HUBBALLI: Rural students from KLS’ Vishwanathrao Deshpande Institute of Technology in Haliyal emerged winners by outscoring IIT students in the Hubballi regional finals of ‘TCS TechBytes 2019’ IT quiz for engineering students.
Matiurrehman Meersayed and Vijeth Uday Revankar of Vishwanathrao Deshpande Institute of Technology in Haliyal emerged winners, while Gautam Jagdhish and Swapnik Jagarlapudi from IIT Dharwad became the runners-up in the event organised by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), and Board for IT Education Standards (BITES), at KLE Technological Universities (KLETU) in the City.
The animation-based quiz format had three segments prompting students to think laterally, and testing their knowledge in the IT sphere.
The winners are eligible to participate in the State finals to be held in Bengaluru on March 21.
KLETU registrar B L Desai distributed prizes at the valedictory of the event.