Jamshedpur, April 2: Swapnil Singh and Kornala Arun from National Institute of Technology (NIT) Jamshedpur were declared winners of the Jamshedpur edition of Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2018.
A total of 109 teams battled it out in the city level finale for the top honours, held at The Tagore Society, Jamshedpur. Swapnil and Kornala took home a cash prize of Rs. 75,000 and will compete in the zonal round to qualify for the national finale. Sahil Sanjay Kumar and Ashwin Kumar KS from XLRI – Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur were declared runners-up, winning a cash prize of Rs. 35,000. Rajesh Chintak, Chief HRM – Engineering & Projects, Tata Steel, was the chief guest at the finale.
This year, the theme of the quiz revolves around 150 years of business to mark the 150th year of the Tata group. In keeping with tradition, renowned quizmaster ‘Pickbrain’ Giri Balasubramaniam hosted the quiz in his masterful, inimitable style of presenting clever questions with equal humour.
The fourteenth edition of India’s biggest campus quiz will run for a little over two months, traversing 38 cities, with five zonal rounds leading to the grand national finale in Mumbai. The winners of the National Finals will receive a Grand Prize of Rs 5 lakh along with the coveted Tata Crucible trophy.
Fastrack and Tata Motors are supporting the prizes for the competition.