National Anveshika Experimental Skills Test(NAEST) 2016National Anveshika Experimental Skills Test(NAEST) 2016: Vigyana bharathi is registered NGO working to promote scientific temper in the society and enabling people to feel round of Indian connections with science. In its continued effort to promote science Vigyana Bharati, Telangana unit has been conducting experimental skill test(Quiz centered around doing experiments than memory of facts).
In view of encouraging students to learn through experiments,we have taken up the quiz activity in Telagana region in collaboration with Indian association of Physics teachers(IAPT) guided by Prof HC Verma from IIT,Kanpur.
The Screening Test this year going to be at BM Birla Science Center ,Hyderabad on 14th August 2016. The screening test will be conducted in multiple cities of Telengana. In Hyderabad, screening test will be conducted in Bhaskar Auditorium of B.M. Birla Science Center. The details of the screening test centres and local coordinators contact details are given in poster [pdf]. The print version of this poster are poster [A3, pdf] and poster [A4, pdf]. The registration process is very simple. The school principal can send (1) Name (2) Class (3) School (4) Mobile and (5) Email, of maximum of five students via Email/SMS/letter to the local coordinator. The nominations from teacher/parents/students can be considered if there is a vacancy.
Nomination Form for Hyderabad Center:
The students in Junior College (Class 11 and 12) and Degree College (B.Sc. and M.Sc.) in Hyderabad can nominate themselves. Their registration will be confirmed if there are vacancies as preference is given to nominations received from schools/colleges. Click Self Nomination Form for Junior/Degree College Students in HYDERABAD.
Instructions to the students:
Student need to bring a pen and writing pad/examination board.
Reach the venue 20 min before the scheduled start.
About the Test and Registration Process:
NAEST is a two level test (1) School Level, Class 9 to Class 12, and (2) College Level, BSc/MSc. The NAEST involves (1) screening test on 14th Aug, (2) Prelim on Aug 21st (3) Semi Finals on 17th Sep and (4) Final on 18th Oct. Click NAEST General Information to know more.
Self Registration in Special Cases.
In Telengana State, we are planning to establish screening test centres at all district headquarters i.e., (1) Adilabad (2) Hyderabad (3) Karimnagar (4) Khammam (5) Mahboobnagar (6) Medak (7) Nalgonda (8) Nizamabad (9) Rangareddy (10) Warangal. The details will be worked out as time progresses.
Enable schools of Telangana region to come up in large numbers to register in this quiz competition. This year the prelims are scheduled on 8th August ,planning to be conducted in each district headquarters(place will be intimated to registered participatns)-after prelims teams are expected to do experiments and final selected students should participate in national level.
Group 1 : 9th,10th ,Intermediate(10th,11th class)
Group 2 : Degree students BSC-& MSC
The best 10% selected from each school in screening test center will be eligible for a scientific lab visit tour
Each school can send their nominations to mail ID s :firstname.lastname@example.org or can send SMS to 9704708505 with the details of name class and school and district before 2nd of August
About NAEST: National Anveshika Experimental Skills Test is an IAPT initiative to encourage the culture of doing experiments. NAEST is being organized at two levels, (A) School Level, Class 9 to Class 12 and (B) College Level, BSc/MSc. The test format consists of (1) Screening is based on video quiz. In screening test, a short experiment is shown in each video and questions will be asked based on the experiments shown. (2) Prelims is based on real experiments. Each student will be required to perform a set of experiments. (3) Semi nal and Final are similar to prelims.
There is no registration fee for the test. Nomination by school. The school principal or head of an institution can nominate a maximum of ve students. Individual nomination by the student are also considered if there is a vacancy.
Nomination details. It should have student's (1) Name (2) Class (3) School (4) Mobile (5) Email. If a student do not have mobile/email then those of parents/teachers can be given. These details can be sent through (a) Email/SMS or (b) letter to local coordinator.
Features of NAEST:
NAEST experiments are not tied to the syllabus and textbooks. Students don't have to prepare for this test. The test ambience encourages students to deliver their best. Primary objective of NAEST is to encourage the culture of doing experiments.
Apart from the joy of doing experiments, the students will get prizes according to their performance in prelims and nal. The rst, second and third prize winner at national level will get a prize of Rs 5000/-, Rs 3000/-, and Rs 2000/respectively. Corresponding prize for state level winners are Rs 1000/-, Rs 750/-, and Rs 500/.
Registration: 10th Aug, 2016
Screening: 14th Aug, 2016
Prelims: 21st Aug, 2016
Semi Final and Final: 17th-18th Sep, 2016
Visit www.concepts-of-physics.com/anveshika/naest-2016.php to get upto date information about NAEST 2016.