The Intra College rounds of 17th IAP undergraduate quiz were conducted at BGS Global institute of medical science and Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka on 13th July 2023, Thursday. This is an annual extravaganza conducted under the aegis of IAP to ignite interest for paediatrics among the young medicos. It is a memorable moment for the department of paediatrics as well as to the institution as this is the seventh round of IAP UG quiz to be conducted in this college. It was an enriching experience for the department of paediatrics, all the staff, post graduates, Interns and Undergraduates to be a part of this academic event.

The programme started with invocation song by Dr Rohit, to invoke the blessings of almighty, followed by lamp lighting by the dignitaries.

It was followed by rendering prayers to his divine soul Padmabhushana Sri Sri Sri Dr. Balagangadharanatha Mahaswamiji, His Holiness
Sri Sri Sri Dr. Nirmalanandanatha Mahaswamiji, and Reverend Sri Sri Dr. Prakashnathaswamiji, in the presence of our beloved Dean cum Principal Dr. Mohan.M.E, Medical Superintendent Dr. Srikanth Kulkarni, Dr. Ramesh M- Head of the department of Paediatrics. The venue was hospital lecture hall and the compere for the event was done by Dr. Darshan C.

The audience was welcomed by Dr. Ramesh M succeeded by our dynamic Dean cum Principal’ saddress. The vote of thanks was delivered by Dr. Purnimasamayam

The quiz master for undergraduate quiz for Dr Ashish Mallige, who conducted the quiz  after explaining the rules and regulations in detail. The quiz experts were Dr Ramesh M, Dr Purnima Samayam and Dr Sharath Chandra N.

The quiz teams were selected based on the performance in preliminary round conducted previously.  Five teams participated in the UG quiz and 4 teams for PG quiz. The participants of undergraduate quiz were final year MBBS students, who showed great enthusiasm and active participation. The quiz was done using PowerPoint slides and proceeded smoothly in six rounds which includedVisual, clinical scenarios and rapid-fire rounds which were monitored by Dr.Rohith H R &Dr. Vinod Muniyappa.

Dr.MadhukiranB T, Dr B Vanitha and Dr Mansi Kumari were the score keepers. Dr Chaitra was the Timekeeper. The audio-Visual round and other technical support were managed by Dr Manjunath R. Ms. Radha and Mr. Manjunath extended excellent support for the smooth conduct of the program.Vinod M and Dr Rohith H R were actively involved in co-ordinating the audience questions at the end of each round. The audience showed active participation. 

The undergraduate quiz went into a Tie Breaker round with a nail-biting finish.  Ultimately it was won by team bearing Mr.Krupal and Mr.JeevanReddy and runners were Ms. Bhoomika H R and Ms. Smitha. All the participants and winners were felicitated participant certificates and trophies respectively.

This was followed by refreshment for the members of the audience. It was indeed a feast of knowledge. The entire department of paediatrics worked as a well-coordinated team under the leadership of Dr. Ramesh M.

The winnersMr.Krupal and Mr.JeevanReddy will represent BGS GIMS in the divisional level of 36th IAP Under graduate quiz, 2023.

This IAP Quiz of college round was a grand success that received excellent reception.It was a stimulating and academically enriching experience for the participants, audience and all the staff. Such events help to nurture the spirit of continuous learning among PGs, interns, students and all of us as well.We hope that this event heralds many more successful events to be held in the institution.

Let us keep the lamp of learning, burning bright and long!