Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and the Department of Electronics, IT, BT and Science and Technology, Government of Karnataka, announced that registrations for the 24th edition of the TCS Rural IT Quiz program are now open. The event is part of Bengaluru Tech Summit 2023.
The quiz will be a combination of online tests, and virtual and physical quiz shows. Students from Class 8 to 12 from smaller towns and districts across India are encouraged to participate. The quiz is not open to schools within city corporation limits.
The quiz will focus on the application of technology across various sectors and aspects such as: the technology environment, the business, its people, and new trends. It will also cover areas where IT has made an impact – banking, education, entertainment, books, multimedia, music, movies, internet, advertising, sports, gaming, social networking, and the world of mobiles.
There will be eight Regional Finals across India. The winner of each Regional Final will be invited for the National Finals at Bengaluru during November. All the Regional winners and runners-up will receive gift vouchers of Rs 10,000 and Rs 7,000 respectively. The National winner and runner-up will receive TCS education scholarships of Rs 100,000 and Rs 50,000 respectively. All Regional and National finalists will also receive prizes.
Registration: Students can register for the quiz on: https://iur/ls/tcsruralitquiz2023reg before 21 September, 2023.
TCS has been organizing the Rural IT Quiz since the year 2000 in association with the Department of Electronics, IT, BT and Science and Technology, Government of Karnataka. The objective is to enhance IT awareness amongst students from smaller towns and districts across India, keeping them abreast with the latest developments in the world of technology. The program has reached over 20 million students till date and is recognized by the Limca Book of Records as the first IT Quiz for rural students in India.