CBSE Heritage India Quiz is an initiative taken by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) 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.
1st week of October to Mid November
Mid – November to 1st week of
National Semi Finals and Final
Mid-week of December
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.
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.
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.
How to Register
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 www.cbseacademic.in 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.
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
The online registration will be considered only after receiving the registration fees through the NEFT transfer.
The last date for online registration is 15th August, 2016.
The schools are advised to register at the earliest possible date to avoid last minute delay. Participation is open to the students of classes IX-XII.
Interested schools are requested to select and sponsor three students who will register as a team, to compete in the City Chapter.
Second class rail fare, including reservation charges for three students and one teacher escort, will be reimbursed to the teams who qualify to compete in the National finals (against photo copies of tickets).
Rules and regulations are given in the registration form.
First Prize 21,000/-x 01 team Rs.21,000/-
Second Prize 12,000/-x 01 team Rs.12,000/-
Third Prize 7,500/-x 01 team Rs.7,500/-
Fourth Prize 4,500/-x 01 team Rs. 4,500/-
Second Position (Semi-finals) 3,000/-x 04 teams Rs.12,000/-
Third Position (Semi-finals) 1,500/-x 04 teams Rs. 6,000/-
Fourth Position (Semi-finals) 1,000/-x 04 teams Rs.4,000/
For further information, contact Dr. Pragya Verma, Deputy Director at 011-23220158 or firstname.lastname@example.org, with a copy to undersigned. Please visit the CBSE Academic website: www.cbseacademic.in under NOTIFICATION for updates.
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