Rohan Khanna from Barclays declared as the winner of Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2024

Rohan Khanna from Barclays declared as the winner of Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2024

Bengaluru, 7th June 2024: The 20th edition of the Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz, a prestigious knowledge initiative by the Tata Group, concluded with an exhilarating Grand Finale, held at Vivanta by Taj President, Mumbai. Mr Rohan Khanna from Barclays secured the national champion title, winning a grand prize of ₹2,50,000/-*, a Taj Gift Card worth ₹1,00,000/-*, and the coveted Tata Crucible trophy. This victory marks Mr Khanna’s second win as the national champion, with his first triumph dating back to 2011.

Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz returned to the on-stage format this year on its two-decade anniversary. The 2024 edition of the much-celebrated quiz attracted an unprecedented number of 21,000+ registrants from across India. Twelve cluster champions battled through two semi-finals, with the top three from each semi-final advancing to the national finals.

The event was attended by Special Guests, Mr Venkatachalam H, MD & CEO of Tata AIA, and Mr Sushant Dash, MD & CEO of Tata Starbucks India. Mr Venkatachalam expressed his deep admiration for the contestants, saying, “Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2024 grand finale was not just a contest of knowledge but a showcase of the remarkable capabilities and strategic thinking that define success in the modern corporate world. I am inspired by the intellectual rigour and enthusiasm demonstrated by all participants. Such events underscore the vital role of continuous learning and intellectual agility in today’s fast-paced environment.”

Mr  Dash commented, “The finale was a dazzling display of acumen and sharpness. To witness such an engaging spectacle of minds at play was truly an enlightening experience. I applaud all the finalists for their exceptional performance and extend my heartfelt congratulations to the organisers who have cultivated this platform into a twenty-year tradition of excellence in intellectual competition.

Ms. Jemimah Rodrigues, celebrated cricketer, shared her impressions of her first quiz attendance, “Attending my first live quiz event has been an absolutely thrilling experience. The level of preparation and dedication necessary to reach this stage is commendable. It is a lesson in poise and clarity under pressure, qualities essential not only in sports but in any high-stakes environment. I am eager to see what future competitions will bring.

Mr Khanna emerged victorious in a tightly contested finale. Reflecting on his win, he remarked, “After qualifying for the national finals 19 times, finally clinching this title again after 13 years feels surreal. The over two-decade-long journey here has been one of intense competition and immense learning that culminated in this victory. Winning at the Tata Crucible, the pinnacle of quizzing in India, is a dream realized.

The quiz was expertly conducted by noted quizmasters Giri Balasubramaniam, also known as Pickbrain, and Rashmi Furtado, who guided the contestants through the challenging and stimulating rounds.

The brand partners for this year’s quiz included Tata Play Binge, Tata Motors Nexon, BigBasket, and Mia by Tanishq, with additional prizes from Tata CliQ.

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