Apr 05, 2022
Total Prize purse of Rs. 12 lakhs for winners and finalists learning opportunity at HCL Innovation Lab
A one-of-a-kind Olympiad to identify India’s Top Young Problem Solvers and Problem-Solving Schools
Delhi NCR, April 05, 2022: HCL, a US $11.2 billion global conglomerate, today announced that registrations are now open for the third edition of HCL Jigsaw– India’s premier critical reasoning platform. The virtual, Pan-India program is aimed at building a community of young problem-solvers by identifying and awarding India’s Top Young Problem Solvers through a multi-layered evaluation process. HCL Jigsaw assesses school students in grades 6 to 9 on key 21st -century skills including research, critical thinking, and communication, and helps them apply these to solve real-world challenges. Interested students or schools can register at www.hcljigsaw.com, by July 31st, 2022 to participate in the competition. The total prize purse for HCL Jigsaw 3.0 is Rs 12 lakhs and winners and finalists will also get a learning opportunity at HCL Engineering and Innovation labs.
|Important Dates to Note|
|Qualifiers||August 8 to 14, 2022|
|Semifinal||August 20, 2022|
|Finale||August 21, 2022|
|Result Announcement||August 22, 2022|
Commenting on the initiative, Sundar Mahalingam, President of Strategy at HCL Corporation said, “At HCL, we believe in multiplying the potential of not just an individual but communities at large. Nurturing critical thinking skills is essential to help young minds thrive in a rapidly evolving world, and teachers and schools play an important role in this journey. HCL Jigsaw is designed to expose students to situations that require them to exercise their problem-solving and critical thinking capabilities. Jigsaw 3.0 will present real-world case studies and encourage the participants to come up with innovative solutions to win exciting rewards.”
HCL Jigsaw will assess participating students on 10 parameters under three primary attributes that can be characterized as key components of the problem-solving process. These include: –
HCL Jigsaw is a virtual competition and will include three assessment stages:
Over 11,000 students from 3000+ schools across 35 states and Union Territories participated in the first two editions of HCL Jigsaw.
Founded in 1976 as one of India’s original IT garage start-ups, HCL is a pioneer of modern computing with many firsts to its credit, including the introduction of the 8-bit microprocessor-based computer in 1978 well before its global peers. Today, the HCL enterprise has a presence across varied sectors that include technology, healthcare, and talent management solutions and comprises three companies – HCL Infosystems, HCL Technologies, and HCL Healthcare. The enterprise generates annual revenues of over US $ 11.2 billion with more than 198,000 employees operating across 52 countries. For further information, visit www.hcl.com
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