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HT Education Correspondent, Hindustan Times
New Delhi, February 19, 2014
Tata Crucible Campus Quiz, an inter-college business quiz series in the country, is back to enthrall students. This year, the quiz will be held in 34 cities with its 10th edition. This year’s theme is ‘Power of 10’. Providing opportunities to more young minds to engage with this knowledge initiative, four more cities are being added to the regional rounds in the 2014 edition — Ranchi, Vadodara, Hubli-Dharwad and Dehradun.  The format of the quiz is set around the number 10, with the scores revolving around a multiplier of 10. The wild card round will also have 10 questions.

The winners of the national final will receive a prize of  Rs. 7 lakh along with the Tata Crucible Trophy, while regional winners and runners-up will receive prizes of  Rs. 1 lakh and Rs. 50,000 ,respectively. This season started at Nagpur on February 13, 2014, and winners of regional rounds will compete in four zonal finals in the respective zones. The top two winning teams from each zonal final will participate in the national finals to be held in Mumbai on April 12, 2014, followed by the mega international final. The winners and runners-up from the India edition will compete with teams from the Singapore and UK editions, for the International Championship title.

Starting from Nagpur, the quiz will move on to other cities that include Hubli (February 19), Jaipur (February 22), Hyderabad (February 23), Patna (February 25), Noida (February 26), Lucknow (February 27), Vizag (March 4), Indore (March 6), and Ahmedabad (March 8).

The participating teams will go through a preliminary written elimination round at a common venue.

The top four teams from the written prelims will qualify for the regional stage rounds. There is  no entry fee. Each team would comprise two members from the same institution.

Any number of teams from the same institution can take part in the quiz. Teams can participate only from the city where the college/institution they represent are located. For further details, visit http://www.tatacrucible.com/