Ekonomiska ’18- the Annual Economics Fest of Maitreyi College, University of Delhi is back with a bang. With a plethora of events to choose from, there is an event for everyone.

The festival will be hosted on college premises on 13th of March 2018. The event roster this year includes:

Theoria- Paper Presentation

Theoria gives you the perfect platform to share your ideas, logic, research, and analyses. This one is sure to test your research and analytical skills as well as give you exposure to the best in field.

Prize: Rs. 21,000

Dalal Street

Love to gamble, predict and win? If so then this is a challenge for you! The Economics Department invites you to compete in “The Dalal Street” presented and organised by the Bombay Stock Exchange Institute Ltd at Ekonomiska 2018.



First prize- Rs. 20,000

Second prize- Rs. 10,000


“Your voice is your strength, exploit it!” Ecologue is a conventional debate offering you a platform to voice your opinion. Motions will be declared a week before the event.

Registration link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScJjForzYeJQrvvI7Z1e4u8s-h2IxEfutzybmKQmRCoJI1aoQ/viewform?c=0&w=1

Prize: Rs. 21,000

Informal Events:


Imagine how much more enjoyable Economics would be with a pinch of cinema. Well, you don’t need to imagine any longer because in this event participants will be shown movie clips with a hidden reference to economics and you must decipher the true meaning.

Registration link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfJkfOGNhhX-bBPycNR95In58B_qtekx-UKohN_xAZITZAm-Q/viewform?usp=sf_link

Last date for registration: 10th March 2018

Prize: Rs. 21,000

Trash Bash

Are you a fashion enthusiast? Do you flip through magazines and silently wish to become a part of the world of glamour? Well then look no further! “Trash Bash” is a challenge where you use your creativity and whip up an ensemble to impress only with waste material provided to you!

Registration link: https://goo.gl/forms/ImvCF3SaPBX20Mcn2

Last date for registration: 10th March 2018

Prize: Rs. 21,000


Photo Journalist

If you look at the world through lenses then this is a chance for you to share your perspective. The Department of Economics gives you the opportunity to cover “Ekonomiska 2018” as a photojournalist. Your submissions will be judged based on composition, caption and charisma. So, polish your lenses and your skills to capture and caption, shutterbugs!

Registration link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf2ebL-csawjIfrN6jcLDXISBvU8UfdRMQxsCm4yAVV3c9xYw/viewform?usp=sf_link

Last date for registration: 11th March 2018


1st Prize: Rs. 15,000

2nd Prize: Rs. 5,000

3rd Prize: Rs. 2,000


This is a treasure hunt for all you Bollywood and Hollywood nerds. The first two rounds will be elimination rounds and the remaining teams will compete to win in the final one. Teams may consist of 3-4 members. The winning team will be awarded a cash prize as well as other exciting prizes.

Registration link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScZ99wd9NVgabg0SilGDxyfabq0bYqAntYcYDyvoNAD7lDsKg/viewform?c=0&w=1

Prize: Rs. 21,000

Maitreyi College

Filler Events:

The Whisper Challenge

Put on your headphones and guess the words your partner speaks. This is the challenge we’ve seen all over mainstream media but never like this.

Crap 7

Adrenaline junky? Do you love taking risks? If so, then this is just the thing for you! We invite you to join us for “Crap 7”- bet on your favourite colour and stand a chance to win the double of what you bet.

Deal or No Deal

Believe in your luck or believe in your knowledge. You must make the right deal, choose the right box and let’s see who wins!

Bull’s Eye

This one is a twist on the ordinary game where you must be the thrower and the knower to win the battle. Use your knowledge to cross and conquer the target.


Quick sketches, hilarious guesses! Each team must play to identify economic terms and pop culture lingo to win exciting prizes. The fun doesn’t end and will go on all day long.

Venue: Maitreyi College, University of Delhi

Timings: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Nearest metro station: Lok Kalyan Marg (Yellow Line)

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