The Preliminary Test and Quiz for nominating the teams from Coimbatore chapter for Prof Brahm Prakash Memorial Material Quiz 2016 was conducted on 03rd September 2016 at PSG College of Technology. About 40 teams from 10 Schools in and around Coimbatore participated. Dr.J.Krishnamoorthi, Secretary of the Indian Institute of Metals, Coimbatore chapter, welcomed the participants and briefed about the programme.

The objective type preliminary test was conducted for all the teams for about 50 minutes. Based on the performance in the preliminary test, five teams were short-listed for the preliminary quiz. The preliminary quiz was conducted by Dr.P.Shankar, Principal, Amrita School of Engineering, Chennai as quiz master. A team from Sri Baldevdas Kikani Vidyamandir Matric School, R.S. Puram, Coimbatore and a team from G.D. Matric. Hr. Sec. School, Coimbatore came in the first position with equal points. The two teams were nominated for Prof Brahm Prakash Memorial Material Quiz 2016 to be conducted at Kalpakkam on 24th September 2016. The finalists were congratulated and were awarded with prizes.