Indian American student wins US$250K in college quiz contest

Four of the students competing against Jaskaran Singh this time were of Indian descent, while one was of Sri Lankan origin.

Indian American student wins US$250K in college quiz contest
Indian-American, Jaskaran Singh won the National College Championship Jeopardy. Credits: Twitter (twitter.com/jsinghmlk)

Indian-American, Jaskaran Singh has won the National College Championship Jeopardy, the premier quiz tournament for students, with a reward of US$250,000.

Indian-American, Jaskaran Singh won the National College Championship Jeopardy. Credits: Twitter (twitter.com/jsinghmlk)

The 22-year-old Sikh student from the University of Texas in Austin beat 35 other students to wine the prize. The 35 were selected from a group of 26,000 students who fought for a spot on the tournament that lasted two weeks.