Jalandhar: Holding that “Knowledge makes Leaders”, India’s leading Tata Group organized largest Campus Quiz ‘Tata Crucible Ouiz-2020’ at Shanti Devi Mittal Auditorium of Lovely Professional University (LPU), today. In this 16th Edition of the Quiz for its Jalandhar-Regional Finals, LPU students’ two teams made to the final round. SCD Government College, Ludhiana, Team won the final; whereas, Aurobindo College again of Ludhiana remained at second position. Tata Group has been organizing this regional round for the last five consecutive years at LPU campus since 2015. The ‘Quiz’ also has its international editions.
Organized throughout the country annually by Tata Group in different steps by traversing across 40 cities in India; one of the city competitions of the quiz is conducted at LPU for the state of Punjab. Out of 600+ teams those participated in preliminary round, six teams, including two teams of LPU, had competed in the final round. A written and then quick prelim of 20 questions had made them to the final round. LPU students’ teams of Harshit & Shivam and of Rishab & Rounak made applauding, prompt and penetrating answers to Asia’s ace quiz-master Giri BalaSubramaniam aka Pickbrain and Ms Rashmi’s corporate knowledge quizzing. LPU Director General Er HR Singla honoured the proven brilliant minds at the Quiz. Expressing his gratitude towards ‘LPU’, Mr Pickbrain praised university for providing great infrastructure and allied assistance in holding the grand live show running in parallel.
From fostering international understanding through student internship programmes to promote social entrepreneurship; Tata group engages with the youth through various initiatives. ‘Tata Crucible Quiz’ is one of these, which is aimed at bringing together the sharpest young minds to take on the toughest quizzing across Asia.