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Organisation : Asianet News Network Private Limited
Contest Name : Proud To Be An Indian Contest 2019
Applicable For : All students of Standard VII to XII in GCC
Exam Date : Second week of January.
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Asianet News PTBI Contest

“Proud to be an Indian” a celebration of the idea of India by Asianet News Network Private Limited.

PTBI Eligibility

GCC Students from Class 8 – 12 can register for the exam

How To Participate?

** Registration should be done as a team(2 members)
** UAE is the only test centre for GCC
** All fields are mandatory
** Please avoid special keyboard characters while filling form
** Students should have a valid Indian passport(Please verify expiry dates)
** If you face any registration or technical issues while uploading, please drop a mail with complete details directly to
** Exam centre will be in DUBAI

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What are the topics which will be covered in the test? Will it be based solely on Indian subjects or will it cover international topics as well? Will there be any questions on specific subjects, for e.g. computer science? How many questions pertaining to Kerala’s past will be asked?
The test will be on Indian history with special focus on the history of the Indian Freedom Struggle.

When will the test be conducted ?
The test will be conducted in the second week of January.

Is this an individual test, or are people allowed to participate in teams?
The test is for a team of 2 students of the same school. To clarify, each team comprises of two students and both students will take the test together. Hence, please ensure that your chosen team partner is also present on the day of the test.

What is the format of the test? Will be there be a written test?
The test will be an objective type test (not a written test) to be completed within the duration of 1 hour using the OMR (Optical Mark Reader) format.

Who all are eligible to participate in the test?
All students of Standard VII to XII in GCC.

Will there be an interview?
In the event, there is tie between 2 participating teams, a tie-breaker will be conducted by the organisers after conducting an interview.

How and when will the results be announced?
The results will be announced on the same day after evaluation of the test papers.

PTBI Sample Question Paper

1. Gandhiji, the votary of nonviolence was shot dead on January 30, 1948. Which was that fateful day of the week?
(A) Saturday (B) Wednesday (C) Friday (D) Monday

2. Who was the freedom ghter and communist lady, originally from Palakkad and was the sole opponent of APJ Abdul Kalam in 2002 Presidential elections?
(A) K.R. Gauri (B) Capt Lakshmi Sehgal (C) Savithri Aryan (D) Kamala Das

3. ‘Gandhi,My father’ is the story of one of the sons of Mahatma Gandhi. His name?
(A) Devdas Gandhi (B) Manilal Gandhi (C) Harilal Gandhi (D) Ramdas Gandhi

4. What does the Ashok Chakra(Wheel) on the Indian National Flag represent ?
(A) The wheel of Karma (B) The wheel of sacrice (C) The wheel of Law of Ahimsa or non violence (D) The wheel of law of Dharma

5. Identify the railway station in South Africa where Gandhiji was pushed out of the train?
(A) Natal (B) Johannesburg (C) Maritzburg (D) Durban

6. “If a man says he is not afraid of dying, he is either lying or is a Gorkha. “Who said this about a Gorkha soldier?
(A) General VK singh (B) Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw (C) Major General Ashok Mehta (D) LtGen GM Nair

7. Where in India is the world famous Theosephical Society located?
(A) Belur in Kolkatta(Calcutta) (B) Chandni Chowk in Delhi (C) Dadar in Mumbai(Bombay) (D) Adayar in Chennai

8. Which Indian city is situated at the con uence of the rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the invisible Saraswati?
(A) New Delhi (B) Agra (C) Allahabad (D) Guwahati

PTBI Contact

Asianet News Network Private Ltd
Housing Board Junction,
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Pincode – 695001

Phone : 0471 – 3092000
Email :

Mr Arun Kumar
Phone : 00971522477775
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  1. Please confirm, how many students are going to participate?

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