Fostering team work among students

BANGALORE: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), and the Board for IT Education Standards (BITES), an autonomous agency promoted by Government of Karnataka in association with IT industries, are ro

Published: 12th March 2012 09:32 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 06:33 PM   |  A+A-

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BANGALORE: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), and the Board for IT Education Standards (BITES), an autonomous agency promoted by Government of Karnataka in association with IT industries, are rolling out the third edition of the Engineering IT Quiz — TCS Tech Bytes.

The quiz is open to engineering students of all streams in the state.

Speaking about the programme, Professor R Natarajan, chairman of BITES said, “We introduced this programme in collaboration with TCS two years ago.

This is an important initiative that enhances technology awareness among students and provides them an impetus to showcase their talent and succeed in their careers.” N Ganapathy Subramaniam, president of TCS Financial Solutions said, “TCS TechBytes encourage engineering students to develop an understanding of the world of business and technology which is changing at a fast pace.

The programme aims at fostering teamwork, competitive spirit and quest for knowledge among college students, as they are the emerging generation of architects, leaders and entrepreneurs.” Each institution can send 10 teams (two-members per team) to participate in the regional finals of the quiz through an internal selection process.

There is no participation fee.

Entries have to be sent by the respective institutions on or before March 22 to the co-ordinator, BITES-TCS IT Quiz, BITES, No.

9, ground floor, UNI Building, Thimmaiah Road, Millers Tank Bed, Bangalore 560052.

E-mail is bitesitquiz@gmail.com.

The quiz will focus on application of technology across various sectors and aspects such as the technology environment, the business, its people, new trends, legends, etc.

It will also focus on emerging areas such as cloud computing, telecom, biometrics and robotics, besides covering personalia — international and national, software products, history of IT and areas where IT has made an impact

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