Contest Structure & Timelines

Each team should have a minimum of two members and maximum four members to research and analyse a publicly traded company and write a initiating credit research report on their company with a credit recommendation on outperform, underperform or neutral and team would be asked to present/defend their findings to a panel of industry professionals.

15th Jan 2019

Last day to Register

19th Jan 2019

Online Assessment

23rd Jan 2019

Results & Intimation for
Regional Round

09th - 16th Feb 2019

(Regional Rounds)
Report Submission and Presentation

16th Feb 2019

Final Level Intimation

15th Mar 2019

Grand Finale & 05th
Annual Credit Summit India 2019

1st Level : Online Assessment

All the team members from a particular team representing a specified B-school and Post- Graduate college are required to take an online assessment based on credit basics.

  • Type of Exam- MCQs
  • Duration- 2 hours
  • Passing percentage- 60%
  • No Negative Marking
  • All the team members are required to give the test
  • Any one member of the team clears the test, entire team proceeds to the regional round

Regional Round: (Skype)

Statewise Regions-

North Region : Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh

South Region: Karnataka, Kerala,  Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Telangana

West Region: Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh

East Region: Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura

10 teams from each of the above regions will be selected based on their presentations and will present their findings to a panel of industry professionals on Skype in 2nd week of February 2019. Out of the total 40 teams (all the 4 regions), 6 top teams will be selected for the Grand Finale.

Note: Students can take help of their Faculty mentors and CCRA mentors for this round.

Grand Finale

Final round will be held in Mumbai . All the team members (Top 6 teams) are required to be present on the day of the final round.

It will be held simultaneously with our 5th annual Credit Summit India. Top 3 winners will be announced and felicitated in the Summit.

Note: Students can take help of their Faculty mentors and CCRA mentors for this round.


Grand Finale winning team would be awarded a cash prize worth INR 1,00,000 followed by INR 50,000 for the First runner up and INR 25,000 for the Second runner up team apart from Certificates and other declared benefits.

Regional Round- One team from (North, South, West, East) region will be awarded a prize money worth INR 25,000.

How to Participate?

Step 1 – Student needs to register online on on behalf of their college with consent from their faculty guide and providing information about their participation. Team Registration fee upto 15th January is INR 2000 + 18% GST per team for the participating B-school/Post Graduate College. Students need to undergo and pass an online basic credit assessment test in order to qualify for the regional round.

Step 2 – Subject Company will be assigned to qualified teams. Students can follow the best practices for Credit research and prepare a presentation as per report guidelines and submit the same as per deadlines.

Shortlisted teams has to present their findings to Industry experts on Skype as per the dates specified. The presentation would be graded on uniqueness of content, analysis and argument.

Step 3 – Shortlisted teams would be intimated and would proceed to the Grand Finale to be held in Mumbai for presenting findings of their report.

Grand Finale will be held simultaneously with 5th annual Credit Summit India.