TCS IT Wiz 2015 Pune edition on October 6

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The Pune edition of TCS IT Wiz, India’s biggest inter-school quiz, organised by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions will be held on Tuesday October 6 at Yaswantrao Chavan Natyagruha, Kothrud, Pune.

There is no entry fee. School students studying in class 8-12 are eligible to participate in the event. Each institution can send a multiple teams of 2 member each to participate.

TCS IT Wiz 2015 is held across 15 locations in India – Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Indore, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune and Visakhapatnam. The IT Wiz will be making its debut in Visakhapatnam this year.

Entries have to be sent through the respective institutions before October 3 to Suchita Mantri, TCS IT Wiz Coordinator, Tata Consultancy Services, 54 B Hadapsar Industrial Estate, Hadapsar, Pune 411013 India. For further details contact: 09228808304/8698867297 or can register You can also follow us on Twitter: @TCSITWiz

Quiz format: The top six teams from the written preliminary round will qualify for the regionals finals. Only the top scoring team from each school will be called on stage in the event of multiple teams from the same school qualify for the final. The winner from the Regional finals will contest in the in the Mega Finals held in December. The winning team along with an escort will be flown to Mumbai.

Prizes: The Regional champion this year will walk away with an iPad air each while the runners-up will be rewarded an iPad mini along with a specially designed trophy and medals. The 6 finalists will also receive an array of prizes from TCS ranging from laptop bags, sippers, headphones, pen drives, and selfie stick with blue tooth. The Regional champions along with an escort will also fly to Mumbai for the Finals.

Tweeporting: The regional finals will have a Twitter contest for all the participants and the top two tweeple with the highest tweets on the day of the Quiz will receive a selfie stick, pen drive and headphone in each city.

Tweet and earn points: The twitter contest will also involve a point earning system with each tweet. The Top three highest scorers across the 15 cities from July 31 to December 10, will win themselves gift voucher worth Rs.15,000, 10,000 and 5000 respectively.

To facilitate students of other locations a live webcast of the Regional finals has been organised. The web streaming of the Regional finals can be viewed on: .


The quiz aims to build awareness and emphasize the importance of IT skills, and has sought to bring in a paradigm shift in the world of quizzing with a mix of intelligent and interesting questions from the world of Information Technology. TCS IT Wiz will primarily focus on application of Technology across various sectors and aspects, including technology environment, the business, people, new trends and legends.

· Emerging areas such as cloud computing, Internet of Things, telecom, biometrics and robotics.
· World of internet and unique websites, IT buzzwords and acronyms.
· Areas where IT has made an impact – education, entertainment, books, multimedia, music, movies, internet, banking, advertising, sports, gaming, social media, and world of mobiles
· IT Personalities – Global, national and local, brands of IT and communication companies, software products and brands, the history of IT as well as its humorous side

About TCS IT Wiz

TCS IT Wiz, a ‘knowledge Initiative’ started in 1999, is the biggest inter-school IT Quiz in India for students of class 8-12. The quiz aims to build awareness and emphasize the importance of IT skills. This will enable students to look at technology through a whole new perspective. In today’s society and economy, IT plays an integral role and is a key enabler for success in diverse fields. The quiz platform works as an effective supplement to the computer science and IT, as most of the questions researched for the quiz are beyond the academic areas compelling the students to look beyond the text books.

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