IGNOU won the Grand Finale of The Sweden India Nobel Memorial Quiz 2016 at Indraprastha College for Women October beating the finalists from Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune rounds to become title holders and claim the weeklong trip to Sweden.

The team of three: Ambuj Singh, Sunny Aryan and Kisalay, made their college proud by winning the finale where 11 teams had participated.

The 11 city annual intercollegiate quiz competition saw avid quizzers from across reputed colleges and technical institutes of all the participating cities.

The winning team has won an all-expense paid trip to Sweden where they will visit the headquarters of global Swedish companies, Swedish Universities and the Nobel Museum among other things.

The first and second runner-up of the Grand Finale won a visit to Swedish Aerospace giant, Saab’s stand at AERO INDIA 2016.

Partnering Swedish companies for this year’s Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week are Embassy of Sweden, ABB, Atlas Copco, Ericsson, IKEA, SAAB, Scania, SEB, TetraPak, Volvo Cars and Volvo Group and the SME partners Blueair, Camfil and CleanMotion.

The Embassy also partners with KLM / Air France for the Nobel week.

The Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week is a high-profile, multi-city, multi-activity annual event organized by the Embassy of Sweden in India in cooperation with several Swedish companies.

The Week is instituted in memory of Swedish innovator, entrepreneur and philanthropist Alfred Nobel.  It also celebrates the contribution of Indian Nobel Laureates as well.

Source: The Indian Express