About the competition

Frequently
asked Questions

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY?

The contest is open to -

Nationals Nationals of India, Egypt, Pakistan, Lebanon, Thailand, United Arab Emirates (UAE), and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)

Nationals of India who are

  • a.  Between the ages of 18 (eighteen) and 30 (thirty) years as on 10th October, 2018
  • b.  Students pursuing MBA(2 year full time course)from below mentioned universities in India or outside India (could be any year);
    1. Indian Institute of Management – Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Lucknow, Kozhikode, and Shillong.
    2. Faculty of Management Studies - Delhi
    3. Xavier School of Management - Jamshedpur(XLRI)
    4. Management Development Institute – Gurgaon
    5. National Institute of Industrial Engineering - Mumbai
    6. International Management Institute – Delhi
    7. Indian Institute of Foreign Trade – Delhi
    8. Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies – Mumbai
    9. Department of Management Studies - Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
    10. IMT Ghaziabad
    11. Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development – Pune
    12. Symbiosis Institute Of Business Managament - Pune
    13. Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management – Mumbai
    14. S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research
    15. Indian School of Business - Hyderabad
    16. MICA, Ahmedabad
    17. JBIMS , Mumbai
    18. K.J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai

Nationals of Egypt, Lebanon, UAE & KSA (Middle East North Africa (MENA) Region) who are -

  1. Between the ages of 18 (eighteen) and 30 (thirty) years as on 10th October, 2018.
  2. Students pursuing graduation from any university (could be any year) within or outside MENA Region; or
  3. Participants who have just obtained their graduate or post graduate degree(s) from any university within or outside the MENA Region; or
  4. Having up to 2 (two) years of experience from the date of obtaining the last degree.

Nationals of Pakistan, and Thailand (APAC Region) who are -

  • a.  Between the ages of 18 (eighteen) and 30 (thirty) years as on 10th October, 2018
  • b.  Students pursuing graduation from any university (could be any year) within or outside APAC Region; or
  • c.  Participants who have just obtained their graduate or post graduate degree(s)- from any university within or outside the APAC Region; or
  • d.  Having up to 2 (two) years of experience from the date of obtaining the last degree.(hereinafter collectively referred to as “APAC Region Participants”)

The Participants can register individually & would only be required to form a two member team later during the contest stages. For more details please refer to the terms and conditions.

WHAT ARE THE DOCUMENTS THAT I WILL SUBMIT AS PART OF MY PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST?

You will not be required to submit any document at the time of registration.

Before the Regional Interview Round, the shortlisted team members will be required to submit the documents as specified in the contest terms and conditions for verification of their eligibility to participate in the contest

Please refer to the terms and conditions. for more details.

I RESIDE IN A COUNTRY NOT LISTED UNDER THE 'T&C's', CAN I STILL APPLY?

Only those who are residents of Thailand are eligible to participate in the contest.

If you are a national of India, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, UAE, Pakistan & Thailand but reside in another location you are still welcome to apply.

I AM A NATIONAL OF A COUNTRY NOT LISTED UNDER THE 'T&C's', BUT I RESIDE IN ONE OF THE OUTLINED ELIGIBLE COUNTRIES. CAN I STILL APPLY?

Only those who are residents of the Thailand are eligible to participate in the contest.

If you are a national of India, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, UAE, Pakistan & Thailand but reside in another location you are still welcome to apply.

I AM NOT CURRENTLY A STUDENT, CAN I STILL APPLY?
If you are:
  • Between the ages of 18 (eighteen) and 30 (thirty) years as on 1st September, 2018; and
  • Fresh graduate/ post graduate or having up to 2 years of work experience,
  • In India only students studying in above mentioned 25 colleges can participate
  • You are eligible to participate in the Contest.

    Please refer to the contest terms and conditions for more details.

WHAT IS THE DURATION OF CTG

10th Oct'18 TO 14th Jan'19

CAN I REGISTER AS A SINGLE ENTRANT?

Yes, you are required to register as an individual. During Stage 2 your team preferences would be checked & paired up as a team in consequent stages in the contest. We will do our best to team you up with your colleague of preference, but this will be subject to them applying to the competition, and passing to the next stages.

IF I CAN'T MAKE THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE OF OCTOBER 24TH, 2018, DO I HAVE FLEXIBILITY TO APPLY AFTERWARDS?

No, you must submit your registration before the closing date of October 24th, 2018. Registrations submitted after this date will not be considered.

IS THERE ANY SUPPORT TO FILL UP REGISTRATION FORM?

Mya our Chabot will help you fill up registration form and answer any questions you might have.

WHAT IS ONLINE ASSESSMENT?

After registrations close on October 24th, successful applicants will be sent a link for online assessment. This will test your cognitive abilities, critical thinking, problem solving skills, and English language proficiency. 

HOW MANY SELECTION ROUNDS WILL I GO THROUGH?

There are 5 stages where filtration happens. The registration, the online assessment, the region semi-finals, the region final, and the sector final. You will go to next stage/round only if you clear the previous stage/round

WHAT HAPPENS IF I MISS THE SUBMISSION DEADLINES FOR THE VARIOUS STAGES OF THIS CONTEST? CAN I SUBMIT DOCUMENTS OR REQUIRED INFORMATION AT A LATER STAGE?

No, the deadline dates at each stage are clearly communicated on the stages section of this website and through all related communications. Any registrations, videos, business case presentations or other required documentation submitted after the outlined deadlines will automatically be considered invalid.

WHAT HAPPENS IF ANY OF THE TEAM MEMBERS IS NOT ABLE TO TRAVEL ON THE FIXED DATE? WILL THEY BE ALLOWED TO RESCHEDULE THEIR DATE OF TRAVEL?

If any shortlisted Team member is not able to travel on the date specified by the Organizers, such Team will be disqualified and the next best team will be selected. Please refer to the contest terms and conditions for more details.

WHAT IS THE PRIZE FOR THE WINNERS?

Take a look at the stages section of this website or visit the contest terms and conditions for more detailed information.

WHAT DO I NEED TO DO TO WIN THE PRIZE?

Take a look at the stages section of this website or visit the contest terms and conditions for more detailed information.

WHO ARE THE JUDGES?

Internal & External panellists.

I KNOW OTHERS WHO MIGHT BE INTERESTED IN APPLYING, CAN I REFER THEM?

Sure, if you have friends, family or colleagues that you think might be interested, share this website and our social pages via the sharing links.

WHERE CAN I FIND MORE DETAILED INFORMATION ABOUT THIS CONTEST?

All details including, eligibility, prizes, judging, data privacy can be found on the terms & conditions section of this website.

I AM HAVING TECHNICAL ISSUES OR I HAVE OTHER QUESTIONS WHICH ARE NOT COVERED HERE OR OUTLINED IN THE T'S&C'S. WHO DO I CONTACT?

If you did not find the answer to your question here or in the terms & conditions section of this website or if you are having technical issues please contact us at support@pepsicochangethegame.com, where we will aim to get back to your question within 24hrs (Sunday – Friday ).

Are you ready to
change the game?

 
Thank you for your interest in Change the Game 2018
Unfortunately, registrations have closed for this season!
We look forward to seeing you next year!
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