In Milestone, contestants will play the role of Operational Manager and would be facing a live issue of a firm. The contestants will be provided with a challenging and stimulating case, which requires them to analyze the scenario, formulate operations related strategic decisions on the real-time problems being faced by the firms in their business. The solutions need to be creative, disruptive and sustainable.

Prizes Worth: INR 1,55,000 + Opportunity to win PPI(Subject to regulations of the institute)



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  • Round 1 (Pre-Vista Prelims)

    • Teams need to answer the questions addressed in the caselet and submit an analysis of the case in the form of a Powerpoint presentation.
    • Top 8 teams will be shortlisted for round 2.
  • Round 2 (On-campus Finals)

    • Shortlisted teams have to explain the solution of the case solved in Round 1 and present to a panel of judges followed by Q&A during Vista at IIMB campus.
    • Further details will be communicated to shortlisted candidates once the results are out.
  • Post Vista

    • Top 2 teams will then be asked to work on the Full data of Ninjacart using their solver
    • Shortlisted team have to work to optimise the costs for 3-4 days.
    • The team which succeeds in providing a better solution than the one used by Ninjacart currently (feasible and economical), would be awarded with 1 Lakh prize money. (This is in addition to the 35K+20K awarded to the top 2 teams)

  • This event is open for both corporate and students (undergraduate & postgraduate).
  • Each team can have minimum 2 and maximum 3 members.
  • All the participants must belong to the same institute.
  • A student cannot be part of more than one team.
  • Multiple teams from the same college are allowed.
  • Teams with students going on exchange are welcome to participate as long as there are 2 team members available during Vista
  • The participants must carefully read through and agree to the following Terms & Conditions before registering:
    • All decisions in matters of eligibility, authenticity, and final judgments will be with organizing committee of VISTA, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore.
    • The format and structure of events is subject to change before the actual beginning of the event.
  • Round 1 (Pre-Vista Prelims)

    • The Powerpoint presentation should not exceed 5 slides (excluding the cover page, table of content, references and Exhibits, if any). Exhibits, if any, should not exceed 3 slides and should be present at the end of the presentations.
    • Submission to be sent to
    • Submissions to be sent before 23:59:59hours, 6th September 2017
    • Subject line of the email: Milestone_‹Team Registration ID›_‹Institute Name›_Round 1
    • Body of Email: Name, Contact Number, Email Id, Team Registration Id, Institute name of each team member
    • Filename: Milestone_‹Team Registration ID›_‹Institute Name›_Round 1
    • Round 1 results will be announced by  8th Sept 2017
  • Round 2 (On-campus Finals)

    Details will follow Round 1 results are announced

Team Size: 2-3 members per team

Round 1 Submission Deadline: 6th September 2017

Total Prize MoneyWinner – 35k + PPI(Subject to regulations of the institute), Runner Up – 20k + PPI (Subject to regulations of the institute)

Top 2 teams will have an opportunity to grab the additional prize money of INR 1,00,000 and PPI(Subject to regulations of the institute)

Access your case here:

Soumik Sarangi – 8083184579 –

Yuvaraj R – 9677551927 –

Usha Muppalla – 8511423342 –

Ajith KM – 8089613182 –


Team Name College Name
Team Knightswatch DMS IIT Delhi
Team Scabble SIBM Bangalore
Team High Flyers IIM Bangalore
Team Aztecs IIM Calcutta
Team pDafw IIM Bangalore
Team Innovators SIBM Pune
Team Prism IIM Calcutta
Team Illuminatis IIM Bangalore