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Wednesday, 14 March 2012 09:13

TCS Tech Bytes 2012

The Board of IT Education Standards (BITES) and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Asia’s largest IT company are organising the Second edition of the Engineering IT Quiz – “TCS TechBytes”.

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The program is an initiative to help students understand technology better - in the process help them enhance their lateral thinking process and inculcate the spirit to compete and excel.The quiz would serve as an alternative platform to enhance awareness and confidence levels of the aspiring engineers while bringing them in sync with the current developments in the technology domain through an interactive and engaging quiz platform. “TCS TechBytes” strives to provide a better understanding of IT as technology today is an enabler in diverse fields – be it engineering, medicine, law, sports, science, movie, music, government, automobile and telecommunication. The quiz is open to engineering students of all streams and will be held across Karnataka. It will be hosted by noted Quizmaster ‘Pickbrain’ Giri Balasubramaniam of Greycaps, who also conducts TCS IT Wiz, Rural IT Quiz and Tata Crucible among others.


There is NO entry or registration fee.

Students from all engineering streams in Karnataka are eligible to participate.

Only 10 teams per college (2 members per team) will be allowed to participate.

Completed Entry Forms for Round 2 should be sent to BITES before 22nd March.

Therefore rush the selected teams from your college immediately.


The quiz will mainly 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 eg: cloud computing, telecom, biometrics, robotics, etc.

World of internet, and unique websites, IT buzzwords and acronyms.

Personalia-International,national and communications companies

( eg: Microsoft, TCS, IBM, Dell, Lenovo, Google, Amazon,etc)

Software products, companies and brands. History of IT and the humorous side of IT.

Areas where IT has made an impact - education, entertainment, books, multimedia, music, movies, internet, banking, advertising, sports, gaming, social networking, cell phones, etc.

2012 Schedule

Round 1: College Level ·

The College will select 10 Best Teams (2 members per team) by using the model question paper sent to all institutions. The test should be written as a team (2 students per team). The test should not be answered individually. · The college has to send the enclosed entry form of the selected 10 teams on or before 22nd March to or faxed to 080-41235889, 22207270/1 or courier to the following address The Coordinator, BITES-TCS IT Quiz, BITES, #9 Ground floor, UNI Bldg, Thimmaiah Rd, Millers Tank Bed, Bangalore 560052.Institutions are urged to nominate a coordinator from their institution and provide his/ her contact details (email, mobile, phone nos.) to coordinate with BITES.

Round 2: Regional Finals

Tumkur – 9th April : SIT, Tumkur

Hubli – 10th April : BVBCET, Hubli

Gulbarga – 16th April : Appa Institute of Engineering & Technology, Gulbarga

Mysore – 21st April : SJCE, Mysore

Mangalore – 23rd April, Srinivas Institute of Technology, Mangalore

Bangalore – 26th April : PESIT, Bangalore

Round 3: State Finals

The 6 Regional Winners from Gulbarga,Hubli,Tumkur,Bangalore,Mysore and Mangalore will be invited to participate in the State Finals on 26th April at Dr MRD auditorium, PESIT Bangalore. The winning team will emerge as the Karnataka State ‘TCS TechBytes’ Champion.

For previous year questions : click here

Quiz Master : PICKBRAIN

For Materials : Read my IT Quiz Category, Refer Blitz Book.

P.S:Particpants are requested to post the questions of their regions.It will helps in preparing for can send questions to my mail id or by filling this  form.

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