Schools participating in Verbattle National Online Debate Competition 2020-21 - Vidyashilp Academy, Bangalore - DAV Public School, Chennai - Chrysalis High, Varthur, Bangalore - Sharnbasveshwar Residential Public School, Gulbarga - Amity International School, Gurugram - Presidency School, Bangalore - Chrysalis High, Yelahanka, Bangalore - Chrysalis High, Bannerghatta, Bangalore - Rotary Central School, Moodbidri - Manipal School, Mangaluru - Essar International School, Surat - St. Theresa School, Mangaluru - Sunbeam English School, Varanasi - Christ Academy, Bangalore - Lawrence High School, Bangalore - DPS East, Bangalore -DPS Bangalore North - DPS Bangalore South - DPS Bangalore Electronics City, Bangalore - SBOA, Chennai Due to impending disruptions expected as part of the resurgence of the Covid Pandemic and the ensuing logistical challenges, we are constrained to postpone the next part of the Verbattle National Online Debate Competition 2021. If things improve before the end of April, in all probability the competition will be restarted from the 3rd of May onwards. However the marks obtained by the teams in the first Skirmish will be announced by 6pm on 21st April. The rest of the protocols will remain as announced. Hope everyone understands and cooperates with Verbattle in these extraordinary and stressful times.If anyone needs any clarification, they may call the helpline - 9886464641 PLEASE NOTE THE FINAL REVISED CALENDAR IN THE REGISTRATION PAGE

Call No. Participant 1 Participant 2
1 Soumya P N.Ananth
2 Pranavraj S Parikshit Singh
3 Raina Kareem Anavadhya Ramachand
4 Aarna Shivappa Jaimie Thomas vengal
5 Tanisha Modi Aarthi Varadarajan
6 Yug Agarwal Rohith Sundarraj
7 Aradhya Gupta Rohit Sai
8 Dhruv Ramasubban Aarush Reddy
9 Sila Adarsh Joanna Susan Cherian

Sl.No. Participant 1 Participant 2
1 Yug Agarwal Rohith Sundarraj
2 Soumya P N.Ananth
3 Sila Adarsh Joanna Susan Cherian

Sl.No. School Participant 1 Participant 2
WINNING TEAM Vidyashilp Academy Yug Agarwal Rohith Sundarraj
FINALIST TEAM Delhi Public School Bangalore North Sila Adarsh Joanna Susan Cherian
FINALIST TEAM NPS, Yeshawanthpur Soumya P N.Ananth

Teams qualified for COMBAT round

Participant-1 Participant-2
Adya Verma Mishti Kewalramani
Meghali Dutta V.Srinidhi
Yug Agarwal Rohith Sundarraj
Dharshita J Sai Samvrutha
Kanak Pandey Jyesta
Jasmitha.G Katie Ann Rozario
Tanisha Modi Aarthi Varadarajan
Pranavraj S Parikshit Singh
Manan Chugh Yagya Ahuja
Diya D Nair Vedika Vinod
Ayesha Uzma Korein Fatima Nazmuddin Maroof
Ananya Amareshwar Sheeli Soumya Ravindra Sigi
Aarna Shivappa Jaimie Thomas vengal
Gauravi Tiwari Bhavvya Singh Devra
Trisha Shenoy Aadya Kaushik
Raina Kareem Anavadhya Ramachandran
Sila Adarsh Joanna Susan Cherian
Soumya P N.Ananth
D.Ritanya S.Vaishnavi
Sanika Navya Gupta
Pradhyumnan Ramasubramaniyan Riddhima Singh
Baran Prasad Kalyani.S
Aradhya Gupta Rohit Sai
Shri Raksha V Rao Avani D
Rriddhi Saanvi Saurabh Jhalani
Srijita Datta Roy Meghana Abhijeet Khanolkar
Dhruv Ramasubban Aarush Reddy

FACE- OFF DEBATES – 22.02.2021

Religion is not an alternative to science.

Freedom of speech is a natural right.

The general population will go through technology fatigue in the near future.


Democracy does not foster merit

Loving God is more important than fearing God.

Poor people are more generous.

1. Becoming a TEDx speaker is a great achievement for a kid.

2. Suspension of regular schooling has made most kids lose interest in studies.

3. These days children are getting more importance than what is due to them.

4. Wearing masks will be a mandatory part of social behaviour for a long time into the future.

5. Science is not as dependable as it was made out to be.

6. The rich poor divide has become bigger during the pandemic.

7. Sports will be missing from many young people's lives after the pandemic is gone.

8. Education will be replaced by knowledge gathering for intellectual and personal growth of an individual.

9. People are not interested in going to theatres anymore.

10. Work from home has made the home a messy place.

11. Everyone should have some drama in their lives.

12. Children need social media more than adults.

STATEMENTS FOR TRIAL DEBATES : 3rd & 5th February, 2021

1. Indians are best at talking.

2. Cars should be banned in cities

3. Some dishonesty is okay in business.

4. Only policticians benefit in a democracy.

5. There should be a dress code every where.

STATEMENTS FOR MOCK DEBATES : 1st - 2nd February, 2021

1. Covid has been successful in making the society weak.

2. Print magazines are better than online magazines

3. Online classes are not classes at all.

4. In India, fair complexioned people get better opportunities.

5. Animals have better civic sense than most humans.

6. Language is just a vehicle for expression.

COMBAT DEBATES – 13.02.2021

1.Parents controlling children's behaviour is essential.

2.Emotional people make better leaders

3.Protest is an integral part of democracy

4. Jealousy facilitates growth.

5. Intelligence is a fallacy promoted by those who are physically weak.

6. Ability to write well is the sign of a fine mind.

7. Men & Women are equal only in importance and dignity.

8. Animals have better civic sense than most humans.

9. Language is just a vehicle for expression.