IIM Amritsar’s AArunya Cultural, Sports & Management Fest [Feb 2-3]: Registrations Open

About IIM Amritsar

The Indian Institute of Management Amritsar is a part of Indian Institutes of Management established by Ministry of Human Resources Department with the support of Government of Punjab. Within a span of two years, the institute has consolidated its position in the league of premiere B- Schools by making a rapid stride towards its vision of building top class management professionals and has succeeded in carving a niche for itself among the well positioned management in the country.

About AArunya’19

AArunya is the annual fest of Indian Institute of Management Amritsar spread over two days, AArunya will provide a platform to the students of leading B-schools of India to showcase the managerial acumen through various cultural, sports, quizzing, literary and case study competitions. AArunya will boast of performance from the stalwarts of entertainment industry to perform and entertain the crowd. It will symbolize a place to be together and celebrate the festival of joy in the city of Amritsar.


War of Words – Aarunya 3.0:  It is an event where co-ordination between your oral senses and mental faculties are tested – while under pressure from your competitors. It is a JAM (Just-a-minute) where participant has to speak flawlessly for a minute, as a test of their verbal dexterity.

Telegenic: The contestants must bring a pre-made video based on a theme (SOCIAL). The video will be passed through a Plagiarism Test. The content’s video should not match will any other videos found online or offline. Any participant not adhering to the above criteria will be eliminated. This event is based on the ability of the person behind the lens to bring out the real aspect of the world in moving pictures. The video should have these: – 1. Video should be based on a Social Theme 2. Introduction of the social theme 3. And must have a conclusion. (Duration of the Video – 3 mins to 5 mins)

Framing: is the presentation of visual elements in an image, especially the placement of the subject in relation to other objects. Framing can make an image more aesthetically pleasing and keep the viewer’s focus on the framed object(s). It can also be used as a repoussoir, to direct attention back into the scene. It can add depth to an image and can add interest to the picture when the frame is thematically related to the object being framed.

Perspective: The Perspective of the image and the message so conveyed by that Image should be clear in the mind of the person behind the lens.

The candidate has to bring out the ability in himself/herself using the basic properties in photography and portray the world from their viewpoint.
The event will consist of two(2) rounds, in which the latter round will be an elimination round.

Local Lenz: This event is made to encourage the local people/contestants who are willing to participate in the Photography Contest happening at IIM-Amritsar during AARUNYA 3.0.
All are welcome to enroll in the event given they must pass through an elimination round.

Prabhav- All the participating teams will be given a topic. They have to convince the judges in their favour. They have to come up with arguments which strongly supports the views suggested in the topic. Participants are free to use all forms of communication including speeches, slide show presentations, props or sketches etc. Interaction with audience is permitted. Remember, the objective is to be impactful, to be influential, whichever way you can.

Important Dates

Feb 2-3, 2019.

Registration Details

Register here.


Abhilash Reddy N

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