Pragyan ‘13

Events Presentation
Pragyan Main Quiz
! Science and Technology Quiz. Tests the
knowledge of the participants on topics
l i ke basi c sci ences, i nventi ons and
discoveries, technological developments
and growing trends in the mentioned
fields.
! Team event. Team of three.
Pragyan Main Quiz
! Expected Cash Prize: INR 15,000 (7500,
4500, 3000)
! Problems faced:
! A12 was too small for conducting finals.
Pragyan Main Quiz
! The event saw participation from ~250
students (80-85 teams).
! Target audience includes every single student
present during Pragyan. Quiz offers something
for everyone. A good mix in a team is key to
performing well. With the diverse crowd we
have during Pragyan, this event is ought to
see heavy participation. This quiz is a staple of
Pragyan and this event has always seen mass
participation.
Pragyan Main Quiz
! Probable Sponsors:
! Intel
! flipkart.com/Amazon
! General Electric
! Texas Instruments
! digit/chip magazine

! Staff Advisor: Dr. V.B. Vinod.
Pragyan Business Quiz
! Fairly self explanatory. Participants are tested
on their knowledge of the business world.
Questions pertaining to various companies,
their humble beginnings, their high profile
owners, their products, etc. are asked.
Business terms and strategies and other major
developments and concepts of the business
world are also tested.
! Team event. Team of three.
Pragyan Business Quiz
! Expected Cash Prize: INR 13,500 (6000,
4500, 3000)
! Problems faced:
! Nothing major.
Pragyan Business Quiz
! The event saw participation from ~200
participants (60-70 teams).
! Pragyan is a techno-management fest,
and this event was introduced with the
aim of catering to the crowd who come
for the management events. Plenty of
students are interested in the fields this
quiz tests a person about.
Pragyan Business Quiz
! Probable Sponsors:
! sharekhan.com/Karvy Associates
! Business Line - ET has its own quiz.
! Any Consumer or Commercial Bank
! Staff Advisor: Dr. V.B. Vinod.
How Stuff Works?
! Self explanatory. Quiz about everyday
things and the mechanisms that go into
their working. Different from a standard
quiz, lot of interactive rounds involving
reasoning, visuals, videos, diagrams, etc.
! Team event. Team of three.
How Stuff Works?
! Expected prize money: INR 13,500 (6000,
4500, 3000)
! Problems faced:
! All 6 finalists were from NIT-T, not enough
publicity for this event in outside colleges,
there is lot of scope for improvement in
terms of getting more participation.
How Stuff Works?
! The event saw participation from ~200
participants (60-70 teams).
! Curiosity is a common trait found in all the
students present during Pragyan. Thanks
to events which invite students to build
their own working models etc., we have a
good number of people who are very
interested in how stuff works, for instance-
what goes into the making of a complex
machine etc.
How Stuff Works?
! Probable Sponsors:
! howstuffworks.com
! Discovery Channel
! AutoCAD
! Staff Advisor: Dr. V.B. Vinod.
Event X
! New event. Quiz. One written round.
Questions pertaining to a particular topic.
! Team event. Team of two.

Event X
! Expected prize money: INR 7,000 (3000,
2400, 1600)
Event X
! Will be a quiz for the masses. Topic will be
chosen such that it attracts a majority of
the crowd.
How Stuff Works?
! Probable Sponsors:
! ???

! Staff Advisor: Dr. V.B. Vinod.