Kolkata, Aug 30 (Calcutta Tube/IBNS) Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading IT services, business solutions and outsourcing firm, announced that the 2010 Kolkata edition of TCS IT Wiz – India’s largest tech quiz for schools – will be held on Friday at Kala Mandir, here.
The Regional rounds of TCS IT Wiz this year will be held in Chennai, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Coimbatore, Pune, Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, Kochi, Lucknow, Delhi and Mumbai. This nationwide event is expected to reach over 200,000 students.
TCS IT Wiz is open to school students studying from Class 8 – 12 (including PU students).
The Regional rounds will be followed by a National Finals in December where the winning teams from the 12 Regional rounds will compete for TCS IT Wiz National Champion title.
Commenting on the event, Sridhar Bakshi Head, TCS Kolkata operations said, “TCS IT Wiz is an excellent platform for Information Technology for the young and inquisitive minds. Over the years we have learnt that quizzing can be another powerful teaching-learning tool. It is fun, exciting, participatory, and outside the classroom environment.”
The 2010 TCS IT Wiz Regional winners will walk away with laptops and the runners will be rewarded Netbooks. The 6 finalists will also receive prizes from TCS ranging from backpacks, MP3 players, headphones, t- shirts, caps and water sippers .
The Quiz will focus on application of Information Technology across various sectors such as world of Internet and unique web sites, IT buzzwords and acronyms.