GNA University organized a Punjab Spell Bee Championship – the first ever of its kind in Punjab. The Punjab Spell Bee Championship aimed at creating awareness of the possibilities of using varied words in oral and written expression and to add words to the active vocabulary of students. The participants from all the districts of Punjab of Standard XI and XII participated. All the teams showcased their skills and expertise and raised the level of the competition. The audiences were dazzled and spellbound by their knowledge about spellings of words. Dr. Prem Kumar, Vice Chancellor, GNA University welcomed all the guests and introduced the program to the attendees S. Gurdeep Singh Sihra, Pro-Chancellor, GNA University encouraged all the children to excel in the field of their choice.The chief guests were Mr. Surendra Seth (former editor of Dainik Bhaskar was the Event Icon) ,Dr. Om Gauri Dutt Sharma, Dr. Jernail Singh Anand, and Dr. Tejinder Kaur. Mr. Sunil Sarad, Registrar, Mr. Sameer Varma, Ms. Monika Hanspal, Mr. C. R. Tripathy, Dr. Disha Khanna also graced the occasion.
Winners: Army Public School, Jalandhar Cantt bagged a stupendous cash award of Rs 51,000, a winning trophy and Akal Academy, Bilga and Cambridge International School, Phagwara secured second and third prize winning Rs 31,000 and Rs 21,000 with trophies respectively.