21 DS Marg, Fort, Mumbai – 400001. Phone: 022-67789093/9081 or you can register online: www.tcsitwiz.com.
Quiz format: The top six teams from the written preliminary round will qualify for the regionals finals. Only the top scoring team from each school will be called on stage in the event of multiple groups 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 six 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 organised. The web streaming of the Regional finals can be viewed on www.tcsitwiz.com.
The Quiz will mainly focus on:
- Applications of Information Technology across various industries and sectors including technology environment, the business, people, new trends and legends.
- Areas where IT has made an impact – web, education, entertainment, books, music, movies, banking, advertising, sports, gaming, social media and world of mobiles.
- IT Personalities – Global, national and local, brands of IT and communication companies, software products and brands, the history of IT as well as its humorous side of Information Technology
- Emerging areas such as cloud computing, AI, automation, biometrics, robotics, the world of the Internet, unique web sites, IT buzzwords and acronyms.
- An exclusive round on TCS @50 capturing five decades of excellence
About TCS IT Wiz
TCS IT Wiz, a ‘knowledge Initiative’ started in 1999, is the biggest inter-school IT Quiz in India for students of class 8-12. The quiz aims to build awareness and emphasise the importance of IT skills and enable students to look at technology from a holistic perspective. In today’s society and economy, IT plays an integral role and is a key enabler for success in diverse fields. The quiz platform works as an effective supplement to the computer science and IT field, as most of the questions researched for the quiz are beyond the academic areas, compelling the students to look beyond the textbooks. As a pioneer in the field of IT quizzing, the TCS IT WIZ has brought a paradigm shift in the world of quizzing with a mix of intelligent and interesting questions, as well as the introduction of new technology concepts such as software-based rounds, gamification and animation. You can also follow us on Twitter: @TCSITWiz
About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS)
Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation that has been partnering with many of the world’s largest businesses in their transformation journeys for the last fifty years. TCS offers a consulting-led, cognitive powered, integrated portfolio of IT, Business & Technology Services, and engineering. This is delivered through its unique Location Independent Agile delivery model, recognised as a benchmark of excellence in software development.
A part of the Tata group, India’s largest multinational business group, TCS has more than400,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $19.09 billion for the year ended March 31, 2018, and is listed on the BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) and the NSE (National Stock Exchange) in India. TCS’ proactive stance on climate change and award-winning work with communities across the world have earned it a place in leading sustainability indices such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), MSCI Global Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Emerging Index. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com.