Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Quiz contest in Kolkata

Computer Association of Eastern India, popularly known as COMPASS, is an association of IT entrepreneurs of Eastern India that works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the growth of IT industry.

COMPASS 14-15, one of the big
gest tech fairs in Eastern India now in its 17th year, proudly presents the inter-college IT Quiz to be held at Khudiram Anusilan Kendra, Kolkata on 13th and 14th February 2014, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

This Quiz event will be conducted by celebrity Quizmaster Mr. Gautam Bose, CEO, Greycells.

We, solicit enthusiastic participation from all colleges (UG and PG) in Kolkata and adjoining areas. (West Bengal only).

Terms and Conditions for participation:

1. Each team will comprise of 3 students.
2. Any number of teams from a respective college may participate.
3. Quiz is open to students pursuing a regular UG or PG course from any registered college/university within the state of West Bengal.
4. The subject of the Quiz is IT and related fields.
5. Pre-registration is desirable.
6. Teams may register on the following link.

 7. Top 32 teams will be selected from the written elimination round. 4 on-stage Semi-finals comprising of 8 teams each will take place subsequent to the written elimination.
8. Grand finale will feature top 8 teams (2 teams each from the 4 sets of semi-finals).
9. Attractive prizes for Top 3 teams. (1st prize- 1 laptop each for the 3 members. 2nd prize- 1 tab. each for the 3 members. 3rd Prize- 1 smart phone each for the 3 members.)
10. The written elimination and first 2 semi-finals will take place on 13th Feb. starting at 10 AM.
11. The remaining 2 semi-finals followed by the Grand finale will be held on 14th Feb.
For relevant updates about the Quiz or further queries visit the Facebook page or visit the Greycells website:

Monday, 12 January 2015

Introducing Gautam bose quizmaster and Gautam bose Greycells

The first attested use of the word 'Quiz' is from 1781 and meant an odd person. Today the word survives in a sense meaning a competition of knowledge between people or teams.
The advent of the media made quiz contests and Quiz conduction in India very popular. It started in India in the year 1967 in Kolkata and has grown bigger and better ever since.

A huge landmark in Indian quizzing was established with the introduction of Quizzing on Radio and later on television. Many Quiz Company in India were established as a result.

The advent of Greycells and Gautam Bose as a quizmaster was a direct result of the changing face of infotainment and how people consumed knowledge. 

Greycell as the foremost Quiz Company in India bears the legacy of the rich history of quizzing in India. The founder of the organization Gautam bose quizmaster is also an occasional columnist, a public speaker, an internationally certified NLP expert apart from being a much sought after Quiz master of the country.

Gautam bose quiz company and the media

The media channels which have been associated with the Greycells are ETV network, Zee Network,  Doordarshan and NDTV. The F.M radio channels with which the organization is linked are Big FM and All India Radio. Greycells has also worked with the Times Group and  India Today group as their media partner.

Greycells has organized its shows in more than 100 locations around the globe including the middle-east,  countries like Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and SAARC countries.

Thursday, 1 January 2015

Inter-School Quiz Contest by Greycells at Mumbai

Greycells recently conducted a glittering inter-school Quiz contest for students across all boards in Mumbai. and managed the entire event held in Mumbai. This event was held in the month of December and was well participated by budding Quizzers from the entire city.
The event was held at the packed banquet hall of a star hotel of Mumbai.
The glittering Quiz contest was supremely conducted by the leading Quizmaster of India, Mr. Gautam Bose, CEO of Greycells to a thunderous applause. 
After the screening round and the much appreciated audience interaction round, top Six teams made it to the on-stage finals. 
The feedback from the huge audience was very positive and the teachers and parents wished to have more of such events in the future. 
Some of the innovative rounds presented by Greycells was the talking point even during lunch time.
Greycells, wishes to convey its regards to the organizers and we, look forward to conduct the next edition of this School Quiz.