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VIDYARTHI VIGYAN MANTHAN (VVM): National Science Talent Search Examination for Students



VIDYARTHI VIGYAN MANTHAN

Vigyan Prasar, a national institute for science and technology communication established under Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, in association with National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) and Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan, a not for profit organization led by eminent scientists, proposes to conduct the national talent search examination for the students of classes VI to XI.

VIDYARTHI VIGYAN MANTHAN (VVM) is a uniquely designed competitive examination that aims to provide a platform for inculcating and generating interest in pure science and mentoring students to take up careers based on the Sciences.

Registered students will undergo a multi-level testing and successful students will get a chance to undertake study tours and interactions with renowned scientists of India.


Structure of VIDYARTHI VIGYAN MANTHAN

Students participating in VVM shall undergo the following multi-level testing procedures:
  • Objective type question answering.
  • Comprehensive writing.
  • Presentation and Group discussion.
  • Role play & Practical examination.
  • Methods of Source.
The program also includes organising visits to reputed national science laboratories and centres and interaction with renowned scientists of the nation for students who clear the various tests. The VVM will identify Vigyan Jigyasu (विज्ञानं जिज्ञासु, Keen Knowledge Seeker of Science) at national-level.

SCHOOL-LEVEL VIDYARTHI VIGYAN MANTHAN EXAMINATION (JUNIOR AND SENIOR):

There will be only one examination of 2 hours at school level with 100 multiple choice questions each weighted for 1 mark. The examination will be conducted for the Junior Group (class VI to VIII) and for the Senior Group (class IX to XI).

Evaluation of student will be based on their individual performance at every level. The examination will be conducted in English and Hindi along with major regional languages (which depends upon the number of applicants opting for particular regional language).

Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan Question Paper Pattern for Junior and Senior Level(Class VI to XI)


Total No. of Questions 100
Structure of Questions Multiple Choice Question [1 Marks Each]
Marks 100
Duration 120 Minutes

THE PATTERN OF QUESTION PAPER FOR VIDYARTHI VIGYAN MANTHAN:

Junior and Senior (Class VI to XI)
Total No. of Questions 100
Structure of Questions Multiple Choice Question [2 Marks Each]
Marks 200
Duration 120 Minutes

THE SYLLABUS AND DISTRIBUTION OF MARKS FOR VIDYARTHI VIGYAN MANTHAN EXAMINATION 2019-20:
CONTENT
CONTRIBUTION
CURRICULUM
Science and Mathematics from text books
50%
(50 Questions)
[1 Marks Each]
NCERT Curriculum
Indian Contribution to Science
20%
(20 Questions)
[1 Marks Each]
VVM Study Material*
Life stories of Jagdish Chandra Bose and Edavaleth Kakkat Janaki Ammal
20%
(20 Questions)
[1 Marks Each]
VVM Study Material*
Logic, Reasoning & General Knowlege
10%
(10 Questions)
[1 Marks Each]
General Reading
* VIDYARATHI VIGYAN MATHAN (VVM) Study Materials will be made available on www.vvm.org.in by 15th August, 2021. No printed copies will be provided.

LEVEL
NAME
SELECTION
AWARDS
LEVEL-I
SCHOOL LEVEL
Top 3 Rankers per class will be SCHOOL winners (i.e. 18 students from each School). Minimum of 10 students per class must be registered from school.
Merit Certificate
LEVEL-II
DISTRICT LEVEL
Top 3 Rankers per class will be district winners (i.e. 18 students from each district). [All the schools from that district will be part of evaluation].
Merit Certificate
LEVEL-III
STATE LEVEL
Top 20 rankers from each class from a state will qualify to participate in the state level camp

Top 3 Rankers per class will be State winner (i.e. 18 students per state).

[Winners will be from students appearing in state camp].
o     State Camp Participation Certificate
o     State Camp Memento
o     Cash prize Rs. 5,000, Rs. 3,000 and Rs. 2,000 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd ranker per class 
LEVEL-IV
NATIONAL LEVEL
Top 2 winners at the state level, from each state, will qualify to participate in National camp.

Top 3 Rankers per class will be National winners i.e. Himalayans, (i.e. 18 students at national level).

Top 3 Rankers per class, from a zone, will be zonal winners in addition to National winners. (i.e. 18 students per zone).

o     National Camp Participation Certificate
o     National Camp Memento
o     Cash prize Rs. 25,000, Rs. 15,000 and Rs. 10,000 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd rankers per class 
o     Cash prize Rs. 5,000, Rs. 3,000 and Rs. 2,000 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd ranker per class in each zone 
STATE LEVEL CAMP (SLC):

Top 20 rankers from each class for every state will be identified to participate in the one or two days State Level Camp (SLC). The camp will be organised anywhere within the state.

State Level Camp will consist of Application Orientated Multiple Choice Questions, Hands-On Activities, Observation and Analysis, Situational Problem Solving Ability and a series of other activities. States will be clubbed according to number of Students appeared for the examination with the consideration of their geographical and cultural resemblance and convenience for the students.

Selected students will have to attend the State Level Camp with their own travel expenses. No travel support for this purpose will be provided. The venue and other details will be informed to all selected students by the respective state coordinator(s).

NATIONAL CAMP (NC):

The top two students from each class i.e. total 12 students from each state will be invited to a two-day national-level camp. National Camp (NC) will comprise Presentations, Activities to test Scientific Understanding, Innovation, Creativity, Out of Box Thinking and Assessment of Leadership Quality.

Selected students will have to attend the National Camp with their own travel expenses. No travel support for this purpose will be provided. Boarding and Lodging arrangements will be done by the organisers. The venue and other details will be informed to all the students selected for participation in National Camp by the respective state coordinator(s).

VIDYARTHI VIGYAN MANTHAN (VVM) REGISTRATION:

Registration for Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan 2020-21 will be available only through Online Registration which can be done through the website www.vvm.org.in.

Eligibility Students from classes VI to XI studying under CBSE,ICSE, and State Boards
Language English, Hindi and 9 major regional languages
Exam Center Registered school and specified centres

Registration Closes 31 October 2021

Upload of VVM Study Material th 15 August, 2021
Mock Tests st 01 November, 2021 onwards
Date of Examination
(Login any day)
th Tuesday, 30 November, 2021 or
th Sunday, 05 December, 2021
Time of Examination 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM (90 minutes)
Students will be able to login only once.
Declaration of Result th 20 December, 2021
One or Two-day State Camp th th rd 9 , 16 & 23 January, 2022 (any one day)
Two-day National Camp th th 14 & 15 May, 2022



Fee Structure:

1. Students registering individually or through school will have to pay a fee of Rs. 100/-.

2. School/Institute coordinator is requested to retain Rs. 20/- per student as a service charge with school/institute and rest of the amount will be transferred only through Online Payment Mode to VVM Delhi office. In case of account payment, please ensure to upload the receipt & transaction id and submit the transaction details.
Fee can be paid through payment gateway and ONLINE (RTGS/NEFT) and Challan payment only

Please visit website for detailed registration process.



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