Alsoc Challenge Debate was held on 14th December, 2012 at the St. Xavier’s auditorium for the first time. Under the Convenorship of Dr. Kunal Sarkar the participants were Oxford University, Cambridge University, Calcutta University, Presidency College, Loreto College and St. Xavier’s Collegiate School. The motion of the debate was “Social communication is the failure of communication”. The entire event was extensively covered by the Telegraph. Approx. 500 people attended the event.
Dr. Sandip Chatterjee was the moderator of this Debate. Mr. Shourya Dasgupta a participant of SXCS was congratulated by all the members for winning the debate. Mr. Aditya Vikram Lodha (Hon. Secretary) thanked Dr. Kunal Sarkar and Mr. Sandip Chatterjee for increasing the brand image of Alsoc. The winner of the debate was St. Xavier’s Collegiate School & College and the runner up team was Oxford University. In the next year apart from Oxford & Cambridge University other renowned foreign Universities are also expected to participate.