Rules of Participation for Corporate & Student Categories 

  1. Preliminaries – Online and Offline

 

  • There are 2 modes of entry for both Corporate and Student teams:
  1. Online Prelims 2017 (will be held on September 14, 16 and 24)
    2. Offline prelims 2017(will be held in the Rajagiri campus on October 14)

 

  • Each team will consist of two participants. The participants should be from the same organization/ institution.
  • Online prelims will be conducted in three slots over two weeks on September 14th, 16th and 24th. Teams will have to register to participate.
  • Participation in online prelims is free.
  • A minimal registration fee will be charged for teams participating in the offline prelims. The fees is as below:
    1. Corporate category – Rs.500
    2. Student category – Rs.350
  • Each team is allowed to participate in one or all the three online prelims with the understanding that the best score will be considered for the screening. The 3 online prelims are independent of each other and no cumulating of scores will be done.
  • Only one participant in a team can login to attend the online prelims. Two answers per question will disqualify the team.
  • Teams who have not qualified in the Online Prelims can make another attempt by attending the Offline Prelims to be held in the Rajagiri Valley Campus on October 14th. This will be the final mode of entry into the Semi Finals.
  • Teams qualifying the online prelims and offline Prelims will compete against each other in the Semi Finals to be held on October 14th at the Rajagiri Campus.

 

  1. Semi-Finals

 

  • Semi-final rounds for Corporate and Student categories will be held separately.
  • Participants of the qualifying teams for the semi-finals will have to produce their valid ID proof showing their organizational/ institutional affiliation at the venue.
  • Each semi-final round will feature 8 teams who have qualified from the preliminaries. The number of teams to be selected from the various preliminaries are as below:
    1. Corporate team – Five teams will be selected from the three online prelims and three teams from the offline prelim.
    2. Student team – Five teams will be selected from the three online prelims and three teams from the offline prelim.
  • 3 best teams out of the 8 semi-final teams will move into the Grand Finale of the Rajagiri NBQ 2016.

 

  • Grand Finale

 

  • The Grand Finale will feature 3 top teams from each category.
  • The prize money will be separate for each category.
  • The winning team in each category will win Rs. 100,000/- as cash prize.
  • The First Runner Up team in each category will win Rs. 50,000/- as cash prize.
  • The Second Runner Up team in each Category will win Rs. 15,000/- as cash prize.

 

Note:

 

  • In case of an emergency that results in the inability of a team which has qualified from the online prelim to participate, the following rules shall apply:
  1. If the Rajagiri NBQ 2017 Organizing team is informed of the qualifying team’s inability to be present for the semi-finals on October 14, 2017 at least 3 days before the event or prior, the next team with the best qualifying score from the online preliminaries will be invited. Such successive invitations will continue till team number 10 on the list. If the 10th team on the Top Ten scorers list of the online preliminaries also declines participation due to valid reasons, then the slot shall be opened to accommodate a team from the offline preliminary round that will be conducted on the campus.
  2. If the Rajagiri NBQ 2017 Organizing team is not informed of the qualifying team’s inability to be present for the semi-finals on October 14th, 2017 at least 3 days before the event, the vacant slot will be opened to accommodate a team from the offline preliminary round that will be conducted on the campus.
  • The competition is open to all corporate organizations and educational institutions .
  • This competition is not open to school students.
  • The Rajagiri NBQ 2017 Organizing team and the Quiz Master will have the final say regarding all matters of the quiz.

 

 

RAJAGIRI NBQ 2017 WISHES ALL THE TEAMS AN EXCITING CHALLENGE. MAY THE BEST TEAM WIN!