Tata Consultancy Services TechBytes 2017 to commence in March for engineering students
BENGALURU, February 16, 2017: Tata Consultancy Services(TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading IT Services, consulting and business solutions organisation, and the Board for IT Education Standards (BITES), an autonomous agency promoted by Government of Karnataka in association with IT industries and educational institutions, are rolling out the eigth edition of the Engineering IT Quiz – TCS TechBytes. The quiz is open for students of engineering colleges (BE/BTech) of all semesters and streams.
Nagaraj Ijari – VP & Head TCS Bangalore Operations said, "TCS TechBytes challenges students to keep pace with emerging technology trends using Quiz as a platform. Understanding technology that would impact the future is important for young engineers to compete in a global environment.”
Commenting on the program, Prof. R. Natarajan, Chairman, BITES said, “We are delighted to partner with TCS and launch the eighth edition of TCS TechBytes. Students participating in the program can benefit from the technology exposure they gain which would enable them to succeed in their careers.
TCS TechBytes, a campus outreach program strives to provide a better understanding of IT to students of all streams of engineering. The objective is to enhance the knowledge and awareness of students and enable them to compete in the fast paced technology intensive industry.
Each institution can send 10 teams (two students per team) to participate in the Regional Finals of the quiz through an internal selection process. There is no participation fee. Entries have to be sent by the respective institutions on or before February 23, 2017 to: firstname.lastname@example.org or The Coordinator, BITES–TCS IT Quiz, BITES, #9 Ground floor, UNI Bldg, Thimmaiah Rd, Millers Tank Bed, Bangalore 560052. Ph: 080 41235889. For more information visit www.bites.org.in or download the android app ‘TCS TechBytes’.
The Regional Level Quiz will be conducted at the following six locations: Mangalore - March 2, Mysore - March 4, Hubli – March 7, Gulbarga – March 9, Tumkur - March 14 and Bangalore on March 21. The State Finals will also be held at Bangalore on March 21, 2017.
Winners at both the Regional and State Finals will receive educational scholarships and other attractive prizes from TCS.
Subject: The quiz will 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 such as: digital, cloud computing, telecom, social media, big data, artificial intelligence, biometrics, mobility and robotics, besides covering personalia – international and national, software products, history of IT and areas where IT has made an impact such as education, entertainment, books, multimedia, music, movies, internet, banking, advertising, sports, gaming, social networking, cell phones, etc.
About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS)
Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation that delivers real results to global business, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT, BPS, infrastructure, engineering and assurance services. This is delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model™, recognised as the benchmark of excellence in software development. A part of the Tata group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 378,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 45 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $16.5 billion for year ended March 31, 2016 and is listed on the BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) and the NSE (National Stock Exchange) in India. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com