The challenge that tested the skills, knowledge and motivation of Indian students was launched in October and attracted over 1900 talented contestants. Out of them 9 winners managed to reach the final and the grand prize ceremony that was held during Sweden Education Day at R.V College of Engineering in Bangalore the 2nd of December.
There was a great deal of excitement in the jam-packed seminar room when the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners were announced. Andreas Muranyi, Science & Technology Counsellor at the Swedish Embassy, handed out the prizes and besides Ipads, books and diploma the finalists received long applauses and cheering from the audience.
A festive celebration ceremony was later held at Vivanta by Taj for the first prize winners that got a full tuition fee waiver at 3 of Sweden’s leading universities.
Smarjeet Sharma from Birla Institute of Technology and Science was the happy winner of a full tuition fee waiver for the master’s program in Wireless Communication at Lund University. The fee waiver at Chalmers University for the master of Technology-Automotive Engineering went to Rakesh Sridhar from the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras and Vikas Chauhan from BITS Pilani won a place at the masters in Embedded Systems at KTH Royal Institute of Technology.
Second place winners were Bharat Mohan from Vellore Institute of Technology, Peter Sam Raj from Indian Institute of Technology and Deepanker Parik, also from Vellore Institute of Technology.
The third prices went to Vibhor Jain, Vellore Institute of Technology, Saideep Bollam
Vellore Institute of Technology and Shubham Dwivedi from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
A big congratulation to all the winners!
For more information about the challenge and a list of all the winners and participants visit www.challengeyourself.in
On our webpage Studyinsweden.se we are from time to time presenting challenges and competitions that grant scholarships at Swedish universities. Currently, there is a challenge online targeting Chinese students arranged by Chalmers University together with Volvo cars: Talentrace
So go ahead, challenge yourself!