An interesting and entertaining technical quiz titled, ‘Techathon’, was held on October 4, 2016, jointly by IEEE-WIE (student affinity group) and IEEE-PES and IAS student branch joint chapter of Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru. It was conducted under the guidance of Dr. K. Deepa, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering and IEEE-WIE-ASE and IEEE-PES-ASE, mentor, Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru. The event was well executed by the IEEE student members.
The quiz saw good participation from students of BTech 1st, 2nd and 3rd years of different branches. Teams of three each were formed and the quiz was composed of sections with ascending level of difficulty. A perfect ambience for testing team work and exchanging knowledge was created and everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Post the quiz, the participants were given an opportunity to pitch in ideas for events and workshops to be conducted in the near future, which received enthusiastic response.