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Syed Mustafa Hashmi and Syed Murtuza Hashmi from Osmania Medical College win Hyderabad regional round of Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2016

Hyderabad: The prestigious and much awaited Tata Crucible Campus Quiz is back with its intelligent format and stimulating questions to challenge college students across the country.Syed Mustafa Hashmi and Syed Murtuza Hashmi from Osmania Medical Collegedefeated 150 number of teams to win the Hyderabadregional round of Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2016 held today in Keshav Memorial Institute of Commerce & Sciences in Narayanguda. They will now battle against the champions from 8 cities at the Zone 4 finals in Chennai.

Syed Manzoor and Muneer Ali from ICSI were declared as the runners-up. The 12th edition of Tata Crucible Campus Quiz is a unique 20-20 game to be played on the basis of a 20 question Prelim followed by a T20 format final.

The quiz that has now expanded to 36 cities has numerous exciting rounds in the T20 format. These rounds are designed to test the contestants’ speed of thought and endurance for them to battle out their way to the top of the leader board

The winners of the Hyderabad regional round were awarded a prize money of Rs. 75,000* and the runners-up Rs. 35,000* respectively. The winners of the national finals will receive a grand prize of Rs. 5, 00,000 /-* along with the coveted Tata Crucible Trophy.(*Subject to tax deduction applicable at source)

Mr. K. Mohanchandran, Area Director – Hyderabad & General Manager-Taj Krishnafelicitated the winners.
The top six teams were selected after a preliminary written and a subsequent wild card round (only from the cities where it was held). Besides the winners and the runners-up, the four stage finalist teams included NALSAR, BITS Pillani-Hyderabad Campus, IPE and NIT Warangal.

The quiz was hosted by ace quizmaster Giri Balasubramaniam, better known as ‘Pickbrain’ who through his questions kept the contestants and the audience constantly engaged.

The prizes for Tata Crucible Campus Quiz this year are being supported by Tata Docomo, Fastrack and Tata Motors.
‘Making Waves – Tata Crucible’ is a video that captures the legacy and the milestones of the quiz over the years.

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For more information on the schedule, rules and the format of the quiz, please refer to the annexure.

About the Tata Crucible Quiz

‘Tata Crucible – The Business Quiz’ seeks to bring together the sharpest young minds to take on the heat of the country’s largest business quiz. Youth is a key audience cluster which the Tata group is focusing its communication at and Tata Crucible is a key knowledge initiative towards this engagement. Started in 2004, it has now become an eagerly anticipated annual event. In a commissioned research amongst the participants, Tata Crucible Quiz has been judged the highest rated ground quiz. Tata Crucible is a team-based quiz (two participants per team).

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Founded by Jamsetji Tata in 1868, the Tata group is a global enterprise, headquartered in India, comprising over 100 independent operating companies. The group operates in more than 100 countries across six continents, with a mission ‘To improve the quality of life of the communities we serve globally, through long-term stakeholder value creation based on Leadership with Trust’. Tata Sons is the principal investment holding company and promoter of Tata companies. Sixty-six percent of the equity share capital of Tata Sons is held by philanthropic trusts, which support education, health, livelihood generation and art and culture. In 2014-15, the revenue of Tata companies, taken together, was $108.78 billion. These companies collectively employ over 600,000 people. Each Tata company or enterprise operates independently under the guidance and supervision of its own board of directors and shareholders. There are 29 publicly-listed Tata enterprises with a combined market capitalisation of about $134 billion (as on March 31, 2015). Tata companies with significant scale include Tata Steel, Tata Motors, Tata Consultancy Services, Tata Power, Tata Chemicals, Tata Global Beverages, Tata Teleservices, Titan, Tata Communications and Indian Hotels