The Faculty of Management of Pacific University organized the regional round of the highly popular and prestigious All India Tata Crucible Campus Quiz-2019. More than 500 students from various colleges of the region participated in the quiz.
According to Prof. Mahima Birla, dean-Faculty of Management of Pacific University, the Tata Crucible Campus Quiz is one of the most prestigious and awaited contests of the country which is organized every year in several regions of India culminating into the national finals. Taking into consideration the modern, state-of-the-art facilities available at Pacific University, the organizers of the quiz have chosen the University for this Contest and the regional round is being organized here for last two years. The quiz is conducted by India’s topmost on-stage quizmaster Giri Balasubramanium who is famous and popular by his nick name ‘Pickbrain’.
According to Dr. Shivoham Singh, the convener of the programme, students from several colleges from Jodhpur, Udaipur, Bhilwara, Chittaurgarh and other cities, which included the highly prestigious ones like IIM-Udaipur and AIIMS-Jodhpur, participated in this regional round of the quiz. A total of 250 two-member teams took part in the preliminary written quiz, out of which the top four teams directly qualified for the regional final. There was an on-stage semi final held between the other top six teams out of which two teams qualified for the finals.
Thus, the on-stage Regional Final was held between six teams. The quiz consisting of tricky questions and audio-visual rounds saw a thrilling, keenly fought contest between the finalists. The position of the teams on the score board kept on changing, forcing the audience on to the edge of their seats. Several times, the teams rushed for the buzzer even before the quizmaster finished reading the question. The quizmaster Balasubramanium added to the fun by his witty comments in between. The audience too, took active part in the quiz and correctly answered several questions which were not answered by the teams on stage.
two teams from AIIMS-Jodhpur bagged the top two positions. The winners got a cash prize of Rs. 75000/- and the runners-up were awarded a cash prize of Rs 35000/-. Giving away the prizes, Prof Mahima Birla congratulated the teams for their scintillating performances and also praised the organizers for conducting such a high standard contest for students. The winning team has qualified for the National Final to be held at Mumbai.