Mumbai: Akshay Parale & Baibaswata Jena from SJMSOM, IIT Bombay decimated their opponents to win the Mumbai edition of Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2019.
Jay Bhupesh Rana & Bhushan Kirtibhai Patel from Sayaji University, Anand and Dhwani Agarwal & Amar Tandon from National Law Institute University, Bhopal were the top two teams at the Zone 3 finals of Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2019, held in Mumbai. They will now compete with the other four zones at the National finals to be held in Mumbai.
A total of 57 teams battled it out in the city level finale for the top honours, held at the Vivanta President, Mumbai. Akshay Parale & Baibaswata Jena took home a cash prize of Rs. 75,000* and will compete in the zonal round to qualify for the national finale. Shvabh Chakrawarti & Aditya Bharadwaj from Government Law College, Mumbai were declared runners-up, winning a cash prize of Rs. 35,000*. Ms. Ashrafi Matcheswala, General Manager, Taj Vivanta (President), was the Chief Guest at the finale.
This year, the theme of the quiz has been designed in a T-20 cricket format to celebrate the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Noted quizmaster ‘Pickbrain’ Giri Balasubramaniam hosted the quiz in his masterful, unique and witty style.
The fifteenth edition of India’s biggest campus quiz will run for a little over two months, traversing 40 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.