CL Young India Challenge 2016 to be held in 100 cities

September 27, New Delhi: CL Educate and Kestone announce the fourth edition of Young India Challenge (YIC) 2016, an innovative quiz platform, to be conducted across schools and colleges. The event is expected to witness about 1 million students from 100 cities. With PAN India reach, 1 lakh students from about 5000 plus colleges from 80 cities will compete against each other. Not only will this, around 2.5 lakh school students from more than 15,000 schools showcase their skills and aptitude. YIC also encourages corporates and entrepreneurs to facilitate the budding nextgen entrepreneurs.


The initial round of YIC 2016 was flagged off in August. City/Regional rounds will be held in September followed by the finale in October. The winners will be awarded prizes worth Rs.10 lakhs including mentorship, learning and business.

Piyush Gupta, President, Kestone, said, "With government facilitating initiatives like the Start Up India, through YIC, we intend to prepare our students with the necessary skills and spirit enabling them to realise their dream at an early stage. We are proud to bring forth an initiative to showcase the abilities and talent of our youth. It is a golden opportunity for students to win prizes worth Rs. 10 lakhs including mentorship from leaders in the industry."

Speaking about the initiative, Satya Narayanan. R, Chairman and Executive Director, CL Educate, said, "CL has been focused on shaping the future of young aspirants and help them achieve their true potential. With this intent we have re-launched Young India Challenge 2016 at a larger scale this year. This challenge will allow winners work towards translating their dreams into reality from a nascent stage."

With the initial kick-off, there are already 37, 207 registrations from 206 colleges. The challenge is open to all enterprising youngsters who are keen to explore their potential. To register, aspirants can visit and click on 'I am interested'.

CL Young India Challenge 2016

About Kestone Integrated Marketing Services Pvt. Ltd.:

Founded in 1997, Kestone IMS Pvt. Ltd. is at an enviable leadership position today. Headquartered in Delhi and with offices in Bengaluru, Mumbai & Singapore, our footprint covers the expanse of over 100+ districts PAN India and 20+ locations overseas. We are simply into all. In your quest towards building an empire of a brand, or a citadel of recognition, you may choose a single path or alternate between shortcuts citing the adage "All Roads Lead to Rome." We have scouted all these roads and are ready to guide you all the way, helping you get there faster and avoid every bump. For more information, please visit

About CL Educate Limited:

CL Educate Limited has diversified operations across six business segments spanning the education value chain, across learners of multiple age-groups. Led by a team of qualified professionals including IIT-IIM alumni, CL Educate Limited has focused on shaping the lives and careers of many students in the twenty years of its existence. To know more, please visit

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