Sunday, 31 May 2015

The CCCC 2015, is a CBSE challenge initiated for students studying in classes IX to XII, to be coordinated by Extra-C. The contest would be conducted in two phases.
City Round: Inter school contest in select cities during May-September,2015, as per the calendar given below.
Schools located in the vicinity of the designated cities may also participate. School teams consisting of two students solve a written cryptic crossword puzzle in 60 minutes. Winners and the first runner- up teams receive certificates and prizes.
National Round: A two- day event in New Delhi during December 2015.
The quarter final: A written cryptic crossword puzzle to be solved in 60 minutes by all the participating teams. Top 16 teams qualify for the semi-finals.
The semi-final: The 16 qualifying teams, placed in 4 groups of four teams each participate in four separate, on- stage cryptic crossword contests of 60 minutes based on in a power-point format.
The final: Top teams from each semi-final compete in the on-stage final.
Winners and runners-up are eligible for trophies and certificates

(i) National Winners: Prizes worth Rs. 25000 each, trophies and certificates
(ii) National Runners-up: Prizes worth Rs. 15000 each, trophies and certificates
(iii)National Finalists (3rd and 4th): Prizes worth Rs. 10,000 each, trophies and certificates
(iv) City Round Winners: Trophies and certificates

 Winners and runners-up are eligible for prizes, and all participants will receive certificates. 
 Samples of the CBSE Cryptic Crossword Contest formats can be accessed on: 
 Please go to the website for further updates about various rounds of the contest 
 Second class rail fare for two students and one school escort will be reimbursed to the teams competing in the National Round. 
 School Heads are requested to ensure the participation of their students in this exciting contest

For more information
Mr Sandeep Sethi, Education Officer, on: 011-23217128 or email:

Date City 
26.06.2015 Ranchi 
30.06.2015 Jamshedpur & Bhagalpur 
03.07.2015 Gaya & Guwahati 
06.07.2015 Bokaro & Kolkata
09.07.2015 Patna & Bhubaneshwar 
14.07.2015 Varanasi 
16.07.2015 Lucknow 
21.07.2015 Bhopal 
23.07.2015 Indore 
27.07.2015 Delhi 
28.07.2015 Gurgaon 
29.07.2015 Ghaziabad 
30.07.2015 Noida 
01.08.2015 Jaipur 
03.08.2015 Kota 
05.08.2015 Ludhiana 
07.08.2015 Jammu 
11.08.2015 Hyderabad 
13.08.2015 Chennai 
17.08.2015 Bengaluru 
19.08.2015 Coimbatore 
21.08.2015 Kochi 
25.08.2015 Pune 
27.08.2015 Mumbai 
28.08.2015 Navi Mumbai 
01.09.2015 Surat 
02.09.2015 Vadodara 
04.09.2015 Ahmedabad Hill Station rounds
29.05.2015 Shimla 
01.06.2015 Srinagar



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