“Udghosh, the Open Quiz Contest, Hosted by KSAC Goes International

With the tagline “Valiant Warriors Seek Worthy Opponents”, the 16th Edition of Udghosh, the International Level Open Quiz organized by Qutopia, the Quizzing Society of KIIT functioning at KIIT Student Activity Centre (KSAC), was conducted with spirited participation from quiz enthusiasts. This year, Udghosh was conducted in three phases to refine the best amongst the challengers. Total 945 teams from India and abroad participated in the screening round of the quiz, out of which 100 teams qualified for the prelims. Out of those 100, 10 teams qualified for the finals held on 27th February 2022. The entire quiz was conducted by Quizmaster Major Chandrakant Nair, a prominent figure in the quizzing circuit. 

In the Finals, Team Mavericks represented by Preetham Upadhya from Sailesh J Mehta School of Management, IIT Bombay and Gokul S from Delhi School of Economics won the Quiz to receive a cash award of Rs. 70,000. The 1st Runners up was Team Jason Bourne vita Quiz represented by Jayakanthan from TCS and Srinath Bhashyam from SUN Group winning a cash award of Rs. 45,000. Team Sideys represented by Varun Rajiv from ITC and Samanth Subramanian, Journalist and Author from London were the 2nd runners up winning Rs. 20,000. Team Sophie’s Choice represented by Anand R and Calvin from IIT Madras was adjudged the best college team.

Prof. J. R. Mohanty, Registrar, KIIT-DU and Dr. Shyam Sundar Behura, Dy. Director, Student Services congratulated the winners and thanked Prof. Achyuta Samanta, Founder KIIT & KISS for initiating this quiz contest 16 years back. They also thanked Prof. Sasmita Samanta, Vice Chancellor, KIIT-DU for all her support and Team Qutopia for taking Udghosh to the next level.

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