Techfest and Shaastra 2014

Avanti is very excited to partner with Shaastra and Techfest, the technical festivals of IIT Madras and Bombay respectively this December for a fun filled Quizzing Weekend!


The top 2 teams from Mumbai will get a chance to interact with Prof. CNR Rao (Bharat Ratna awardee and Head of the Scientific Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India) and Pranav Mistry (Director of Research, Samsung) as a part of Techfest’s Lecture Series in January!

What is it?

Shaastra Junior Quiz is one of the most popular events at Shaastra. Each city has a Regional Level Quiz and the winners battle it out in the National Finals at Shaastra 2014, witness its talks and events, and win huge cash prizes and lots of exciting Shaastra goodies! Avanti is partnering with Shaastra to organize the Mumbai Regional Quiz, this year.

To learn more about Shaastra and their various events, lectures and shows, please visit www.shaastra.org, or like and follow them on their Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/Shaastra.

When is it?

1. Preliminary Round:

The preliminary rounds will be held in Avanti’s Centres across Mumbai on the 21st and 22nd December, 2013. The venues and times are as follows. For directions, please refer here.

21st December 2013 at 2:00 pm:-
11, 3rd Floor, Shanti Sadan, Teli Gully, Andheri (E), Mumbai 400069 — opposite GPM Degree College and above the Yamaha showroom. (map)

16, Om Pimpleshwar Colony, Patil Wadi, Bhandup (W), Mumbai 400078 — near Oxford School on Tank Road. (map)

22nd December at 10:00 am:-
16/A/4, Ground Floor, New Sion CHS, Sion, Mumbai – 400022 — opposite SIES College. (map)

2. Final Round:

The final round, consisting of the top two teams from each centre, shall be held at the Sion centre on the 22nd of December at 1:00 pm.

Who can participate?

Std X students (in teams of 2), who have a fascination for Science trivia and quizzing, and are interested in taking up a career in Maths and Science.

Why should you participate?

The top 2 teams from Mumbai will get a chance to interact with Prof. CNR Rao (Bharat Ratna awardee and Head of the Scientific Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India) and Pranav Mistry (Director of Research, Samsung) as a part of Techfest’s Lecture Series in January!

In addition they will be invited to Shaastra, IIT Madras on 6th January to participate in the India level Junior Quiz competition which has huge cash prizes on offer!

Not to mention certificates for all the participants, and Avanti goodies for the winners!

How to register?
To register, send an sms to 9619069003 with the name and school of the participants who will come as a team.

On the spot registrations are also welcome. There is no registration fee.

For more details, visit Shaastra’s website.

To know more about Techfest’s Lecture Series, see here

NOTE: In case you missed the Quiz, and are keen to attend Prof. CNR Rao / Pranav Mistry’s talk, send an sms requesting the same to 9619069003 and we will get back to you if we have additional seats.