The Kathmandu College of Management (KMC) compound was abuzz with nervous and excited college-goers, each from various colleges around the valley all ready for Battle of the Brains organized by the Career Club at KMC. Once the emcee announced the start of the fifth edition of Battle of the Brains and the cake was cut in celebration, the eager soldiers all rushed to their respective battle fields. Some fought battles with their speaking skills, some with their advert-creating skills while others with their team-building spirits, their recycling projects, analytical abilities, human resource management proficiencies and their mental sharpness. ‘Puff the Cuff’ – the extempore competition saw enthusiastic speakers talking on the spot about various lottery-chosen subjects. The adverts which were designed for Fr!day - events and entertainment weekly saw some good TVCs and radio commercials but the judges seemed to be disappointed with the print ads. The ‘Quiz-Biz’ challenged four teams and their knowledge on everything related to the biz world. Altogether 10 colleges participated in the various unique competitions that went on all afternoon on 4 March. The competitions were judged by reputed panels of judges from different fields. Apart from individual participants for the various competitions, points were also given for the college itself. Kathmandu College of Management and College of Applied Business were declared the overall winners of Battle of the Brains.