The Department of Chemical Engineering organized TECH-SAS Club activity entitled ‘Chem-Era’, on 20th September 2018, at Chemical Engineering department. The event started at 1:00 pm and ended at 4:00 pm, and was attended by 100 students (25 groups) of the Chemical Department.
The idea behind conducting the event is: ‘Every day we learn something new, but hardly bother to analyze our General Knowledge along with Analytical Skills’. This event aims at making the students aware of their Basic Skills and Logical Ability.
Round I: Mind Spark
In this round a Quiz, based on a technical video that was played, was conducted. 25 teams participated in the round which was for 30 minutes. At the end of this round I, 10 teams were selected for round II.
Round II: Logo Quiz
In this round, a Quiz, based on the company logos of chemical companies, was conducted. 10 teams participated in the round which was for 30 minutes. At the end of this round II, 5 teams were shortlisted for round III.
Round III: Technical Crossword
5 groups took part in this round, and they had to identify technical words using the clues given. At the end of this round, the winner and runners-up were selected, based on the maximum number of technical terms they identified.
The 1st place was secured by Mohammed Thashreef – 1MJ15CH025, Monisha Manoharan – 1MJ15CH026, Monica Yadav – 1MJ15CH011 and Mohammad Ziyad Thahzeeb – 1MJ15CH024(7th Semester, CH). The 2nd place was secured by Bhavesh Vijay Patel – 1MJ16CH019, Mriganka Nath – 1MJ16CH036, Dhanush Pendurthi – 1MJ16CH023 and Sumashree S -1MJ16CH046 (5th Semester, CH).
The event was very interesting, interactive and beneficial to the students. The students solved the questions in groups, pitched in new ideas, and actively took part in the club activity.
Outcome of the event
“Knowledge is true if it’s based on logic, and not memory”. Apart from their regular curriculum, students were also refreshed on their time management, team work, presence of mind and logical thinking.