Student's Achievements

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Nomura Investment Banking Case Study Competition

Position : 1st position (National Winner)

Brief about the competition : "Full-blown pitch for an acquisition and divestment for a company in healthcare sector was made.
A detailed presentation was made and presented to senior bankers in Nomura Securities Ltd.
The competition had 3 phases: Phase 1 - Executive summary | Phase 2 - detailed pitch | Phase 3 - final presentation at nomura headquarters, Mumbai. Team comprised of 2 members.
Final round had 18 teams all across India."

Name : Abishek Balendran

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Debate Competition

Position :2nd Position (1st runner's up)

Brief about the competition : "A debate competition (IIM Udaipur) in Economics domain on the topic ""Paradox of growth and inflation tradeoff""
Again a team of 2 members. Panelists - senior hedge fund manager, Dy. Manager SEBI, Asset management head of HDFC
Final round had 4 teams competing"

Name : Abishek Balendran

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iAspire

Position :Winner

Brief about the competition : iAspire is a national level business centric competition initiated by the Aspirant Relations Team of Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune. It is an online competition wherein B-school aspirants work under the guidance of MBA students from SIBM Pune in an interactive format. It provides a unique opportunity for the aspirants to experience a simulated B-school environment, where they get to work on a series of management related tasks and a case study challenge.

Name : Rahul Kumar

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FinGod

Position :2nd Position (1st runner's up)

Brief about the competition : Its the flagship event at IIM Calcutta's management festival Intaglio. Three rounds, including a 5 day simulation round and the final round required us to prepare a hedging strategy to cover forex fluctuations in 3 hrs

Name : Krunal Veera

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iAspire

Position :Winner, Mentor

Brief about the competition : iAspire is a national level business centric competition initiated by the Aspirant Relations Team of Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune. It is an online competition wherein B-school aspirants work under the guidance of MBA students from SIBM Pune in an interactive format. It provides a unique opportunity for the aspirants to experience a simulated B-school environment, where they get to work on a series of management related tasks and a case study challenge.

Name : Rahul Kumar

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Finnix Samanvay '14, IIT Madras

Position :Finalist

Brief about the competition :Its a three round event where you will be tested on your finance knowledge. 1st round was online quiz. Second round is equity valuation of a company. Final round is On-Campus presentation round.

Name : Rahul Kumar

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Nomura India Investment Banking Case Study

Position :National 2nd Runners-up

Brief about the competition :The competition involved the creation of a pitch-book and an extensive range of financial models for both, a strategic divestiture and a viable acquisition to be made by a fictitious pharmaceutical company in order to achieve their growth targets and to meet their vision of global leadership.

Name : Gaurav Phadke

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SIMSREE Bulls n Bears

Position :First

Brief about the competition : It was an investment allocation competition in which we had to allocate the funds to different companies for earning maximum returns with optimum risk.

Name : Arpit Jhaver

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Samvid 3.0 research paper competition, SPJIMR

Position :National runners-up

Brief about the competition : Wrote a research paper on the scope of financial inclusion through the introduction of islamic banking in India

Name : Devashish Sharma

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EPS article writing competition IIM Kozhikode

Position :Joint second runners up

Brief about the competition : It was an article writing competition in which few topics of finance were given. We along with teams from IIM ahmedabad and FMS delhi got chosen.

Name : Arpit Jhaver

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Winner of Symbi Haat (Non-Food Stall), Winner of Talent Round at Induction Program

Position :"First Position- Symbi Haat First Position- Talent Round (Induction Program)"

Brief about the competition :Owned & managed a stall together with four other members of our stall named "Khushiyon Ka Pitaara" for three consecutive days. Marketing & trading of accessories & clothes along with a photo booth.

Name : Manisha Negi

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IIM Raipur Grey Carnage HR Case Study

Position :Runner Up

Brief about the competition :The Case study was based on the problems in the Performance Management Systems used in PSUs. I conducted a primary research about the current system and recommended ways to improve it.

Name : Apurva Saxena

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ITC Interrobang

Position :Ist

Brief about the competition :"Won the ITC Interrobang National level HR Case Challenge Competition (Pune Cluster) where around 20 teams from SIBM and SCMHRD competed and solved a case study given by ITC Limited.
Received a Pre-Placement Interview from ITC and a team cash prize of Rs. 1 lakh"

Name : Tarun Girdhar

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B-Ception, B-Plan Competition, Parivartan, Department of Management Studies, IIT-Delhi, 2014

Position :Ist

Brief about the competition :B-Ception is an annual B-Plan Competition conducted by Department of Management Studies, IIT-Delhi in their B-School fest called Parivartan. Our team presented a business plan to start audio guide facilities at major tourist destinations of India and presented a comprehensive plan for the same.

Name : Tarun Girdhar

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iHuman, HR flagship event, Great Lakes Institute of Management, 2014

Position :Ist

Brief about the competition :Won the HR flagship event called iHuman organized by Great Lakes Institute of Management in their annual B-School fest called Lattitude'365. The event consisted of multiple rounds both during prelims and the national finals in Chennai, which tested HR knowledge and problem solving skills.

Name : Tarun Girdhar

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The NHRDN and Prof. Ram Charan Young HR Icon Awards

Position :Among Top 10 students

Brief about the competition :"The NHRDN and Prof. Ram Charan Young HR Icon Award is an initiative by NHRDN and many participating organizations like Mahindra, RBS, KPMG etc. to name a few. The event tests participants in multiple rounds of assessments comprising a prelims (aptitude test) followed by regional finals (Situation Judgement Test, Interview, GD, HR Knowledge Test, Paper Presentation) and the finale (Business Simulation exercises, Psychometric Tests, Paper Presentation).
Shortlisted among the top ten students nationally after prelims (final results awaited)"

Name : Tarun Girdhar

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Director's Case Study, SIBM Pune

Position :Ist

Brief about the competition :This was the first edition of intra college director's case study competition organised at SIBM Pune.

Name : Tarun Girdhar

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HResolve, Arcturus 3.0, IIM Trichy

Position :Winner (1st position), HResolve, Arcturus 3.0, IIM Trichy

Brief about the competition :It was a 3 round national level HR event organised as a part of IIM Trichy fest Arcturus 3.0. We qualified the first round which was an online quiz based on HR concepts and knowledge. Then a case study was given and we provided the overall approach and solution in the form of a presentation. We got shortlisted among the top teams. We improved our presentation and finally presented it at IIM Trichy campus final round. Our efforts bagged us the first prize.

Name : Jayati Narula, Ruchir Khare

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Coca-Cola Showcase

Position :First Runner-Up Team

Brief about the competition :"To celebrate the 100 years of the iconic contour bottle in 2015, Coca Cola required us to come up with a unique and contagious idea to celebrate the same.
The competition required us to come up with a campaign idea to celebrate the 100 years by highlighting the contour bottle and sharing happiness."

Name :Yamini Bisht

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Coca-Cola Showcase

Position :National Runners-Up

Brief about the competition :To celebrate the 100 years of the iconic contour bottle in 2015, Coca-Cola wanted us to come up with a unique and contagious idea to celebrate it. The competition required us to come up with a campaign idea to celebrate the 100 years by highlighting the contour bottle and sharing happiness.

Name :Rahil Mukesh

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Uninor Internet for All Challenge

Position :Runners Up

Brief about the competition :Competition required participants to ideate and come up with an idea for an app for a social cause

Name :Nipun Matreja

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Brew-A-Career, SAB Miller

Position :Campus Finalist

Brief about the competition :A case study competition. The case revolved around a live problem faced by the company. We offered strategies and a 2 year timeline of execution for the strategies.

Name :Kayalvizhi J M

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NMIMS Model United Nations 2014

Position :Won the Best Speaker award.

Brief about the competition :The competition revolved around a mock emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council which saw teams representing the Middle Eastern countries and the permanent members of the council. I and my teammate represented the country of Libya. We had to opine, debate and lobby with the other countries in order to arrive at a set of solutions or resolutions in order to mitigate the current crisis involving Israel and Palestine.

Name :Samantak Bhadra

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Mahindra WAR ROOM Champion 2014

Position :1st Position (National Winner)

Brief about the competition :Mahindra War Room is Mahindra's spearhead campaign, rolled out in top Business Schools in India, to create excitement and transform perceptions, while attracting and engaging top notch B-school talent to creatively respond to live and realistic business issues through a fair and rigorous process of evaluation. This is in recognition for being the National champion from among 2912 competing teams from top 36 Business Schools across India.

Name :Anisha Saluja, Dhruv Anand

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Brew-a-Career, SABMiller

Position :National Finalist

Brief about the competition :A case study competition organized by SABMiller wherein we had to develop an 18 month business plan to address the various issues mentioned in the case, incorporating all the marketing fundamentals and the insights into the working of the beer industry.

Name :Aditya Kapoor

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Revivify

Position :1st Prize

Brief about the competition :Organized by MICA at their annual management fest 'Micanvas', we had to revive an old product in such a way that it could be useful in today's times.

Name :Aditya Kapoor

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HUL Carpe Diem

Position :National Winners

Brief about the competition :A case study competition organised by Hindustan Unilever to increase market size of the water purifier segment in aid of their water purifier brand, Pureit. The team was of three students - Ashish Todi, Priya K, and Vineela Vellanki. We worked on innovating new marketing solutions by which HUL Pureit could increase the number of purifiers purchased by consumers across the country.

Name :Priya K

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Coca Cola Showcase 2014

Position :National Runners Up, Cash Prize 50000

Brief about the competition :"To celebrate the 100 years of the iconic contour bottle in 2015, Coca Cola required us to come up with a unique and contagious idea to celebrate the same. The competition required us to come up with a campaign idea to celebrate the 100 years by highlighting the contour bottle and sharing happiness."

Name :Dhruv Bhanot

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Valhalla'14 - Men's Football

Position :Winners

Brief about the competition :National level B-School Football Tournament at XLRI, Jamshedpur.

Name :Roshen Varghese

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Article Writing, Markathon, Anniversary Edition, I.I.M Shillong

Position :First

Brief about the competition :"Markathon, is the monthly marketing magazine of IIM Shillong where they invite articles for publication from various B-Schools.
My article was a strategic analysis, a complete overview of the marketing strategy of a telecom company."

Name :Aabir Chatterjee

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Asian Paints Canvas 2013

Position :1st Position (National Winners)

Brief about the competition :Canvas is a case study presentation competition for only top b-schools in India. The culmination event is the inter-college competition and winning team will be crowned as the National Winners of Canvas.

Name :Ashish Unadkat, Malvika Vakil, Mitali Malhotra

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"""Revivify"" (M.I.C.A Ahmedabad)"

Position :First

Brief about the competition :"Round 1: Choosing any old vintage print ad that portrayed some kind of discrimination or cruelty and analyzing the ad in 100 words. Also, countering the discrimination by remaking the print ad, making sure that the theme of the ad is not altered.
Round 2: In two hours, giving a presentation on the re-launch strategy for a product, now considered obsolete. (In my case, it was a gramophone.)"

Name :Aabir Chatterjee


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IIM-Bangalore Vista Quiz

Position :Event Finalist

Brief about the competition :The flagship IIM-Bangalore General Quiz tested the knowledge on variety of topics including Business, Sports, Arts, Literature, Politcs etc & saw participation from over 200 teams from b-schools all over the country.

Name :Paras Rishi



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Uninor IFA

Position :Regional Finalist

Brief about the competition :"Uninor Internet for All Challenge was a competition opened on campus which required students to send in their business plan models addressing any core social issue in the country.
Technology should be crucial in the business model and its functioning.
Students had to submit a ppt presentation and post shortlisting Campus Finalists were asked to submit a video. On the basis of the video the regional finals were held where 8 ideas were pitched to a panel comprising of the CMO of Uninor, Circle head - Uninor, Brand Manager - Uninor and the Editor of Sakaal Times."

Name :Vinay Bahety



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IIM-A Insight - Brand Masti

Position :1st Runner Up

Brief about the competition :Brand Quiz at IIM-Ahmedabad Insight'2014.

Name :Vinay Bahety



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Johnson Controls: Innovative Distribution & Channel Strategy

Position :Winner

Brief about the competition :The company needed an innovative distribution strategy to launch a new product in the Indian market. I participated in a team of 4 students. We studied the features of the new product to be launched and the targeted customer segments. We came up with a distribution strategy that was innovative, relevant, cost-effective and minimized risks. The presentation was delivered to the representatives from Johnson Controls Ltd.

Name :Md Tahir



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GODREJ LOUD

Position :"There are 7 national winners all over India and I was one of them.
Got award of 1.5 lakh rupees"

Brief about the competition :"LOUD stands for Live out your dreams.
A unique competition where students have to mention about any dream they have in their life and why is that dream important to them and what all they have done to achieve it till date.
http://www.punemirror.in/pune/campus/Wonder-wheels/articleshow/44880481.cms
An article published about me"

Name :Amrit Karan Singh



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Jhonson control distribution strategy

Position :Winner

Brief about the competition :"Competition was about preparing distribution channel strategy for branded seat covers by Jhonson Controls. Jhonson Control is a world leader in making seats for automobiles in the world."

Name :Amrit Karan Singh



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Bizinga - The Annual CoEP Business Quiz

Position :Runners-up

Brief about the competition :The ED-Cell of College of Engineering Pune organizes Bizinga - The Annual Business Quiz at the Entrepreneurship Summit.

Name :Paras Rishi



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Jugaad - The Fund Raiser

Position :First Position

Brief about the competition :It is an inter-Lavale fund raiser event, to promote the products crafted by underprivileged people from NGOs in Pune. We were provided with certain goods which we were required to be sold in the market with an objective of maximizing the profit.The team earning the maximum profits at the end of the event will be the winner of the event.

Name :Nrithya K Padmadas



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BMCC Indian Heritage Quiz

Position :Winner with Sourabh Gupta

Brief about the competition :The BM College, University of Pune organizes an annual Indian Heritage Quiz testing the participants' knowledge of Indian affairs.

Name :Paras Rishi



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Jugaad - The Fund Raiser

Position :First Position

Brief about the competition :It is an inter-Lavale event, to promote the products crafted by underprivileged people from NGOs in Pune. We were provided with certain goods which was to be sold in the market with an objective of maximizing the profit. The team earning the maximum profits at the end of the event will be the winner of the event.

Name :Surabhi Sood



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Spotlight 2014, The Business Standard

Position :Stood Second overall.

Brief about the competition :A case study competition on new models for marketing strategy and going beyond the traditional 4Ps model was conducted for all the B-School students by The Business Standard in Sydenham Institute of Management Studies.There were three consecutive rounds for the competition which were an online quiz round, case study to solve, and presentation of the solutions for the case study before the esteemed judges from The Business Standard.

Name :Uttara .K



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The Quizzards

Position :Runners-up

Brief about the competition :Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology organized the Sprout-IT annual fest which "The Quizzards" the flagship Business Quiz event!

Name :Paras Rishi



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HCL WomenSpire

Position :Only student from first year SIBM to secure a PPI after a 5 stage selection process amongst 1, 078 participants across Top 30 B-Schools

Brief about the competition :"Selected for a 2 day Emerging Women Leaders Meet held at Noida Converted PPI in marketing strategy"

Name :Swati Singh



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National Agenda for Entrepreneurship 2014

Position :Finalist

Brief about the competition :The competition was organized by IIFT Kolkata to select the best essay on the topic "What Indian entrepreneurs of tomorrow need?". I and Surabhi Sood for i2MBA became the only finalists from SIBM Pune.

Name :Mohammad Najmuzzaman



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iASPIRE 2013

Position :2nd

Brief about the competition :Case study preparation and analysis working with mentor who was an existing student of SIBM.

Name :Siraj Sawardekar


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Stock 20-20

Position :"Winner Team Members- Manika Tiwari, Rohit Jain, Jatin Jain"

Brief about the competition :Pitch a stock. Equity valuation and financial modeling was done.


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Stock 20-20 IIM, Bangalore

Position :"Winner Team Members- Manika Tiwari Jatin Jain, Rohit Jain"

Brief about the competition :Pitch a stock. Equity Valuation and financial modeling.


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Arcenciel, IIM Ranchi

Position "Runner-ups Team Member- Manika Tiwari, Rohit Jain, Jatin Jain".

Brief about the competition :Pitch a stock. Work Done- Sector analysis, Equity Valuation and Financial Modeling.


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Mulyankan, SJMSOM, IIT, Bombay

Position "2nd Runner-ups Team Members- Manika Tiwari, Jatin Jain, Rohit Jain"

Brief about the competition :Pitch a stock. Equity Valuation and Financial Modeling


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RPG Blizzard 3.0

Position Campus Runner Up

Brief about the competition :"Competition Consisted of 3 Cases:
1st Case: On optimizing the operational efficiency of the KEC Group of RPG
Work Done: Used analysis of Operation Research Tools
2nd Case: Explore the option of free capacity to be explored in Solar Industry
Work Done: Did Market Sizing, Proportionate Business Orders for KEC and Investment Analysis
3rd Case Study: Exploring the option of mergers and acquisition for RPG Group (couldn't qualify till 3rd round)"


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Simerations Spotlight

Position We secured the 2nd position.

Brief about the competition :Simerations was a national level management festival organized by Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education, Mumbai and sponsored by Business Standard. Spotlight was a marketing case study competition with the theme: "Beyond the 4 P's, a new paradigm emerges". We suggested innovative solutions and models so that we could look much beyond the traditional forms of marketing!