JAMMU, July 7: Government Degree College, R S Pura organized today a national level one-day online quiz on the topic “Basic Elements of Indian Astrology” while GDC Khour organized an online inter-collegiate quiz for the students of 6th semester to acquaint them about the pattern of examination recently announced by the University of Jammu.
In GDC RS Pura, the quiz was conducted by Department of Sanskrit, under the patronship of the Principal of the College, Dr Sunita Sudan while HoD Sanskrit, Dr Rajesh Sharma was the convener of the event.
The quiz was based on the basic knowledge of Indian Astrology. A total of 795 candidates from different institutions of the country viz Banaras Hindu University, Janki Devi Memorial College, Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri National Sanskrit University New Delhi, Karnataka Sanskrit University, Shri Jagannath Sanskrit Vishvavidyalaya Odisha, besides a number of Sanskrit students, scholars and teaching faculty from various universities and GDCs of the UT of J&K participated in the quiz.
All the qualifying participants who secured more than 75% points were awarded printable e-certificates.
Meanwhile, Department of Sociology & Political Science, GDC Khour organized online inter-collegiate quiz for the students of 6th semester to acquaint them about the pattern of examination recently announced by the University of Jammu.
In Sociology, about 245 students from various colleges across J&K participated in the competition. 52 participants shared 1st place by securing 100% marks. 34 participants shared 2nd place by securing 95% marks and 20 participants shared 3rd place by securing 90% marks.
In Political Science, about 261 students from various colleges across the UT participated in the competition. 47 participants shared 1st place by securing 100% marks, 37 participants shared 2nd place by securing 95% marks and 10 participants shared 3rd place by securing 90% marks.
E-certificates were given to the participants in both the subjects who secured 70% marks and above.
The quiz was conducted by Dr Neetika Sharma (HoD Sociology) and Gurvinder Kour (HoD Political Science) in their subjects respectively under the overall supervision of Prof Hans Raj, Principal of the College.