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SIF announces launch of Sastra Prathibha Contest registration
September 24, 2018, 11:17 am

Science International Forum (SIF) Kuwait in association with Unimoni Kuwait announced the commencement of registration for the fifth-edition of the Sastra Prathibha Contest.

Sastra Prathibha Contest (SPC), which is part of Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan (VVM) is a pan-India and GCC science talent hunt program  aimed at educating and popularizing science among school students of VI to XI standards. It is the biggest and most prestigious contest of its kind in Kuwait, with the participation of more than 4,500 students from Indian schools in Kuwait.

Sastra Prathibha registration forms are available at the science department / SPC Coordinator of the respective schools. Registration, which is strictly through the participating schools, will close on 15 October, 2018. The SPC examination will be held on 10 January, 2019.

The different categories are Junior (Class 5, 6, 7) and Senior (Class, 8, 9, 10).

Two Sastra Prathibha winners will be announced from each class and Distinction Certificates will be awarded to the best performing students in each class.

The school with maximum points based on Sastra Prathibha and Distinctions will be honored with the most prestigious ‘Acharya J.C. Bose Sastra Puraskar’. Students registering for SPC will also have the opportunity to meet and interact with top scientists from India.

Those interested are requested to contact the science department HOD of respective schools. 

The VVM is an initiative by the not-for-profit organization Vijnana Bharati (VIBHA), held in association with National Council for Education Research and Training (NCERT) — an institution under  the Human Resources Development Ministry, Government of India — and Vigyan Prasar — an autonomous  organization under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.

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