IIT Kharagpur won the Kolkata qualifying round of the Sweden India Nobel Memorial Quiz 2017 held at the Medical College, Kolkata.
The team of three comprising Amit Kumar Ram, Piyush Kedia and Shreyans Sadangi won the Kolkata finals. 64 teams had participated in the quiz. Mr. Max Hager, First Secretary, Consular & Administrative Affairs from Embassy of Sweden handed out the prizes at the Inter-Collegiate quiz competition which saw a great participation of avid quizzers from reputed colleges and technical institutes of the city.
Quiz Master Seema Chari hosted the regional round where the participation was open to all college teams. Winners of the Kolkata round will represent the city at the National Finals which will be held at New Delhi on October 11, 2017.
Apart from Kolkata, the Quiz is being held in Pune, Indore, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Guwahati and New Delhi.
The winners of the National quiz will get an all-expense paid trip to Sweden where they will visit headquarters of the partnering companies, Swedish Universities and the Nobel Museum. Partnering companies for Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week 2017 are Atlas Copco, IKEA, Oriflame, SAAB, Sandvik, Scania,Tetra Pak, Volvo Cars and Volvo Group.
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