Our students in News Wiz 3.0
Category : News
Two of our students Rishal Pandey Chettri and Pareekshit Dahal of Classes 10 and 12 respectively, Tadong have made it to the top 27 in the upcoming Quiz “News Wiz 3.0”. Altogether 3 teams from the school had appeared for the preliminary rounds of the quiz where the team of Rishal and Parikshit were selected for the India’s biggest News Quiz to be hosted by the award winning News Journalist, Anchor and Author, Rajdeep Sardesai and produced by Anita and Siddharth Basu (KBC fame). The duo underwent and cleared two vigorous rounds of Online Test and Live Interview and Quiz to enter the top 27 teams of News Wiz Season 3.
Season 2 saw over 449 teams taking the online test and 27 top scoring teams from the top schools of the country, participated for the television rounds. Produced by Anita and Siddhartha Basu, the successful producers of landmark shows such as Kaun Banega Crorepati, Mastermind India, University Challenge and India’s Child Genius, News Wiz had exciting prizes on offer. Round and final winners in the last two series won substantial cash prizes, laptops, printers, watches and for the final winners, Tata Tiago Cars and holiday packages.
The said competition will also be aired on India Today and Aaj Tak.
This is the only team from North-East India to reach the Top 27 teams in its third season.
It is also to be noted that , this is the first time that any team from Sikkim has made it to the top 27 slot.
The duo along with their mentor Mr. Mukesh Kumar Jha will be leaving for Delhi 20th August,2018. The quiz will be held at the India Today Studio, Noida on 21st August. The team, if qualified will have to go for the semi-final round at a later date.