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The CBSE Heritage India Quiz 2016

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open15-Aug-2016
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What is The CBSE Heritage India Quiz 2016?

The Heritage India Quiz is an initiative taken by the Board to develop in the students, construal interest and appreciation for the prodigious heritage and culture of our country. Every year students from all over the country participate in the quiz with tremendous enthusiasm. It is needless to express that it has been the unstinted support and cooperation from schools that had enabled this prosperity. The trend needs to be perpetuated and the schools are expected to participate with more preponderant vigour in the Heritage India Quiz to be conducted in the ensuing academic session 2016-17. As per previous year practice, the Heritage India Quiz would include 25% questions on the cultural practices and heritage of north eastern states of India

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

Participation is open to the students of classes 9 to 12. Interested schools are requested to select and sponsor three students who will register as a team, to compete in the City Chapter.

How can you apply ?

Schools are requested to register and submit required fees before 15th August, 2016. The online registration window will remain open from 15th July, 2016 to 15th August, 2016.

Terms and Conditions

The Procedure:
Phase 1:  City Chapter: 1st week of October to Mid November
Phase 2: Regional Chapter: Mid – November to 1st week of December
Phase 3: National Semi Finals and Final: Mid-week of December

Note: The cities (Venues) will be finalized after registration and the dates will be announced through the notifications.

Phase 1: City Chapter:
Each region will be divided into one, two, three or six City Chapters, depending on the basis of geographical diversity and the response from each region. The event will be held in a minimum of one location and a maximum of 06 locations as per the CBSE region.
1.1 The quiz competition will be conducted tentatively between the first week of October to midNovember, 2016. It will be a single day event comprising of two stages. Each school will be represented by three students who may be selected from classes IX-XII.

  • Stage I Round: Written Qualifier Round: A PowerPoint based written quiz with 30 questions to be answered in 25 minutes, where the teams from each school will collectively attempt to answer. The results will be declared immediately after the evaluation is done. The top six teams will qualify for the next round.
  • Stage II Round: On-Stage: The qualifying teams from Stage I will participate in an on-stage quiz of 60-75 minutes duration. This quiz will comprise of a mix of verbal, audio and visual questions. This round will be conducted at the same venue immediately after stage – I round.

1.2 The winner from each city chapter will qualify for the Regional Finals where (maximum) 06 teams will participate.

Phase 2: Regional Chapter:
2.1 To be held between Mid-November to first week of December, 2016. The top (maximum) 06 teams from each region will compete in the Regional Final. The quiz competition will be held in the school where the last CITY CHAPTER of the region will take place. The round will be an on-stage event, with mix of verbal, audio and visual questions. The top two teams from each region qualify for the National Semi-Finals.
2.2 The schedule of the City and Regional Chapters will be put under the notifications on the CBSE website so that the teams can make necessary arrangements for their travel, loading and boarding.

Phase 3: National Semi Finals and Final:
To be held tentatively in the mid of December, 2016. The top 20 teams from the 10 competing regions will be divided into 05 groups of 04 teams each. The winner from each group will qualify for the finals. The National Semi Finals and the Final will be held in Delhi and will be televised.
3.1 Interested schools should submit the registration form and confirm their participation on or before 15th August, 2016, by filling in the online registration form available at by entering their affiliation number and school number. The registration fees of INR 600/- must be submitted through NEFT transfer to the account of the Board. The Unique Transaction Reference Number after submitting fees through NEFT transfer, must be mentioned in the online registration form.

The registration fees through NEFT transfer may be made as per the following details:
Name of the A/C holder: Secretary, CBSE
Account No: 24172010004103
Name of the Bank & Branch: Syndicate Bank, CBSE Extn. Center, New Delhi-110002
IFS Code: SYNB0002417

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