Competitions for Students of Class VII

1. National Science Talent Search Exam (NSTSE) By Unified Council

2. National Cyber Olympiad (NCO)

3. Junior Science Olympiad By HBCSE

4. Aryabhatta Math Exam

1. National Science Talent Search Exam (NSTSE) By Unified Council

– It is National Level Exam.

– Eligibility: From class II to class XII studying.

– Unified Council is a professionally managed by progressive organization (private body) in the field of education.

– Notification: 1st week of July 2011

– Last Date of Receiving form: 15th Sep. 2011

– There is no state quota.

– Exam Date: 04th Dec. 2011 (1030 to 1200 hrs)

– Exam Fees: Rs. 100/- + Rs.15/- towards SPR (Student’s Performance Report)

– Exam Pattern: Objective type with no negative marking for wrong answers. Syllabus based on CBSE. (Paper will be different according to their class)

– This is a single stage Exam.

– Number of questions: 100; Marks:100; Duration: 90 mins.

» For class VI to X:

Maths: 25; Phy: 25; Chem: 20; Bio: 20; General Ques: 10

» For class XI to XII (PCM):

Maths: 40; Phy: 25; Chem: 25; General Ques: 10

» For class XI to XII (PCB):

Bio: 40; Phy: 25; Chem: 25; General Ques: 10

– Sample papers for each class are also available on the website.

– Result: 05th Jan 2012 on the net.

– Awards & Prizes

» The First ranker in each class will be awarded with a Gold Medal and laptop Computer + a Memento (ii) The Second ranker in each class will be awarded a Gold Medal and a Desktop Computer + a Memento.

» The Third ranker in each class will be awarded with a Gold Medal and a Cash Prize Rs. 5000/- + a Memento.

» The next 7 rankers in each class (Ranks 4-10) of classes II-XII will be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 1000/-.

» The next 15 rankers in each class (Ranks 11-25) of classes II-XII will be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 500/-

» Rankers from 26-100 from each class will be awarded with a BMA’s Talent Exams Resource Book from M/S. Brain Mapping Academy.

– Sample papers for each class are also available on the website.

– Result: 05th Jan 2012 on the net.

– Awards & Prizes

» The First ranker in each class will be awarded with a Gold Medal and laptop Computer + a Memento (ii) The Second ranker in each class will be awarded a Gold Medal and a Desktop Computer + a Memento.

» The Third ranker in each class will be awarded with a Gold Medal and a Cash Prize Rs. 5000/- + a Memento.

» The next 7 rankers in each class (Ranks 4-10) of classes II-XII will be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 1000/-.

» The next 15 rankers in each class (Ranks 11-25) of classes II-XII will be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 500/-

» Rankers from 26-100 from each class will be awarded with a BMA’s Talent Exams Resource Book from M/S. Brain Mapping Academy.

– Ref: www.unifiedcouncil.com

2. National Cyber Olympiad (NCO)

– Conducted by Science Olympiad Foundation (private body)

– Eligibility: Class II to XII

– There is no state quota.

– Exam Date: 8th Sep 2011 (Duration of 60 mins) preferably 10.00 a.m. and 11.00 a.m. during school hours.

– Syllabus is different according to class.

– Medium of test is English.

– Centre for examination will be candidate’s own school.

– School can apply to make it a centre if number of students is more than 50.

– The exam is conducted in two levels: Level – I & Level - II

– The first level of the test is organized in the respective schools of the participants during school hours.

– Question paper for Level – I is a objective type (MCQ) consists 50 questions in three sections: Mental Ability (15 questions), Logical & Analytical Reasoning (15 questions) and Computer & IT (20 questions). Marking Scheme: 1 marks for correct answer, no negative marks for wrong answer.

– There are separate question papers for each class. – Level – II: Online exam at Reliance web-stores.

– Top 500 students of Level-I qualify for Level-II from each class.

– Admit card containing all information regarding exam centre, date, timing, etc. is issued to the qualified students through their respective schools.

– Sample paper for Level – I (each class) are also available on the website.

– Award: The qualified students in level-II exam will awarded with Merit certificate in each class as:

– AIR – 1: Gold Medal & laptop

– AIR – 2: Silver Medal & laptop

– AIR – 3: Bronze Medal & laptop

– AIR – 4 to 10: Rs. 5100/-

– AIR – 11 to 15: Rs. 2100/-

– AIR – 16 to 20: Rs. 1100/-

– AIR – 21 to 50: Rs. 500/-

– AIR – 51 to 500: Rs. 250/-

– Ref: www.sofworld.org

__Target Exams for Class VII__

- All dates and fees mentioned above are as per current academic year for your kind reference.

- Dates and fees details for forthcoming academic year are not available as of now. Generally the dates are near about the same period every year. Updated information will be provided to you once a period of time.

3. Junior Science Olympiad By HBCSE

– Stage I - National Standard Exam in Junior Science - NSEJS:

» It is conducted by IAPT (Indian Association of Physics Teachers)

» Eligibility : All Indian students born on or after Jan. 1, 1997 and in addition, who are in class X or lower as of Nov. 30, 2011

» Form available from Mid of Aug. 2011

» Last date of receiving application form: 15th Sep. 2011

» Exam Date: 27th Nov. 2011 (1615 to 1715 hrs)

» Syllabus for NSEJS will be broadly equivalent to secondary school level (utpo X) of CBSE. The different basic subjects of science (P,C,B & M) will have roughly equal emphasis.

» NSEJS (Stage – I) question paper will be of 150 marks and will contain Phy, Chem & Bio upto CBSE class X level. Paper is divided into two parts. Part A1 – 30 MCQs (3 marks each) & Part A2 – 10 MCQs (6 marks each) (with negative marks for wrong answers).

» Sample papers & previous question papers are also available on the website.

» Top 300 students will be called for (Stage - II Examination) INO (INJSO) conducted by HBCSE. In case there is a tie at the last position, all students with the same marks at this last position qualify for INJSO.

» All the students who qualify to appear for INJSO get a certificate of merit from IAPT.

» Co-ordinator (NSE) – Prof. M.L. Oglapurkar

IAPT Office, IIE Campus, 128/2, JP Naik Marg, Kothrud, Pune – 411038.

» Ref: www.olympiads.hbcse.tifr.res.in, www.iapt.org.in

– Stage II : INJSO

» Organized by HBCSE in collaboration with IAPT

» Eligibility: Top 300 students qualified in NSEJS. Individual letters will be sent to these students informing that they have to appear for INJSO.

» Exam Date: 28th and 29th Jan. 2012 (1300 hrs – 1600 hrs).

» It will be organized at about 15 centres in the country.

» Students appearing for INJSO will be eligible for TA/DA as per norms of the programe.

» Syllabus: It will be broadly similar to NSEJS.

» Questions and problems in National Olympiads are usually non-conventional and of high difficulty level, comparable to International Olympiads.

» Expected date of result: 1st March 2012

» Top 36 students chosen on the basis of their performance at INJSO will be invited to attend Stage III - Orientation Cum Selection Camp (OCSC) in respective discipline for about 2-3 weeks of HBCSE, Mumbai.

» There will be no other criterion or provision for selection to OCSC.

» In the event, there is a tie at the last position, all students with same marks at this last position will qualify for OCSC in Junior Science.

– Stage III : OCSC

» The camp will include several theoretical and experimental tests. Orientation will be provided to students especially in experiments.

» The camp will conclude with a valedictory function where distinguished scientists will be invited to speak to the students.

» The merit list of OCSC will be prepared on the basis of the combined theoretical and experimental score aggregated over all the test in the camp, with 60% weightage for theory and 40% weightage for experiment.

» Performance in previous stages (NSEJS and INJSO) will not be a consideration for the merit list and awards of OCSC.

» Top 6 in OCSC Junior Science Merit List will be declared to be special merit awardees.

» These special merit awardees will be given Rs 5,000/- each in the form of books and cash. In addition, there will be special prizes to recognize meritorious performance in theory and experiments.

» The 6 special merit awardees in Junior Science selected at the end of OCSC will constitute the 6 member student team for International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) 2012, provided they satisfy required criteria such as age limit, holding valid Indian passport, medical fitness, parental consent, etc.

– Stage IV : Pre-departure Training (PDT) Camp

» The selected 6 member student team will undergo a rigorous training program at HBCSE in theory and experiment.

» Resource persons from HBCSE and different institutions across the country will train the students.

– Stage V : Participation in IJSO 2012

» The 6 member student team and 3 teacher leaders will constitute the delegation to represent India at IJSO 2012.

» The details about venue and dates for IJSO 2012 will be announced when available.

» After final selection, medals will be awarded with certificate.

4. Aryabhatta Math Exam

– It is conducted by Chanakya Shikshan Sanstha, Jalgaon (Mah.) only for Mathematics subject.

– Any student can appear for this exam. No age limit.

– Students have to enroll for it.

– There is no any state quota.

– Forms Available from Aug. or Sept. every year

– The exam is in the three level.

– Aryabhatta Mathematics Level – I (Fees of Rs. 2500/-)

– Aryabhatta Mathematics Level – II (Fees of Rs. 3000/-)

– Aryabhatta Mathematics Level – III (Fees of Rs. 3500/-)

– Level – I

» Part – I Chapters:

1. Mathematics Numbers; 2. Fractions; 3. Decimal Fractions; 4. Percent; 5. Ratio & Proportion; 6. Measurement & Scaling.

» Part – II Chapters:

1. Number System; 2. Power & Roots; 3. Expression, Equations & Inequalities; 4. Quadratic Equations; 5. Graphing; 6. Real Numbers; 7. Introduction to Algebra

– Level – II

» Part – I Chapters:

1. The basic building blocks of Geometry; 2. Angles; Parellel Lines; 3. Triangles; 4. Polygons; 5. Geometric inequalities & similarity; 6. Circles; Perimeter & Area; 7. Surface Area and Volume of Solids; 8. Loci & Symmetry.

» Part – II Chapters:

1. Angles & Right Triangles; 2. The unit circle & radian measure; 3. Trigonometric Identities; 4. Trigonometric Equations & Inverse Trigonometric; 5. Graphing Trigonometric Functions; 6. Oblique Triangles; 7. Complex Numbers & Polar Coordinates (Optional)

– Level – III

» Part – I Chapters:

1. Functions; 2. Limit; 3. Continuity; 4. Derivatives; 5. Properties of Derivatives; 6. Derivatives of Common Functions; 7. Implicit & Successive Differentiation.

» Part – II Chapters:

1. Applications of Derivatives; 2. Maximum & Minimum Values; 3. Integration; 4. Integrals of common Functions; 5. Techniques of Integration; 6. Numerical Integration; 7. Applications of Integration

– Exam is held in two ways (Student can choose any one mode):

» Internal Exam

» External Exam

– Internal Exam:

» The internal exam of Part-I & Part-II will be out of 50 marks each.

» Candidates will get chapterwise question paper with course material.

» Candidates should have solve minimum five papers chapter-wise paper for Part-I & Part-II respectively and he should send these papers to “Chanakya Shikshan Prasharak Sanstha, Jalgaon (Mah.)

» Candidates may also send these papers within the period of 3 months.

» Expert teachers will check these papers and the best five papers for Part-I & Part-II respectively will be selected from these papers.

» After checking these papers the result will be declared.

» Each paper has 10 marks.

» Internal Exam will be of 100 marks out of it candidate should have obtained 50 marks. Then candidate will be considered as “Pass”.

– External Exam:

» Enrolled candidates will be permitted for examination after four months.

» Candidates may also permitted for exam within 15 days after four month of enrollment.

» Candidates will get external exam question papers on his e-mail account in the form of attachment.

» Candidates will also get plane papers (writing paper) with course material to solve question paper.

» After scanning the solved paper, candidates should send that attachment within six hours to following email chanyakya_math@yahoo.com,aryabhatta_math@yahoo.com

» External exam will be of 100 marks out of it candidates should have obtained 50 marks. Then candidates will be considered as “Pass”.

– Ref: www.aryabhattamatexam.com

– No sample papers are available on the website.

** Target Exams for Class VII**

Note:

- All dates and fees mentioned above are as per current academic year for your kind reference.

- Dates and fees details for forthcoming academic year are not available as of now. Generally the dates are near about the same period every year. Updated information will be provided to you once a period of time.