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Monday, 1 November 2021

SPOT (Science Promotion Orient test) 2021-22- Vikram Sarabhai Science Foundation

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

Registration Started for SPOT 2021-22

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.

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)

Registration Fee: INR 225

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 Feb 2020. 
•  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  Last Date :30 November 2021


  1. Is there study materials for the SPOT? How can we get it? My son is in sixth std.

    1. No specific study materials. The syllabus is available at
      He can prepare accordingly.
      More topics will be shared after registration

    2. Hi ,

      I am not able to find any content, Even not able to open the page.
      please help.

    3. Visit
      The website is up and accessible without any problems

  2. When the results are announced

  3. Respected Sir/Mam
    I am Ashish(7th standard)from DAV Public school Tohana,Fatehabad,Haryana.
    Sir/Mam ,I have cleared 1st Level of exam
    but I have some queries about 2nd level that -
    *When it will be held?
    *What is the syllabus for 2nd level?
    *Where it will be held?
    Thank you in anticipation.

  4. Sir if any of the virtual sessions is being missed due to some reasons .does it will affect in selection in final100

    1. Queries like this can only be answered by the organisers. Please contact the oranisers

  5. Result of the test conducted by VSSF on 19 dec was to be announced through mail by 24 dec 2020....but I haven't received any mail as per 24 dec(today)2020....please reply


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