Raigarh : Most of the metals in existence have the power to conduct electricity unlike all non-metals. There is much to be learned when it comes to the properties of these two. Keeping in view the importance of the metals in contemporary era the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (MME), OP Jindal University, Raigarh organised a ‘Metals Quiz’ in association with the Society of Metallurgical Engineers and IIM Raigarh Chapter on April 15, 2019. The event aimed at providing a platform to the students to share and exhibit their technical knowledge and explore new horizons. The main objective of the METALS QUIZ was to test the knowledge and understanding of the students on metals. A large number of students of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering participated in the quiz enthusiastically.
The event had six rounds consisting of an Online Quiz, Oral Quiz, Rapid fire, Buzzer, Knowledge Presentation and the Problem solving round. The event was organized with a keen motto to establish a healthy and friendly environment within the students’ community of the department, to establish a strong basic understanding on technical topics and to explore the latest technological advances in the field of Metallurgy.
The first prize of the Quiz grabbed by P. Madhusudan, Rishav Kumar , Manish Sharma and Nikhil Vats; the second prize by Nitin Kumar Pandey, Prabin Paul, Ritesh, and Ayush; and the third Prize by Tushna Sinha, Karthik Chottai, Narsingh Bhonsale, and Alkama. At the end of the programme the winners of the event were felicitated by the faculty members. Dr. Ashok Srivastava, Professor & Head, Department of MME congratulated the organizers for the successful conduction of the event and encouraged them to conduct similar kind of events every year.