ConQuest 2018: India’s Premiere National Quiz on the Indian Constitution, History and Politics

August 6, 2018 | Kruthika R

The Centre for Law and Policy Research (CLPR) is excited to announce the 3rd edition of ConQuest: India’s Premiere National Quiz on the Indian Constitution, History and Politics. Building on to the success of the previous editions of the Quiz, ConQuest 2018 will aim to further expand participation and deepen content.

 

The Quiz will consist of four regional rounds (Delhi, Kolkata, Pune and Bangalore) and a national finals (Bangalore) in the month of September.

 

ConQuest 2018 will encourage and facilitate students to engage with India’s rich constitutional tradition. It will draw on topics that include the Indian Constitution, law, politics, history and current affairs.

 

Who can participate?

It is open to undergraduate and graduate students from all disciplines.

 

What is the format of the quiz?

It will consist of four regional rounds and a national finals.

Each regional round consists of a preliminary and a regional final round. Both will be conducted on the same day.

The preliminary round will be a written test on the basis of which a total of six teams will be selected to go onstage to compete at the regional final as follows:

  • the top five highest scoring teams
  • one all women team/team with one woman member (mixed team) with the highest score

The top two teams from each regional final round will compete at the nationals final to be held in Bangalore.

 

What topics will the Quiz draw on?

 The Quiz will be broadly based on Indian Constitution, politics, law, history and current affairs.

 

What are the rules and regulation governing the quiz?

Please find the rules and regulations for ConQuest 2018 here.

 

How to register?

Online registration can be done here.

Spot registration can also be done at the venue of your regional zone (This closes half an hour prior to the start of the preliminary rounds).

Please register online to allow the organiser to plan logistics effectively.

 

Where and when will the quiz be held?

Round Date Timings Venue
North Regional Round 1st September 2018 10 A.M to 1 P.M National Law University, Delhi
East Regional Round 6th September 2018 10.30 A.M to 1.30 P.M St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata
West Regional Round 15th September 2018 12 P.M to 5 P.M Symbiosis Law School, Pune
South Regional Round 28th September 2018 10 A.M to 1 P.M School of Law, Christ University, Bengaluru
National Finals 28th September 2018 2 P.M to 4 P.M School of Law, Christ University, Bengaluru

 

What do the winners walk away with?

Regional Round: 1st place – Rs. 10,000; 2nd place – Rs. 7,000; 3rd place – Rs. 5,000

National Finals: 1st place – Rs. 30,000; 2nd place – Rs. 20,000; 3rd place – Rs. 15,000

 

Who to contact in case of queries?

Please write to conquest.quiz@clpr.org.in

 

ConQuest 2018 is an event that is organised under the Constitutional and Civic Citizenship Project. The project is supported by Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit .

Prize Support: Mr. Arvind Datar, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India.

Digital Partner: The Print

Knowledge Partner: Walnut Knowledge Solutions.

Kruthika R

Research Associate

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