Bangalore: Career Launcher, India’s leading chain in test prep centres/ leading education services provider hosted India’s largest quiz competition “Inquizitive Minds”. By engaging nine million students across 20,000 schools and colleges from 100 cities, the aim is to encourage young India to learn and know more about what’s happening around the world.
Harsha Bhogle, the celebrity cricket commentator and quiz master hosted the competition in Bangalore on 12th November, 2017. This year, the competition was divided into two levels – School level and College Level.
Around 9 lakh students participated in this quiz contest and more than 15000 schools and 5000 colleges across 100 cities were engaged in this nationwide nerve wrecking challenge. Inquizitive Minds had also been conducted in Dubai this year touching thousands of young minds taking part in the quiz contest. The winners, Sanskriti School, Delhi and Osmania Medical College, Telangana were awarded a cash prize worth INR 1 Lakhs. The first and second runner-up’s receiving a cash prize worth INR 50, 000 and INR 25, 000 respectively. Overall, INR 10 Lakh worth of cash rewards were given to participants in this edition of InQuizitive Minds 2017.
In line with this, Thimmaiah NK, Network Manager, South, CL Educate said, “We are glad to host the first season of Inquizitive Minds. With continuous evolution of the industry and changing requirements, there is a need to prepare students right from the early stage so that they stand out as young achievers. Such competitions help and encourage them to learn various topics other than regular academic curriculum and continuously work towards holistic development.”
In the words of Gautam Puri, Vice Chairman & MD, CL Educate Ltd, “It was an absolute wonder to see all the young minds of our Inquizitive Minds 2017 coming together to take on such a huge challenge of knowledge. Truly, from my experience, if you can make education much more fun and interactive in a platform such as this, I believe we are looking at a brighter future for our nation in terms of acquiring and spreading knowledge. Inquizitive Minds is definitely making a mark in the sphere of quizzing and we are hoping to take this initiative to the next level in the coming years.”
Career Launcher has been taking a lot of initiatives to engage with students and help them learn through advanced and unique methods. Inquizitive Minds is another step towards the ensuring active participation in modifying the learning culture in schools and colleges.