PiIlai Institute of Management Studies and Research organized an Inter-collegiate Quiz Competition ‘Quizkshetra’ on 18th March, 2017 from 12 noon onwards. Mr. Sangram Mali, Managing Trustee, Happy Thoughts graced the event as the chief guest.
18th March, 2017
The event was envisaged with a view to test the business knowledge of students.
The quiz was open for students of graduate colleges, engineering colleges and post- graduate colleges. The quiz had two rounds preliminary round which was written and final round which had six finalists. The quiz had questions related to brands, companies, products and services, business personalities, business and brand trivia, company history/ founders and current affair specific to business. The event was sponsored by Happy Thoughts and Heartfulness Institute.
The event witnessed an over whelming response from institutes across Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Pune. Students from colleges like IIT Mumbai, Tata Institute of Social sciences, NMIMS, Somaiya College, MIT (Pune), FR. C. Rodriques, SIES, RAIT etc. participated.
The winning teams were:
- Ramrao Adik Institute of Technology
Saurabh Jain and Anit Basu Thakur
- IIT Bombay
Kavin Aadithiyan C and Parantap Singh
- Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Swapnil Chopade and Amol Sonawane
Other finalists were: IIT Bombay (Sampad Pattanaik and Prateek Vijayavargia), Datta Meghe College of Engineering (Sagar Surve and Kshitij Thakur), IEIBS Akademia (Raghunandan Kotakonda and Balsamundar Medsare)
Cash prizes worth Rs 30000 were given to the winning teams
Winner – Rs. 15,000
1st runner up – Rs. 10,000
2nd runner up – Rs. 5,000
There was a dedicated audience round also which received very good response. The audience prizes were sponsored by Jydee Electronics. Encouraging participation was seen from many premier educational brands. Learning Roots one of the promising CAT training institutes was the knowledge partner for the event.
The event was a very good learning experience for all the students. Overall the event was very successful in terms of huge participation, highly professional conduct of the competition and the zeal and enthusiasm of the gathering. The institute aims for even better shows in the years to come, to take this flagship event to higher levels.