Contest Structure & Timelines

Under Graduate - This is a team contest. Each team can have minimum 2 and maximum 4 members

Post Graduate - This is a team contest. Each team can have minimum 2 and maximum 4 members

Financial Services Professionals- This is an individual contest.

15th January 2020

Last day to register

19th January 2020

Online Assessment

26th January 2020

Online assessment results &
Intimation for next round

16th February 2020

Report & Presentation submission

23rd February 2020

Video Presenation

13th March 2020

Grand Finale


1st Level : Online Assessment

All the team members in this category are required to take an online assessment based on credit basics.

Type of Exam- MCQs
Duration- 2 hours
Passing percentage- 60%
No Negative Marking

2nd Level: Report & Presenation submission

Guidelines for the report are mentioned on the below link:

www.creditresearchchallenge.com/guidelines

Note: UG & PG team participants can take help of their Faculty mentors and CCRA mentors for this round.

3rd Level: Online Viva

Grand Finale

The Grand Finale will be held in Mumbai . All the finalists across both the categories including all team members are required to be present at the Grand Finale.

Top 3 winners will be announced and felicitated at the Credit Summit.

How to Participate?

Step 1 – Participants need to register online on the link: https://www.creditresearchchallenge.com/index.php/team-registration/ .

The team registration fee ( Student Category) till 15th January 2020 is INR 1000 + GST.

All teams will need to appear for the National Credit Research Test on January 19th to qualify for the 2nd level of the competition

Step 2 – Subject Company will be assigned to qualified teams and will be asked to prepare a report & video presentation as per report guidelines and submit the same before the deadline.

The video presentation would be graded by our Jury Members on the basis of uniqueness of content, and thorough analysis.

Step 3 – The Jury members will be conducting online vivas based on the video presentation where teams will be judged on the questions asked to them

Step 4– The final 6 shortlisted teams (Student category) and 6 shortlisted individuals ( FSP category) will be invited for the Grand Finale to be held in Mumbai for presenting their report.

Grand Finale will be held on 13th March 2020 in Mumbai.

1st Level : Online Assessment

All the participating individuals in this category are required to take an online assessment based on credit basics.

Type of Exam- MCQs
Duration- 2 hours
Negative Marking
Candidates falling in the top 10% category (on the basis of scores in the online test) will go ahead to the 2nd round

2nd Level: Report submission

Guidelines for the report are mentioned on the below link:

www.creditresearchchallenge.com/guidelines

Note: Video presentation along with report is not necessary but advisable

3rd Level: Online Viva

Grand Finale

The Grand Finale will be held in Mumbai . All the finalists across all the 3 categories including all team members in UG & PG category are required to be present at the Grand Finale.

Top 3 winners will be announced and felicitated at the Credit Summit.

How to Participate?

Step 1 – Participants need to register online on the link: https://www.creditresearchchallenge.com/index.php/team-registration/ .

The registration fee for individuals (FSP category) and teams ( UG & PG categories) 15th December 2019 is INR 1000 + GST. The participation fee for all the 3 categories will be Rs. 2000+ GST from 16th December till 15th January 2020

All the registered professionals will need to appear for the National Credit Research Test on January 19th to qualify for the 2nd level of the competition

Step 2 – Subject Company will be assigned to qualified individuals and will be asked to prepare a report as per report guidelines and submit the same before the deadline.

The report would be graded by our Jury Members on the basis of uniqueness of content, and thorough analysis.

Step 3 – The Jury members will be conducting online vivas based on the report

Step 4– The final 6 shortlisted individuals will be invited for the Grand Finale to be held in Mumbai for presenting their report.

Grand Finale will be held on 13th March 2020 in Mumbai.