Times Scholars Programme

Times Scholars Programme

The Times Scholars programme is an endeavor to encourage school students of classes X to XII to develop a reading habit that helps them Develop a holistic understanding of our society, the environment, and an informed worldview, enabling them to become good citizens and write a better future for themselves.

Award details:

  • For Class XII: The best performing 100 students to be awarded a Dell laptop each. Selected students from Class XII will also be eligible for admission in the undergraduate courses at Bennett University with a scholarship applicable for 1 year. The students will need to fulfill the eligibility criteria of the University.
  • For Class X and XI: The best performing 100 students to be awarded a Dell laptop each.

Eligibilities:

  • Students of classes X to XII can apply for this programme in two different levels, which are defined below. These levels constitute two categories in which participants will be evaluated.
  • Level 1 – Students from Classes X and XI
  • Level 2 – Students of Classes XII
  • The programme is free for all candidates. There is no registration fee.

Important dates

Start DateEnd DateProgramme Milestone
September 2019October 2019Registration for the programme
October 2019December
2019
Reading Phase: Daily articles to appear in TOI
November 2019November 20196 Practice Tests
November 2019November 2019
November 2019November 2019
November 2019December 2019
December
2019
December
2019
December 2019December
2019
November 2019November 20192 PowerPoint Presentations online
December
2019
December
2019
December
2019
December
2019
Final Examination
December
2020
December
2020
First Shortlist of candidates
January
2020
January
2020
Interview of shortlisted candidates
February
2020
February
2020
Announcement of results
March 2020April 2020Felicitation of winners and prize giving

How to apply

Applicants can apply online mode only

Pattern of the competition

  • Reading Phase
  • Practice Tests and Presentations
  • Final Examination: During December 21-23, 2019, there would be an online test followed by an interview to assess the students’ understanding & perspective. The test will comprise 11 stories, each with 6 questions, to be answered in 60 minutes.
  • First Shortlist and Interviews: The First Shortlist of the programme will be decided basis the cumulative score that is participation marks in the practice tests and presentations + marks achieved in the final examination. The best performers, in terms of the cumulative score, will need to appear for an interview in person.

Contact Details

Contact : 022-68504282 
Email : info@timesscholars.com
Website : https://timesscholars.com/

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