Time to rake your grey cells

Published: 08th December 2012 08:49 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th December 2012 08:49 AM   |  A+A-


With an innovative animation software taking inspiration from popular games like angry bird and GTA, TCS IT Wiz is back, as students from 14 regional teams will vie for interesting prizes at a power-packed finale on December 8 at Taj Coramandel here.

Fourteen winners from Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Indore, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur and Pune will engage in the battle of wits for the TCS IT Wiz National Champion title.

A spokesperson for TCS says, “We began with just a few cities, but over the years we have grown to 14 cities and there are close to 17,000 students participating in the quiz in its preliminary stage. In just the city of Chennai we have had 500 teams attempting to book a berth in the quiz.”

The spokesperson adds that the quiz that has made an entry in the LIMCA Book of Records as the nation’s first IT Quiz, has worked on the concept of gaming in great detail for this year’s edition since the current generation of students are lot more involved in the concept of entertainment.

With interesting rounds and questions on areas where IT has made an impact, the Wiz will have questions on education, entertainment, books, multimedia, music, movies, internet, banking, advertising, sports, gaming, social networking, blogging, cell phones, etc.

The prizes for the winners include iPads, Xbox 365, iPods and other interesting range of gadgets.

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