ISDS National Selection Camps

National Selection Camp 2019

29 Dec 2018 – 2 Jan 2019

From intense selection workshops that were held in the zonal centres spread across North (Delhi), South (Chennai), East (Kolkata), West (Jaipur and Ahmedabad) and Central India (Mumbai) and a separate online submission track, 48 of the top debaters from around the country were invited to national trials. Students finished a 5 day selection camp that took place in Chennai from 29th Dec 2018 to 2 Jan, 2019 where the talented debating squad for 2019 was selected!

We are proud to announce the members of the Indian national debating squad 2019. The team representing India at the World Schools Debating Championship 2019 in Sri Lanka:

Team India WSDC 2019
Karan Sampath (Class 11, Dehradun)
Manya Gupta (Class 11, Jaipur)
Tejas Subramaniam (Class 11, Chennai)
Saranya Ravindran (Class 10, Chennai)
Bhavya Shah (Class 11, Mumbai)

The three development teams for 2019:

Team India Orange
Pia Bhatia
Shrishti Tiwari
Yastika Guru
Aarushi Wadiwala

Team India White
Sanjna Karthik
Thej Mallu
Purvi Reddy
Tvisha Shukla

Team India Green
Prithvi Arun
Aksharah J
Sibi Pandian
Shashwath Rai
Navin Srivatsan

National Selection Camp 2018

Jan 7 – 11, 2018

From 12 regional tournaments and a separate online submission track, 54 of the top debaters from around the country were invited to national trials. The students finished a 6 day selection camp that took place in Chennai filled with workshops, quizzes, and debates from where the incredible ISDS Team India Squad for 2018 was selected!

Team India 2018:

Dhananjay Ashok
Saranya Ravindran
Manya Gupta
Tejas Subramaniam
Hemanth Chakravarthy

India Development Squad 2018:

Bhavani Namrata
Aditi Chandra
Karan Sampath
Navin Srivatsan
Elakiya Ananthakrishnan

The National Selection Camp took place in Chennai between 7 – 11 Jan, 2018. Following the five-day camp the 10-member Team India squad for 2018 was announced.

National Selection Camp 2017

Apr 9 – 13, 2017

An intense 5 day national selection camp was held in Chennai between April 9th and 13th (2017) filled with workshops, quizzes, and debates. The Indian Debating Squad for WSDC 2017 and AWSDC 2017 was announced shortly after.
View the Indian Debating Squad for 2017 here.

Dates for the National Selection Camp 2018 for the Indian debating squad will take place from 7-11 Jan, 2018 in Chennai.