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CBSE Aavishkar Quiz 2015

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open16-Oct-2015
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AwardCash prize of Rs.2500/-
EligibilityClass 1 to 12
RegionAll India
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Aavishkar Quiz, 
Central Board of Secondary Education, 
‘Shiksha Sadan’, 
17- Rouse Avenue,
New Delhi-110002


What is CBSE Aavishkar Quiz 2015?

The Rashtriya Aavishkar Abhiyan (RAA) envisages motivating and engaging children of the age group from 6-18 years in Science, Mathematics and Technology through observation, experimentation, inference drawing, model building, etc. both through inside and outside classroom activities and processes. It seeks to create curiosity, excitement and spirit of innovation and exploration amongst school children, by encouraging higher education institutions to assist secondary and elementary schools in the study of Science and Mathematics.

Central Board of Secondary Education in its endeavor to support this movement ,proposes a series of Quiz competitions to promote creativity and innovative spirit among school children in the area of Science, Mathematics and Technology.

Target Group: Students in the schools affiliated to Central Board of Secondary education in the following categories.

 • Primary : I- V

 • Middle : VI- VIII

• Secondary : IX –XII



Who can apply for this scholarship ?

Any bonafide student of a school affiliated to CBSE studying in grade I to grade XII can participate in the competition in the respective categories

Stages of the competition: Face to Face Competition at Schools followed by selection of best talents by CBSE through online quiz to be conducted every month on the dates and theme specified by the Board.

Medium : English/Hindi

How can you apply ?

Stage: 1- School Level Competition:

The school shall organize an in-house Quiz Competition on any day during 7-13th October on the given theme i.e. “Light and Cinema”. The focus should be on creativity and innovation in the area of Mathematics, Science and Technology. The school shall select best two students from each category ( Primary, Middle and Secondary ).

The selection of the candidates should be made in an impartial manner involving all students interested in the Quiz competition. The school may evolve its own mechanism for initial shortlisting. However conduct of Quiz competition on any day during 7-13th October 2015 in the school is a mandatory condition to be eligible for the next stage .

The names of two winners in each category ,two photographs of the event, a report in 200 words and contact details must be uploaded by the school on a link which will be available on CBSE website under the link “ Aavishkar Quiz” during 15th and 16th October , 2015. Schools shall be able to register only upto 5-00 p.m on 16th October 2015 .

The specifications of the photograph for uploading are as given below.

  • Image Format – JPEG
  • Size of Image –Maximum 200 KB

Utmost care should be taken while filling up the registration form and submission of report of first stage. In case, the email id registered is found to be invalid, no user id and password will be issued. Report submitted by any other mode like email, post etc. shall not be considered for registration.

This is only the first level of the Quiz and no prizes are given by the Board to winners of the first stage.

Stage: 2 – Online Quiz conducted by the Board :

The Board shall allot user id and password to the schools who have successfully registered within stipulated time. The date of the Online Quiz shall be 28th October 2015. Best entries shall be selected on the basis of maximum scores obtained and minimum time for completion of the Quiz.

All the schools which have registered for Aavishkar quiz series in the first stage by uploading their reports on the link given on latest by 5-00 p.m. on 16th October 2015 may conduct Online Quiz competition and shall follow the guidelines given below :

1. The Online Quiz Competition will be held on 28th October 2015.

2. User id and password can be downloaded from the link ,which will be available on the link “ Aavishkar quiz”on latest by 21st October 2015 . You may provide the user id and password to the students only on the day of the Online quiz. Please note that, those who have not received any registration number shall not be given any user id and password. The participating schools may note the following:

a) Participants have to be present in their own school and the Online Quiz competition will be held under the personal supervision of the Principal of the school.

b) The quiz will be held in three categories as per the following schedule :

1. Primary : I-V 9:45 a.m to 10: 30 a.m.

2. Middle: VI-VIII 11:30 a.m to 12: 15 p.m.

3. Secondary : IX-XII 1: 00 p.m. to 1: 45 p.m.

c) The link shall be available on under the link Aavishkar quiz fifteen minutes prior to the commencement of the quiz for each category.

d) The total time duration for the quiz will be 45 minutes.

e) There shall be a total of 50 Multiple choice questions.

f) There shall be no negative marking.

g) Attempting all questions is not compulsory.

h) Once submit button is clicked, the score and time shall be saved and no changes can be made thereafter.

i) The candidate has to login using his/her user id and password. Login is allowed only once.

j) The final selection will be based on the maximum score obtained and minimum time taken.

k) Quiz shall not be conducted again if there are technical problems at the Centre.

l) The principals shall be personally responsible for smooth and fair conduct of the Online quiz in their schools by giving all technical support required .

m) However no support whatsoever shall be given by the school to the candidates participating in the Online quiz competition for answering the questions.

3. The schools must ensure the following for the smooth conduct of online quiz competition.

a) Uninterrupted Broad band connection/back up dongle in the school for proper access of the website.

b) One computer for each candidate.

c) Backup power in case of power failure with UPS connected to each computer and the internet router.

d) The school must test the system one day in advance.

e) The technical failure shall not be considered the reason for re conduct of the quiz and School shall be responsible for provision of all required technical support. 

Terms and Conditions

Prizes: Ten students from each category ( Primary-10 , Middle-10 and Secondary-10) shall be shortlisted based on their performance and time for completion of Quiz in the Online Quiz conducted by the Board. Each winner shall be given Rs.2500/- ( Rs. Two thousand five hundred only).

For claiming the prize money, the Principal of the school shall sent a bonafide certificate of the winner in the Proforma given within three days of declaration of the result on the email id: You may ensure maximum participation of the students in the Quiz Competition which will in turn promote inquisitiveness and creativity among them in the area of Mathematics , Science and Technology. For further queries you may send an email to or call on 011-23211574

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