The holiday season is done and dusted! And it’s that time of the year again to stay sharp and focused again. Both parents and students are readying to get back into their old routine and get back to school. While students are all set to get back into the groove, BYJU’S is here with its BackToSchool campaign to help get you back on track. Not only do we have personalised timetables and labels for your everyday needs but have also curated a detailed calendar to help keep track of all the competitive exams in 2022.
The calendars have been made according to your grades, from Classes 4 to 9. Download the competitive exams calendar that’s right for you below.
Download your Competitive Exams Calendar for 2022-23 here:
Meanwhile, in this blog, you can find all the detailed information about all these competitive exams. Learn what the exams are about, eligibility criteria, exam patterns and more.
MTSE: Maths Talent Search Examination is a competitive examination conducted at various levels by the Indian Institute for Studies in Mathematics (IISMA). The focus of this exam is on mathematical reasoning, mental ability, novel approach, concepts, accuracy and speed.
Eligibility: MTSE is an open exam. Any student studying in Class III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX under any educational board is eligible to appear for MTSE. A student can appear only for the class in which he/she is studying during the academic year.
Exam type: The paper consists of 35 MCQ questions. These questions are to be answered in 60 minutes on an AI-based online test platform from home with a webcam-enabled device.
NSTSE: The National Level Science Talent Search Examination is a diagnostic test which helps students improve their overall learning ability and educational performance. NSTSE measures how well a student has understood the concepts and provides detailed feedback on the same, to help him/her improve. This exam does not require visiting any centre and can be taken from the comfort of your home.
Eligibility: Students of Classes 1 to 10, 11 PCM, 11 PCB, 12 PCM & 12 PCB are eligible to participate in this examination.
Exam Pattern: There will be a different question paper for each class. All the questions are objective-type with no negative marking for wrong answers.
NMTC: The National Mathematics Talent Contest is a national-level mathematics contest conducted by the Association of Mathematics Teachers of India (AMTI).
The aim of the contest is to find and encourage students who have the ability for original and creative thinking, preparedness to tackle unknown and non-routine problems having a general mathematical ability suitable to their level. The contest is for students of different levels (Classes 5-12).
Aryabhatta National Maths Competition:
All India Council For Technical Skill Development (AICTSD) conducts the Aryabhatta National Maths Competition every year.
-Any college and school student, who wishes to present their mathematical skills at National Level
-Students from 10 years to 26 years can apply
Dr Homi Bhabha Balvaidnyanik Competition
The Mumbai Science Teachers’ Association conducts Dr Homi Bhabha Balvaidnyanik Competition since 1981 to encourage students to take interest in science, inculcate scientific attitude and to search science talent in students. The competition is conducted for the students studying in Classes 6 and 9. This exam also helps in preparation for IIT and NEET entrance exams. There are four phases for the exam including written, practical, project and interviews.
Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan: VVM is an initiative of Vijnana Bharati (VIBHA), in collaboration with Vigyan Prasar, an autonomous organisation under the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT). VVM is a national programme for popularising science among school students of Classes 6 to 11, conceptualised to identify the bright minds with a scientific aptitude among the student community.
NIMO: National Interactive Maths Olympiad is an international level Olympiad conducted by EduHeal Foundation to generate students’ interest in mathematics and how it is used in other subjects. It is open for all students from Classes 1 to 12 irrespective of marks, board, and stream. NIMO is conducted at different levels to let the students compete with talent nationwide. It leads the Olympiad in three levels to channel the best talent. The levels are intended to test students’ abilities and recognize the best among them. These exams are online and conducted in over a thousand school centres and more than 200 computer centres.
PRMO: Pre-Regional Mathematics Olympiad is conducted by the Mathematics Teachers’ Association (MTA) while the remaining rounds of the Mathematical Olympiad Program are conducted by Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE). PRMO is the first level of Mathematics Olympiad. There are six stages of the Maths Olympiad. Candidates studying in Class 8,9,10,11 or 12 are eligible to write PRMO.
NSEJS: National Standard Examination in Junior Science is the preliminary selection stage of students in the Junior Science Olympiad Programme. Students who qualify this stage are eligible for other successive stages in the International Junior Science Olympiad Programme. The test is one of the most difficult national scientific exams offered by the IAPT (Indian Association of Physics Teacher). NSEJS 2021-2022 was held in collaboration with HBCSE (Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education). Only Indian citizens born on December 31, 2007 or earlier and are students studying in Class X or lower are eligible for the exam.
NSE: National Standard Examination (NSE) conducted by IAPT in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Astronomy, Junior Science is the first stage for the international Olympiad. All further stages are conducted by Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE), Mumbai. After the NSE examination, the next step for the eligible students is the Indian National Olympiad (INO) examination in the respective subjects. A student must be an Indian citizen and be in the 12th grade or lower, as the exam is primarily for higher secondary students.
SOF NSO: The National Science Olympiad (NSO) is a science competition for students of Class 1 to Class 12. It is conducted by Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) with the aim of identifying and nurturing future scientists, technologists and IT talent at school level.
SOF IMO: International Mathematics Olympiad is an initiative by the Science Olympiad Foundation for the students of Classes 1 to 12. It is a two-level examination conducted every year in which the students are judged at the school level, zonal level, and international level. Students of Classes 1 to 12 are eligible to appear for the first level Olympiads. There is no other eligibility criterion like minimum marks.
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