Sigma has announced the winners of mureka, a case study contest
targeted at students currently pursuing PGDM or Executive programs at
IIMs across locations. The contest was designed to provide the students
an opportunity to exhibit their problem solving abilities and impress
upon them the far-reaching significance and impact of data analytics in
the present age.
TE form IIM Rohtak and Pousali Chakrabarti from IIM Raipur were
announced joint winners, while Manavendra Roy Choudhary from IIM
Shillong and Arunsankar Kumarakuruban from IIM Lucknow jointly bagged
the first runners up slot followed by Renuka S from IIM Trichy who was
adjudged the third runner up.
winners were identified based on their accuracy of the analysis,
creativity, thoroughness of the approach and quality of work. The
presentations were evaluated on the methodology used, the approach,
quality of the presentation and Q&A handling.
prize money awarded was Rs. 6 Lakh for the first position, Rs. 3 Lakh
for the second position and Rs. 1 Lakh for the third position. In
addition, the top seven candidates and the top 20 submissions in the
first round are eligible for Pre-Placement Interviews (PPIs) with Mu
Dhiraj, Head of Delivery, Mu Sigma said, “mureka was organised by Mu
Sigma with an objective to create awareness about the Decision Sciences
industry, to encourage and inspire students to gain exposure to real
world business problems and provide students an opportunity to innovate
by integrating Math, Business and Technology.”