MIT Academy of Engineering Alandi Campus hosted The Times of India’s world’s biggest inter-collegiate event – “Speak for India 2023” in collaboration with Federal Bank.

Speak for India - Round 3 was held on 29th March 2023 at MITAOE, whereas the winners from Round 3 from various districts of Pune, Satara, Kolhapur, Solapur and Aurangabad had participated in the Zonal Round hosted at MITAOE on 4th April 2023.

Speak for India is a journey to find the most vibrant, confident and persuasive debaters from colleges across the nation. Starting in 2015, this mammoth inter-collegiate initiative is being held in over 10 states of India making this a true All-India contest. This is an intercollegiate debate competition for students across our country. The event offers all college students a podium to explore their awareness, insights and perspective on contemporary topics. The competition will cover all colleges in Maharashtra and competitions will be held at the district, zonal and state levels.

Speak for India is currently having its editions in Kerala (7th edition), Karnataka (6th edition), Maharashtra (5th edition), Tamil Nadu (3rd edition), West Bengal (2nd edition) & New Delhi NCR (2nd edition). The contestant can find more information about it on www.speakforindia.in

The winner of the competition will receive a cash prize of Rs.2.5 lakhs, while the runner-up will receive Rs.1.5 lakhs. All finalists will also receive a cash prize of Rs.35,000.00, as well as other prizes. The Times of India will lead the event, with multimedia activities in collaboration with Maharashtra Times, The Economic Times, Radio Mirchi, and Times Now.

Round 3 Pune District

Date: March 29th, 2023
Time: 9 AM – 4 PM
Reporting Time: 8.30 AM
Venue: D109 (D Building 1st Floor), MIT Academy of Engineering, Alandi, Pune 412105
Organizer: Mr. Rudragouda Patil &
Coordinator: Mr. Krunal Pawar, MITAOE


Zonal Round
Date: April 4th, 2023
Time: 11.00 AM – 4.00 PM
Reporting Time: 10.30 AM