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Students Achievements

Student Awards: Making MDI Proud

A B-School is known by the quality of the students it produces. MDI’s students have proved themselves to be the best at both the national and international stage time and again. The professionalism and competitive spirit that typifies a successful manager has been exuded by the students in the recent competitions and events conducted by companies and educational institutions alike.

Competition Position Secured
Who wants to be Finance Guru, organized by Great Lakes Institute of Management Winners, National level
The Energist, organized by Great Lakes Institute of Management Runners-up, National level
Phalanx, organized by MDI Gurgaon Second Runners-up, National level
Antarnaad (Stage Play), organized by IIM Lucknow Runners-up, National level
Mandevian Miles, organized by Samaritans in association with sportscom Runners-up, Campus Finalists
Marathon, organized by Imperium Winners, Campus Finalists
Ecolibria Consigliere 2.0, organized by Narsee Monji (NMIMS) Runners-up, National level
Adhigrahan, organized by MDI Gurgaon Finalists, National level
HRIDDHI, organized by Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA) Winners, National level
tHRone, organized by NMIMS, HYDERABAD Winners, National level
WAR OF WITS, organized by XLRI JAMSHEDPUR Finalists, National level
Biz-Czar, organized by Strategist, Mdi Gurgaon Winners, National level
Indian Advertising League 3.0, organized by NMIMS, Mumbai Second Runners-up, National level
Eleusis, organized by HR Direction Winners, National level
Colossus, organized by Imperium from MDI Winners, National level
BigCzar, organized by Imperium 2015 - MDI Gurgaon Finalists, National level
Cinepact, organized by SP Jain Institute of Management and Research Runners-up, National level
The Argumentative Indian, organized by FORE School of Management Runners-up, Regional level
India Speaks, organized by MDI Gurgaon Winners, Regional level
The Great Debaters, organized by Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon Winners, National level
Excalibur, organized by IMI, New Delhi Finalists, National level
HUL Carpe Diem, organized by Hindustan Unilever Limited Runners-up, National level
CarpeDiem'15, organized by Hindustan Unilever Limited Finalists, Campus Finalists
Yes Bank Transformation Series, organized by YES Bank Second Runners-up, National level
The Hero Challenge, organized by Hero motocorp Winners, National level
RPG Blizzard -the invincibles, organized by RPG  Finalists, National level
Mahindra War Room, organized by Mahindra and Mahindra Finalists, National level
RB Mavericks , organized by Reckitt Benckiser Finalists, Campus Finalists
RPG Blizzard - campus experts, organized by RPG  Runners-up, Campus Finalists
Anand case study, organized by Anand group Finalists, Campus Finalists
Deloitte Campus Mavericks, organized by Deloitte Touche Tomatsu Ltd Finalists, Regional level
Future On 'HR Motivator', organized by DCM Shriram Winners, National level
Blizzard 'Campus Experts', organized by RPG Finalists, Campus Finalists
News Republic – Case Study Challenge, organized by News Republic Runners-up, National level
FLIP Certifiacton National Challenge, organized by Finitiaives Learning Pvt Ltd (FLIP) Winners, National level
Godrej Loud, organized by Godrej Special invitee, National level
Snapdeal-Xolo Marketer of the Year, organized by Snapdeal-Xolo Finalists, National level
RPG Blizzard 5.0, organized by RPG Finalists, Campus Finalists
Godrej LOUD 2015, organized by Godrej Finalists, National level
Novartis - Unleash Case Challenge, organized by Novartis Campus Finalist, Campus Finalists
Airtel iCreate 2015, organized by Airtel Campus Winners, Campus Finalists
UNLEASH - A Case Study Competition, organized by Novartis Finalists, National level
FLIP National Challenge 2015, organized by Finitiatives Learning India Pvt. Ltd. All India Rank - 4, National level

Award Position
2011 Cherie Blair Foundation for Women - National Entrepreneurship Network Fellowship National Winner
1st Annual International Lufthansa Case Challenge, 2010 First Runner-Up
Go Green in the City International Case Challenge, 2011 First Runner-Up
TCS JANUS Challenge, 2010 - International Business Strategy Competition First Runner-Up
The Deal 2010 - J P Morgan Investment Banking Contest National Winner
Airtel iCreate, 2010 - Business Plan Competition National Winner
Brand Vistaa - National Level Brand Extension Competition organized by Madura Fashion & Lifestyle, 2011 National Winner
TATA HRDP Think Tank, 2010 National Winner
Religare Case Study Competition, 2010 National Winner
Schneider Electric Case Study Competition, 2010 First Runner-Up
L&T Finance Holdings' Project Finance Case Study, 2010 First Runner-Up
Citigroup, Global Decision Management - Analytics Case Study Competition, 2010 National Finalist
Nomura India Analytics Group - Case Study Competition, 2010 National Finalist

Aarushi Chaturvedi, first in the list of campus selects – Pepsico Change the Game challenge, Campus winners – HULT Prize Challenge, Competition Finalists – Juxtapose Marketing Case Study Competition, IIM Udaipur; Campus Winner – Blizzard, RPG; National Finalists - Adigrahan Marketing Case Study Competition, SJMSOM, IIT Bombay
Aaditya Dhama, National Winner - Embauche 1.0 - HR Simulation Competition, IIM Raipur
Akshara Bassi, Best market research award in all four formats of ILLUMINA – MDI Gurgaon
Abhinav Kapoor, Campus Winners – Yes Bank Transformation Series 2016 conducted by Yes Bank; Campus Winners – Mahindra War Room 2016, Mahindra & Mahindra
Akansha Tyagi, Campus Winner – Samsung EDGE, Samsung
Akash Sharma, The Best Idea Award – Aarambh, Disruptathon, MDI Gurgaon
Akash Saxena, Campus Winner - Pinnace - Aditya Birla Fashion Retail Ltd; Top 20 teams across India - National finals – Mahindra War Room, Mahindra & Mahindra
Akshay Kalia, Campus winners at ESCP, Madrid – Total Key Match, TOTAL SA.France; Best market research award in all four formats of ILLUMINA, MDI Gurgaon
Adwait Deshpande, Campus Finalist – Godrej Loud 2016, Godrej Industries
Amitabh Dash, National Winner, Campus Ambassador Flash Content – ETYL B-School Edition 2016 conducted by Economic Times and Aditya Birla Group
Amulya Gogula, Runners Up – Adhigrahan, Imperium 2016 conducted by Monetrix, MDI Gurgaon
Ankur Shrimali, All India Rank 1 – All India Article Writing Competition, Jaipur Literature Festival
Ananya Khanna, Special Mention At Zonals – The ULTIMATE PITCH, Reliance Industries Limited
Ankit Vora, Campus Winners – Yes Bank Transformation Series 2016, yes Bank
Ankita Sharan, National Finalist – Colgate Transcend 2016, Colgate Palmolive; National Finalist - Asian Paints Canvas 2016, Asian Paints; Cleared stage 2 (CEO Round) to reach the top 22 teams in the competition – Mahindra War Room, Mahindra & Mahindra
Anshul Gupta, National Runners-Up and Campus Winners – Novartis Unleash 2016, Conducted by Novartis; Campus Runners-Up – Asian Paints Canvas 2016 conducted by Asian Paints; Campus Finalists – Coca Cola Showcase 2016, Coca-Cola India; Campus Winners - Yes Bank Transformation Series 2016, Yes Bank; Campus Winners - Mahindra War-Room 2016, Mahindra & Mahindra
Chirag Shah, Campus winners, zonal round finalists – Samsung EDGE, Samsung; Special mention at zonals - The Ultimate Pitch 2.0, Reliance Industries Limited
Arijit Nayak, All India Rank 1 in Corporate Banking Certification – FLIP National Challenge 2016 conducted by Finitiatives Learning India Pvt. Ltd.
Ashish Mittal, Campus Winners – RPG Blizzard conducted by RPG Group; Finalist - Adhigrahan Marketing case study competition conducted by SJMSOM IIT Bombay; National Finalist – CARPEDIEM, HUL; Campus Winners – HULT Prize Challenge, HULT; Regional Finalists - Juxtapose Marketing Case Study Competition, IIM Udaipur; Campus Winner – RPG Blizzard 5.0, RPG Group
Bhatt Satyajeet, National Finalist (3rd Position) - Sportsflix-Case Study Competition, IIM Ahmedabad
Atonu Bhattacharya, National Winner – Colossus, The Business Technology Case Challenge, MDI Gurgaon; 3rd Prize at National Level – Beyond Karma, the social case study challenge, MDI Gurgaon; National Winner – Embauche 1.0, HR Simulation Competition, IIM Raipur
Apurv Gupta, National Finalist – Citi Campus Innovation Challenge, Citibank; Campus Finalist – Novartis Case Challenge, Novartis
Chetna Wadhwa, National Winner - Colossus - The Business Technology Case Challenge, MDI Gurgaon; 3rd Prize at National Level -Beyond Karma - The Social Case Study Challenge, MDI Gurgaon; National Winner - Embauche 1.0 - HR Simulation Competition, IIM Raipur
Chilla Mounica, National Finalist – RB Mavericks 2016, Reckitt Benckiser
Dhara Babaria, Runners-Up - Enigmatics - Analytics Case Study Competition, IIFT Kolkata
Divya MK, Regional (North Zone) winner and also National finalist – Deloitte Maverick, Deloitte
Deblina Nandi, 2nd prize winner and receiver PPSI – Aviva The Next Big Idea, Aviva
Deep Desai, National Runners-Up, Won 3 Lakh cash Prize and received PPI – Airtel iCreate, Airtel; Campus Winner – Pinnace Aditya Birla Fashion Retail Ltd
Devesh Bansal, National Finalist – Carpe Diem, HUL
Dhara Babaria, National Winner - Markonics- Marketing Case study Competition, LBSIM, Delhi
Ganesh Sashank Ayyalasomayajula, Regional (North Zone) winner and also National finalist – Deloitte Maverick, Deloitte
Digvijay Verma, National Finalist – Desert Storm, Interface’16, Department of Mangement, BITS Pilani; Winner, Crisil Young Thought Leader Award 2016 conducted by Crisil Ltd. with participants from top b-schools of India, Brazil, Argentina and China; Campus Winner, RPG Blizzard 5.0, a national level case study competition organised by RPG Group; Runner-Ups, Modus Operandi, IIM Bangalore – A national level operations management online simulation event; Winner, Biznicon, Interface 2016, Dept. of Management, BITS Pilani – A national level business plan competition; Winner, Kaleidoscope, Interface 2016, DoM, BITS Pilani – A national level case study competition; Runner-Ups, Modus Operandi, DMS, IIT-Delhi – A national level operations case study competition; Runner-Ups, Osmosis 5.0, IIM Kashipur - A national level marketing and operations management online quiz; National Finalist, Marketing Ace, Infusion 2016, IIM Rohtak – A national level marketing case study competition; Runner-ups, Markediction, DMS, IIT-Delhi –A national level marketing case study competition; National Finalist, Interface ‘16, DoM, BITS Pilani–A national level operations case study competition; Winner, Article writing competition – Opera, SJMSOM, IIT Bombay; National Finalist, Article Writing Competition – Opstakes, MDI Gurgaon
Dilip Kunjappy John, Campus Winner – Mahindra War Room 2016, Mahindra; Regional (North Zone) winner and also National finalist – Deloitte Maverick, Deloitte LLP
Gaurang Bindal, Camus winners, zonal final round – Samsung EDGE, Samsung; Special Mention at zonals - The Ultimate Pitch 2.0, Reliance Industries Ltd.
Gaurav Gupta, Selected in Top 15 Teams across B-Schools, Awarded Best marketing plan - Yes Bank Transformation Series 2016, Yes Bank
Geetika Mittal, Cleared stage 2 (CEO Round) to reach the top 22 teams in the competition – Mahindra War Room Season 9, Mahindra & Mahindra
Harsharan Singh Chawla, research work, approach and story boarding received a special mention as well as appreciation during prize distribution of the grand finale – Colgate Transcend 2016, Colgate Palmolive; National Finalist, Research work and methodology was recognized and praised by all judges of National Finale as well as by the concerned team, a mention was also made that we marginally missed the victory – Asian Paints Canvas 2016, Asian Paints; Cleared stage 2 (CEO Round) to reach the top 22 teams in the competition – Mahindra War Room Season 9, Mahindra & Mahindra
Himanshu Arora, National Finalist (3rd Position) – Sportsflix – Case Study Competition, IIM Ahmedabad
Himanshu Aneja, National Finalists (3rd position) - Sportsflix-Case Study Competition, IIM Ahmedabad
Huzefa Lokhandwaala, National Runners-up, won 3 lakh cash prize and PPIs – Airtel iCreate, Airtel; Campus Winners - Pinnace - Aditya Birla Fashion Retail Ltd
Ivneet Paramjeet Singh Makkar, Campus Finalist – JPMC Deal, JPMC
Jyothish K.Jose, Campus Finalist – Coke Showcase, Coca Cola
Kakani Avinash Kumar, Campus Winner and placed 5th nationally – Amex Campus Challenge, American Express; 2nd Prize winner – Tame the bull, MDI Gurgaon
Kamalika Poddar, Campus Finalist – Samsung EDGE, Samsung
Kamma Ratna, Winner – Disruptathon (Aarambh) – Imperium, MDI Gurgaon
Karan Batra, Among Top 15 teams out of more than 100 participating teams pan India - CEB International Case Competition, CEB
Kartik Singh, Campus Finalist – Kraft Heinz case study competition – Kraft Heinz
Karan Mangla, Runner-Up – The Deal, JPMC
Kashish Narula, National Finalist (Inter-campus case study competition) – Marico Faceoff, Marico; National Finalists, research work, approach and story boarding received a special mention as well as appreciation during prize distribution of the grand finale - Colgate Transcend 2016, Colgate Palmolive; National Finalist, Research work and methodology was recognized and praised by all judges of National Finale - Asian Paints Canvas 2016, Asian Paints; Cleared stage 2 (CEO Round) to reach the top 22 teams in the competition - Mahindra War Room Season 9, Mahindra & Mahindra
Kunal Gandhi, National Runner-up - The Hero Challenge, Hero Moto Corp; Selected in Top 15 Teams across B-Schools, Awarded Best marketing plan -Yes Bank Transformation Series 2016, Yes Bank
Kaustav Dutta, North Zone Finalist – Reliance – The Ultimate Pitch, Reliance Industries Limited
Manak Malik, Finalist – Citi Campus Innovation Challenge, Citibank; Campus Finalist – Novartis Case Challenge, Novartis; Campus Runners-Up – RPG Blizzard, RPG Group
Manas Ranjan Nayak, National Finalist - Mahindra War Room, Mahindra & Mahindra
Manish Bhandari, Top 20 teams across India - National finals – Mahindra War Room, Mahindra & Mahindra
Manish Kumar Maharaj, Campus Winner – Mahindra War Room 206, Mahindra & Mahindra
Migha Shajan Olakkengil received the Best Idea Award - Aarambh, Disruptathon’16, MDI Gurgaon
Moksha Hegde, Campus Finalist – Kraft Heinz Owners Only Case Challenge, Kraft Heinz; Campus finalists (top 5 teams at campus level) - Tata Steel-a-thon, Tata Steel
Mohit Batra, Campus Winners and Qualified for Regional round – HULT Challenge, HULT; Special mention at zonals, National round is yet to be held – The Ultimate Pitch, Reliance Industries Limited
Nikita Suryavanshi, National Finalists, Game of Clicks — a competition based on Digital Marketing.Did Marketing of Vilyoo (an online marketplace for handicraft and fine arts) on digital platforms - ‘Game of Clicks’ competition for EXIMIUS 2016, IIM Bangalore
Nupur Suri, National Finalists, Game of Clicks — a competition based on Digital Marketing.Did Marketing of Vilyoo (an online marketplace for handicraft and fine arts) on digital platforms within a specified budget and a specified time – IIM Bangalore
Navneeth CV, National Finalist - Circus Maximus, XLRI Jamshedpur
Utkarsh Parekh, One of the top 5 teams – Cerebro, Delphique, MDI Gurgaon; Campus finalists - HULT - Refugee case challenge, HULT
Pankaj Sharma, Campus runner-ups - RPG blizzard, RPG Group; Winner - Markonics- Marketing Case Study Competition, LBSIM, Delhi
Utkarsh Patel, Campus Finalist - Vodafone Voyage, Vodafone
Rajat Sharma, Campus Finalists – RPG Blizzard, RPG Group; Campus Finalist – Pepsico Change the game challenge, Pepsico
Ratul Hazra, National Finalist – CarpeDiem, HUL
Pratit Vajani, National Runner-Up – The HERO Challenge, Hero Moto Corp; Selected in Top 15 Teams across B-Schools, Awarded Best marketing plan – Yes Bank transformation Series 2016, Yes Bank
Rakshit Kuthiala, National Finalist – Circus Maximus, XLRI Jamshedpur
Rupsi Das, Winner, Biznicon, Interface 2016, Dept. of Management, BITS Pilani – A national level business plan competition; Winner, Kaleidoscope, Interface 2016, DoM, BITS Pilani – A national level case study competition; Runner-ups, Interface ‘16, DoM, BITS Pilani–A national level operations case study competition
Ritwika Sengupta, won the 2nd prize and was also shortlisted for Summer PPI - Aviva – The Next Big Idea, Aviva Life Insurance; National Finalists, Game of Clicks — a competition based on Digital Marketing.Did Marketing of Vilyoo (an online marketplace for handicraft and fine arts) on digital platforms within a specified budget and a specified time – IIM Bangalore
Rohan Gupta, Among Top 15 teams out of more than 100 participating teams pan India – CEB International Case Study Competition, CEB
Saksham Agrawal, Runner-Ups, Modus Operandi, DMS, IIT-Delhi – A national level operations case study competition; Runner-Ups, Osmosis 5.0, IIM Kashipur - A national level marketing and operations management online quiz; National Finalist, Marketing Ace, Infusion 2016, IIM Rohtak – A national level marketing case study competition; Runner-ups, Markediction, DMS, IIT-Delhi –A national level marketing case study competition
Sakshi Jain, Campus winners at ESCP, Madrid – Total Key Match, Total SA. France; Best market research award in all four formats of ILLUMINA – Disguised Market Research, ILLUMINA, MDI Gurgaon
Sambit Dash, Campus Finalists – Coke Showcase, Coca-Cola India
Sanil Shah, National Runner-up - The Hero Challenge, Hero Moto Corp
Sankalp Madan, Top 20 teams across India - National finals - Mahindra War Room, Mahindra & Mahindra
Sarthak Dhama, National Finalists – Circus Maximus, XLRI Jamshedpur
Saurav Maloo, Campus Finalist – JPMC Deal, JPMC
Shiven Guleria, National Finalist – Hackfest conducted by Accenture and LinkedIn
Shikha Garg, Campus Winner - Pinnace - Aditya Birla Fashion Retail Ltd
Shruti Soni, Campus Finalist – Citibank Women Leadership Awards, Citibank
Sidika Anand, Campus finalists(top 5 teams at campus level) – Tata Steel-a-thon; National Runners-up and Campus Winners - Novartis Unleash 2016, Novartis; Campus Runners-up - Asian Paints Canvas 2016, Asian Paints
Shivi Sharma, Campus Finalist – Novartis Case Challenge, Novartis; Campus Runners-Up – RPG Blizzard, RPG Group
Spardha Arora, Among 3 campus finalists – Citibank Women Leadership program, Citibank
Shubham Agarwal, National Finalist – Vitt Sangram, Deal Case study competition organized by Bloomberg, IIM Udaipur & Bloomberg
Shweta S, Campus Finalist – HULT – Refugee Case Challenge, HULT
Siddharth Agarwala, National Finalist – CarpeDiem, HUL
Sumedh Sapre, Campus Winner & Secured PPSI – Vodafone Voyage, Vodafone; Campus Finalist – HULT Refugee Case Challenge, HULT
Sidhi Saraf, North Zone Finalist - Reliance - The Ultimate Pitch 2.0, Reliance Industries limited
Anish Surana, National Runner-Up – The Deal, JPMC
Vikas Mendiratta, Campus Finalist – Coca Cola Showcase 2016, Coca-Cola India; National Winner - Markonics- Marketing Case study Competition – LBSIM, Delhi; Runners-Up - Enigmatics - Analytics Case Study Competition, IIFT Kolkata
Vivek Agrawal, won 1st prize – La-Ultimo, MDI Gurgaon; Secured 2nd Prize – Opium, MDI Gurgaon; Secured 3rd Prize – Martian Wars, MDI Gurgaon
Vivek Sisodia, Campus Finalist – Coke Showcase, Coca-Cola India
V. Vivekanand Reddy, National Runners-up and Campus Winners – Novartis Unleash 2016, Novartis; Campus Runners-Up, Asian Paints Canvas, Asian Paints; Campus Finalists – Coca-Cola Showcase, Coca-Cola India
Yash Nandkeolyar, One of the Top 10 Ideas in India, awarded PPSI – Aviva, The Next Big Idea, Aviva Life Insurance; Campus Finalist – Vodafone Voyage, Vodafone
S Shweta, North Zone Finalist – The Ultimate Pitch, Reliance Industries Limited
Saransh Agrawal, Winner – La-Ultimo, MDI Gurgaon; Runners-Up – Opium, MDI Gurgaon
Shakti Mehra, Campus Finalist - Kraft Heinz Owners Only Case Challenge, Kraft Heinz
Shashank Kothari, Campus Finalist – Coke Showcase, Coca-Cola India
Sujay Muzumdar, Top 10 Ideas in India, awarded PPSI - Aviva- The Next Big Idea, Aviva Life Insurance
Varun Mittal, Runners-Up – The Deal, JPMC
Vibhor Dhote, Campus Finalist – JPMC Deal, JPMC
Varun Baxi, National Finalist – Citi Campus Innovation Challenge, Citibank
Vishnu Chawla, Winner, Biznicon, Interface 2016, Dept. of Management, BITS Pilani – A national level business plan competition; Winner, Kaleidoscope, Interface 2016, DoM, BITS Pilani – A national level case study competition; Runner-ups, Interface ‘16, DoM, BITS Pilani–A national level operations case study competition
Udit Mittal, 3rd Position – Metropoly, Vihaan, BIMTECH; Secured 4th Position – Arthashastra, IIM Ranchi; Winner – WhazApp, MDI Gurgaon; Winner – Product Leaders, MDI Gurgaon; 2nd Position – Disruptathon – Aarambh, MDI Gurgaon; National Finalist – Beat The Market – IIM Indore; Secured 1st Position – Neurotrix, MDI Gurgaon
Shashank Deora, Secured 3rd Position – Metropoly, Vihaan, BIMTECH; Winner – WhazApp, MDI Gurgaon; Consolidation Prize - FMLI Equity Research Challenge 2016, Financial Markets Leadership Institute
Ishan Jand, National Finalist – The Next Gen Leader, XLRI Jamshedpur
Nitesh Tripathy, National Finalists – Ground Zero, Future Group
Patel Rohith Chandra, National Finalists – Ground Zero, Future Group
Utkarsh Khare, National Finalists – Ground Zero, Future Group
Sunny Sharma, National Finalists – Ground Zero, Future Group
Chinmey Kakkar, National Finalists – Ground Zero, Future Group; Consolidation Prize - FMLI Equity Research Challenge 2016, Financial Markets Leadership Institute
Swadesh Pal, National Finalist – Beat The Market – IIM Indore; Secured 1st Position – Neurotrix, MDI Gurgaon