aaditri-vaibhavIIT Kharagpur girl tops 3rd online round of National Inter-College Crossword Contest

Times of India (April 18, 2022)

PATNA: Aaditri Vaibhav, a 2nd year student of IIT Kharagpur, on Sunday took the first spot and became the national topper at the end of the third online round in Stage I of the National Inter-college Crossword Expedition (NICE) 2022.

Shashwat Sanjeev of Hansraj College, Delhi University, stood 2nd and K Gouri of Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, Coimbatore, stood 3rd. Shashwat was the National topper in the previous round.

The three-stage contest is being organised for the first time jointly by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) as part of the celebrations of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav'. The objective is to showcase India's rich learning heritage by leveraging the beautiful mind-game of crosswords.

Among regional toppers are Harshul Sagar of IIT Delhi for North; Joyal Biju of Government Engineering College, Thrissur, for South; Harshvardhan Tripathi of Acropolis, Indore, or West; Salman Khan of IIT Kharagpur for East; and Murchana Mahanta Barman of Scholars Institute of Management and Technology, Guwahati, for Northeast. (Read More)