CBSE Expression Series on Shivaram Hari Rajguru, Major Dhyan Chand and Govind Vinayak Karandikar: 26th -27th August, 2015.


Central Board of Secondary Education proposes ‘CBSE Expression Series’ on Shivaram Hari Rajguru (born-24th August), Major Dhyan Chand (born on 29th August) and Govind Vinayak Karandikar( born 23rd August).
The details of this ‘Expression Series’ are as follow:
i. To be held on 26th -27th August, 2015.
ii. Participation is voluntary.
 iii. Students may submit their entries from schools as well as home.
iv. The three categories of participation are:
a) Classes I to V, b)Classes VI to VIII , c)Classes IX to XII
v. Students may submit their entries as Essay/ Poem/ Drawing.
 vi. Entries may be submitted in any of the 22 scheduled languages and English.
vii. Entries may be submitted using any of the three following modes:
a) Online mode through the link. (Details given in Annexure I)
b) Uploading only the jpeg/ jpg/ doc file of the entry through the link. (Details given in Annexure I) c) Mobile App using the numbers (Details given in Annexure II)
For classes I to V 7065963925
For Classes VI to VIII 7065963926
For Classes IX to XII 7065963927
viii. To cater to the need of schools where the internet connectivity is limited, the Board has devised a registration-cum-response sheet (Annexure-III), which may be downloaded, printed, photocopied for distributing to participants. After completion of activity, schools/ participants are required to scan it/ click an image of the entry and send it through Mobile App. Images without clear details may not be considered.
ix. Entries submitted through email/ by post will not be considered.
x. The links and Mobile App for submission of entry shall remain activated from 9.00 AM to 5.30 PM both days on 26th -27th August, 2015.The link will be available on
xi. Best 36 entries in each category shall be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 2500/- and a Certificate of Merit.
xii. Each participant will get an online Certificate of Participation.
 xiii. Selection of best entries will be purely on the originality of content and creative expression. Students shall be contacted telephonically on the phone numbers provided by them to ascertain the originality of the entry submitted.
xiv. Plagiarism check will be done and the entry will be liable to disqualification if found plagiarized at any point of time.

For any query, you may contact Joint Director, at 011-23215130 or e-mail at

CBSE EXPRESSION SERIES 26th  ‐27th   August, 2015
Classes 1st  to 5th Participants may submit Essay (250 words)/ Poem/ Drawing on: i. Shivaram Hari Rajguru

Classes 6th to 8th Participants may submit Essay (500 words)/ Poem/ Drawing on: i. Major Dhyan Chand  

Classes 9th to 12th Participants may submit Essay (700 words)/ Poem/Drawing on: i. Govind Vinayak Karandikar


Free IIT Entrance Coaching at Palakkad - PDCSTM


Palakkad Development Centre for Science, Technology and Management is offering IIT Entrance Exam coaching in association with leading IIT coaching centres in India.
100 brilliant students from plus 1 science of various higher secondary schools in the district will be selected for IIT coaching through an IIT model selection test. 20% seats reserved for SC/ST/OEC candidates.
Those who score 90% and more in the selection test will be given free coaching. All others will be given fee concession based on the percentage marks scored by them and also their family annual income.

The test will comprise of MCQ on Maths, Physics, Chemistry based on 9-10 syllabi common to both state and CBSE boards.
Date of test: 13.09.2015 Time: 10 am to 1 pm
Test Fee: Rs. 100/-

Last date of application: 08.09.2015
For more information contact
The Director, PDCSTM, Palakkad

Indumatee Media Essay Competition 2016


Indumatee Media is conducting Indumatee Media Essay Competition for School and College Students and it is an annual competition. Indumatee Media Essay Competition is an initiative of Indumatee Media which provides services of Publication of Books, Anthologies, Magazines, Online Portals and other services. Indumatee Media operates three Web Portals (Online Portal), (Bilingual Online Portal) and (Online Job Portal) respectively. 

The best essays are published in an anthology with an ISBN No. Top Winners are selected and receive prize (Cash/gift hampers), award certificate and free copy of the anthology. 

Indumatee Media Essay Competition invites School and College Students to send essays. 

Guidelines & Rules of Essay Competition: 

1. Contest is open to Students of India.  
2. Entries must be in English language and the original work of the Student. 
3. No registration and no entry fee. 
4. Competition will be for School & College Students. 
5. Qualification is School Students of Classes 8th to 12th / Students pursuing ITI or Diploma/ College Students pursuing Graduate, B.E or B. Tech, MBBS, LLB
6. The Essay must be between 700 and 1000 words. 
7. Essays may be about any topic and in any form and unpublished work
8. Essays should not be a translation of another writer’s work. 
9. The essay should be sent in the word format with 12 font size or hand written, single-sided with pages numbered and title as a header on first page. It should carry the name of the author, date of birth, qualification, Father/ Guardian’s name, Address, Mobile number/Telephone number (along with STD code) and e mail ID. 
10. The author will be solely responsible for any violation of the Copyright Act where the material submitted for the competition is not original. 
11. Entry should be an individual effort and not a combined work. 
12. The Judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. 
13. We hold the rights to cancel any entry without any prior information and clarification. 
14. The Anthology publication will include 15 to 20 Essays. If your essay published in that year's anthology, you will be notified and we will ask you to send a photo of yourself and a brief biography
15. Last date of receipt of entries is 20th October, 2015. Entries received after this date will not be considered. 
16. Winners will be notified via e-mail or by phone/ post. 
17. Please send your Essays by Post and mark your envelope “Indumatee Media Essay Competition 2016” and send it to Akshaya Sahoo, C/o- Indumatee Media, Gajendrapur, KalashreeGopalpur, Jajpur-754292, Odisha. 
18. Online submissions will be accepted also, may send submissions by e-mail 
19. Winners will be announced within two months after the deadline for competition. 
20. The winners will be announced on the website. 
21. Cash Prizes will be Pay through Cheque/Draft/Money order and Gift Hampers, certificate which will be sent via Regd. post or courier. 
22. Comments or questions about the Indumatee Media Essay competition are welcome. Please write

Official Link:

Design a Logo for Dr. Ambedkar Foundation


The Dr. Ambedkar Foundation (DAF) is an autonomous body under the administrative control of Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment. The Foundation has been entrusted with the responsibility of managing, administering and carrying on the important and long-term schemes and programmes identified during the Centenary Celebration of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar. The main objectives of the foundation inter alia include implementation of programmes and activities for furthering the ideology and message of Babasaheb Dr. B. R. Ambedkar among the masses in India as well as abroad.

The activities and programmes currently pursued by the Foundation are as given below:-

• Setting up of Dr. Ambedkar National Public Library at Janpath.
• Dr. Ambedkar National Award for Social Understanding and Upliftment of Weaker Sections.
• Dr. Ambedkar International Award for Social Change.
• Dr. Ambedkar Chairs in Universities/Institution for carrying out research on the thoughts and ideals of Babasaheb.
• Publication of the Collected Works of Babasaheb Dr. B. R. Ambedkar into Hindi and other regional languages
• Dr. Ambedkar National Merit Award Schemes for meritorious student of Secondary Examination belonging to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes
• Organization of seminars, symposia, conferences, workshops, lectures, exhibitions and fairs on the life and mission of Dr. Ambedkar
• Celebration of Birth Anniversary and Mahaparinirwan Diwas of Dr. Ambedkar of 14th April and 6th December respectively every year.
• Publication of Samajik Nyay Sandesh, a monthly Magazine in Hindi
• Dr. Ambedkar Medical Aid Schemes
• Dr. Ambedkar Samajik Samta Kendra Yojna
• Celebration of Birth Anniversary of Great Saints
• Dr. Ambedkar National Merit Award Schemes for meritorious students of Senior Secondary Examination belonging to Scheduled Castes.
• Dr. Ambedkar National Relief to SC victims of Atrocities.

Presently, the Foundation does not have any logo of its own. Therefore, invitation is given welcoming inputs for designing a logo for DAF.

This task seeks inputs to design a Logo for Dr. Ambedkar Foundation.

The last date of submission is 18th September, 2015.

The winning entry will be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 25,000/-.

Technical Parameters
 • The participant should upload the logo as a file in JPG or PNG format.
• The winner of the competition shall be required to submit the design in as editable and open file format and on a digital.
 • Please do not imprint or watermark your logo design.
• Please note that the logo design must be original and should not violate any provision of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957.
 • Logo should preferably be designed in colour.
• Please bear in mind that for actual utilization of the winning logo, the size may vary from 3 cms X 3 cms to 75 X 75 cms. While designing this aspect should be kept in mind.
 • Entry must be submitted to the Creative Corner Section of
• Make sure our MyGov profile is accurate and updated as we will use the information on the profile for further communication. This includes your name, photo number. Entries by those with incomplete profiles would be rejected.


National Standard Examination (NSE) by IAPT


National Standard Examination (NSE) conducted by IAPT in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Astronomy, Junior Science is the first step for the worldwide Olympiad.

All further steps are conducted by Homi Bhabha Certer for Science Education (HBCSE), Mumbai.

After NSE examination, next step for the eligible students is the Indian National Olympiad (INO) examination in the respective subjects.

National Standard Examination At 12th level -

National Standard Examination in Physics (NSEP), conducted every year since 1987, has become the most 'visible' activity of IAPT. It is a voluntary examination. More than 40,000 students at over 1200 centres, most of which are in small towns and villages, appear at this examination. The participation, purely voluntary, offers an opportunity to measure one's standing against a national standard. NSEP is not linked to any entrance or scholarship award. Students are allowed to take away the question paper and the solutions are provided to them after a week. The NSEP is carried out in English, Hindi & a few other Indian languages.


Gold medalists in NSEP, after they complete their education, may join DAE directly through interview without appearing in their entrance test.


A number of scholarships (subject to a maximum of 10) have been instituted to encourage students to take-up physics as a career. Those who seek admission in B.Sc. (with physics) after NSEP are eligible for these scholarships.

National Standard Examination in Chemistry / Biology / Astronomy / Junior Science

National Standard Examination in Chemistry (NSEC) and National Standard examination in Biology (NSEB) in collaboration with ACT (Association of Chemistry Teachers) and ATBS (Association of Teachers in Biological Sciences). Both these exams are also at the Std. XII level.

National Standard Examination in Astronomy (NSEA) is examination leading to International Astronomy & Astrophysics Olympiads.

National Standard Examination in Junior Science (NSEJS) is examination leading to International Junior Science Olympiads.

The International Olympiad (IO) programme follows a five stage process.

Stage one - National Standard Examinations (NSEs) in Physics, Chemistry, Biology,Astronomy, Junior Science organized by IAPT. For more about NSE, go to students brochure. Statewise quota is available here.

All the subsequent stages are conducted by Homi Bhabha Center for Science Education (HBCSE), Mumbai.( )

Stage two - is the Indian National Olympiad (INO) examinations. The eligible students from stage one can participate in INO in respective subjects. For eligibility refer to students brochure. Statewise quota is available here.

Stage three - is the Orientation Cum Selection Camps (OCSC). For these camps, about 35 students in each subject will be selected from INO on performance basis

Stage four - These students will have a Pre Departure Training (PDT) for two weeks.

Stage five - Participation in International Olympiad (IO) of the selected students.

(Note:- National Board for Higher Mathematics has been organizing Mathematical Olympiad since 1990. For details visit
Time schedule for 2015-2016 Examinations:
Examination schedule:
Date of Exam
22nd November 2015
09 30 am to 11 30 am
22nd November 2015
12 30 pm to 02 30 pm
22nd November 2015
03 00 pm to 05 00 pm
NSEA22nd November 201503 00 pm to 05 00 pm
NSEJS22nd November 201503 00 pm to 05 00 pm
Note: All the five NSEs are on the same day Sunday, 22nd November 2015
For further information visit

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