(Notification) Heritage India Quiz – 2009-10 (WWW.CBSE.NIC.IN)

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April 20, 2009
Circular No. 12/09

All the Heads of the
CBSE affiliated schools
Subject: Heritage India Quiz - 2009-10

Dear Principal,
The CBSE Heritage India Quiz is one of the enrichment activities initiated by the Board with the objective of inculcating among the students interest and appreciation for the rich heritage and diversity of our country.  Started in the year 2001, it has been generating tremendous enthusiasm among the student community.  It is needless to say that it has been the unstinted support and cooperation from schools that had enabled this success.  The trend needs to be continued and the schools are expected to participate with greater vigour in the Heritage India Quiz to be conducted in the ensuing academic session 2009-10.
As in the previous years, the first edition of the CBSE Heritage India Quiz will start from August 2009.  Teams will be identified on the basis of their performance in the first round of written preliminary quiz to be conducted in August, 2009.   Each school will be represented by three students forming a team who may be selected from classes IX to XII.

The written preliminary round will consist of multiple choice type questions in which the correct answer has to be marked on the OMR answer sheet .The total of the scores obtained by the three participants will be the marks scored by the team. The meritorious teams will participate in the Zonal Rounds which are proposed to be conducted in September 2009.  This will be followed by the National Rounds featuring the Pre Finals amongst the teams qualifying in the Zonal Rounds and the National Finals for the best teams emerging out of the Pre Finals.

There are attractive prizes and trophies besides certificates instituted for the winners. 
The registration of your school for the competition should be completed by 25th May 2009.  You may fill up the enclosed proforma for the same and forward to Dr. (Mrs.) Uma Sivaraman, Education Officer, Central Board of Secondary Education, "Shiksha Sadan", 17, Rouse Avenue, Institutional Area, New Delhi - 110 002 along with the registration fee of Rs. 600/- through a DD in favour of Secretary, CBSE, Delhi. Second class rail fare including reservation charges for three students and one school escort will be reimbursed to those who will be participating in the National Round.

This information may be given wide publicity and disseminated to all the students.
Best Wishes,
Yours sincerely,


Copy with a request to respective Heads of Directorates/KVS/NVS/CTSA as indicated below to also disseminate the information to all concerned schools under their jurisdiction:

01. The Commissioner, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, 18, Institutional Area, Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg, New Delhi-110 016.
02 The Commissioner, Navodya Vidyalaya Samiti, A-28, Kailash Colony, New Delhi.
03 The Director of Education, Directorate of Education, Govt. of NCT of Delhi, Old Secretariat, Delhi-110 054.
04 The Director, NCERT, Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi - 110 016.
05 The Director of Public Instructions (Schools), Union Territory Secretariat, Sector-9, Chandigarh-160 017.
06 The Director of Education, Govt. of Sikkim, Gangtok, Sikkim-737 101
07 The Director of School Education, Govt of Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar-791 111.
08 The Director of Education, Govt. of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair-744 101.
09. The Secretary, Central Tibetan School Administration, ESSESS Plaza, Community Centre, Sector 3, Rohini, Delhi-110 085.
10 All Regional Officers of CBSE with the request to send this circular to all the Heads of the affiliated schools of the Board in their respective regions.
11. All Education Officers of the Academic Branch, CBSE
12. All Asstt. Education Officers, CBSE
13. The Library and Information Officer, CBSE
14. E.O. to Chairman CBSE
15. P.A. to C.E., CBSE
16. P.A. to Secretary, CBSE
17. P.A. to HOD (EDUSAT), CBSE
18. P.A. to HOD (AIEEE), CBSE


Registration Form

We wish to register our School team for the CBSE-Heritage India Quiz 2009-10.   Particulars are given below.  (Please type or write in bold)

1. Name of the School
2. CBSE Affiliation No.
3. Complete Postal address of school (with pin code)
4. School Phone No.  with STD/ISD Code)
5. Name of Principal
6. Principal's Residential Address      (with pin code)
7. Principal's Residential Phone No. with STD Code No.
8. School E-mail address:  
9. School fax No.
10. In order to support escalation in the cost of engaging services of Quiz Masters etc., the fee has been enhanced to Rs. 600/- *Bank Draft Details (to be drawn in favour of Secretary, CBSE, DELHI)Registration Fee of Rs. 600/-,  Payable at Delhi

Bank Name: ____________________
Date: ____________________
Draft No. ____________________

11. Signature of Principal (with school seal and date)

The school will abide by the rules of CBSE Heritage India Quiz as framed by the CBSE.

Mail to:
Dr. (Mrs.) Uma Sivaraman
Education Officer
Central Board of Secondary Education, "Shiksha Sadan, 17, Rouse Avenue, Institutional Area,
New  Delhi - 110 002.  Phone: 011-23233552

To reach by 25th May, 2009 Please send by Speed Post to ensure timely and safe delivery.

The last date for registration of teams for CBSE Heritage India Quiz is 25th May, 2009.