Vikram Sarabhai Science Foundation - SPOT 2018 - Competitions and Contests for Indian Students

Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Vikram Sarabhai Science Foundation - SPOT 2018

SPOT, an assessment test conducted by Vikram Sarabhai Science Initiative, evaluates students with aptitude to determine thier conceptual knowledge and understanding of science across disciplines

Registration Started for SPOT 2018

SPOT (Science Promotion Orient test) is an assessment examination conducted by Vikram Sarabhai Science Foundation (VSSF)for students with aptitude to determine their conceptual knowledge & understanding of Science, across disciplines. 

Doing SPOT develop student's ability to ask questions, collect information, organize & test ideas, problem solve & apply what one learn.Evermore SPOT offers powerful platform for building confidence, developing communication skills and making send=se of world around us- a world that’s increasingly shaped by Science & Technology.

Shortlisted BRIGHT SPOT’s will be provided with Study materials and will have exclusive access to “SPOTICO*, a web based platform where they can interact with scholars (Academicians, Researchers, Professors, Scientists) with questions, ideas etc.

Eligibility: Students of Class III to XII

Select few would be eligible for scholarships.
*(SPOTICO- Portal is work in progress & is expected to commence in August 2018)

Category & Exams:
Conducted at 3 levels

SPOT Basic (C3)
III to V
Multiple Choice (MCQ)
60 min.
SPOT Juniors (C2)
Multiple Choice (MCQ)
90 min.
SPOT Seniors (C1)
Multiple Choice (MCQ)
90 min.

SPOT Prelims: Conducted at respective schools under the supervision of School coordinators
SPOT Final: Conducted by (VSSF) for shortlisted students of SPOT Prelims, either written or Online (detailed syllabus for the test will be provided through School coordinators)

SPOT Advantage: Students 
SMART SPOT advantage: 
•  Exclusive entry to 5 Online Science Seminars conducted by renowned Scientists / Researchers through SPOTLink portal. 
•  Certificates of Merit 
BRIGHT SPOT advantage: 
•  SPOT Mentorshipfor all BRIGHT SPOT’s from the panel mentors that include  Academicians, Researchers, Professors, Scientists for a period of 3 months starting Feb2019. 
•  One educational tour to renowned Scientific center (TIFR Mumbai, IISc Bangalore, ISRO etc.) 
•  1 exclusive Online session(over & above the 5 sessions) with distinguished Scientist & suggested reference books 
•  Top 3 BRIGHT SPOT’s gets to visit an International Science destination. 
•  Crest of Honorto the Top 9 BRIGHT SPOT’S (3 per each level) in each state 
•  Scholarships to all “Crest of Honor” winning Girls (applicable to students from the state of Kerala only) 
•  Crest of Excellenceto the Top BRIGHT SPOT (1 per each level) of every school. 
•  Certificateof Excellenceto all BRIGHT SPOT’s 

SPOT advantage: Teachers 
Science Educator Excellence Award 
SPOT honours Teachers who have made special efforts to enhance & instil an appreciation and 
enjoyment of learning Science of their young students. 
2 Award recipients (2 from each Zone*) will each receive Certificate / Mementos & Cash prize of 

SPOT advantage: School & Coordinator's 
Max Science School Award:  Schools with maximum BRIGHT SPOTS (3 schools per Zone*) automatically qualify for the award.  
Award include Certificate, Memento & Cash prize of Rs.10000/- per school 
Best School Coordinator Award: Top 2 coordinators from each state are eligible for this award. 
Award include Certificate, Memento & Cash prize of Rs.5000/- per coordinator 

Dates to remember: 
o  School SPOT Registration Commences :15th  August 2018  
o  Spot Student Registration Commences: 25th August 2018  
o  SPOT Prelims: 6th Oct 2018 
o  Last day for registration: 15th Sep 2018 
o  SPOT Final: 15th Jan 2019 
o  Science Educator excellence award nomination: 20th Dec 2018 
(*Zone: 4 zones – North, South, East, West) 
Queries: Any queries / clarification relating to exam guidelines, assessment, can be availed 
through e-mail/phone-call.  
Please email to,, 
Or Contact  
SPOT Coordinator, 
Mob: +91 9745377791, 6282280890, 9446914100  
Vikram Sarabhai Science Foundation  


  1. My daughter is studying in class 6 named Loveleen in Kendriya Vidyalaya, kindly send question paper MCQ if any. Thanks

  2. my son is studing in class 7th,please send me spot exam question papers or syllabus

  3. I am studying in class 7th in kendriya vidyalaya please send me spot exam mcq papers if any.

    1. You can download the syllabus from

    2. My daughter is studying in kvs in class 111 . please send me spot mcq exam papers

  4. Please send me spot mcq for class 3


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