Mahindra Auto Quotient

Thread Starter #1
Aug 22, 2009
Hey guys!!

This is great chance for all Engineering students.

Few info below.

For those who are into all things auto, here's an innovative and exciting platform to share and accelerate their passion - Mahindra Auto Quotient.

Auto Quotient (AQ) is a chance for auto fans to measure and prove their passion. The first flag-off in Auto Quotient, is India's first auto quiz. A quiz that will have engineering students from across the country revving up their auto knowledge to overtake each other in this high stakes challenge.

AQ finds its ignition deep inside Mahindra. Mahindra employees have been battling it out in an elaborate internal auto quiz for the past three years. These nail-biting, brain-twisting quizzes were so entertaining and yet informative, that Mahindra wanted to share the fun with auto enthusiasts outside Mahindra too.

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All the best guys :)


Core Team
Aug 10, 2009
New Delhi
Let me dig out this old thread and post a reply.
An E-Mail I received from Mahindra Auto about the show, On 21st Nov.

India’s First auto based quiz show, Mahindra Auto Quotient begins airing tonight on NDTV Profit.16 teams, that cleared the written tests and the city level rounds have qualified to the semi- finals. These teams will battle it out to get to the final four, who will challenge each other to win the ‘Mahindra AQ’. The quiz was conducted by Siddharth Patankar of the Car & Bike show on NDTV.


Telecast Date and Time

West Zone Regional Finals

21-Nov -8.30 PM
22-Nov -12 PM

East Zone Regional Finals

28-Nov -8.30 PM
29-Nov - 12 PM

North Zone Regional Finals

5-Dec -8.30 PM
6-Dec -12 PM

South Zone Regional Finals

12-Dec -8.30 PM
13-Dec - 12 PM

National Finals
19-Dec -11am - 12 noon
20-Dec -9pm - 10 pm
Drive Safe!


Core Team
Aug 10, 2009
New Delhi
Some information by Mahindra Auto -

India’s First quiz show, The Mahindra Auto Quotient, better known as the Mahindra AQ is heading towards its finale. The quiz had kicked off during the month of September and is being telecast on NDTV Profit since 21st of November.
The Mahindra AQ has seen large participation from students belonging to various engineering colleges. There were written rounds of test conducted in 16 different cities followed by a live quiz in each of these cities. The winners of each of these city zones qualified to compete at the Regional Rounds.
Each region had four teams from the zone that battled to get to finals of the Mahindra AQ.
The teams that were battling in the regional rounds were
West Zone
East Zone
North Zone
South Zone
Team Mumbai - PIIT/LCOE
Team Rourkela – NIT
Team Pilani - BITS
Team Bengaluru - MSRIT
Team Indore – SVITS
Team Durgapur – NIT
Team Roorkee – IIT
Team Chennai – SRM

Team Ahmedabad – NID
Team Hyderabad – Osmania University
Team Agra – AEC

Team Trivandrum – COE
Team Pune - MIT
Team Mesra -BIT

Team Delhi –IIT

Team Coimbatore - PSG Tech

The Four Finalists will be contest for the Grand Prize, a trip to the Geneva Motor show 2010.
The first runner ups will be sent to the exhilarating experience of Dune bashing in Dubai, while the third and fourth will get a pass for India’s favorite 4 x 4 rally, The Great Escape.
With such big stakes to be won, the Mahindra AQ is the ultimate challenge for any auto enthusiast to test his auto knowledge.
The finals of this exciting event will telecast on the NDTV Profit
19th December 2009
7 pm – 8 pm
20th December 2009
9 pm – 10 pm

Watch to know who will become the first ever champions of the Mahindra AQ.
Drive Safe,


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