CBSE HERITAGE INDIA QUIZ 2018 - Competitions and Contests for Indian Students


Saturday, 20 October 2018


CBSE Heritage India Quiz  is an Inter School Quiz that was conceptualized by the Board in 2001 with the objective of promoting interest and desire among students to learn and appreciate the history, tourism and sharing the vast cultural heritage of our country. Every year students from all over the country participate in the quiz with tremendous enthusiasm.

Being the 150th Birth anniversary of Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, the Heritage India Quiz would also include 25% questions on the Life and works of Mahatma Gandhi. The All India quiz is expected to reach students across the country, thereby sensitizing them to the rich cultural diversity that is inherently Indian. Yet another worthy aim of the quiz is to raise awareness among them about the conservation and management of the country’s heritage. The Board, therefore, directs all school heads to ensure the maximum participation of students in this competition.

The theme of the quiz will be,”Valuing the priceless: the value of Heritage and Culture in India – with special focus on the life and works of Mahatma Gandhi

Phase 1 
Online Test  November 2018
Phase 2
National Semi Finals and Final
 December 2018 - January 2019

Phase 1: Online Test:
The date of Online Test will be announced through Notification on the academic website of the Board.
The quiz competition will be conducted in November, 2018.It will be of 50 minutes duration comprising  60 Multiple Choice questions. Each school will be represented by a team of three students who may  be selected from classes IX-XII.

Online test: On the announced date, an online window will be opened by all the registered schools, using specific registration number and password allocated after successful registration by the Board. This specific registration number and password will be automatically generated once school will submit the online registration form. Each school has to attend the test in their respective IT labs in their own school. On completion of test the team will get the feedback w.r.t. how many correct answers, wrong answers marked and time taken by them during the quiz. There is no negative marking for the wrong answers.

The online window will open on a pre-announced date for a specific period of time only.

Region wise merit list will be prepared which will be based upon the performance (speed and  accuracy) in the online test. The top two teams from every region will qualify for participation in semi-finals

Phase 2: National Semi Finals and Final:

To be held tentatively in the last week of January 2018 to first week of February, 2018. 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 may be broadcasted by Youtube and other e-media.

he date of the National Semi Finals and Final will be put on the CBSE website Notification, so that the teams can make necessary arrangements for their  travel, lodging and boarding. 

For further information, contact Dr. Pragya Verma, Deputy Director at 011-23220158 or, with a copy to undersigned. Please visit the CBSE Academic website: under NOTIFICATION for updates. 
Online Registration

 Interested schools should submit the registration form and confirm their participation on or before 12th November, 2018, by filling in the online registration form available at

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