The grand finale of the 14th edition of Quiz on the beach™ (QoTB™) was hosted by T. A. Pai Management Institute on 8th January 2017 on the sands of the beautiful Malpe beach against the stunning backdrop of the Arabian Sea. It was a unique and pleasant experience for both the participants and the audience to witness this fun-filled educational event in the cold breezy beach of Udupi, Karnataka.
Quiz master for the Grand Finale was Mr Giri Balasubramaniam of the TATA Crucible fame. After scrutinizing over 2000 quizzers in a period of around 4 months across India, Dubai and Singapore, top 8 teams were selected for the finale. These 8 teams were from NIT Rourkela, IIM Lucknow, Christ University Bengaluru, Gauhati University, MIT Manipal, Ashoka University Delhi, NUS,Singapore, BITS-Pilani Dubai. In this fierce battle of wit and intelligence, the team from National University of Singapore( Shivam and Rohan) proved its mettle by securing the first position. Teams from Guahati University and Manipal University were declared the first and second runners-up. The first, second and third winners were awarded a cash prize of Rs 6 lakh, Rs 3 lakh and Rs 1 lakh respectively.