Mangaluru: Department of Commerce, Manipal, won first place in the ‘Sahyadri Whiz Quiz-2018’ organised by the department of Business Administration of Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management. The winners received a trophy and cash prize of Rs 25,000. SDM, Ujire won second place with a trophy and a cash prize of Rs 15,000 while St Aloysius College, Mangaluru won 3rd place with a trophy and a cash prize of Rs. 10,000.
‘Sahyadri Whiz Quiz-2018’ is an inter-collegiate quiz competition for undergraduate students. Around 7,000 students from 50 colleges in Mangaluru, Udupi, Kodagu, Karwar and Kasargod participated, of which, 950 students were selected for the finale at Sahyadri College campus.
Out of 315 teams of 3 each, 150 teams qualified to the second preliminary round, and only 6 teams made it to the final round.
Kamakhaya Prashad Aggarwal addresssed the gathering and said, “Success is not the end but the begining of a new journey. To face success, one should set an action-oriented goal, and emphasise on short term goals. Rather than winning the quiz competation, the goal should be to prepare for it to the best one can. This will transform anxiety into confidence.
Swami Maheshathmanandaji, correspondent of Ramakrishna Institute of Moral and Spiritual Institution, Mysuru and Jairaj Rai, Chairman, Shri Ramakrishna Credit Co-operative Society felicitated the winners.
Kamakhaya Prashad Aggarwal, Business Head - Karnataka and Goa, HDFC Ltd was the chief guest and Pradeep Suresh, Director - Financial Accounting Advisory Services, E&Y Associates LLP was the guest of honour.