Literary & Debate


Hot Take: Conspiracy Theory Debate

Stop discussing your hot takes on social media and come, debate them out with us! The event will follow the classic ‘for-against’ debate format, with conspiracy theories being the topics of discussion.

  • No. of Rounds - 2

  • Participation Type - Individual

  • Event Type - Live event

  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes

  • Presentation Time: 4 minutes

  1. For the preliminary round, each person will be allotted one conspiracy theory, and told whether they have to argue for or against.

  2. Participants will have to present their arguments after a preparation time of 10 minutes.

  3. Based on the quality of their arguments, two participants will be selected for the final.

  4. For the final round, one conspiracy theory will be allotted to both the finalists. One person will argue for, the other against. This will be decided by a coin toss.

  5. Preparation time of 15 minutes will be allotted to each finalist. Five minutes would be allotted to each the finalists for presenting their stance. They will also get a rebuttal time of 3 minutes each, once the opening arguments have concluded.


Idhar Chala Main Udhar Chala: Turncoat

This will be one exhilarating ride! Participants will be allotted a topic, and will have to take a stance and start speaking. Time is of the essence here. Once a cue is given, they will have to change their stance to the exact opposite. This can happen any number of times, so be wary and think straight! Or don't. Whatever floats your boat!

  • No. of rounds - 2

  • Participation Type - Individual

  • Event Type - Live event

  • Preparation Time- 10 minutes

  • Presentation Time - 4 minutes

  1. Participants will be given a topic where they must take a stance and start speaking. When the moderator gestures, they must change their chosen stance to the opposite.

  2. Participants will be provided with the topic 10 minutes prior to their turn.

  3. The moderator’s gestures would occur at irregular time periods, as per the discretion of the moderator.

  4. Participants must think on their feet and change their stance as per the signals.

  5. Points will be deducted if the speaker is not able to continue the flow of the speech.


Big Brain Time: Quiz

We know you have all that useless trivia taking up space in your brain with no outlet. We know you know about stuff. Wondering whether it will ever come of use? Well, this is your chance to shine! Big Brain Time – the flagship Satrang quiz event – has just what it takes to service your brain.

  • No. of rounds - 3

  • Participation Type - Pair

  • Event Type- Live event

  1. All registered teams will be required to participate in a preliminary round, out of which some teams will qualify for the semi-final.

  2. The final will consist of multiple rounds, encompassing a wide variety of topics.