Aryabhat Astronomy Web Quiz 2024-2025


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About Aryabhat Astronomy Web Quiz

The Organisation

Aryabhat Foundation is a dedicated endeavor for promotion of Astronomy and Basic Science. The movement had started in 1995, which has now taken a shape of a duly registered social service organisation. Backed by a group of people dedicated to their duties towards the society, the organisation is committed to make learning Basic Science more enjoyable for the youngsters, thus urging them to develop a science based temperament.

The Program

Astronomy is not only a constructive hobby for the children but can also prove to be a pathway to a bright future for youngsters aspiring of a challenging career in space technology. The Astronomy Quiz is aimed at developing the interest of the school students in this field through practical exposure. The quiz is a two-tier competition consisting of a preliminary test followed by a practical test. The preliminary test is a cream separation exercise and shall be conducted online for the current academic year. Selected participants will qualify for the secondary level by merit in the preliminary test. These participants will be given a free study kit, and will be allotted time-slots for hands on experience of telescope-operation, sky reading and practical Astronomy in evening / night camps at our Bhopal Centre. The lodging-boarding for these participants shall be free. Participants who fail to avail the training opportunity will not be included for the secondary-level. The secondary level test shall be held in December, for those qualifying in the preliminary level. This test is meant to examine the ability of the participants in practical Astronomy. Final winners will be selected on the basis of their overall performance. Contestants will not be paid TA or DA at any stage.

Eligibility

Students from class 6 to class 9 (both inclusive) from any school situated in Madhya Pradesh are eligible to take part in the quiz.

Entry Fee

FREE. Entry Fee waived for all participants

Online Preliminary Test

The Astronomy Quiz consists of questions on basic Astronomy & Space Science, which shall be a part of general awareness of a school student.

Preliminary test consists of 20 objective type questions for each participant, to be attempted in 180 seconds. Five marks will be awarded for a correct answer and two marks will be deducted for wrong one. Score will appear on-screen upon finishing the test. Preliminary test shall be attempted online on the date and time on any Mobile, Laptop or Desktop Computer. The Preliminary Test may also be conducted at our test centres for participants unable to attempt the Quiz online for some valid reason.

The Prizes

The final-winners of the quiz shall visit the observatory of their choice from those at Dongla, Kavalur, Kodaikanal, Nainital and Udaipur & Mount Abu in small groups. Observatories will be allotted to winners on the basis of overall merit and their choice-options. The trips to Observatories shall proceed in next summers.

How to prepare

The questions in the quiz are based on Astronomy, Space & related science. Participants must acquire a good knowledge of the Solar System, Deep Sky Objects & General Astronomy. Senior students of Aryabhat have compiled specific Study Material and Demo Quiz which will be available to all the participants on post login screen. Registered participants can also seek guidance on Telegram Helpline @AstroQuiz / 9425631310.

How to participate

Interested students shall register for the Quiz on the Portal given on our website, using a mobile number and email ID. The schedule of the online Quiz will be as under :

Online Registration 20 June to 25 July 2024
Intimation of Quiz-slots to registered participants 30 July 2024
Attempting of Online Quiz 1st August to 6th August 2024

Upon submitting data for registration, the participant will receive an on-screen message of confirmation. Aryabhat will scrutinize the data and send further communication on registered mobile and email ID only. The registered mobile number will be used as Login-ID for the Quiz, hence cannot be changed. Participants can login to access the Demo Quiz and Study Material. The date-time slots will be intimated to all the registered participants individually by email / message. The participants shall attempt the Quiz on the date-time slots allotted to them.

Any student facing difficulty in participation, shall contact Aryabhat for help.

Contact information

Aryabhat Foundation

Administrative office S-1, Swapnil Apartment VIII 258, Trilanga, Shahpura
Bhopal 462039
Phone 9425631310
9425674075
Email info@aryabhat.org
astroquiz.aryabhat@gmail.com
Website aryabhat.org
Quiz Coordinator Alok Mandavgane
+91 822585428