India's most-awaited quiz contest for the student community, Sweden-India Nobel Memorial Quiz is all set to kick off in Indore on 2 August.
Organized by the Embassy of Sweden, this prestigious quiz series is part of the Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week - now in its eleventh year. The first qualifying round of the Sweden India Nobel Memorial Quiz 2017 will be held at the Indian Institute of Management, Indore on 2 August 2017.
Students studying in colleges and universities across 11 cities in India will compete in the regional rounds and the winning team from each city will qualify for the grand finale which will take place in Delhi in October.
The National quiz champions will get an all-expense paid trip to Sweden, where they will visit headquarters of the partnering companies, Swedish universities and the Nobel Museum.
A popular event among the college and university students, the Quiz provides a unique opportunity for young talents to test their knowledge of the Nobel Prize, Nobel Laureates and their achievements along with answering questions on Sweden, its people and culture, Swedish innovations and inventions.
Launched in 2008, the Sweden-India Nobel Quiz has grown over the years and this year more than 3,000 students are expected to participate in 11 cities across the country.
To be hosted by noted quiz master Kunal Savarkar, a mastermind semi-finalist and content editor for Kaun Banega Crorepati, the participation to the Quiz is open to all under-graduate and post-graduate students (in teams of three), representing a college/institution.
Qualifying rounds will be held in 11 cities, including Indore, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Guwahati, Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, and New Delhi.
The Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week 2017 comprises a number of events ranging from seminars and panel discussions to competitions for student and cultural performances.