Achievements & Accolades

2017 - 2018


TCS IT Wiz, a ‘knowledge Initiative’ started in 1999, is the biggest inter-school IT Quiz in India for students of class 8-12. The quiz aims to build awareness and emphasize the importance of IT skills, and enable students look at technology through an innovative perspective. In today’s society and economy, IT plays an integral role and is a key enabler for success in diverse fields.

More than 700 students participated in the Bangalore regional finals of TCS IT Wiz 2017 on August 03, 2017. Muktaka Joshipura and Rohan Kapoor from NPS-Indiranagar were declared the Runners-up in this quiz. They were presented with gift vouchers worth Rs 40,000 along with a trophy and medals. The quiz focused on automation, contextual knowledge and machine learning, apart from an exclusive round on TCS.

Sampada represents India at the 4th Asia World Schools Debating Championship (AWSDC) 2017 at Bangkok

The 4th Asia World Schools Debating Championship (AWSDC) 2017, Bangkok, Thailand was conducted between 24 July 2017-28 July 2017. The competition saw participation of 52 teams from 17 countries, and followed the Asian Parliamentary Debate format: with each team having 3 speaking members and 2 non-speaking members. In every debate, one team represents the proposition and supports the motion, while the other team represents the opposition and negates the motion. Every debate has a motion given on the spot, with 1 hour of preparation time, after which each speaker makes an 8 minute speech.

Sampada Sudheesh Venkatesh, a Class 11 student of National Public School, Indiranagar, represented Team Debate India at the event, along with 2 students from Chennai, and 1 from Ghaziabad. The team emerged the Novice Champion of the tournament, beating South Africa in the final. The final round was on the motion “This House Believes That All Countries Should Have the Right to Nuclear Weapons”, and had a judge panel of 7 members. The panel unanimously decided to give victory to the opposition, Team Debate India.

Additionally, Sampada was also awarded the individual position of 9th Best Novice Speaker of the tournament, making her the highest ranked Indian on the list.

The Presidency Challenge

‘The Presidency Challenge’ conducted by Presidency group of institutions on 26 July 2017 witnessed enthralling moments.

The quiz competition conducted by the prestigious Grey Caps Organisation had successive levels of challenging questions that got the competitions grey cells working overtime. Remarkably, for the savvy NPS INR team, it was a cake walk.

Mr. Giri Balasubramanium, the quiz master had superlative words of appreciation for Vishnu Sampathkumar (8D) and Dhyan Vyas (8C).

They emerged victorious defending the Rolling Trophy which they won last year. They were also gifted a ‘tablet’ each as a part of their achievement.

In the Junior category, Tanmay was the finalist for Spell Bee.