Sept 2013 : Report on Under Graduate Quiz

BMC & RI, Bengaluru

Organized by

The Department of Pathology, Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute, Bangalore
On 21st September 2013No. of  Participants : 49 teams  with  two participants  in each  team

Report on the quiz  program

The  quiz   program, which was  scheduled  on Saturday the 21st September  2013 and the  communication was  sent to all the  colleges  of  Karnataka  with  the  required  instructions  related to the  event. The program commenced  at 9 am with the  formal registration  of the   teams and the  participants wherein the participants. All the  students were formally welcomed  and  a detailed  instructions  of the whole  program  was  given to  them. A total of  49 teams  registered with a maximum  of teams  from an  institute.

The  quiz started with a  preliminary round at 10:00 AM. The  preliminary round  included  a  written  multiple choice questions with 100 questions covering  most of the  areas  of  undergraduate  pathology. A maximum time of  90 minutes  was given  to the  participants.
After this   the  papers were  evaluated  and  the  top  six  teams  were selected for the  final round. The selected finalists  included : Chinthana L & Divya C Ragate, from
Bangalore  Medical College & Research Institute, Bangalore;   Shwetha R Poojary & Kritika D Shenoy from KMC, Mangalore;  Amogh S Kittur &  Satvika Janarthanam from Belgaum Institute  of Medical Sciences, Belgaum; Amrutha G Solanke & Anusha R Kulkarni from  Belgaum Institute  of Medical Sciences, Belgaum; Amoolya lois  & Sahana Dixit V  from Hassan Institute  of Medical Sciences, Hassan; Keerthika Reddy & Dhruthi Kodethoor  from Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore.

The instructions and  the whole plan  of the  final session  was given  to the  finalists. The  Finals started  at  1:  30 PM. The final session included 8 rounds  with a  few  rounds having  subrounds.

The  first two rounds  was  conducted  by Dr.Siddique , Professor of  Pathology, Bangalore  Medical College & Research Institute, Bangalore, The  first round included  history  which  further included both  Western  contributors and  Indian  contributors.

The second  round included  questions on stains & techniques.

This  was followed by a  round  on  clinical Pathology and  hematology conducted  by Dr.Dayananda BS Professor  of Pathology, Bangalore  Medical College & Research Institute, Bangalore;
The next two rounds were  carried  out by  Dr.Natarajan M, Professor  of Pathology, Bangalore  Medical College & Research Institute. The  two rounds  includes (a) Cause and effect where  in the  students  had  to identify the  image and  mention its cause and  effect (b) match and mismatch round  in  which  two images  were displayed and the  students  had  to identify each of these  images and  mention  whether they are  matching or  not.
The next two rounds were  conducted  by Dr.Nandeesh BN, Asst. Professor  of Pathology, Bangalore  Medical College & Research Institute. The rounds  included  (a) Simile round (b) Pathology Crossword.
The  final round  was  a rapid fire  round  conducted  by Dr.Dayananda BS Professor  of Pathology, Bangalore  Medical College & Research Institute, Bangalore;

Finally the  program ended  with a  Valedictory function which was  graced  by Dr.D.Raviprakash, the  Director cum Dean of Bangalore  Medical College & Research Institute and Dr.BS Shivaswamy, the  Medical Superintendant of Victoria Hospital, Bangalore  Medical College & Research Institute.  The other dignitaries  on the  diaz  included Dr.Vijay Shankar S,the  secretary of KCIAPM, Dr.Dayananda BS,Professor  &  Pathology,Bangalore  Medical College & Research Institute,  & Dr.Siddique executive  committee member of KCIAPM, Professor  of Pathology,Bangalore  Medical College & Research Institute, Bangalore;
Dr.BS Shivaswamy addressed the  gathering with his  words  of  wisdom followed  by DR.Vijayshankar who  put across  the  achievements  & plans  of KCIAPM.

Dr.Dayananda announced  the  results  of the  quiz  with  first prize  going to :
Shwetha R Poojary & Kritika D Shenoy of  KMC, Mangalore;  The  second  place  going to Chinthana L & Divya C Ragate of Bangalore  Medical College & Research Institute, Bangalore   and the third  place  to Amogh S Kittur &  Satvika Janarthanam of  Belgaum Institute  of Medical Sciences, Belgaum;.
The prize included cash prize and certificate. After the presidential address  by the  Dean,  Dr.Dayananda gave  the  vote  of  thanks.

The feedback received from the participants was good  and positive. Most of them opined that they enjoyed the quiz.

Dr.AR.Raghupathi,
Professor & Head
Dept. of Pathology,
BMC & RI, Bangalore

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