1st National DSNLU, IPR Quiz Competition (19th October 2019)

The Centre for Intellectual Property Rights of DSNLU would like to organize a flagship programme on First DSNLU “National IPR Quiz Competition 2019” in memory of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam sir at our campus on 19-10-2019.
It is a flagship programme of Centre for IPR DSNLU aimed at fostering knowledge of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) among students who are pursuing their Under graduation Courses. The event is open for all streams including Management/ Engineering/ Humanities etc.)
About Centre for Intellectual Property Rights :
Intellectual Property (IP) is a creation of mind and it confers right to the creator by the law towards the exclusive use of his creation. Though this right is granted for a certain period, the exclusive nature of it makes it significant. In India IP law has undergone a significant change due to TRIPS, which has a direct impact on legal regime pertains to patents, copyrights, designs, trademarks, geographical indications etc. The existing IP laws were amended from time to time to be on par with changes internationally. In recent years Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) emerged as the most important policy instrument. With its growing presence, however, it has also been subjected to intense criticism. Moreover, the structure of the institution itself has undergone periodic changes with incorporations of newer subject matters into its ambit. It is the endeavour of the C-IPR to become the beacon in the field of Intellectual Property Rights by encouraging synthesis of knowledge and best practices cutting across academia, practitioners and research fraternity.
 Eligibility:
 Students from any college/University pursuing UG courses are eligible.
Topics :
Intellectual Property Rights Law (IPR)
IMPORTANT DATES :
LAST DATE OF REGISTRATION: 30TH SEPTEMBER 2019.
Event Date:
19-10-2019
Prizes:
1. Winner will be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 10,000, along with Memento and Certificate.
2. Runner-Up will be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 7,500, along with Memento and Certificate.
3. Participation certificate will be provided to every eligible participant.
  Guidelines:
  1. Each team shall comprise of Two Members from the same University/College.
  2. Cross College teams are not allowed, College ID cards are mandatory
  3. The registration fee per 500/Participant (or) 1000/Team.
  4. Account No: 283710100024089, Account Name: Registrar, DSNLU, VISAKHAPATNAM, IFSC CODE: ANDB0002837, Branch: Waltair, MICR: 530011020, Branch Code: 000633,
  5. Interested participants can register HERE
  6. The University would provide accommodation within the campus on twin sharing basis. Any person opting to avail the facility shall intimate their choice in the registration form.
  7. An amount of 500 from each participant would be charged per person.
RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR QUIZ COMPETITION:
  • There shall be a total of 20 teams. The teams will be selected on first come first serve basis.
  • Each team shall consist of 2 students. Cross-college teams are not allowed. 3. There shall be a total of 5 rounds.
 Preliminary I (20 teams)– 16 out of the 20 teams will be advanced to the next round.
 Preliminary II (16 teams) – 8 out of the 16 teams will be advanced to the next round.
 QuarterFinals (8 teams) – 4 out of the 8 teams will be advanced to the next round.
 SemiFinals and (4 teams) – 2 out of the 4 teams will be advanced to the next round.
 Finals (2 teams) – One team will be the winner and the other will be the runner.
ROUNDS AND MARKS:
PRELIMINARY I
  • Preliminary I are elimination rounds. Two teams will compete against each other1 . In case of correct answer the team will get 2 points. If the team fails to answer or answers wrong then the question will be passed to the other team. If the other team answers correctly then that team will be awarded 1 point for answering the question that is passed.
  • There is no negative scoring in these rounds.
  • The total score of all 20 teams will be calculated and top 16 teams will be advanced to Preliminary II.
PRELIMINARY II
1. Preliminary II are knock-out rounds. Two teams will compete against each other and the team with the higher score among the two will be advanced to the next round.
2. In case of correct answer the team will get 2 points. If the team fails to answer or answers wrong then the question will be passed to the other team. If the other team answers correctly then that team will be awarded 1 point for answering the question that is passed
3. There is no negative scoring in these rounds.
4. Out of 16 teams only 8 teams will proceed to the Quarter Finals.
QUARTER FINALS 1 Check note 2 below.
1. Quarter Finals are also knock-out rounds.Two teams will compete against each other and the team with the higher score among the two will be advanced to the next round..
2. In case of correct answer the team will get 2 points. If the team fails to answer or answers wrong then the question will be passed to the other team. If the other team answers correctly then that team will be awarded 1 point for answering the question that is passed
3. There is no negative scoring in these rounds.
4. Out of 8 teams only 4 teams will proceedto the Semi Finals.
 SEMI FINALS
1. Semi Finals are also knock-out rounds. Two teams will compete against each other and the team with the higher score among the two will be advanced to the next round..
2. In case of correct answer the team will get 2 points. If the team fails to answer or answers wrong then the question then a point of 0.25 will be deducted from the team and the question will be passed to the other team. If the other team answers correctly then that team will be awarded 1 point for answering the question that is passed. If the other team fails to answer or answers wrong then there will be no deduction of points from the other team.
3. Out of 4 teams only 2 teams will proceed to the Finals.
 FINALS
1. Finals are also knock-out rounds. Two teams will compete against each other and the team with the higher score among the two will be advanced to the next round..
2. In case of correct answer the team will get 2 points. If the team fails to answer or answers wrong then the question then a point of 0.25 will be deducted from the team and the question will be passed to the other team. If the other team answers correctly then that team will be awarded 1 point for answering the question that is passed. If the other team fails to answer or answers wrong then there will be no deduction of points from the other team.
3. The one with the highest score will be the winner and the other team will be the runner of the quiz competition.
NOTE :
 1. The number of questions asked in each round will depend on the discretion of the quiz master
2. In case of deficiency of a team in Preliminary I that is required to compete against any of the teams then a team from the students of DSNLU will be made to participate. However their marks won’t be calculated for considering the top 16 teams that are going to be advanced to the next round.
 3. In case of any dispute the word of the quiz master and the organising Committee will be final.
For more details contact
Sheik Kaza Basha : Ph no.+91 9542987319
Yeshaswini: ph no. +91 7981599099

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