Kolkata – IIM-C takes Kolkata title in style

Known to many as the quizzing capital of India, Kolkata turned out in large numbers for its edition of Crucible on a quite Sunday afternoon. With 233 teams in the fray the tension was palpable during the prelim which was followed by two wildcard rounds to arrive at the six finalists.

The top six at Kolkata were:

  • Jadavpur University – Kunal Mandal & Siddhartha Roy
  • IIM-C – Shombit Bhatnagar & Ram Shankar
  • Calcutta University – Prithwish Datta & Arijit Roy
  • Jadavpur University – Sarbajit Mitra & Robin Dey
  • Inst of Engg. & Mgmt – Souvik Mandal & Rahul Basu
  • Praxis Business School – Saurabh Aggarwal & Varun Batra

The early rounds of the final saw IIM-C, Jadavpur University and Praxis Business School move ahead of the rest. The buzzer rounds that followed witnessed more teams joining these three on the score board and with two rounds to go it seemed a even battle.

The early rounds of the final saw IIM-C, Jadavpur University and Praxis Business School move ahead of the rest. The buzzer rounds that followed witnessed more teams joining these three on the score board and with two rounds to go it seemed a even battle.

IIM-C who lost the quiz a year ago came back in style to regain a title they have now won thrice in the last five years.

Results

  • Winners: IIM-C – Shombit Bhatnagar & Ram Shankar
  • Runner Up: Jadavpur University – Sarbajit Mitra & Robin Dey

Kolkata Reacts

The quiz is truly amazing; it really shows how much talent our youth possess.
Koustav Bhar – Gurunanak Institute of Technology

A very commendable, innovativecaoncept which braings together the vitality of young business minds to create the ‘Dream – 2020’ a definite reality.
Priyanka Karmakar – Asutosh College

I learnt a lot about the business world both national and international, this makes TATA Crucible a must participate from now onwards.
Tora Anuradha Sengupta – Techno India College of Technology

In today’s fast growing competitive business world, knowledge is the crucial factor which separates the extraordinary from ordinary. Tata Crucible sets the stage for us to proves our worth at the highest level.
Sukanto Banerjee – Bhavan’s Institute of Management Sciences

This is one of the best quiz programs in India. The format is really good and even gives a rookie like me a fair chance.
Souvik Ghosh – Future Institute of Engineering and Management

It was a breath – taking experience!! Gaining knowledge has become a synonym here.
Pamela Dutta – Academy for Professional Excellence

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