Gyan Lab Kidovators Challenge Grand Finale on 1st June - India's Brightest 150 Kids travelling from 13 States to Participate!
We are pleased to present to you Gyan Lab Kidovators Challenge presented by State Bank of India and National Payments Corporation of India on 1st June 2014. This is the first ever edition of Gyan Lab Kidovators Challenge, a unique national level competition for school kids of ages 8 - 14 (grades 3 - 8) based on practical learning approach promoting holistic learning and creativity among school students.
The competition has been put in two rounds. Round 1 was conducted on 12th January 2014 (East & South India) and 19th January 2014 (North & West India). In this round, 25,184 students had participated from 90 cities & towns in 17 states. This was a written test where we tested the students in four sub-topics.
Following this, the results of Round 1 were declared in March 2014 and All India Ranks 1 - 25 for all the grades (grades 3 - 8) were invited to participate in the finals on 1st June 2014 in Bangalore.
We are happy to say that all the top 150 students (25 from each grade) are travelling from various towns of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka to participate in the finals.
The final round is a practical test where each participant has already been provided with a particular problem such as Healthcare, Poverty, etc (based on grade) and a country which they will represent as 'Head of State'. The students will be given complex problems to solve that they will discuss with other countries facing similar issues and present their solutions to these problems. The kids who present the most real-faced optimal solution will win.
This is the first time ever that a competition of this nature is being organized in India and it gives us immense pride to announce that we are giving away prizes of about INR 2 Crores including the following major prizes:
1st Rank (in each class): Prizes worth INR 100,000
2nd Rank (in each class): Prizes worth INR 50,000
3rd Rank (in each class): Prizes worth INR 25,000
4th - 10th Rank (in each class): Prizes worth INR 5000
11th - 25th Rank (in each class): Prizes worth INR 2000
Apart from this two top schools (from over 400 schools that participated) will stand to win the following prizes:
Best School Award: Cash Prize of INR 100,000
Most Enterprising School Award: Cash Prize of INR 100,000
Each participating student has been awarded a gift coupon of Rs 200 along with participation certificate and detailed analysis report based on Gyan Meter testing students on 7 Dimensions of Intellectual Ability.
Location of Event: The Infantry Hotel, Infantry Road, Shivajinagar, Bangalore - 560001
Date & Time: 1st June, 2014
Event - 09:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Prizes Ceremony - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Top officials from State Bank of India, Manipal Group and other organizations will be present to encourage the kids and give away the prizes at the Award Ceremony.
- Team Gyan Lab