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La Niaque 6.0

Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology, and engineering services.

The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Operating in over 50 countries, Capgemini has a long history of combining a focus on talents, exemplified through our brand promise, “Get the future you want”.

As an “E.L.I.T.E. Management Trainee” one will embark on an intense 12-month journey that will both transform your career as well as make a significant impact to Capgemini’s business. We are looking for proactive, intelligent, innovative, articulate, and globally aware individuals who can solve key business challenges across a broad spectrum of roles and functions, all set against the backdrop of constant industry change.

La Niaque is a French word that means “Fire in the belly” and inspires us to fight for what we believe in. La Niaque is a B-school competition encompassing quiz and case solving. La Niaque 6.0 will be a 2-round competition for the first-year students from B-schools. The first round will be a quiz and crossword competition that would test the participants on their knowledge of current trends and happenings in the field of technology. The second round will require case solving and live presentation on a hypothetical problem that any technology focused company comes across.

The event has been concluded. Find the Winner Announcement here.


  • National Winner gets prize amount of ₹1,25,000.
  • National Runner-up gets prize amount of ₹50,000.
  • National Second Runner-up gets prize amount of ₹25,000. 
  • Top 3 National Winners will be awarded PPIs (Subject to all other criteria for summer placements being met)
  • Campus Winners will get GD Round Shortlist. (Subject to all other criteria for summer placements being met)

Important dates:

  • Registrations open – September 5, 2023
  • Registrations close – 10AM September 8, 2023
  • Round 1 goes Live – 6PM September 8, 2023
  • Round 1 close – 11:59PM September 8, 2023 (8th EOD)
  • Results for Round 1 & Case launch – September 9, 2023
  • Last day for second round submission – September 12, 2023
  • Live Presentation & Results announcement – September 14, 2023

Additional Instructions:

The interactive crossword puzzle will be created on a Macro enabled Excel File (XLSM). You will be required to download the file onto your computer, attempt the puzzle and type in the answers on the Quiz Platform. Ensure that you enable Macros appropriately as instructed in the following page.