We are looking for leaders of tomorrow. Are you ingenious?
Compete with the best to work with the best.
If ideas drive you, we have the stage set for you.
Infosys Ingenious is an annual competition for select business schools in India, aimed at discovering the most innovative management students in the country. Conceptualized in 2008 as a case-study challenge, Ingenious has since evolved to include a variety of formats like quizzes, simulations, and business plans.
In its 12th edition this year, Ingenious will be an inter-college, team-based competition spread over four rounds with the Grand Finale to be held at Infosys headquarters in Bangalore. The competition will be open for both first and second year management students of all specializations from eligible business schools in India.
Click here to see the list of business schools eligible to participate in Ingenious 2019.
August 8 - 20, 2019
8 Multiple choice questions based quizzes over two weeks.
Top 250 teams will move to Round 2.
August 26 - 28, 2019
Each team will select an opponent from 30 teams for one-on-one online quiz.
9 Quizzes over three days.
Top 30 teams will move to Round 3.
August 30 – September 5, 2019
Teams to submit case-study solution in presentation and video form.
Top 5 teams will move to the final round.
First week of October, 2019
Based on the assigned theme, teams to present a business plan to an esteemed jury.
Top 2 teams will emerge as the winner and runner-up of Ingenious 2019.
Grand Finale to be hosted at Infosys, Bangalore.
Final year participants in the two winning teams will also win a pre-placement interview opportunity with Infosys Consulting.
Varadharaj V. Vice President – Talent Acquisition, Infosys
Harish Srinivas Gudi Partner – Business Consulting, Infosys
An individual applicant or team participating in Infosys Limited’s ("Company") Ingenious 2019 (the "Event") shall be referred to as a "Participant or Participants". By registering to participate in the Event, the Participant/s acknowledge and agree to the following terms and conditions (hereinafter referred to as "Ingenious Terms and Conditions").
First and second year management students from select business schools in India can register for the competition. Click here to check if your college is eligible.
You can register in a team of three at www.ingenious.infosys.com
You can participate in Ingenious only in a team of three.
It is a part online and part offline competition. Round 1 and 2 are online quizzes, to be conducted on Ingenious quiz platform. Round 3 is a case study challenge. Students will have to submit case study presentation and video on the Ingenious quiz platform. Grand Finale for the final round will be held at Infosys, Bangalore.
Yes, a team can have a mix of both first and second year students.
No, team composition or participant’s details cannot be modified after the registration is complete.
Yes, you can access quizzes on a mobile phone, laptop or a tablet.
Please ensure that you take the online quizzes only on Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.
Yes, you can choose a team from your own college as your opponent in Round 2. However, your challenge bonus in the round will be higher if you select a team from another college.
Evaluation criteria for each round has been outlined on the Ingenious quiz platform. Evaluation method will be completely at the Company’s discretion. Please read our terms and conditions for complete details.
Before you start, you need to ensure you have access to a fast, stable Internet connection. In case of loss of Internet connection, the system will automatically give you one reset attempt. The Company will not entertain requests/queries pertaining to incorrect scoring due to loss of Internet connection.
The Ingenious quiz platform leaderboard will feature results of each round. An e-mail communication will be sent from Infosys regarding the status or progress of the competition after each round.
If you get shortlisted for the final round, Infosys will arrange your travel, accommodation, and food to make it convenient for you to come to Infosys Bangalore campus and compete in the Grand Finale. We will not sponsor any additional expenses incurred by you during your stay at Infosys, Bangalore.