Tangentia Jigyasa Quiz 2020 grows bigger with 8 cities, 200 teams
16/February/2020 Porvorim, Goa: The Tangentia Jigyasa Quiz (TJQ) started in 2017 as a modest business and technology quiz in Goa for corporate and college teams. In the initial year, there were mostly local teams and a handful of national teams attending. In 2019, the quiz became national with prelims in 6 cities in India and 100+ teams participating. This year is the 4th Edition of the Tangentia Jigyasa Quiz and the organizing team has pulled all stops to make it a bigger and better affair. The prelims will be held simultaneously in 8 cities in India via video conference and the participants can even have team members in different cities. In 2019, Tangentia Jigyasa Quiz was the first Quiz to have video conferencing and virtual team members participate in India and in 2020, no other quiz offers anything even remotely close. The video conferencing and virtual team participation is possible thanks to the technological prowess of the title sponsor- Tangentia, a leading global technology consulting company. This year there will be an international element to the Quiz with the Quiz Master, Tangentia CEO, Vijay Thomas virtually asking questions for the prelims from the Tangentia headquarters in Toronto, Canada.
This year’s participants include Sai Mitra Constructions from Hyderabad who are the reigning champions from 2017 as well as 2019. Sai Mitra Constructions are also past national winners of the Tata Crucible Quiz and their participation in the Tangentia Jigyasa Quiz is testament to the high standards and caliber of the quiz as well as of the competition. Speaking of the competition for 2020, teams from all over India representing corporates like Hero MotoCorp, Tech Mahindra, RBS, Pai Kane, Edelweiss, SAIL,RBI, Capgemini, Indian Oil, Novartis, Barclays. Educational institutions participating include IIM Calcutta, IIT Madras, Welingkars Mumbai, Madras Christian College, Dhempe College and many more.
The prelims for the Tangentia Jigyasa Quiz will be held on February 22nd at 11am in Delhi,
Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Pune and Goa. Finals of the Quiz will be held in Goa on March 7th and 7 winning teams from all over India will battle on their knowledge of business, technology as well as their ability to make reasonable deductions in a collegiate fun format. There will be multiple bidding rounds that will also add an element of risk taking to the event, with teams having to decide on their risk/return strategies. It will be an exciting evening for the participants as well as for the audience with a lot of audience prizes. The total prize money at stake is ₹300,000 with the winners turning richer. Teams can register at www.jigyasaquiz.com