MICA declared national winners in Samsung EDGE 8.0; 3 students offered PPOs

Three students of MICA won Rs 4,50,000 cash prizes, Samsung flagship smartphones, and offered pre-placement opportunities.

IIT, IIM, IIFT students participated in final round. (Image: MICA press release)IIT, IIM, IIFT students participated in final round. (Image: MICA press release)

Careers360 Connect | December 5, 2023 | 11:06 AM IST

NEW DELHI: MICA has been declared the national winners in Samsung EDGE 8.0. A team of 3 second-year students - Aviral Agarwal, Mansi Mathur, and Sakshi Bansal - have won the competition.

The theme of this year’s Samsung Edge competition was ‘Leveraging AI for customer centricity, experience and personalisation’. The winning team won Rs 4,50,000 cash prizes, Samsung flagship smartphones. The students were also offered pre-placement opportunities (PPOs).

Students from top B-schools, BTech students from Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), product design students from design schools were allowed to participate in the competition.

This year, a total of 9 teams, including students from Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM A), IIM Bombay, IIM Calcutta, IIM Lucknow, NMIMS Mumbai, IIFT Kolkata, IIT Madras, XLRI, MICA Ahmedabad, were selected for final round of the competition.

The team member of MICA, Sakshi Bansal, said: “It was an amazing opportunity to apply classroom learning and come up with practical and innovative tech solutions. Every business is integrating Gen AI in their operations, and we proposed the same to Samsung, hoping to see our ideas getting implemented as well.”

Congratulating the winners, the college said: “Participating in such competitions allows students to apply creativity and innovative solutions to real-world business problems. Their success in such competitions proves that MICA commits to enabling students to enhance and showcase their skills, cultivating an environment of success.”

Disclaimer: This content was distributed by MICA Ahmedabad and has been published as part of Careers360’s marketing initiative.

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