Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) is a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, announced that it is now accepting registrations for the third edition of TCS iON IntelliGem, a national-level contest for students in class 5 to 9. TCS iON IntelliGem is a pre-designed, methodological test which helps young learners develop relevant transferable skills in five key areas – Creativity and Innovation, Communication, Financial Literacy, Universal Values, and Global Citizenship.
In the current COVID 19 world, the landscape of education is rapidly changing. In this uncertain, complex, globalized and constantly evolving digital world, students are expected to prove their mettle, by navigating through more skills, more capabilities, and inevitably more competition. With a vision to help schools and students across the country to stay relevant & be prepared for the challenges of tomorrow, TCS iON has created IntelliGem – first of a kind meta-academic platform in a unique contest mode. The contest aims to instill leadership skills in young minds and equips them with universally transferable skills needed to survive in a post-COVID 19 world.
The 3 stage contest includes of Qualifying Round comprising of online assessments from the comfort of homes, Pre-Finals in a Phygital mode & a National level grand finale. Winners and finalists of IntelliGem have a chance to win exciting Cash Prizes, New age toys, Trophies, Medals and Certificates, Books & Subscriptions as well as Leadership Training. The top-performing schools will also receive School Excellence Awards and gain national recognition. Venguswamy Ramaswamy, Global Head, TCS iON, said, “The recent National Education Policy encourages educationists as well as students to develop practical skills and pushes them to do away with the culture of rote learning. Keeping in line with this vision, as well as the complexity of the current environment, TCS iON Intelligem has been designed to help students develop universally transferable skills that are relevant across all spheres of life.”
He further added, “We understand that today’s students may want to have multiple jobs, & multiple careers unlike the mono career ambitions of the past. Therefore the test recognizes these diverse aspirations & equips students with high-value skills to stay competitive in the complex, globalized, and rapidly-changing digital world.” Apart from winning exciting cash prices, the participating students will also have access to free and fun-filled learning material inclusive of digital booklets on 21st-century skills, webinars, puzzles, games and much more. The students will also have the chance to IntelliGem proves to connect with industry veterans and helps them broaden their learning horizons.