THE GATE ACADEMY, premier institution for quality GATE education driven by technology and coaching, holds a National Level Engineering Quiz to identify and recognise students with high intellect and academic talent in the field of engineering. The final event that is to be held in Bangalore is aimed at empowering engineering students and exposing them to national-level competition. Based on the tests and quizzes, 100 scholarships and prizes worth Rs 25 lakhs will be awarded to the students. The event is sponsored by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, Credila, Hed-x, Used Yet New and Ditto TV.
Nitin Rakesh Prasad, Co-founder, THE GATE ACADEMY, commented, “National Engineering Challenge 2016 is one of the biggest and the most prestigious scholarship quizzes in India for engineering students. We plan to target nearly 1000+ engineering colleges across the country. NEC was a big success last year almost 81,000+ students participated across India. The event has been designed on both online and offline formats to spread awareness and motivate students to take part in this event.”
This event has been bifurcated in three different rounds viz, Preliminary, Zonal and Final. The preliminary round shall be conducted online and is scheduled on the February 28 and 100 winning students from 50+ centres will be given Free GATE Classroom Coaching worth Rs 28,000.
The winners of the preliminary round shall travel to their respective zones in Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Mumbai to appear for a pen and paper test on March 6 & 13. The top two winners of this test will be rewarded with a TabGATE (tablet with Pre-Loaded GATE content) worth Rs 12,000 and shall be eligible for the final round.
The Grand Finale will be conducted in Bangalore on June 26, where every zone will be represented by a two-member team. The winning team will win a cash prize worth Rs 1,00,000 and the runner-up team will get prizes worth Rs. 50,000.