BITES - TCS TechBytes IT Quiz 2010 for Engineering Students


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


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.

Detailed information on the quiz, rules and entry forms are listed below

Each institution can send 10 teams (2 students per team). A model questions format has been sent to all engineering institutions to select the 10 Best Teams from their college. The entries of the selected students should be sent before 25th March to or faxed to 22207270/1 or courier to the following address

: The Coordinator :
#9, Ground Floor, UNI Building, Thimmaiah Road
Millers Tank Bed, Bangalore – 560 052

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 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 before 25th March, 2010 to: The Coordinator, BITES TCS IT Quiz, BITES, # 9 Ground Floor, UNI Building, Thimmaiah Rd, Millers Tank Bed, Bangalore 560 052. Alternately you can email it to or fax us to 22207270/1.

Round 2: Regional Finals
The Regional Level Quiz will be conducted by the Quizmaster at the following places:
 Gulbarga – 12th April
Venue: Appa Institute of Engineering & Technology, Sharana Basaveshwar,
Institune Complex, Brahmapur, GULBARGA-585 103
 Hubli – 15th April
Venue: B V B College of Engg. & Technology, Vidyanagar, HUBLI-580 031
 Tumkur – 17th April
Venue: Siddganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur-572 103
 Mysore – 26th April
Venue: Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engg, JSS Technical Institute
Campus, Mysore-570 006
 Mangalore – 28th April
Venue: Srinivas Institute of Technology, Merlapadavu, Valachil, Farangipete
Post, Mangalore – 574 143
 Bangalore – 30th April
Venue: RV College of Engineering, R V Vidyanikethan Post, Mysore Road,
Bangalore - 560 059

imageRound 3: State Finals
The 6 Regional Winners from Gulbarga, Hubli/Belgaum, Tumkur, Bangalore, Mysore and Mangalore will be invited to participate in the State Finals at Bangalore on 8th May at PES Institute of Technology, 100 Feet Ring Road, BSK III Stage, Bangalore-560085.
The winning team will emerge as the Karnataka State ‘TCS TechBytes’ Champion.


  • 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 25th March.
  • Therefore rush the selected teams from your college immediately.



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