A state level inter-collegiate debate completion – Speak for India, Karnataka Edition 2022 was organized by Times of India Group and Federal Bank at Al-Ameen Institute of Management Studies on 5th Jan 2023.
At the first district round 36 students from Al-Ameen Institute of Management Studies took part and 4 students qualified for the debate stage. Overall 38 colleges from various academic backgrounds and 122 students participated in the daylong event comprising of various rounds.
The wide array of topics given to the students were the highlight of the session like Reality Shows, Nationalism Vs Globalization, Renewable Energy is the way forward, Politics and Society, Social Media, Basic etiquettes, Value based teachings, Academics Vs Sports, How do Apps make people lazy, Artificial Intelligence, Crypto currencies, Winter Vs Summer etc. The students spoke eloquently & proficiently both in English and Kannada.
12 students were selected for the Zonal Stage from the Bengaluru district rounds.
The judges’ panel consisted of our faculty, Dr. Y V Sheshadri, Dr. Irfan Mumtaz, Mr. B A Ravish and Subiya S. They were greatly impressed with the quality of the debate on the various topics. Feedback was given to all the students at the end of the contest. All the judges were felicitated at the end of the competition.