Cyber Safety and Cyber Wellness Challenge - Competitions and Contests for Indian Students

Friday, 3 July 2015

Cyber Safety and Cyber Wellness Challenge

The Central Board of Secondary Education joins hands with the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) to disseminate the message of the Digital India Programme among educators and students to showcase the Government of India’s initiatives in the area of e-Governance. The national launch on 1st July, 2015 will also throw open, a wide range of activities to raise awareness about the Government’s initiatives for universal digitization and digital equity by ‘transforming India into a digitally Empowered society and Knowledge based economy’. The focus is on being transformative to realize this formula:
 IT (Indian Talent) + IT (Information Technology) = IT (India Tomorrow) 

Throughout the DIGITAL WEEK celebrations, students are invited to participate in the online challenge on Cyber Safety and Cyber Wellness conducted by NeGD/Deity

About the Challenge: 
 Accessible on “”. 
 Open for a week starting from the 1st July 2015 to the 7th July, 2015. 
 Eligibility in separate categories: Students of classes VI-VIII and IX-XII. 
 Instructions are available on: 
 Students scoring 100% in level 1, will qualify for level 2. Evaluation both at level 1 and level 2 are automated. 
 Each student will have the option to email or download Certificate for Participation. 
 4 winners will be selected from each state/UT (2 from each category, and one boy and one girl in each category). 
 Winners will be felicitated at the national level. 

The Digital Wellness Online Challenge is an initiative that aspires to make children aware of how they can maintain digital wellness by taking informed decisions and become safe, respectful and responsible users of digital technology. Designed as a fun engaging quiz activity the Digital Wellness challenge uses knowledge-based questions to provide information and scenario-based questions to encourage participants to think, decide, and choose an action that ensures their online safety and security.
Through learning by quizzing methodology, we are hoping to train the children on building Digital Wellness and protecting themselves from threats often faced in cyber space as Cyber Bullying, Cyber predators, Gaming Addiction, Identity theft, Copyright Infringement and Plagiarism, Malware; by focusing on values as Responsibility, Respect, Compassion, Resilience and Integrity.
Digital Wellness Online Challenge (DWOC) is an online quiz open for all children of our country from class 6 to class 12. The entire process is online and automated. Each participant will get a participation certificate and there will be 4 winners declared from each state and Union Territor

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