Tides of Change



About the event:

Break the Query is a database query related competition where participants would be tested for their knowledge of database related topics and MySQL skills.

Event Details:

Round 1: Quiz Round

  • Quiz will be a pen and paper questionnaire in which teams need to try to answer maximum number of questions to advance to the next round where results will be based on the cut-off calculated and the teams with low scores will be eliminated.

Round 2: Coding Round

  • A total of 10 SQL questions will be framed with three stages of difficulties i.e., Difficult,Medium and Easy will be given at specific intervals of time.
  • There will be 3 questions for 3 points each in difficult stage, 4 questions for 2 points in medium stage and 3 easy questions for one point each.
  • In case of a tie, 2 easy questions will be given to break the same

Rules and Regulations:

  • Participants can enter the event only as a team of 2 members.
  • Organizers will provide all the necessary equipments and materials.
  • Use of internet or any of the services in it strictly prohibited.

Judging Criteria:

  • Teams with points above cut-off score will be qualified for the next round.
  • The team with highest points (in case of a tie, after adding tie-breaker points also to scoresheet) will be declared winner.


Venue :

NC 52 ,NC 53,NCL 42,NCL 43

Event Type :

Team Event

Team Size :

2 members per team

Maximum Participants :


Round 1

26 Apr

8:00 am

Round 2

27 Apr

4:00 am