Bhubaneswar: Alankar Devta & Praneet Shekar from the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) decimated their opponents to win the Bhubaneswar edition of Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2019.
A total of 165 teams battled it out in the city level finale for the top honours, held at Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar. Alankar Singh & Praneet Shekar took home a cash prize of Rs. 75,000* and will compete in the zonal round to qualify for the national finale. Pabitra Nayak & Siddharth Rout from Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology were declared runners-up, winning a cash prize of Rs. 35,000*. Father Paul Fernandes, Vice Chancellor, Xavier University 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.
Fastrack is supporting the prizes for this edition of the quiz. .