Shillong witnessed over 200 participants from across states of the north east. After a not so difficult prelim, the top six teams that made it were:
NIT Silchar :Dipkankar Sharma and Lakshya Raj Chopra
IIM Shillong :Maharnav Gogoi and Bhaskar Chakrabarty
North Eastern Hill University :Sachin Behera and Abhijith Abraham
St. Edmund’s College :Ms. Devatrisha and P. Sarfaraj Laskar
IIM Shillong :Shyam Ramakrishnan and Rohit P.
IIM Shillong :Anshu Priyadarshi and Nikhil Dange
Champions, NIT Silchar - Dipkankar Sharma and Lakshya Raj
The finale started with the defending champs from NIT surging into a quick lead. The IIM duo of Gogoi and Bhaskar were quick to regain turf and even got into the lead as the quiz moved into the second half.
The other teams did try with good answers, but it was not enough to get close to these two teams. In the last phases of the quiz, the NIT duo came back strongly and went into the lead again, this time with the resolve that they would not slip. It was too much for the IIM team to try and challenge them and they displayed great maturity to retain the runner up title.
The guest of honour Prof. Rohith Dwivedi, Chairperson, MDP, IIM Shillong graced the occasion and gave away the prizes to the top teams.
Runner Up, IIM Shillong - Maharnav Gogoi and Bhaskar Chakrabarty
WINNER : NIT Silchar - Dipkankar Sharma and Lakshya Raj
RUNNER UP : IIM Shillong - Maharnav Gogoi and Bhaskar Chakrabarty