Ludhiana – The PG Dept of English, SCD Government College organised a Literary Quiz for the under graduate students on 26th September,2018.The chief Guest, Vice Principal Dr. Parveen Sharma was accorded a very warm welcome by the Head of the Dept., Dr. Tanvir Likhari. The quiz was conducted by Prof. Pooja Kapoor who along with other teachers of the department conducted the preliminary written round in which 9 teams participated. 4 teams qualified and they were appropriately named after four major literary ages, viz Elizabethans, Augustans, Victorians & Moderns.
The quiz consisted of six rounds in which the participants’ knowledge of literature, grammar and vocabulary was tested. Visual, Do or Die & Rapid Fire rounds added to the vigour of the brain storming sessions. The Elizabethans carried away the first prize with an overall booty of 39 points. They were closely followed by the Moderns who were only one point behind. The Victorians and Augustans stood 3rd and 4th respectively. Praising the efforts of the teachers concerned, Dr. Tanvir Likhari, HOD said the quiz, which was carried out with a power point presentation kept the students gainfully engaged besides whetting their curiosity, improving their scholarship and sharpening their responses. She congratulated the winners, students of B.Com 2nd year and reiterated the fact that study of literature and language must be integrated with other disciplines so as to ensure a holistic development of the students.