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Quiz Format

The 2020 edition of Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz will be held completely online right from registrations to prelims, to the quiz finals.

  • 2 Prelims
  • 12 cluster finals including wild card round
  • 2 semi-finals and 1 National Final

For details visit: terms and conditions


Clusters

For this edition the country has been divided into 12 clusters and the quiz finals will be held for these 12 clusters. These clusters are based on the location of work. Individuals need to select their correct location of work in the online registration form as that would become the basis of allotting the cluster to them.

Cluster State City
01 Andhra Pradesh & Telangana
02 Delhi & Delhi NRC
03 Gujarat Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu
04 Bengaluru
05 Rest of Karnataka (excluding Bengaluru) Goa
06 Chennai
07 Rest of Tamil Nadu (Excluding Chennai) Kerala, Andaman & Nicobar, Pondicherry, Lakshadweep
08 Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai
09 Rest of Maharashtra (excluding Mumbai)
10 Orissa Jharkhand, Bihar, Chattisgarh
11 Punjab Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir, Srinagar, Chandigarh
12 West Bengal Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura, Assam
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Two Prelims

  • This will be a pan-India prelim for all participants.
  • This is a software-based round.
  • 30 questions. 15 minutes.
  • The top 100* from each of the 12 clusters will progress to Level 2 prelim. Total 1200 qualify.

Level 1 Prelim

  • This will be a pan-India prelim for all participants.
  • This is a software-based round.
  • 30 questions. 15 minutes.
  • The top 100* from each of the 12 clusters will progress to Level 2 prelim. Total 1200 qualify.

Level 2 Prelim

  • This level is for the top 1200 (top 100 from each cluster).
  • Top scorers from Level 1 prelim will receive communication from organisers if they qualify for Level 2 prelims.
  • This too is a software-based round.
    30 questions. 15 minutes.
  • The top 12 from each of the 12 clusters will progress to the Cluster Finals – Wild Card Round, after due validation process. If there are any drop-outs or if participation of any of the top 12 scorers is considered invalid at this stage, then the next top scorers from 13th spot onwards will be invited to complete the 12 spots for the finals. Totally 144 participants will qualify.
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Quiz Finals

Cluster Finals – Cluster finals will comprise of wild card round followed by the actual finals.

Wild Card Round

  • The top 12 from each of the 12 clusters, after due validation, will participate in the wild card round.
  • The cluster wild card round will have two rounds of 6 participants each.
  • From each of these 2 wild card rounds the top 3 will qualify for the actual cluster final.

Actual Cluster Final

  • The top 6 from the cluster semi finals will take part in the actual cluster final.
  • The top scorer from this final will be declared as winner and second top scorer will be declared as runner-up.
  • The winners at the cluster final level will qualify for the semi finals.

Semi Finals

  • The winner from each of the 12 cluster finals will be part of the semi finals.
  • There will be two semi final rounds.
  • From each of these 2 semi finals the top 3 will qualify for the national final.

National Finals

  • The top 6 finalists from the semi finals will compete in the national finals.
  • The top scorer will be crowned the National Champion.

All the 15 final quiz finals which includes Cluster Final, Wild Card round, Actual Cluster Finals, the two Semi Finals and 1 National Final event, will be held on a digital platform and hosted by Quizmaster Pickbrain. Detailed instructions will be sent to the shortlisted participants prior to the event.

Schedules

Cluster No. Date Cluster Bifurcation
01 October 03 Andhra Pradesh & Telangana
02 October 04 Delhi and Delhi NCR
03 October 05 Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu
04 October 06 Karnataka (including Bengaluru)
05 October 07 Chennai
06 October 08 Rest of Tamil Nadu (excluding Chennai), Kerala, Andaman & Nicobar, Pondicherry, Lakshadweep
07 October 09 Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai
08 October 10 Rest of Maharashtra (excluding Mumbai) plus GOA
09 October 13 Orissa, Jharkhand, Bihar, Chhattisgarh
10 October 14 Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand
11 October 15 Punjab, Haryana, Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir, Srinagar, Chandigarh
12 October 16 Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura, AssamWest Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura, Assam
13 October 22 Semi-Final 1
14 October 23 Semi-Final 2
15 October 24 National Finals

Note

**These rounds will be held in November and December 2020. Specific cluster dates will be communicated to the participants once they qualify. The schedule for Quiz Finals will be updated after both Level 1 and Level 2 Prelims are completed.

Prizes

For this edition the country has been divided into 12 clusters and the quiz finals will be held for these 12 clusters. These clusters are based on the location of work. Individuals need to select their correct location of work in the online registration form as that would become the basis of allotting the cluster to them.

Rules

  • Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2021 (“Event/ Quiz”) in the Digital / Online format is an individual participation event and will be completely held online / digitally.
  • This Event is open to only educational institutions located in India.
  • There is NO ENTRY FEE.
  • Any number of individuals from a campus / institute can participate in the Quiz.
  • The Quiz is open to full time students from all disciplines of any under-graduation, degree, or post-graduation courses, across India, but not Junior college students.
  • The registrations for this edition are completely online on www.tatacrucible.com.
  • Individuals need to choose their location in the online registration form based on the place where their campus/ institute is located and not the place of residence of the student.
  • All registered individuals will receive a confirmation message by email once their registration is verified.
  • There will be 24 cluster finals held in this edition and based on the location of the campus/institute as selected in the registration form, individuals will be allotted a cluster from the backend.
  • There will be two levels of online Prelims conducted in this edition of the Event.
  • All registered individuals will be given detailed instructions regarding common all India Level 1 Prelim, prior to the date of the said Prelim.
  • Based on pre-defined scoring parameters, up to top 100* scorers from Level 1 Prelim from each of the 24 clusters at the backend, will qualify for Level 2 Prelims.
  • Top 12 scorers from Level 2 Prelims will be invited for their respective cluster finals, after due verification.
  • If there are any dropouts from the top 12 scorers in any of the cluster, then the next top scorer would be invited for the cluster finals after due verification.
  • Each cluster final will consist of wild card round(s) and final round with top 6 contestants and an overall winner and runner-up.
  • The Winner from each cluster final will be invited to the Zonal Finals. There will be four Zonal Final events and the winner from each Zonal Final would qualify for the National Finals.
  • There will be a Wild Card round with the runners-up from each of the Zonal Finals, so four of them will compete in this Wild Card out of which the top two will qualify for the National Finals.
  • In all, there will be 6 National Finalists, 4 Zonal Winners and 2 from the Wild Card round for Zonal Runners-up.
  • The top scorer in the National Finals will be declared as Winner.
  • All participants are required to have valid photo identity proof of the campus/ institute that they are representing and produce the same on demand. Normal photo identity proof like PAN card, Voter ID , etc are not valid identity proofs for the purposes of this Quiz. In the event of a college ID card not being available or not as per the specifications, the organiser would request the participant to provide a validation letter from the institute confirming the credentials of the participating student.
  • The number of individuals that will qualify from Level 1 Prelim is currently proposed to be top 100 scorers, but this number may vary based on actual participation.
  • Management, employees and families of the Organizers (Corporate Brand and Marketing Team at Tata Sons Private Limited and Tata Services Ltd along with identified agency partners for the event) are prohibited from taking part in the quiz.
  • In view of the pandemic situation, the entire Event is being organized on a digital platform. The participants agree that the Organisers would in no way be responsible for the internet connectivity that is required at all stages of the Quiz. It is the sole responsibility of the participants to equip themselves with robust internet facilities to take part in this Event.
  • The Organisers will put in their best effort to ensure the technology requirements at their end, such as the availability and functioning of the requisite softwares, servers etc. to provide a great experience. However, the Organisers would be in no way responsible if for any unforeseen reasons there is a failure at their end on these fronts.
  • The participants will ensure fair play at the Quiz and shall abide by all the rules of the Quiz and uphold the true spirit of the competition and not indulge in any unfair means, at any stage of the Quiz.
  • If any actions of the participants at any stage of the Event are found objectionable either by the Organisers or Quizmaster and seem to be in violation of any of the rules of the Quiz, they shall accept the decision of the Organisers and Quizmaster which will be final and binding on all issues related to Tata Crucible.
  • The organisers reserve the right to request certain check and verifications to ensure fair play during all the rounds of the Quiz.
  • The participants may be required to be physically present at a venue for the Zonal Finals and National Finals of the Quiz which may require specific physical presence of the finalists at a given centre and/or outstation travel. In case any finalist is unable to be physically present, his/her slot will be offered to other finalists. The details will be available close to the time of the Event.
  • The organisers retain the right to make any changes to the event, its format, date, rules and in any matter related to this Event, at any time before or during the Event.
  • Organisers reserve the right to accept or reject any application to registration and / or entry to the Event proceedings.
  • By entering the Event and / or participating in the Quiz, the attendees permit themselves to be photographed / videographed / recorded by electronic and print mediums for telecast / publication and other display usage of the organisers.
  • Once you register for the Event you indicate your acceptance that the decision of the organisers and quizmaster will be final and binding on all issues related to the Event and no correspondence in this regard would be entertained.

 

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