The picturesque city of Calicut played host to its edition of Tata Crucible for campus students at the lovely IIM campus here. Colleges from across the city and surrounding locations were part of the battle. With close to a 100 teams the energy levels were high. The finalists were:
IIM(K) : Gaurav Jain and Imtiaz Ahmed
Nirmalagiri College, Kannur :Zahir Akthar and Aswin.S
COE Thalassery :Midhun and Nabeel
Govt. Victoria College, Pallakad :Abdul Vahid and Jameer
Sir Syed College, Kannur :Ms. Chaitra and Anand
NIT Calicut :Sachin and Gokul
Champions, Govt. Victoria College - Abdul Vahid and Jameer
The final witnessed a very interesting battle. The audience and teams on stage liked the new format, especially the amount of strategy that went into it. At the end of a pitched battle the duo from Govt. Victoria College from Pallakad, won their institute its first ever Tata Crucible title.
The NIT's and IIM's are the regular favourites here but they were sure challenged this year. It was only in the final level of the game that the IIM team managed to claw their way back and clinched the runner-up title. The guest of honour, Prof. Kumar, Dean Academics, IIM(K) appreciated the quiz, the many teams that took part and the quizmaster for a fantastic quiz.
Runner Up, IIM(K) - Gaurav Jain and Imtiaz Ahmed
WINNER : Govt. Victoria College - Abdul Vahid and Jameer