The finals of the All India Management Association (AIMA) Quiz 2005 was held to a packed auditorium in Chennai with TCS Kolkata emerging as winners, closely followed by the team from Sify, Chennai.
The other two teams in contention in the final round were Tata Teleservices from Mumbai, and Abhishek Industries from Ludhiana. The finalists emerged from two semi-final rounds where one team from each region was represented. The top two teams from the semis got into the final round. A total of over 200 teams from across the country took part.
Speaking to exchange4media on the final event, Major Lakshman, Executive Director, Madras Management Association, said, "The event was very well received, and the crowd was very enthusiastic. People came from Bangalore, Cochin and other cities to witness the event and corporates extended their support by giving out a lot of prizes to the audience."
The winners walked away with a cash prize of Rs 25,000 and the runners-up got Rs 15,000. The third prize winning team won Rs 10,000 in cash while and the fourth placed Ludhiana team won a lot of gift hampers.
Kamal Singh, Director, AIMA, said, "We hope to make it even bigger next year. We will look at partnering with CNBC, expect to make this the largest Management quiz programme in the country."