The NTU Debate Squad spends its first semester practicing and participating in tournaments which follow the British Parliamentary style of debating. NTU participates in various local tournaments such as NTU Pro Ams and international tournaments like the World Universities Debating Championship.
NTU Pro Ams 2011
NTU K (Swetha Balachandran and Jeremy Tan )
NTU G (Prashanth Jayaraman and Sanchita Shandilya)
NTU H (Rohit Gadre and Vaishnav Sunil)
Congratulations to both Rohit and Vaishnav!
SMU BP IVs 2011
NTU B (Prashanth Jayaraman and Udit Batra)
NTU E (Dhruv Bindal and Sanchita Shandilya)
Teams in Final:
NTU A (Swetha Balachandran and Arvind Raghavan)
NTU C (Rohan Jain and Anjalika Singh)
NTU participated in a number of tournaments between May and August including the United Asian Debating Championship and Australs. NTU contingents were extremely successful throughout the season and our achievements in the summer tournaments were as follows:
United Asian Debating Championship:
NTU A (Arvind Raghvan, Swetha Balachandran and Abhishek Nanda) – Quarter Finalists
NTU C (Prashanth Jayaraman, Angelique Teo and Vihasini Gopakumar)
Vihasini Gopakumar was also ranked the 11th Best Speaker of the tournament!
Great Serdang Debate Championship
NTU A (Only team sent – Udit Batra, Prashanth Jayaraman and Rohit Gadre)
Angelique Teo (Adjudicated the finals of the tournament as well)
Australasian Intervarsity Debating Championship
All 3 NTU teams ended with 5 wins and 3 losses and were well within reach of breaking.
International Intramuros Intervasirty
Both NTU teams broke in the tournament
NTU A (Rohan Jain and Arvind Raghvan)
NTU B (Sneha Gururaj and Madhura Bhave)
The NTU Dorothy Cheung Debating Championship was held on the 2nd and 3rd of April 2011.
NTU A (Arun, Jayesh and Anindita ) won the tournament!
Four other NTU teams broke significantly high on the tab including:
NTU B (Udit Batra, Manik Jain, Anjalika Singh)
NTU A (Arvind Raghavan, Abhishek Nanda, Swetha Balachandran)
NTU D (Zhuang Erjin, Shreeranjani Krishnamoorthy, Milind Ganjoo)
NTU E (Rohit Gadre, Sneha Gururaj, Madhura Bhave