Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) hosted India’s biggest inter-school quiz TCS IT Wiz on Friday, July 31, at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Basheerbagh. The free contest witnessed over 1000 participants from various schools students studying in class 8-12 across Hyderabad.
After 5 rounds of quizzing at the Regional finals Siddarth B. Rao and Upamanyu Dutta from Sri Chaitanya Jr. Kalasala, S R Nagar won the title. The Regional champions this year walked away with an IPad air each while the runners-up represented by Priyansh Shandilya & Aakashdeep S from Sri Chaitanya School, ECIL won an IPad mini each along with a specially designed trophy and medals.
The 6 finalists who had made to the Regional Finals after the written preliminary round also received an array of prizes from TCS ranging from Laptop Bags, Headphone, Selfie Sticks with Bluetooth, Sipper and USB Pen Drive.
The prizes were distributed by the guest of Honour Mr. Jayesh Ranjan IAS, Secretary, IT, Electronics & Communications Department, Government of Telangana along with V. Rajanna, Vice President and Regional Head of TCS-Hyderabad.
The regional finals had a Twitter contest for all the participants and the top two tweeple with the highest tweets received a selfie stick, pen drive and headphone each. The Twitter contest witnessed 2659 no of tweets.
TCS IT Wiz 2015 is organised across 15 locations in India. The IT Wiz is making its debut in Visakhapatnam this year.