Suvam Palo and Ankit Jena from College of Engineering and Technology (CET), Bhubaneswar won the Bhubaneswar edition of Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2018.
A total of 205 teams battled it out in the city level finale for the top honours, held at XIMB – Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar.
Suvam and Ankit took home a cash prize of Rs. 75,000 and will compete in the zonal round to qualify for the national finale.
Amit Mohanty and Niran V. Rao from Xavier Institute of Management were declared runners-up, winning a cash prize of Rs. 35,000.
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.
The 14th 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 money of Rs. 5,00,000 along with the coveted Tata Crucible trophy.