Chandigarh, March 26, 2021: Sanat Mishra from Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Mohali, emerged victorious in the Cluster 18 Finals of Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2021, the maiden online edition of India’s largest business quiz for campuses.

The Cluster 18 Finals representing the Punjab, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh region was a thrilling affair, with participants showcasing their quick thinking and sharp quizzing abilities.

The winner took home a cash prize of Rs.35, 000/-* and will now compete in the Zonal Finals to qualify for the National Finals. Sebin John Michael from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Amritsar, was declared runner-up, winning a cash price of Rs.18, 000/-*. Prof. Ashok Kumar Mittal, Chancellor, Lovely Professional University, Punjab was the chief guest at the event and gave away the prizes in a virtual prize distribution ceremony.

Stepping up to the challenges posed by the pandemic, like the Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2020, the Campus edition too has brought in its first ever virtual format.

The Winner from each of the Cluster Finals will then qualify for the Zonal Finals. Winners at the four Zonal Finals will directly qualify for the National Finals. The runners-up from the four Zonal Finals will compete in a Wild Card Final, and 2 out of the 4 runners-up will then qualify for the National Finals. In all, 6 Finalists will compete at the National Finals and the top scorer will be crowned as the National Champion who will receive a grand prize of Rs. 2.5 lakhs* along with the coveted Tata Crucible Trophy.

All finals are being streamed on a deferred basis on Tata Crucible Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube channels.

Noted quizmaster ‘Pickbrain’ Giri Balasubramaniam known for his masterful, unique, and witty style is the host of the quiz.