Kolkata, 20 March 2023: The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in association with Guru Nanak Institute of Technology under the JIS Group, successfully organized the 12th edition of The Bengal Chamber’s Technology Quiz-Inter College Quiz Fest on Saturday, March 18, 2023, at the GNIT Campus. The event was hosted by two Quiz Masters, Mr. Auritro Chowdhury and Mr. Kinshuk Biswas, who are well-known names in the quizzing circuit.
A few Eastern India Colleges like Assam University, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur, National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, KiiT University, Bhubaneswar, IIT Kharagpur have participated in this quiz competition for the very first time. After a tough competition, Subhayan Chakraborty and Mihir Srivastava from IIT Kharagpur emerged as the winner of the quiz fest. Animesh Jha and Ayush Sharma from IIT Kharagpur secured the position of first runner-up, and Tarun Anand and Diyanshu Kumar from NIT Jamshedpur were announced as the second runner-up. The Quiz Fest witnessed the participation of 100 teams, which is approximately 200 students from various colleges in Bengal and Eastern India. The participants competed against each other in an intellectually stimulating and exciting contest. The primary objective of the event was to encourage and reinvigorate the youth’s passion for quizzing, who are the future of business, the economy, and society in India. The event provided an opportunity for the participants to showcase their knowledge, intelligence, and quick thinking skills.
Commenting on the event, Sardar Simarpreet Singh, Director, of JIS Group, said, “The Bengal Chamber’s Technology Quiz -Inter College Quiz Fest was a grand success, and it achieved its aim of promoting quizzing as a healthy and competitive activity among the youth. We aim to continue such initiatives to encourage the youth to develop their skills and knowledge in different fields.”
Prof. (Dr.) Santanu Kr. Sen, Principal, Guru Nanak Institute of Technology, said, “We are delighted by the active participation of Students across India in the 12th Edition of The Bengal Chamber Technology Quiz 2023. More than 200 participants from premier institutions across India and industry leaders made the event a grand success. The Quality of Quizzing was of a high standard and the performance of the students was remarkable and the Quiz has emerged as one of the best signature Quiz in this part of the country. My best wishes to all the winners and participants.”
Ms. Angana Guha Roy Chowdhury, Assistant Director General, The Bengal Chamber said, “This is a youth focussed endeavor of The Bengal Chamber. Participation is exclusively for students to connect with each other on a knowledge-driven platform. The Quiz has now crossed the borders of Eastern India and has brought in students from North India as well.”