UDAAN by CBSE - Mentoring Girls Students to Compete for Admission to Premier Engineering Colleges

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To address the teaching gap between school education and engineering entrance as also to enrich the teaching and learning of Science and Mathematics at School level, the CBSE is launching, a project to provide free online resources to girl students of Class XI and Class XII for preparation of admission test for the premier engineering colleges in the country.

The special focus of project Udaan is to address the low enrolment ratio of girl students in these prestigious institutions and to enable girl students to receive special incentives and support so that they can join these institutions and go on to take leadership roles in the future.

The objective of this project is to enable girl students to soar to higher education from schools, and to eventually take various leadership roles in future.

The project aims at addressing the lower enrolment ratio of girl students in engineering colleges. The aim is also to enrich and enhance teaching and learning of Science and Mathematics at Senior Secondary level by providing free and online resources to everyone, with a focus on special incentives and support to 1000 selected disadvantaged girls per year.

Features
• Program of mentoring for selected 1000 girl students to compete for admission at Premier Engineering Colleges

• 50% seats earmarked for students from SC/ST/ Backward Classes

• Selection of students on merit cum means basis

• Free of cost comprehensive course in an online and offline format

• Tutorials, lectures and study material for preparation for IIT JEE will be provided online and on tablets given to the students

• Comprehensive assessment system to result in accumulation of reward points

• Financial assistance by means of reward points redeemed towards fees in IITs and NITs

• Student helpline to enhance learning


• Periodic counselling to motivate students and parents

Who Can Join
The program is open to Indian citizens only. All girl students studying in classes XI and XII in any Board in India can apply based on following eligibility criteria. The selection of students will be based on merit.

• Girl students currently enrolled in Class XI and XII in PCM stream

• Minimum 70% marks in Class X overall and 80% marks in Science and Mathematics; for Boards which follow CGPA, a minimum CGPA of 8 and a GPA of 9 in Science and Mathematics

• For Class XII students, a minimum of 75% marks in PCM in Class XI in addition to the Class X requirements

• Selection will be based on merit cum means


• Preference will be given to girl students from economically disadvantaged background

How to Apply
You can apply online at our website www.cbse.nic.in or www.cbseacademic.in or submit a copy of the application to anyone of the CBSE City Coordinators in the list of cities given in the brochure.

Complete the form (downloadable) and send in your applications latest by the 27th of October, 2014 at the address mentioned below

Send you applications in an envelope marked - ‘Udaan Programme’ and send it to -

Central Board of Secondary Education
4th Floor, Shiksha Sadan,
17 Rouse Avenue,

New Delhi 110 002

Online Application

India - Korea Friendship Essay Competition 2014

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Watch TV Serial "Dr. Hur Jun ki sachhi dastan" on DD Bharati from Monday to Friday at 7:00 PM

Topic is “Why I like Dr. Hur Jun”
▸ No Fee at any stage
▸ Students of Classes 8th to 12th are eligible
​▸ Essay of at least 300 words
​▸ Essay must be in English only
▸ All entries must reach on or   before 5:00 pm on 30 Oct 2014

Important Points
All entries must carry the following or it will be deemed as invalid entry
Full Name of Student
Name of School
Postal Address of Student
Contact Number
Email Address

 Write an essay on the given topic after exploring internet, books and other sources.  You may aslo refer to the links on the "Reference Material" page of the website


PRIZES
Cash Prizes
First Prize                            :     Rs 20,000 Cash
Second Prize - a                 :     Rs   5,000 Cash
Second Prize - b                 :     Rs   5,000 Cash
Third Prize     - a                 :     Rs   2,000 Cash
Third Prize     - b                 :     Rs   2,000 Cash
Third Prize     - c                  :     Rs   2,000 Cash
Special Prizes - 14 Nos.       :     Rs   1,000 Cash
Total Prizes (20)   :   Rs 50,000 Cash
​​
Certificates
Participation Certificates for all participants
Certificate of Honour for good entries

Special Gifts
Trophies for Schools with High Number of Participants
Korean Souvenirs for attendees of Prize Distribution Ceremony

ADDITIONAL EXCITING GIFTS

Many more Exciting Gifts may be given by our partner companies like:
Samsung​
Hyundai
Posco
LG
Lotte


Contact Address
Korean Cultural Centre,
​25-A, Ring Road,
Lajpat Nagar 4,
​New Delhi - 110024
email@koreaindiaessay.com
0-9810036282 or 0-9810034704

Clinic Plus Scholarship 2014 for Girls Students of Class 5 to 12

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Clinic Plus has launched the "Clinic Plus Scholarship 2014" programme as part of its 'M se maa, Maa se mazbooti' campaign. The campaign is based on the thought that every daughter gets her strength from her mother and how a mother plays a huge role in her daughter's development.

Eligibility
Candidate studying in class 5th to 12th having secured either:

Minimum 90% with 1 extra-curricular activity OR
Minimum 80% with 2 extra-curricular activities OR
Minimum 70% with 3 extra-curricular activities OR
Minimum 60% with 4 extra-curricular activities
Scholarship is open only to girls who are Indian citizens.

Scholarship will be awarded solely as per the discretion of the panel of judges depending on the candidate's academic performance.

Participation shall be with the express consent of the parents / guardian of the candidates.
How To Apply Last Date for receiving entries for the Clinic Plus Scholarships is 30th Oct 2014
To download the form click here
[Note: - We request you to read the Scholarship application form carefully and fill in all the details accurately before sending the completed forms to us.]

The downloaded form needs to be duly filled and couriered along with below mentioned documents to:

Clinic Plus Scholarship 2014
Hindustan Unilever Limited, Unilever House, B.D. Sawant Marg, Chakala, Andheri (East), Mumbai - 400099

Documents Required for the application
1 attested photocopy of mark sheets and certificates.
2 passport size photographs.
1 attested photocopy of family income proof.
1 attested photocopy of admission proof.
1 attested photocopy of School Fee Slip
1 attested photocopy of Extra Curricular activity proof
1 attested photocopy of Birth Certificate / Ration Card

Key Dates
Application Submission date extended to 30th October, 2014

Click here for details and application form


Classmate Spellbee Season 7 Competition 2014

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Become India’s next National Spelling Champion
India’s largest spelling competition returns to celebrate young spellers. Win the national title, witness the Scripps National Spelling Bee held in Washington D.C in 2015 and win many more cash prizes.

Eligibility : Students of Class V - IX
There will be four levels
The competition starts with Level 1 tests conducted in schools and online, followed by a Level 2 online round, followed by two rounds of Level 3 that are invigilated online rounds and finally culminates into an exciting televised Level 4 National championship.

Level 1 School Level

School Contact Program

Online Test
Season 7 of Classmate Spell Bee makes it possible for every eligible student in India to take the test in Level 1 by taking it online. *Top scorers from the online test will also be invited to Level 2 of the competition. If a student belongs to a city that is not part of list of cities being reached out to via the School Contact Program, he / she can participate by taking the online test by choosing his/ her preferred city of participation for being invited to Level 3 (if he / she qualifies for the same after Level 1 and Level 2).

Level 1: Test format

Time bound online MCQ test of 75 words. Test duration of 10 minutes.
In case of a tie the system built-in tie breaker question will decide the winners. System generated randomizer will be applied in case of further ties.
Participants will have to log on to the website www.classmatespellbee.in, click on the participate or Level 1 button on the home page, register, agree to terms and conditions and then take the test.
The Participants will be responsible to make all arrangement for taking the test which includes the computer, internet connection, power back up etc. the organizer are not responsible for any technical failure from the participant's end.
The Participants will be responsible to make all arrangement for taking the test which includes the computer, internet connection, power back up etc. the organizer are not responsible for any technical failure from the participant's end.
The Participants will be responsible to make all arrangement for taking the test which includes the computer, internet connection, power back up etc.

Level 2 City Finals
Online Test

In this level, short-listed students from Level 1 are informed via email, phone calls, SMS or through school representatives to compete online city specific on the website: www.classmatespellbee.in. This date and time will be communicated to the students in advance.

Level 2: Test format
Time bound online MCQ test of 75 words.
Test duration of 7.5 minutes.
The test will be kept live for students in each city on a particular day for a duration of 8 hour (12:00 noon – 8:00 pm)
In case of a tie the system built-in tie breaker question will decide the winners. System generated randomizer will be applied in case of further ties.
All participants in a city will have to take the test on a given day. No extension or revision of date will be done once they are declared.
Participants will have to log on to the website www.classmatespellbee.in, click on the Level 2 Test link on the home page (located on the drop down once you click on the 'Participate' tab on the top panel), log in using their unique ID and password, agree to terms and conditions and then take the test.

Level 3 Semifinals
Shortlisted students from Level 2 will be invited to take part in Level 3 of the competition.
Level 3: Test format
This level will have 2 rounds.
Round 1
Time bound online MCQ test of 60 spelling based multiple choice questions.
Test duration of 10 minutes.
Students with top 10 scorers from this round per city progress to Round 2 of the Level 3.
Round 2
Time bound online MCQ test of 45 spelling based multiple choice questions.
Test duration of 10 minutes.
Students with top 16 scores from across the country from this round progress to Level 4: National Finals.

Level 4 National Finals
Round 1:
The 16 students are divided into groups of four each.
Round 2:

he winners from each of the four groups compete in the Grand Finale. The winner of this round is declared Classmate Spell Bee National Champion – Season 7.

Click here to visit the site and participate

मलेरिया पर हिन्दी निबंध प्रतियोगिता/ Hindi Essay Competition on Malaria

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Eligibility : Students of Class 8 -10
Last Date: 31 October 2014
Organised by CSIR - OSDD and Vigyan Prasar
Address to which the entries to be sent


Details and form click here
Visit organiser's website

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