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Rajendra Vidyalaya JSR dominate

WINNER: Rajendra Vidyalaya Jamshedpur (JSR) - Shadan Kalam and Adnan Azmat
RUNNER UP: MP Birla Foundation (KOL) - Xerxes Rahman and Srijan Banerjee


"It's the only city where quizmasters are under pressure" quipped seasoned pro Pickbrain as he took stage, appreciating the quizzing interest at Kolkata. Soon enough he was underway with the prelim and the teams kept egging at him not to give clues. Such was the competitive spirit in the city that finally threw up the following six finalists.

South City International School (KOL) - Aritro K and Justin Hu
MP Birla Foundation (KOL) - Xerxes Rahman and Srijan Banerjee
WWA Cossipore English (KOL) - Arpan Bhowmik and Shuvam Manna
Loyola School (JSR) - Faraz Inbesat and Kaushik Agarwal
DPS Ruby Park (KOL) - Shreyan Bakshi and Sayan Goswami
Rajendra Vidyalaya Jamshedpur (JSR) - Shadan Kalam and Adnan Azmat

The finale was fast paced and interesting with the animation software keeping everyone at the edge of their seats. The duo from Rajendra Vidyalaya and MP Birla got off to fast starts but as the quiz went into the buzzer rounds the duo from DPS started catching up with some quality strikes.

In the round on Invisible Analytics the duo from Rajendra Vidyalaya went for everything and took a lot negatives that set them back and gave the other teams a good chance. However, in the final round they bounced back in dramatic style to crack 40 points in a row to clinch the title and make it to the national stage.

Mr. Ajoyendra Mukherjee, Exec. VP and Global Head, Human Resources, TCS rightly observed that with the potent combination of knowledge and energy to express, the students are poised for a great future and from the IT point of view, we don't have to worry much. The guest of honour Mr. Debashis Sen (IAS), Principal Secretary Urban Development Dept., Govt. of West Bengal, appreciated the students for their ability to process information and wished them well for their future. Mr. Sridhar Bakshi the Head of Operations TCS Kolkata was also present on the occasion.

Quotes @ Kolkata
Mr. Ajoyendra Mukherjee, Exec. VP and Global Head, Human Resources, TCS
"The kids today, are able to analyse and relate to things in a much quicker and faster way."


Champions, Rajendra Vidyalaya Jamshedpur (JSR) - ShadanKalam and Adnan Azmat


Runner Up, MP Birla Foundation (KOL)- Xerxes Rahman and Srijan Banerjee