Published: Thursday, 18 February, 2016 10:15 AM
XLRI Hosted ‘XLerate 2016’
India’s first academic, cultural and sports fest exclusively for one year MBA students
The 3rd Edition of “XLerate” - XLRI’s flagship national level sports, leadership and cultural festival organized by PGDM-GM (1 year full time MBA program) concluded on 14th February. The event was held at XLRI Campus, Jamshedpur from 12th to 14th February, 2016.
The 3-days meet hosted by XLRI- Xavier School of Management witnessed 1-year MBA students from premier management institutes across India, such as IIM- C, L, S, MDI- Gurgaon, SP Jain- Mumbai, XIM-Bhubaneshwar, Great Lakes- Chennai competing with each other in in various Sporting, Leadership, and Cultural events.
‘XLerate 2016’ kick-started its events with the launch of ‘XL Aasha’- a unique sporting event for unprivileged students.
The competition witnessed all the participating institutes put up a great show. While Great Lakes Institute of Management emerged winner in Football, Lawn Tennis, Volleyball, Table Tennis and Badminton; XLRI claimed the winner’s medal in Cricket, Chess and Carom. XIMB did justice to their rich sporting heritage by taking the top spot in Athletics. SP Jain- Mumbai won Case Study Competition.
XLerate also saw a galaxy of cultural events starting off with Melodia – producing a stream of soulful single and duet songs. This was followed by a scintillating display of elegant moves in Danzare the dance competition. XLRI won a plethora of medals in the fashion show by displaying some glamorous moves and styles and other cultural events; while Great Lakes- Chennai won the Dance Competition.
XLRI was declared the overall winner of XLerate 2016. Great Lakes who sent a huge contingent of 50+ members took the second place.
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