IIT-Madras tops regional round of Nobel quiz

The Bangalore regional round for the Sweden — India Nobel Memorial Quiz, to be held in New Delhi on November 16, was held in the city on Wednesday.

Published: 03rd October 2013 10:19 AM  |   Last Updated: 03rd October 2013 10:19 AM   |  A+A-

The Bangalore regional round for the Sweden — India Nobel Memorial Quiz, to be held in New Delhi on November 16, was held in the city on Wednesday.

A team of three students from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras won the Bangalore round.

However, the second and third places were bagged by Sapthagiri College of Engineering and PESIT, Bangalore, respectively.

The regional round was open to all college teams.The intercollegiate quiz competition is organised every year as part of the Sweden — India Nobel Memorial Week, which celebrates the spirit of the Swedish philanthropist Alfred Nobel.

Apart from Bangalore, the regional qualifying rounds will also be held in Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune, Mumbai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad and New Delhi between October and November.

The national winners will win a paid trip to Sweden, where they will get to visit the headquarters of partner companies, universities and the Nobel Museum.

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