On the 22nd of August, the Commerce Department of Jesus and Mary College and Curiosus, the Quiz Society of JMC in association with Jagannath Institute of Management Studies (JIMS), Kalkaji, organised ComQuest. ComQuest is an innovative business management quiz, the third edition this year. Quizcraft Global Solutions was the knowledge partner for the event and Adittya Nath Mubayi the quizmaster for the day.
The event began with a welcome address by Dr. Rekha Dayal, Head of department of Commerce, and then proceeded to Dr. Sister Rosily and J.K Batra, director of JIMS addressing the gathering. The guest of honour for the event was Ms. Neeti Kalra, an eminent alumnus of JMC who gave the keynote address which was eventually followed by the quiz. The quiz took place in two rounds, the preliminary rounds through which 6 teams qualified, and the final round. With over 200 teams participating, the quiz was an enthralling test of wit and knowledge. After 5 grueling rounds of quizzing, Sailesh Mishra and Baibaswata Jena from College of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar won the first position and a cash prize of rupees 20,000. The team formed by Ashish Singh of Ramjas College and Gaurav Setty of Sri Venkateswara College comprised the runner-up, bagging a cash prize of rupees 10,000, with both members receiving rupees 5,000 respectively. Shivangi Tikekar and Mayukh Nair of Ashoka University won the 3rd position and a combined cash prize of rupees 5,000.
With the third edition of the quiz underway, this event has created a strong foothold for itself in the Delhi University Quizzing Circuit. Speaking about the same, Pragya Virmani, President of the Quiz Society of JMC said, “It feels good to see such season quizzers participating in ComQuest and looking forward to it each year. It gives the organizing team a sense of achievement and indicates that our hard work was appreciated.” Ms Preeti Sridhar, professor at JIMS, gave the final vote of thanks to all individuals involved behind the quiz.
Image Credits: Akshita Rana from JMC