Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Vigyan Prasar, a national institute for science and technology communication established under Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, in association with National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) and Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan, a not for profit organization led by eminent scientists, proposes to conduct the national talent search examination for the students of classes VI to XI.
VIDYARTHI VIGYAN MANTHAN (VVM) is a uniquely designed competitive examination that aims to provide a platform for inculcating and generating interest in pure science and mentoring students to take up careers based on the Sciences.
Registered students will undergo a multi-level testing and successful students will get a chance to undertake study tours and interactions with renowned scientists of India.


Structure of VVM

Students participating in VVM shall undergo the following multi-level testing procedures:

  • Objective type question answering.
  • Comprehensive writing.
  • Presentation and Group discussion.
  • Role play & Practical examination.
  • Methods of Source.
The program also includes organising visits to reputed national science laboratories and centres and interaction with renowned scientists of the nation for students who clear the various tests. The VVM will identify Vigyan Jigyasu (विज्ञानं जिज्ञासु, Keen Knowledge Seeker of Science) at national-level.

SCHOOL-LEVEL EXAMINATION (JUNIOR AND SENIOR):

Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan is an unique online examination that is conducted at national level. The registered students will take the exam using his/her own device, namely a laptop/ tablet/ smart phone (mobile with any OS) and his/her own internet connectivity. The school level examination will be conducted nationwide, on the same day and at the same time. The examination will be conducted for the Junior Group (class VI to VIII) and for the Senior Group (class IX to XI).

Evaluation of students will be based on their individual performance at every level. The examination will be conducted in English, Hindi, Malyalam, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati, Odia, Bengali and Punjabi.

THE PATTERN OF QUESTION PAPER :

Junior and Senior (Class VI to XI)
Total No. of Questions 100
Structure of Questions Multiple Choice Question [2 Marks Each]
Marks 200
Duration 120 Minutes

THE SYLLABUS AND DISTRIBUTION OF MARKS:
CONTENT
CONTRIBUTION
CURRICULUM
Science and Mathematics from text books
40%
(40 Questions)
[2 Marks Each]
NCERT Curriculum
Indian Contribution to Science
20%
(20 Questions)
[2 Marks Each]
VVM Study Material*
Life stories of Dr. Homi Bhabha and Dr. Vikram Sarabhai
20%
(20 Questions)
[2 Marks Each]
VVM Study Material*
Logic, Reasoning & General Knowlege
20%
(20 Questions)
[2 Marks Each]
General Reading
*VVM Study Materials will be made available on www.vvm.org.in by 01 October 2017. No printed copies will be provided.

Awards
LEVEL-I SCHOOL LEVEL

  • Top 3 Rankers per class will be school winners (i.e. 18 students from each school).
  • Only if a minimum of 10 students per class are registered from a school.
  • Certificate of Merit



LEVEL-II DISTRICT LEVEL


  • Top 3 Rankers per class will be district winners (i.e.18 students from each district).
  • [All the schools from that district will be part of the evaluation].
  • Certificate of merit.
  • Visit to any one Research Institution within the District/State


LEVEL-III STATE LEVEL

  • Top 3 Rankers per class will be State winners (i.e.18 students per state).
  • [Winners will be from students appearing in state camp].
  • State Camp Participation Certificate.
  • State Camp Memento.
  • Cash prize of Rs. 5,000, Rs. 3,000 and Rs. 2,000 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd rankers per class.
  • Visit to any one National Reasearch Institution.


LEVEL-IV NATIONAL LEVEL

  • Top 3 Rankers per class will be National winners
  • (i.e. 18 students at national level).
  • Top 3 Rankers per class will be Zonal winners. (i.e. 18 students per zone).
  • [Winners will be from students appearing in national camp].
  • National Camp Participation Certificate
  • National Camp Memento
  • Cash prize of Rs. 25,000, Rs. 15,000 and Rs. 10,000 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd rankers per class.
  • Cash prize of Rs. 5,000, Rs. 3,000 and Rs. 2,000 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd rankers per class in each zone.
  • Visit to any one Reasearch Institution from accross the globe.


SCHOOL REGISTRATION:

A fully web based application will be available for the registration of the schools. The school authority needs to appoint an exam coordinator and he/she will...

Enter the details of the school like school name, school address, GEO Mapping of school, UDIES code of school,name of principal, name of exam coordinator, mobile number, email ID etc. This information will be shown as school profile on VVM portal.
The entered data will be verified by VVM admin through sending one-time password (OTP) and an Email verification link on registered mobile and Email respectively.
UDIES code will be used as school identification number.

STUDENT REGISTRATION:

The exam coordinator can now register students who wish to take up the VVM online exam.
Minimum student info
Name of student
Class
Email
Phone number
Aadhar number
Schools can register students one by one online or can download editable excel format (available on portal for offline data entry) to upload. This information will be shown as student profile on VVM portal.

Once the registration process is complete the students will be able to download and install Exam App. Sample mock tests will be available on the app regularly for practice.

FINAL EXAMINATION
16 November 2017 onwards, the student will receive an SMS and Email notification to download the latest App. This download must be done during16-23 November, 2017. After 23 November 2017, the app will not be available for download. Once downloaded, the student should click on the verification link, to make sure that the latest version of the App is downloaded and is running on the registered device.

Eligibility Students from classes VI to XI studying under CBSE,ICSE, and State Boards
Language English, Hindi, Malyalam, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati, Odia, Bengali and Punjabi.
Exam Center Registered School
Registration
Open on 1st July 2017
Close on 20th September 2017
Fee Rs.100/-

Mode of Payment
ONLINE payment on website
RTGS / NEFT
[NO CASH / CHEQUE / DD]
RTGS / NEFT Payment Details Bank Name : State Bank of India (SBI)
Branch Name : Sarojini Nagar
Type of A/c : SB Account's Name : VIDYARTHI VIGYAN MANTHAN
Account Number : 67351214143
IFS Code: SBIN0070582
Branch Code : 70582

Website URL www.vvm.org.in

STATE LEVEL CAMP (SLC):

Top 20 rankers per class per state will be identified to participate in the one or two days State Level Camp (SLC). Winners will have to attend the State Camp with their own travel expenses. The camp will be organised anywhere within the state. The venue and other details will be informed to all selected students.

State Level Camp will consist of Application Oriented Multiple Choice Questions, Hands-On Activities, Observation and Analysis, Situational Problem Solving Ability and a series of other activities. States will be clubbed according to number of students appeared for the examination with the consideration of their geographical and cultural resemblance and convenience for the students.

NATIONAL CAMP (NC):

From each State Camp, top two students from each class i.e. total 12 students per state, will be invited to a two-day National Camp. National Camp (NC) will comprise Presentations, Scientific Understanding, Innovation and Creativity, Out of Box Activities, & Assessment of Leadership Quality.

Study Materials
http://old.vvm.org.in/study-materials/
http://vvm.org.in/download-study-materials
Reactions:

11 comments:

  1. is it compulsory participate through the school only

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    1. Only registered schools can enrol students. You cannot directly register for VVM

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    2. kindly let me know whether the study material is uploaded or not

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  2. Can u plz share few tips regarding preparations for this prestigious competition... especially for study materials provided by u

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    1. Please visit http://vvm.org.in/download-study-materials for study materials

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    2. Materials also available for download at http://old.vvm.org.in/study-materials/.
      All the best!

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  3. When is the next upcoming mock test.Please inform the date.

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    1. The mock test schedule is available at http://vvm.org.in/
      Mock Test 2 25th & 26th October

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  4. When is the next upcoming mock test.Please inform the date.

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  5. I hope good for all the VVM candidates. ALL THE BEST

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  6. how to write mock test . I had installed the app. but the mock test are ready why?

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