Bhubaneswar, October 25 (odisha.in) Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading IT services, business solutions and outsourcing firm, announced that the 2007 edition of TCS IT Wiz - India’s largest interschool IT Quiz – will kick off in Bhubaneswar on November 4, 2007.
The scale of the TCS IT Wiz has been expanded further this year with the quiz visiting 11 cities across the country. This years’ inaugural edition of IT was started in Chennai in August and moved to Bangalore, Kochi, and Hyderabad. After Kolkata the event will be held in Bhubaneswar for the first time.
The TCS IT Wiz will also take place in Ahmedabad, Delhi, Lucknow and Pune in the next two months. This nation wide event is expected to reach out to more than 12,000 students across the country.
The 2007 TCS IT Wiz winners will walk away with laptops and the runners will be rewarded with iPods. The 6 finalists will also receive gift hampers from TCS and watches from Titan.
TCS IT Wiz strives to enhance IT awareness among students, keeping them abreast of the latest developments in the world of IT, as information technology plays an integral role in today’s society and economy.
"TCS IT Wiz, has been a spectacular talent show in other cities demonstrating the technology-focus of this new generation.” said Manoj Panda, Head of TCS Bhubaneswar.
"We are delighted to add Bhubaneswar in this years’ Nationwide TCS IT Wiz which provides a platform for hundreds of youngsters to telescope into the world of corporate IT, to sharpen their competitive spirits, to experience certainty in the joy of knowledge sharing. “
The Bhubeswar edition of the TCS IT Wiz will be held on November 4, Sunday at PAL Heights, J/7,Jaydev Vihar Road, Bhubaneswar, 751013. It is open to school students studying from Class 8 – 12. There is no entry fee. Only the first 300 registered teams will be allowed to participate.
TCS IT Wiz acts as a catalyst to trigger a passion for technology among students, which is the objective of the program.