Altius International Football Academy scored a 1-0 win over Real Malabar FC in another match.
Knocked out Kannur 5-3 in penalties after the match ended goalless in regulation time.
The memorial would display the slogan ‘To hell with communalism’ written by Abhimanyu on the walls of Maharaja’s College moments before his death.
Both teams won their semifinal encounters on penalties.
Abhimanyu, 20, a second-year undergraduate student and SFI activist, was stabbed to death on the campus on July 2, 2018, after an altercation between SFI and Campus Front activists.
The first year BA Malayalam student said in her complaint that the incident occurred on the last day of the college before the study holidays.
Dr Debjani Das warned the audience to not be carried away by the excitement of stumbling upon a topic, as all topics may not be suitable for research.
Hosts Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andaman and Nicobar, Puducherry, Telengana and Andhra Pradesh are the teams in the fray.
A transgender representative is one among the three nominated members to its student union, the other two being a research representative and a sports councillor.
Eye-witnesses said that the lock was broken by SFI former unit president Mohammed Amir, Prajith K Babu and several outsiders.