Techfest National Open Quiz : Dates & Details

Techfest National Open Quiz


Techfest 2011-12 shall host the largest inter-institutional quiz in India, The “Techfest National Open Quiz 2011-12”. With a prize money of INR 1,00,000 for the grand finale and much more interesting prizes this quiz aims to bring together the best quizzers from across the nation. The quiz will be held at Pune, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Guwahati, Chennai, Hyderabad and Mumbai and the winners of all the cities will finally clash during Techfest 2011-12 to claim the title of the Techfest National Open Quiz Champions.

Quizmaster: Rohit Nair

Note about quizmasterRohit Nair, the young and popular Quizmaster, has hosted numerous quiz shows including multi city quiz events for Mahindra, Government of Karnataka, IBM among others. His distinctive style, humour and passion make his quiz shows memorable. Co-founder of Quizworks, he heads the Content Architecture, New Service Design and Online Initiatives there. Much admired by the youth, he is also a national winner of the Young Leader contest hosted by Career Launcher. His brain child is the most visited quiz blog in India.
Flavour: General
Format: Written prelims; Stage Finals with 6 teams. Winners to be invited to Techfest, IIT Bombay in January for the Grand Finale. Two members per team compulsary; No cross institutional teams strictly; Registrations on and also on the spot registrations; No entry fees

Pune: 11 am, 15th October,College of Engineering, Pune

Ahmedabad: 3 pm, 18th October, IIM Ahmedabad

Delhi: 1 pm, 22nd October, St Stephens, Delhi

Guwahati: 11 am, 30th October, KBR Hall, Cotton College.

Chennai: 2pm, 1st November, Dr MGR University

Hyderabad: 3 pm, 3rd November, ISB Hyderabad

Mumbai: 2pm, 6th November, IIT Mumbai.


Phone: Rohan (98901 06884) Email: rohan.k[at]
           Arindam (97695 85892) Email: arindam[at]


Award and Certificate policy
  • The finals in Techfest during January shall carry prize money of INR 1,00,000
  • The winner of each city shall be provided both sides travel to come to Mumbai for the finals 6th-8th January for the finals.
  • City rounds in shall have prizes worth INR 10,000.
  • The grand finalist, semifinalists and all final round qualifiers of the city rounds shall be awarded certificates of excellence

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  • Bod  On October 11, 2011 at 4:49 PM

    It’s not open if it allows only students of ‘educational institutions’.

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