Pune: The prestigious and much awaited Tata Crucible Campus Quiz is back with its intelligent format and stimulating questions to challenge college students across the country. Dhruv Puri and Abhishek Pandey from Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB) defeated 68 teams to win the Pune regional round of Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2016 held in Hyatt Regency, Pune. They will now battle against the champions from 8 cities at the Zone 3 finals.
The excitement and enthusiasm was at an all-time high at the Pune regional round finals of Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2016. The prelims witnessed the ultimate knock-out round to decide the top six teams on stage. This was just the beginning of the neck-to-neck competition where these six teams fought the battle till the last round which turned the tables around for Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB) who swept-off a whopping score of 11 and thereby winning the Pune finals.
Madhup Sagar and Karan Sood from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM) were declared as the runners-up. The 12th edition of Tata Crucible Campus Quiz is a unique 20-20 game to be played on the basis of a 20 question Prelim followed by a T20 format final.
The quiz that has now expanded to 36 cities has numerous exciting rounds in the T20 format. These rounds are designed to test the contestants’ speed of thought and endurance for them to battle out their way to the top of the leader board.
The winners of the Pune regional round were felicitated by Dr. Tarun Kumar Singhal, Professor and Associate Dean Academics, Symbiosis International University and were awarded a prize money of Rs. 75,000* and the runners-up Rs. 35,000* respectively. The winners of the national finals will receive a grand prize of Rs. 5, 00,000 /-* along with the coveted Tata Crucible Trophy. (*Subject to tax deduction applicable at source)
The top six teams were selected after a preliminary written and a subsequent wild card round (only from the cities where it was held). Besides the winners and the runners-up, the four stage finalist teams included Vineet and Sampooran from Army Institute of Technology, Anmol Dhawan and Prabhav from Armed Forces Medical College, Pranjal Gupta and Archit Garg from Armed Froces Medical College and Ruchit Vartak and Paras Rishi from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management.
The quiz was hosted by ace quizmaster Giri Balasubramaniam, better known as ‘Pickbrain’ who through his questions kept the contestants and the audience constantly engaged.
The prizes for Tata Crucible Campus Quiz this year are being supported by Tata Docomo, Fastrack and Tata Motors.
‘Making Waves – Tata Crucible’ is a video that captures the legacy and the milestones of the quiz over the years. You can view it on: https://youtu.be/m1I6xExfMuU
To be a part of the Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2016 please visit: www.tatacrucible.com
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