· Tata Consultancy Services’ Contest that is Structured as a Test, Helps Young Learners Develop 21st Century Skills
· Students from Bengaluru outperform with 4 wins at the National Level Skill Testing Contest
Bangalore, January 27, 2021: TCS iON™, a strategic unit of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, announced the winners of the Grand Finale of the 3rd edition of the TCS iON IntelliGem contest.
TCS iON IntelliGem helps students gain 21st century skills through a contest format. It was conducted for students of Grades 5 to 9 in three stages – qualifiers, pre-finals and a national-level Grand Finale. To ensure student safety, TCS iON IntelliGem went fully online this year and witnessed participation from schools across over 180 cities from 27 states of India.
Of the 50 students who made it to the Grand Finale, 10 emerged winners. The winners and finalists were awarded exciting cash prizes, new age toys, trophies, certificates, books and subscriptions.
Students from Bengaluru shine at the competition with four wins out of 10 categories. Complete list mentioned below:
|Universal Values||Devi Kashyap||Senior||Grade 9, Meridian School For Boys And Girls, Hyderabad|
|Universal Values||Zoha Farheen||Junior||Grade 6, Presidency School, Kasturinagar, Bangalore|
|Global Citizenship||Saicharan S||Senior||Grade 8, National Hill View Public School,|
R R Nagar, Bangalore
|Global Citizenship||Mihir Apte||Junior||Grade 6, The Orchid School, Pune|
|Communication Skills||Naina Bagchi||Senior||Grade 9, Suncity School, Gurgaon|
|Communication Skills||Mihir Apte||Junior||Grade 6, The Orchid School, Pune|
|Creativity & Innovation||Vrishab Venkataraghavan||Senior||Grade 9, PSBB Sr. Sec. School, Nungambakkam, Chennai|
|Creativity & Innovation||Jyotsna V Vadivel||Junior||Grade 5, Presidency school, Rt Nagar, Bengaluru|
|Financial Literacy||Vrishab Anurag Venkataraghavan||Senior||Grade 9, PSBB Sr. Sec. School, Nungumbakkam, Chennai|
|Financial Literacy||Kritika Rakhecha||Junior||Grade 6, National Hill View Public School,|
R R Nagar, Bangalore
Venguswamy Ramaswamy, Global Head, TCS iON, said, “At TCS iON, our objective is to enable educational institutions to integrate the necessary life skills in their curriculum and drive focus on 21st century readiness. Watching these young, bright minds showcasing their preparedness at a national platform assures us that our initiative has laid the foundation for future leaders, in its true sense. We believe these young gems have the potential to go on to become impactful nation builders in an exciting and challenging world.”
Registrations for the 4th edition (2021-22) of the contest are open from today. Schools across the country can register for the contest on intelligem.tcsion.com