Quiz Club

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IIT Kharagpur Quiz Club is the official quiz society of IIT Kharagpur. A great place for quiz enthusiasts, it is an open society where any sort of exclusive membership is not required. It organises regular quiz sessions on the campus. These sessions are usually held at the Sports library in Gymkhana at 10 PM. Prior information is circulated via the facebook page of Quiz club. Students participate in various competitions like Inter IIT Tech Meet, Inter IIT Cultural Meet, Nihilanth, Tata Crucible Biz Quiz, TAPMI QoTB, DDM IT Quiz and various other college and open quizzes in and around Kharagpur. The recent exploits of IIT Kgp Quiz Club in various quizzes all over India has garnered them respect in the Kolkata quizzing circuit.

Beginnings[edit | edit source]

Quiz Club formally started on 14th March 2004. Since then, it has reached new heights under the leadership of various governors over the years.

Conducted Events[edit | edit source]

Freshers' Quiz[edit | edit source]

Every year the quiz club welcomes the freshers at IIT Kharagpur with a fun quiz to encourage the young minds to pursue their interests in quizzing. Participation is open to all freshers and they come together in teams to win handsome prizes for themselves.

Open IIT Quiz[edit | edit source]

Another event of great importance in our quizzing calendar. With a great turnout, participants indulge in intense quizzing and with great answers to take home the prize. Past governors and eminent quizmasters are invited to host the event and it has been a great success in recent years.

General Championship quizzes[edit | edit source]

The Biz, Sci-Tech and General quizzes during the General Championships are very important events in the College. They constitute a good number of points and the respective halls battle their wits to come out on the top. Major Chandrakant Nair, the quiz master for 2018, commented that such enthusiasm for Inter-hall competitions in college is very enthusing.

Quiz Week[edit | edit source]

A brand new event hosted by the Quiz Club for the first time in 2018, the quiz week has 8 quizzes in its array for an entire week, with a quiz also held exclusively for women participants on International Women's Day. Participation was open to all and the event turned out to be a huge success for the club

List of Governors[edit | edit source]

  • 2018-19 : Mohit Tulsyan (IE'19), Amit Kumar Ram (MT'19), Harsh Agarwal (NA'19)
  • 2017-18 : Ashutosh Dwivedi (HS'18), Mayank Roy (CS'18)
  • 2016-17 : Arkopal Datta (NA'17), Naman Mitruka (EC'17), Shashank Kuchibothla (CS'17)
  • 2015-16 : Arijit Patra (ME'16), Digant Pandey (CE'16), Saumaric Dangwal (GG'16)
  • 2014-15 : Armaan Sharma (EC'15), Ratan Rahul (CS'15), Somashish Ghosh (CE'15)
  • 2013-14 : Ajay Viswanathan (EC'14), Keshav Vats(IE'14), Yogarishi Vyas(CS'14)

Achievements[edit | edit source]

Year Event Quiz Type Location Team Achievement
2017 Inter IIT Cultural Meet India Quiz IIT Kanpur Piyush Kedia, Shubham Kumar, Ashutosh Dwivedi Silver
2017 Inter IIT Cultural Meet MELA Quiz IIT Kanpur Amit Kumar Ram, Baibhab Pattnaik, Piyush Kedia Silver
2017 Inter IIT Cultural Meet Sports Quiz IIT Kanpur Abhimanyu Bharade, Deepanshu Sinha, Piyush Kedia Bronze
2017 Inter IIT Cultural Meet General Quiz IIT Kanpur Shubham Kumar, Abhimanyu Bharade, Piyush Kedia Gold
2018 Quiz on The Beach Biz Quiz Manipal Piyush Kedia, Abhimanyu Bharade Semifinalists, Regional winners
2018 Nihilanth India Quiz IIM Ahmedabad Harsh Agarwal, Baibhab Pattnaik, Abhimanyu Bharade Gold
2018 Gyandhara General U-25 Quiz IIEST Shibpur Ashutosh Dwivedi, Baibhab Pattnaik, Piyush Kedia Bronze
2018 Quiz General Quiz KPC Medical College Ashutosh Dwivedi, Piyush Kedia Gold
2018 Convolution General Quiz Jadavpur University Ashutosh Dwivedi, Baibhab Pattnaik, Amit Kumar Ram Gold
2018 Heritage quiz festival General Quiz Heritage Institute of Technology Ashutosh Dwivedi, Mayank Roy, Amit Kumar Ram Silver
2018 Bizzathlon Biz Quiz NIT Jamshedpur Piyush Kedia, Abhimanyu Bharade Silver
2018 Tata Crucible Campus quiz Biz Quiz Jamshedpur Abhimanyu Bharade, Piyush Kedia Regional Finalist
2018 GES IIT Kgp Biz-Tech Quiz IIT Kharagpur Harsh Agarwal, Shubham Kumar, Abhimanyu Bharade Gold
2018 GES IIT Kgp Biz-Tech Quiz IIT Kharagpur Rupam Kumar Dubey, Harsha Vattem Bronze
2018 Quizzario, VGSoM General Quiz IIT Kharagpur Amit Kumar Ram, Piyush Kedia Gold
2018 Quizzario, VGSoM General Quiz IIT Kharagpur Shubham Kumar, Venkatesh Jaiswal Bronze
2018 Spectrum General Quiz NIFT Kolkata Venkatesh Jaiswal, Piyush Kedia Gold
2018 Quizzomania, Impulse IIT Kgp General Quiz IIT Kharagpur Shubham Kumar, Abhimanyu Bharade Gold
2018 Quizzomania, Impulse IIT Kgp General Quiz IIT Kharagpur Piyush Kedia, Mohit Tulsyan Silver
2018 COMPOSIT Tech Quiz IIT Kharagpur Mohit Tulsyan, Mayank Roy, Bhutwala Raj, Sourav Kundu Gold
2018 COMPOSIT Tech Quiz IIT Kharagpur Piyush Kedia, Abhimanyu Bharade Silver
2018 MEGALITH General Quiz IIT Kharagpur Piyush Kedia, Harsh Agarwal Silver
2018 MEGALITH General Quiz IIT Kharagpur Ashutosh Dwivedi, Mayank Roy, Baibhab Pattnaik, Amit Kumar Ram Bronze
2018 Wipro Quiz, Spring Fest Environment Quiz IIT Kharagpur Kaustav Mandal, Rupam Kumar Dubey Silver
2018 Kshitij Biz Quiz IIT Kharagpur Piyush Kedia, Harsh Agarwal, Shubham Kumar, Abhimanyu Bharade, Abhinav Jha Gold