Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul International School, Bangalore has conducted many literary activities to improve the students’ communication skills and their speaking skills. One of them was conducted on the 22nd of September, 2012, i.e.…”Pick and Speak Competition”. It was held as a house activity at 11.30 am with Mr. Harish sir as its host. It was judged by Mr. Raghavendra sir and Mr. Xavier sir. Many students participated from the different houses and there was a tough competition. Each house had a chance to send a maximum of 10 participants who had to speak on their topic for 2 minutes. They were judged on various aspects such as confidence and their time management.

The event went on till lunch and all the participants took part in it with enthusiasm. Aakarsh Raj of IX‘IG’ stood first while Meet Shah of IX’IG’ bagged the second prize and Shivam Rastogi of 1-PU came third.