Rules & Regulations

Team formation guidelines:

  • A team can have a maximum of three students and a minimum of two students.
  • Cross specialization teams are allowed.
  • A team can have students from the 1st year as well as 2nd year.
  • A student cannot be a part of more than one team.
  • Cross Campus teams are not allowed.
  • Students on exchange program can also participate, but a maximum of one student per team can be on the exchange program and a minimum of two students should be present during each level of the competition.

Phase 1 Guidelines:

  1. Campus Round & Corporate Round Guidelines
    • Students ideas should comprise of the following
      • Approach
      • Proposed Idea (which should include assumptions, if any)
      • Rationale
      • Impact of Proposed Idea
    • Submission Format
      • 2 Pager PDF excluding cover page and references.
      • Cover Page should include the following: Team Name, Name of participants, College Name.
  2. Submission Guidelines
    • Teams will have to submit their solutions online on the website
    • Nomenclature for the document: CollegeName_TeamName.
    • Only one solution per team is allowed - Solutions once submitted cannot be changed.
    • Solutions will be judged on the following criteria:
      • Relevance
      • Innovativeness
      • Feasibility of Implementation
      • Impact
  3. Decision to conduct the Campus Round for any particular campus shall be taken only after the first round of submissions. It will depend on the quality of solutions submitted. Marico Ltd. reserves the right to organize or not organize the Campus Round depending on the participation received.
  4. Post submission of solutions and before the campus round is conducted, top three teams of each campus will be announced on our FB Page.
  5. The Top 3 teams will then get time to prepare their presentations for the campus round.
  6. The three selected teams from each campus will present their solution to the Marico panel. Each selected team will get 15 minutes (excluding Q&A) to present their solution.
  7. One of the three teams from each campus will be declared as campus winners and will be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 50000.
  8. Post completion of the campus rounds, judges will pick the Top teams who will qualify for the Corporate Round. These Teams will get an opportunity to present to the CXO panel at the Marico Head Office.

Phase 2 Guidelines:

  1. Top 3 teams from the Corporate Round will qualify to participate in Phase 2.
  2. These 3 teams will get an opportunity to work on a live project with Marico Innovation Foundation or the Marico CSR team.
  3. The 3 winning teams will be briefed on their projects. The teams will also be given specific inputs to help them give their best for the projects.
  4. Immersion: Students will spend time with the partner organization and/or visit the field to understand the organization and the deliverables. In some cases, this will require travel to different areas in India. It will be important to gain exposure to field activities of the project in order to help project teams on specific deliverables.
  5. Teams will be assigned project guides and Marico mentors who will guide them for their project work.
  6. Regular meetings/ Calls with team guides and mentors will be organized to ensure regular feedback is being shared with the team.
  7. Students will get a month to work on these projects.
  8. At the end of the projects, the teams will be invited to present for a panel that will include – Founder and Chairman of Marico, Mr. Harsh Mariwala, The project guides and the marico leadership.
  9. The winning team will be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 5 Lakh and they will be declared as the Winners of Over The Wall 2019!
  10. Other details regarding Phase II including timelines etc. will be shared with the qualifying teams separately.

Competition Timelines:

  • Submission Deadline: 1st October 2019 11:59 PM

Terms and Conditions:

  • You hereby agree that the content you submit shall be owned by Marico and that the organization may use all elements of such content in any manner without compensation or notification to, or permission of you or any third party.
  • Marico reserves all rights, including the right to delete, edit, publish, use, adapt, modify, copy, disseminate any content, the concepts embodied therein or any elements thereof, in print, film, television, or in any other media throughout the world in perpetuity, in accordance with the terms herein without permission of, or compensation or notification to you of any kind.

Privacy Policy:

  • Your privacy is important to us. This privacy policy is intended to give you confidence in the privacy and security of the personal information we obtain from you.
  • We are committed to ensuring that the personal details you share with us are secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.