CampACE CASE-ino: Channel your inner Sherlock to crack open real-world case mysteries

Are you ready to embark on a journey that will test your problem-solving skills like never before?

Do you have what it takes to think critically, creatively and innovatively to drive business strategies?

If you're on the lookout for an exceptional opportunity that not only promises to test your abilities but also catapults your career into high gear, your search ends here. CampACE CASE-ino Case Study Competition 2023 presents itself as your golden ticket to showcase your remarkable problem-solving skills, immerse yourself in practical experiences and access unparalleled career prospects. Seize this golden opportunity to distinguish yourself and venture beyond your comfort zone like never before!

Theme: Cracking the code to a stronger nation

At its core, this theme encourages a deep exploration of the complex issues a nation faces, whether they pertain to economic growth, social cohesion, environmental sustainability or political stability. It challenges individuals and teams to dissect these challenges, identify the hidden patterns and develop innovative approaches to address them effectively.

CampACE CASE-ino is Grant Thornton Bharat’s first-ever national case study competition. It bridges the gap between theory and real-world practice and networks with seasoned professionals, providing you with a solid foundation for a successful career ahead.

Competition flow

Tentative timelines

Guidelines & rules

Competition flow

  1. Originality and plagiarism: All submissions must be original work of the participating teams. Plagiarism of any form is strictly prohibited and would result in disqualification.
  2. Application deadline: Late submissions will not be considered.
  3. Submission format: All submissions should adhere to the specified format and guidelines provided by the competition organisers. This includes document structure, page limits and file formats.
  4. Language proficiency: Proficiency in the competition's designated language (typically English) is required for effective communication of solutions.
  5. Ethical conduct: All participants are expected to show respectful behaviour towards fellow participants, judges and organisers.
  6. Judging criteria: Criteria include innovation, feasibility, impact and presentation quality. Ensure that your submissions meet these criteria effectively.
  7. All materials submitted, prepared and produced by you or otherwise created during the championship are and will be the sole and complete property of Grant Thornton Bharat at all times and for all purposes.
  8. Teams can submit only one solution.
  9. Submissions are final; no modifications are allowed post-submission.
  10. Teams can use all available resources for research and development. Only publicly available data can be used; private datasets are prohibited.

Contact Us

Email your queries to Ms. Deepti Seth from the CampACE Team –

Frequently asked questions

What is CampACE CASE-ino Case Study Competition 2023?

CampACE CASE-ino is Grant Thornton Bharat’s first-ever national case study competition.

What is the theme of the competition?

The theme of the competition is ‘Cracking the code to a stronger nation’. It focuses on addressing challenges and opportunities related to India's socio-economic, political and environmental development.

Who can participate in the competition?

A diverse team of 4-5 members currently enrolled in Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) and Post Graduate Programme for Executives (PGPX) courses can participate. Teams with members from different specialisations and academic years are allowed.

What are the eligibility criteria for participants?

Participants must be actively enrolled as management students pursuing specialisation in any field.

How do I register for the competition?

You can register for the competition by filling out the registration form shared in your registered email.

What is the competition flow?

The competition consists of various stages, including registration, a preliminary round with a 60-second video introduction, a case study analysis, access to learning materials through the byteEDGE app, semi-final presentations, mentorship for finalist teams and a grand finale round where the top 15 teams pitch their solutions to the GTORQUE Panel.

What are the goals and objectives of the competition?

The competition aims to promote critical thinking, foster innovative solutions, promote research and analysis, inspire collaboration between academia and industry, facilitate cross-disciplinary learning and provide recognition and rewards for outstanding case studies.

How can I stay updated about the competition?

You can follow Grant Thornton Bharat's official social media pages on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube for updates and use the hashtags #CampACE and #CASE-ino in your social media posts related to the competition.

Can I participate individually or only in teams?

Only teams of 4-5 members are allowed to participate. Individual participation is not allowed.