A pharma quiz competition was held on March 28, 2019, at the School of Pharmacy, Amrita Health Sciences campus, Kochi. The competition was based on an initial screening written test with 50 multiple choice questions (MCQs) covering different subjects in the Pharmacy curriculum. Out of 137 students competing, 25 students were selected for the final round. They were divided into 5 teams with five members each. The teams were named Alaknanda, Brahmaputra, Champal, Hugli and Tamsa.
There were five rounds in the quiz competition in which the first three were based on pharmacy subjects, fourth on General Knowledge and the final was rapid fire round. There was a round of questions for audience too. The winners of the quiz competition were selected based on the final scores at the end of the fifth round.
Team Chambal topped on the scoreboard and bagged the first prize. The second prize winner was team Brahmaputra and team Tamsa was the third prize winner. The first prize winners received a gift voucher worth 1000 rupees from Vinayaka Book House sponsored by Amrita School of Pharmacy and a textbook on Pharmacology from Elsivier publication worth Rs. 750 for each member of the team. The second prize winners were gifted a book on Pharmacology for Pharmacy Students by Padmaja Udayakumar sponsored by CBS publishers. The third prize winners received a 500 rupees gift voucher sponsored by Vinayaka Book House, Kochi.
The winners were rewarded by the Principal of Amrita School of Pharmacy, Dr. Sabitha M.