The English Literary Society run by the Post graduate department of English organised a literary quiz competition titled “Unravelling the Bard” on 7 February 2023. The quiz comprised the questions based on the life of William Shakespeare, his sonnets, the opening lines of his plays, the characters of the famous plays etc. The questionnaire was prepared keeping in mind the UGC-NET examination of English. The students of MA 1 and MA 2 participated in the competition.
Speaking on the occasion, Principal, Dr. Sameer Sharma said such mode of competitions will help the students for their preparation in competitive exams. He further informed students about the benefits to choose English as a career as it has huge opportunities at the global level. He also lauded the efforts of the department.
Addressing the students, Asst. Prof. Nidhi Sood, Head of the Department said the event was organised with the purpose of promoting a fun way to study while also enhancing knowledge in Shakespeare’s works. Emphasizing on the need of such competitions she said that they help in the overall development of the students. They also provide the right platform for confidence building.
After a neck to neck competition, MA 1 won the quiz by 35 points. Pallavi from MA 1 bagged the prize for the best performer of the day. The college principal felicitated the winning team with a trophy.
Asst. Prof. Tarandeep Kaur, President English Literary Society was the quizmaster and effectively, efficiently moderated the entire event. Ms. Rupinderjeet Kaur, Dr. Gulshan Kumar, Ms. Shikha, Ms. Chahat and Ms. Taniya were also present.
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