The Credit Research Challenge will have 3 rounds:

  1. Level 1- Online Assessment- All participating teams will be given the online assessment link and all the team members are required to appear for the test individually anytime on 19th January between 07:00 hrs to 22.00 hrs (subject to change)
  2. ) Level 2- Regional Round- If one team member from the team scores 60% or more in the online test, entire team will qualify for the second round. In this round, each team will be given a company to analyze and the teams will have to prepare and submit a credit report and presentation for the given company as on the regional round dates.
  3. Grand Finale- Top 6 teams will be selected from the regional round (Skype) on the basis of the report and presentation. Each of these 6 teams will have to present its report to the Jury in Mumbai on March 15th 2019. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A round conducted by the Jury to assess the team’s command on the Credit subject. Jury will select the top 3 winners of this contest.

Registration fee for each team upto 07th December 2018 is INR 1000 + 18% GST

Registration fee from 08th December 2018- 15th January 2019 is INR 2000 + 18% GST

This contest is open to all students currently pursuing any post-graduation, management programs and any other equivalent professional courses from the recognized universities and institutes.

Any participant who is 30 years or below can participate.

A team may be formed by students across different years, streams, disciplines but from the same college / campus and institute.

Research company will be allocated to all teams who clear the 1st Round- Online test

No! There is no cap on the number of teams participating from a particular college/university

Students will get an access to mock tests, videos, sample reports and research points. Additionally, students can also buy the Certified Credit Research Analyst (CCRA) Level 1 and Level 2 books (published by Taxmann). These books are available on all major ecommerce portals.

Each team who clears level 1 will be assigned a CCRA mentor to help them with the report and overall preparation.

Dates for the regional round is between 9th February 2019 – 16th February 2019. Regions for Skype round will be announced by mid week of January.

The final round will take place in Mumbai on March 15, 2019 which will be held simultaneously with 5th annual Credit Summit India 2019. AIWMI will provide for travel : AC-3 tier  however any accommodations has to be arranged by the teams.

Participating teams can call write to us events@aiwmindia.com or call us on below numbers:

North Region- +91 88281 16802
South Region- +91 88281 16803
West Region- +91 86574 87781
East Region- +91 88281 16801

A CCRA Mentor is an industry practitioner, who is currently working in the Credit field and who has successfully completed the prestigious global certification- Certified Credit Research Analyst (CCRA). The CCRA mentors empaneled for the Credit Research Challenge have work experience in the range of 3-20 years.

AIWMI will assign CCRA Mentor to each team who clears level 1- online assessment round. AIWMI will e-connect the mentors with each team and team can take forward the conversation.

Any full-time, part-time faculty member of a post-graduate college / university/institute can be a Faculty Mentor for the Challenge.

No! There is no registration fee for the Faculty Mentors.

Faculty Mentors are expected to mentor their own college teams in overall preparation of the Credit Research Challenge.

Opportunity to mentor their college teams to win the national title, alongside:

  • Participation Certificate
  • Special Scholarships on certifications provided by AIWMI
  • Each Faculty Mentor to get a VIP invite for AIWMI’s 5th annual Credit Summit India scheduled in Mumbai in March 2019
  • The Faculty Mentors of the top 6 teams to be acknowledged on the website, press releases and Credit Research Challenge report
  • Editorial Contribution in AIWMI’s Knowledge Ex magazine


Faculty Mentors can reach out to events@aiwmindia.com  or call us on below number

North Region- +91 88281 16802
South Region- +91 88281 16803
West Region- +91 86574 87781
East Region- +91 88281 16801