Date: 26th October 2019

Venue: Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam

IEEE Power and Energy Kerala Chapter in association with IEEE PES student branch Chapter of RIT conducted the tenth edition of the all Kerala quiz event titled “PES Quiz 2019” exclusively for first year students, on 26th October 2019 at Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology Kottayam from 09:00AM to 04:00PM. It was conducted as a part of IEEE Day 2019. 85 students from all over Kerala participated in the event. Dr. B Premlet, chairperson for the educational activities of Kerala Section, was invited to be the Quiz Master.


The inaugural ceremony of PES QUIZ 2019 commenced at 10:15am with the recitation of IEEE Code of Ethics by  Abhijith K (Chair, IEEE SB RIT) followed by welcome address by Anupriya B (Secretary, IEEE PES SBC RIT).The presidential address was given by  Dr.Jalaja M J (PRINCIPAL RIT).She inspired the first year engineering students with her words on the role of an engineer in the society. Followed by Inaugural Address by Er. Suhair A K (Chair, IEEE PES Kerala Chapter). He talked about the principles and ideals behind the PES Chapter and the importance and benefits of events like PES quiz in the life of aspiring engineers. Er.Harikumar K P (Kerala Execom Member) delivered he felicitation followed by the felicitation by Prof. Anu George (IEEE SB Counsellor).Shahnaz Fathima (Chair, IEEE PES SBC RIT) delivered the vote of thanks.The Inauguration was carried out with the lighting the lamp ceremony.


After a round of refreshments, the preliminary written exam was held. Participants were given 30minutes to answer 60 questions. Divisions for the questions were as follows :-

  1. Power & Energy: 20 questions
  2. About Kerala: 10 questions

3.General Knowledge: 15 questions

4.Current Affairs: 15 questions



After the written exam, Er. Suhair A K gave the participants a motivational session, elaborating on the path to success to be an efficient engineer and how IEEE is an excellent platform providing opportunities to network, improve leadership qualities, stay updated with technology and many more opportunities for young students to grow into successful professionals. Lunch was provided to both the participants and parents that accompanied them. Mr.Gitin Jacob, 2016-17 IEEE RIT SB Chairman, spoke with the participants on the importance of the IEEE Society and how it helped him.



The winners of the preliminary written exam were announced, and they were grouped into five teams  for the next final round, handled by Dr. B Premlet. Winner and runner up from each of the Hub were made into teams of two constituting three of the five teams. Rest two teams were grouped with the remaining four top scorers from the participants.

Hub Level Winners from all the three Hubs  were awarded  Rs. 1000

Travancore Hub

Topper – Naveen James Tomy,College Of Engineering, Kalloopara

Runnerup – Sreyas S K,College of Engineering, Kalloopara

Kochi Hub

Topper – Muhammed Jasir T H, Model Engineering College

Runnerup – Vinayak Biju, Vidya Academy of Science & Technology

Malabar Hub

Topper – Abhishek Bhaktha K, GCE, Kannur

Runnerup – Sivaprasad K L, NIT, Calicut

The final section of the quiz was exciting and lively, conducted in seven rounds by the quiz master Dr. B Premlet. Results of the finals were announced, and were as follows:

1st Prize – Awarded Rs. 5000

Muhammad Basil V, NIT Calicut

Adarsh Vijay K S, SCT College of Engineering





2nd Prize – Awarded Rs. 3000

Muhammed Jasir T H, Model Engineering College

Vinayak Biju, Vidya Academy of Science & Technology


3rd prize – Awarded Rs. 2000

Naveen James Tomy, College Of Engineering, Kalloopara

Sreyas S K, College of Engineering, Kalloopara



All other participants were given a participation certificate.

The program ended with a felicitation session handled by Prof. Anu George (IEEE SB RIT Branch Counsellor). Tokens of appreciation were given to all the esteemed guests.