Sep 2017 : Report of X State level Undergraduate Pathology Quiz

SDUMC, Kolar

The 10thState Level Under Graduate Intercollegiate Pathology quiz was held on 23rd September 2017 at Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Tamaka, Kolar -563101

During the run-up to this event, an organizing committee was constituted and the various responsibilities were distributed. This committee huddled on numerous occasions to chalk out the course of the event.

Our Honorable Vice Chancellor:  Dr Raghuveer CV, Registrar: Dr A V M Kutty and Principal: Dr Harendra Kumar ML gave their full support and valuable guidance in organizing the event.

A flyer was designed and advertised on KCIAPM website and also in PathoIndia website two months in advance as part of the early announcement.

Later the brochure was designed and sent to all HOD’s of various medical colleges and reminders were made telephonically. The response was very encouraging with a total of 37 teams from all over Karnataka State, representing 20 institutions.

The quiz was sponsored by our University: Sri Devaraj Urs Academy Of Higher Education & Research and Karnataka Chapter Of Indian Association Of Pathologists And Microbiologists. The prizes in the form of book house vouchers and Textbooks of Pathology.


9.00 – 10.00 AM : 

The event began with registration of all the participants followed by breakfast.

10.00 – 11.00AM: 

The preliminary round was a written test to each team and comprised of 60 multiple choice questions. The time allotted was 60 minutes.

11.00– 11.15AM: 

Tea break

11.15– 11.30AM: 

The event was inaugurated in the presence of our beloved Principal Dr. Harendra Kumar ML and PG Director Dr. S.R. Prasad. Dr Kalyani, Professor of Pathology   welcomed the dignitaries on the diaz. Inauguration began with our National Anthem.Then the lighting of lamp was done by the dignitaries on the diaz and a under graduate participant. The presidential speech was given by our beloved Principal Dr. Harendra Kumar ML followed by few words of encouragement and wished good luck for participantsby Secretary KCIAPM and HOD of Pathology AIMS, Bellur, DrVijayashankar. Dr. Suresh TN, Professor of pathology, delivered vote of thanks and marked the end of the inauguration ceremony.

The results of the preliminary round were announced after the lunch in university auditorium and 06 teams were selected for the final round.

The 06 teams were:

1.30 – 4.15 PM 

Before beginning the final round, instructions were given to the 6 teams.

The final round was divided into 6 rounds consisting of Smilies, Gross and Microscopy, Dumshreds and Pictogram, Crosswords, Molecular Pathology, Special stains and Immunohistochemistry and Final Rapid Fire questions rounds conducted by Dr. Kalyani R, Dr. Manjula K, Dr Swaroop Raj, Dr. Hemalatha, Dr. T.N.Suresh and Dr. CSBR Prasad respectively. The scoreboard was documented by Dr Supreetha MS and Dr Geetha S.

An audience round dedicated with a series of questions only to the participants in the audience was conducted by our HOD, Dr CSBR Prasad in which every correct answer by an Undergraduate audience was rightly rewarded with a pathology reference/ essential text book.

The finals were keenly contested and winners of the 3rd State Level Undergraduate Intercollegiate Pathology quiz were:

4.15-4.30 PM 


Rolling trophy, winner certificates and prize in the form of book house vouchers (Prithvi book house, Bangalore) worth of 3000 rupees each for two participants as a First Prize were given. Winner certificates and prize in the form of book house vouchers (Prithvi book house, Bangalore) worth of 2000 rupees each for participants as Second Prize were given.  3rd, 4th, 5th prize – Textbook of Pathology by Dr. Vinay Kumar, 6th prize – Prithvi tone stethoscopes were given to each participants of team were awarded away by  Hon. Registrar: Dr A V M Kutty, Beloved Principal: Dr Harendra Kumar ML and  Dr. CSBR Prasad, HOD of Pathology. The rolling shield was awarded to the Ist prize winners Miss. Vishakha Hegde and Mr. Vishwas LS of BIMS, Belgaum.

The participation certificates were distributed after collecting the feedback forms from the participants.

A final vote of thanks speech was given by our Dr. Swaroop Raj B V, Assistant professor of Pathology which marked the end of our pleasurable experience and we bid farewell to all the participant