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KPMG Innovation and Collaboration Challenge (KICC)

KPMG Innovation and Collaboration Challenge (KICC)

The KPMG Innovation and Collaboration Challenge (KICC) is the ideal platform for interested students like you to connect with us early...

The KPMG Innovation and Collaboration Challenge (KICC) is the ideal platform...

Innovate. Disrupt. Transform.

Enjoy solving problems? Have great business ideas? Like to make an impact?

The KPMG Innovation and Collaboration Challenge (KICC) is the ideal platform for interested students like you to connect with us early in your pursuit of a successful career by exhibiting your ideation and presentation abilities on a global platform. For more details, click here.

What’s in it for you?

You will be provided with real world business scenarios and will be challenged to innovate, disrupt and transform your ideas into cutting edge solutions and present to an expert jury of KPMG leaders.
All this will be made possible through collaboration with your team and constant mentorship and coaching by KPMG professionals up to the international grand finale. Our national winners will fly to Buenos Aires in April 2019, to compete against students from all over the world.

Additionally, in the past, students who have demonstrated high potential have been offered pre-placement opportunities with KPMG in India.

How do we do this?

  • Registration (Till 8 November 2018): Once your institute’s representative receives our invitation, register in a team of four. Based on the challenge displayed on the site, submit your idea in less than 500 words along with a 90 second idea description video (YouTube/Google drive link to be attached in the document) latest by 3 November 2018. Click here to register.
  • Semi-finals (4- 5 January 2019): Teams with top 19 ideas (shared below) will undergo an ideation workshop on 4 January 2019 and based on their learnings, enhance their solutions and present them to the jury for further selection on 5 January 2019.
West South
Hansraj College - Project RxBlock BITS Pilani - MediVision
SSN College of Engineering - Pocket Money
PEC Chandigarh - Sanitation Saathi
DA IICT - Pill to Heal Christ University - Tree-Fi
Shaheed Bhagat Singh College - Susthiti HR College - Project Inaayat IIT Madras - WecATER
Shaheed Sukhdev CBS - 99 IIIT N.Raipur - Health Kiosk MIT Manipal - Curing Glaucoma
SRCC - Livi-tin
Jai Hind College - Recyclofilter NIT Trichy - Multipurpose stick
Sri Venkateswara College - Swasth Bharat
SPIT - Drishti PESIT - HelpMeBot
UIET Chandigarh -Sustaining through solar    
  • National finals (8- 9 February 2019): Top seven teams (names below) from the semi-final round to compete with each other in this penultimate stage of the competition in the country. National finals to be held on 9 February at Le Meridien, Gurgaon. The winning team gets to represent India in the international finale.
Teams competing in KICC National finals 2019
Christ University Bangalore
Hansraj College Delhi
HR College of Commerce and Economics Mumbai
Jai Hind College Mumbai
Manipal Institute of Technology
Shaheed Bhagat Singh College Delhi
Shri Ram College of Commerce Delhi
  • International Grand finale (8- 11 April 2019): This is the grand finale in which you get to compete with high performing teams from countries across the world in a four-day competition. This year’s International grand finale will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina in April 2019.

To know more, please contact your institute’s KICC selection committee.

What is the eligibility criteria?

  • You can sign up for KICC as a team of four members (comprising at least one male and one female member).
  • You and your team members should be pursuing a full-time Undergraduate/Bachelor’s degree program with at least one year remaining of your studies.
  • At least one of you should be a student from Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics field (Recommended).

What is the first challenge?

Visit the KICC website and find out more.

I have queries. Where can I have them addressed?

KICC website has all the details available for you to have your queries addressed. Additionally, you can raise your queries with the KICC selection committee at your college.

Who has won the KICC India National Finals and International grand Finale so far?

Click here for results.

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