Thursday, 20 September 2012

The CBSE Heritage India Quiz initiated in 2001, is an inter school Quiz which has been coneptualised by the CBSE with the objective of creating awareness and appreciation in the student community towards the rich cultural heritage and diversity of our country.
The CBSE Heritage India Quiz this year is being coordinated iwth AETN 18 Media Private Ltd., and is going to be conducted in multiple phases as:

Phase 1 – City Chapter – first week of October to mid November, 2012 
The City Chapter will be segmented in to one, two, three or Six city chapters depending on the geographical diversity and the response from each region.
Each school will be represented by three students forming a team who may be selected from Classes IX-XII
Stage I: Written Elimination Round: This round will be in the form of a Power Point wher the teams from each school will collectively attempt the test. There will be 30 questions to be answered in 25 minutes where the respective teams of each school will have to write the answer. After the culmination of the test the answers will be provided while the evaluation happens simultaneously.
State II: On-Stage Round:With the respective qualifiers of Stage I, this round will be conducted in a prominent school of the city where in questions will comprise of mix of verbal, audio and visual questions of 60-75 minutes duration.
Phase 2 – Regional Chapter- mid- November to December first week, 2012 
The top 6 teams from each region rather the respective group winners from the City Chapter will be bracketed in one group in the Regional Final. This round will be conducted in a prominent school of a region where in questions will comprise of mix of verbal, audio and visual questions
Phase 3 – National Semi Finals and National Finals – mid week of December, 2012
The top 16 teams from across the 8 competiting regions will be divided into 4 groups of 4 teams each. The winner from each group will progress to the finals. The Semi Finals and the Finals will be held as a televised show in Delhi.

The interested schools need to send in their registration and confirmation for the event on or before 20th September, 2012 by filling in the online registration form (Annexure A) at The schools may register online by entering their user-id (affiliation number) and password; the same can be used for online registration. After login, the schools are required to fill in requisite details in the registration form by clicking on the submit button. The details related to the name of the Principal, mobile number and the choice of city can be edited by the schools. After the submission of the form online it may be noted that the details once entered cannot be altered. 

The schools are requested to take a print-out of submitted registration form on A-4 size paper and send along with the DD of Rs. 600/- towards the registration fee drawn in favour of Secretary, CBSE, Delhi duly signed by the Principal of the school. The form can be sent online and also by post. The downloaded registration form duly signed by the principal of the school along with the DD in original should be sent to .Mr. Sandeep Sethi, Education Officer, CBSE, 17 Rouse Avenue, New Delhi- 110002, immediately by speed post so as to reach the Board by 25th September, 2012 The online registration will be considered only after receiving the registration fees through the demand draft. 

The last date of online registration is 20th September, 2012.The schools are advised to register at the earliest possible to avoid last minute delay. 

The participation is open to the students of classes IXth- XIIth. The schools interested to register are requested to select and sponsor three students from their schools who as a team will compete with other schools in the City Chapter.

Second class rail fare including reservation charges for three students and one school escort will be reimbursed to the teams who will be competing in the National finals. There are attractive prizes and trophies for the winners besides certificates instituted for the participants. The winning team will walk away with a Trophy and cash prize.

First Prize
Rs. 21,000 x 1 team
Rs. 21,000
 Second Prize
 Rs. 12,000 x 1 team
Rs. 12,000
 Third Prize
Rs. 7,500 x 1 team
Rs. 7,500
Fourth Prize
Rs. 4,500 x 1 team
 Rs. 4,500
Second Position at semi-final
Rs. 3,000 x 4 teams
Rs. 12,000
Third Position at semi-final
Rs. 1,500 x 4 teams
Rs. 6,000

For further information you may contact Mr. Sandeep Sethi, Education Officer, CBSE, 17 Rouse Avenue, New Delhi-110002 at 011-23217128 or email at

The Board has initiated a micro site on Heritage Education at which will help teachers to explore, learn and empower their students with local heritage and connect them to National and World Heritage Sites.

Note: Finalised cities will be decided after Registration

Online Registration
Take the free Online Quiz at KV Kanjikode Library Website
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