National finals of ConQuizTador 2017, one of Karnataka’s most popular and anticipated high school quizzes witnessed a turnout of over 750 students from Bengaluru and other cities of India. Questions about a wide array of topics such as history, sports, entertainment, and science were posed to the students. Little Flower High School, Hyderabad won the “Dr M.R. Doreswamy Trophy for Quizzing Excellence”. Dr V Krishna, the Head of Student Activities, PES University gave away trophies and certificates.
The mega event organized by PESIT South Campus saw students from various universities and colleges putting their talent to work. They competed in a diverse range of activities that tested their creative skills, intellectual potential and technical abilities in a lively setting. 32 contests in 8 domains had the participants put in their best efforts who learnt to apply their skills in a competitive setting, overcome unexpected challenges and constantly improve their performance.
The event gave an opportunity to students to assess their entrepreneurial capabilities and get an exposure to the start up world. The event kicked off with keynote speeches by Mekin Maheshwari, founder of Udhyam.org and ex-CPO of Flipkart and Sachin Gupta co-founder and CEO of HackerEarth. This was followed by talks by Sharan Nair, VP M&C – Unocoin and King Sidhartha, designer Instamojo, TEDx speaker.
Students got an opportunity to acquaint themselves with the latest equipment in the food and beverage space and bespoke table arrangements. The visit to Bharat Crockeries proved to be a great learning experience. Another such experience was visit to Taaza Thindi to understand the operation and management of small format restaurants. The owner of the popular eating joint of the city, Mr. Srinivas Rao addressed students on best practices and how they maintain high safety standards on par with international norms. The Students of BBA-HEM visited the organizatios on Sep. 7-8, 2017.
Budding cricketers in PES University were all excited at the inauguration of the PES Cricket Ground. INFINI 2017, the annual international sports fest of PES also got underway on the same day, 11th October. Dr. M. R. Doreswamy, Chancellor and Dr. K.N.B Murthy, Vice Chancellor graced the occasions. The 3-day fest saw participation of forty colleges including university of Colombo and University of Moratuwa from Sri Lanka. The games at Infini 2017 include cricket, Futsal, basket-ball, throw-ball, badminton and pro-Kabaddi.