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  • The 6th edition of the MCX-IPF COMQUEST Quiz witnessed over 5900 students in participation from across India

    Published on March 6, 2024

    Mumbai: ‘MCX-IPF COMQUEST’– 2024, the premier, National-level Commodity market educational quiz for students, organized by the MCX Investor Protection Fund (MCX-IPF) successfully concluded its 6th edition on the 1st of March 2024. This year, more than 5900 individual students of which 43% were female students, from over 485 academic institutions & universities, across 148 cities / towns pan India, participated in the competition. The grand finale of the 6th edition of ‘MCX-IPF COMQUEST’ 2024 Quiz Competition was held at the prestigious Mumbai University Campus, Kalina, Santacruz.

    The bar was raised higher this year with the inclusion of zonal finale rounds for the quiz, which were conducted in the Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata, and Mumbai. The participating students were vigorously evaluated on their knowledge and holistic understanding of commodity market landscape over a period of 3 months intense competition that included multiple rounds of online / offline quizzes, screening interviews, case studies & panel discussions.

    Conceptualized and launched in 2019, the ‘MCX-IPF COMQUEST’ Quiz was aimed at promoting awareness and knowledge about commodity markets among the student community who are the potential, future leaders of India Inc.  It promotes academic and industry interface by encouraging students to apply their theoretical knowledge to real world situations.

    The 8 competing finalists included students from IIT -Kharagpur, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) Kolkata, OP Jindal Global University- Sonipat, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) – Delhi, Madras School of Economics – Chennai, Institute of Management Technology – IMT Hyderabad, Jamna Lal Institute of Management Studies – Mumbai and IIM – Nagpur. The winners and finalists were felicitated.

    Mr. P.S. Reddy, MD & CEO, MCX said, the ‘MCX-IPF COMQUEST’ editions have been igniting the fire of inquisitiveness among the student fraternity ever since this series was introduced. It is spreading knowledge on commodity markets like wildfire, and students eagerly anticipate the next series.”

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