Delhi Public School, R K Puram lifted the Winners trophy of ‘International Financial Olympiad 2019’. Pratuysh Singh of IX, Deepanshi of X, Pragyat of XI and Pranav of XII were awarded a cash scholarship of Rs One lakh. A preliminary written round was conducted in the school premises followed by a regional round where 40 students were shortlisted. The Final round included ‘On-stage Quiz’ pertaining to economic affairs. International Finance Olympiad was conducted by Mrs. Richa Aggarwal on behalf of the Department of Economics.
The First Runners up team was from Singhania School, Thane, Maharashtra and the Second from Welham Boys School, Dehradun.Teams from Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Dehradun, Mumbai, and Sharjah competed for the IFO Trophy.
As many as 6000 students from 280 schools of 25 cities across India and the Middle East participated in the Olympiad which is being conducted for the past six years with an aim to make the budding generation aware of finances, financial market and its nuances. PRATHAM, the knowledge partner of the Olympiad was one of the leading education chains to have sponsored the financial literacy campaign for students at school levels by sponsoring the International Finance Olympiad. FAVCY is the technology partner for the Olympiad. The Olympiad is the Flagship event of International Institute of Financial Markets Limited (IIFM).