Mumbai: Saurabh Manoj Jai and Anit Basu Thakur from the Ramrao Adik Institute of Technology, Nerul decimated their opponents to win the Mumbai edition of Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2018.
Garaga Dehit and Digant Bakari from G.H. Patel College of Engineering and Technology (GCET), Anand and Sahil Haresh Ranchandani and Harsh Hegde from National Institute of Technology Goa ruled the zonal finals. They will now compete with the other four zones at the National finals to be held in in Mumbai.
A total of 178 teams battled it out in the city level finale for the top honours, held at Vivanta by Taj, President, Cuffe Parade. Saurabh and Anit took home a cash prize of Rs. 75,000* and will compete in the zonal round to qualify for the national finale. Aditya Jayesh Shah and Harsh Bharat Mehta from the Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, were declared runners-up, winning a cash prize of Rs. 35,000*. Mr. N. Srinath, MD, Tata Teleservices Limited 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. 5,00,000/-* along with the coveted Tata Crucible trophy.
Fastrack and Tata Motors are supporting the prizes for the competition.