you are offline

Techkriti Open School Championship 2017

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open30-Sep-2016
Apply Now

Add to Favorites

Share:

AwardLaptop, kindle, iPad, Techkriti passes for finalist, etc
EligibilityClass 9 to 12
RegionBihar
Scholarship provider contact details

For further details, Contact:

Aditya Srivastava     +91-9450691510   aditya@techkriti.org
Utkarsh Shukla          +91-7839099087  utshukla@techkriti.org
Pujari Sudheer          +91-7753058433 dheeru@techkriti.org
Akshay Vaidya            +91-7275799065 vaidya@techkriti.org
TOSC- helpline            05122594118        tosc@techkriti.org

What is Techkriti Open School Championship 2017?

Techkriti is the annual international technical & entrepreneurship festival of IIT Kanpur and definitely the greatest exponent of exuberance and creativity of its students. Lately, Techkriti has grown into one of the biggest and the most zestful student festivals in Asia. Witnessing nearly 25,000 participants with over 1000 participants from abroad, the festival is a much awaited event in the technical and business calendar of the student community.

Techkriti Open School Championship is an annual school aptitude examination for classes 9th to 12th, conducted and organized by Techkriti. It consists of 3 Rounds. Round 1 is a written exam, based on which 1000 students will be asked to submit (online) the abstract of the project in Round 2 and for the final Round they will invite 100 selected students at IIT Kanpur to give a presentation about their abstract and win lots of prizes and goodies.

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

Student of class 9 to 12 are eligible to apply.

How can you apply ?

Application can be done online only.

FAQs

What is TOSC?
Techkriti Open School Championship is an annual school aptitude examination for classes 9th to 12th, conducted and organized by Techkriti. It consists of 3 Rounds. Round 1 is a written exam, based on which 1000 students will be asked to submit (online) the abstract of the project in Round 2 and for the final Round we will invite 100 selected students at IIT Kanpur to give a presentation about their abstract and win lots of amazing prizes

What is Techkriti?
Techkriti is the annual Technical and Entrepreneurial festival of IIT Kanpur to be held from 2nd - 5th March 2017. Techkriti is an annual international technological and entrepreneurial festival organized by the students of Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. Etymologically, the word 'Techkriti' is composed of two words, 'Tech' in English which stands for technology and 'Kriti' in Sanskrit stands for creation. Hence, the word 'Techkriti' signifies creation or innovation in technology.
Techkriti was first held in 1995, and has since grown into one of the largest technical festivals in Asia. The festival is held over four days every March, attracting participants from every corner of the country as well as from abroad, comprising a total footfall of over 25,000 from all over India and abroad.

Where will the examination be held?
Round 1 is to be held in all the cities mentioned on the Website under "Cities" tab. The students will be pre informed about the centre allotted to them. Round 2 is online submissions of abstract which the students can do anywhere. Round 3 is to be held at IIT Kanpur.

What is the Syllabus of TOSC?
TOSC is an exam filled with fascinating and intriguing questions that test your logical reasoning and genral awareness. If you think your analytical abilities are sharp and clear, then just sit for the exam with a pen and Fresh Mind!!

What is the eligibility criteria?
You must be studying in standard 9th-12th in the year 2015-16. Classes 9th and 10th comprise the pool A while classes 11th and 12th comprise the pool B. No pre-requisite knowledge is required for solving questions.

What if two participants equal marks?
There will be few starred marked question in the paper which will serve the basis for deciding ranks in case of tie. For e.g. candidate with more number of correct starred questions will be allotted higher rank.

Even though my school is not tied up with TOSC, can I participate?
Yes. Every student pursuing school (class 9th-12th) can enroll for TOSC. Exam centre allotted is also irrespective of School you are from.

How to pay the fee?
A nominal participation fee is charged from each student. Details about the fee / mode of payment etc. are given in the Online Registration Form on the TOSC website.

What is abstract submission?
Students qualified for Round 2 will have to provide a solution, in the format described on the website, of any problem pertaining to the physical and social environment of the neighbourhood. Few examples problems will be provided by us on the TOSC website, but students are encouraged to come up with their own problem statement and its solution.

Terms and Conditions

Prizes

  • First rank: Laptop
  • Second rank: iPad
  • Third rank: Kindle
  • Merit and means based scholarships to top 10 students from both pools by Avanti
  • Prizes for city toppers
  • Tshirts and certificate of merit top 50 students
  • Techkriti passes for the finalist
  • Certificate of excellence to top 500 students
  • Consolation Prize: Wrist watch
  • Top 50 from each pool attend workshops and visit campus facilitiies IIt Kanpur.

ROUND 1
Written exam of 90 minutes duration, consisting of 60 questions broadly divided into 2 sections (Aptitude and General Awareness) to be held in various cities.

ROUND 2
Online abstract submission- an abstract of your idea has to be submitted online in prescribed format for judging. Few ideas will be provided by us but student are free to choose one of their own.

ROUND 3
Final Round: Participants, on the basis of their abstract will be selected for presenting their ideas in the final round to be held at IIT Kanpur. In this round, students will present their abstracts in front of the panel of judges.

Important Points

  • 500 students from each pool will be selected for Round 2 on the basis of their score in Round 1.
  • Participants who have qualified Round 1 will be asked to submit an abstract of their solution of any problem pertaining to the physical and social environment of the neighbourhood.
  • Few example problems will be provided by us on the TOSC website, but students are encouraged to come up with their own problem statement and its solution.
  • On the basis of abstract, 50 students from each pool will qualify for the final round to be held at IIT Kanpur.
  • Students will have to prepare a presentation based on the abstract submitted in Round 2.
  • Students will come to IIT Kanpur with their presentations prepared.
  • Presentations would be judged by a panel consisting of Professors.
  • Decision of judges will be final.
  • Questions in the Aptitude section are of different Weightage according to their level of difficulty, to avoid rank clashes.
  • All Questions are multiple choice types with negative marks for wrong answers as specified in question paper.
  • Students must carry their institute ID card or any other Identification proof and print out of TOSC ID card on the day of all the exams.
  • Plagiarism will not be entertained and will result in deregistration of student from TOSC.

Need
Help?
Please submit your query
* Name is required.
* Name is too short.
* Name is too long.
* Please enter valid email address.
* Email is required.
* Mobile Number is required.
* Please enter correct number.
Add Comment