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Organization : Mumbai Science Teachers’ Association
Competition Name : Dr. Homi Bhabha Balvaidnyanik competition
Applicable Status : All India
Date of Written Competition : Saturday, 5th October 2019
Registration Last Date : 31 July 2019
Website : https://msta.in/
MSTA Homi Bhabha Balvaidnyanik Competition
** The Mumbai Science Teachers’ Association conducts Dr. Homi Bhabha Balvaidnyanik Spardha
** since 1981 to encourage students to take interest in science, to inculcate scientific attitude and to search science talent in students.
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** The competition is conducted for the students studying in VIth and IXth Std.
** This competition is based on scientific knowledge acquired by the students up to std. VIth and IXth. respectively.
** This competition is conducted in English and Marathi Medium only.
Boards : All Boards (SSC / CBSE / ICSE / IB etc.)
Update : We regret to inform you that, the prize distribution program of Dr Homi Bhabha Balvaidnyanik Competition has been postponed due to the widespread of Corona Virus. We will inform you about new date.
MUMBAI : Mumbai and Mumbai suburban’s.
THANE : Thane, Palghar, Raigad.
PUNE : Pune, Solapur, Ahmadnagar.
NASHIK : Nashik, Dhule, Jalgaon, Nandurbar.
KOLHAPUR : Kolhapur, Satara, Sangli, Ratnagiri & Sindhudurg.
AURANGABAD : Aurangabad, Jalna, Beed, Latur, Osmanabad, Nanded, Hingoli, Parbhani.
VIDHARBH : Akola, Buldhana, Amravati, Washim, Yavatmal, Wardha, Nagpur, Bhandara, Gondia, Gadchiroli, Chandrapur
Date of Written Competition
Saturday, 5th October 2019 ( Tentative )
Timing :- 3.30 p.m. To 5.30 p.m
Medals and Scholarship :
Considering 30% marks of Phase I, + Marks of Phase II & Phase III :
** Merit wise Top 10% students will get Gold Medal, certificate and one time scholarship of Rs. 3000/-
** Next 60% students will get Silver Medal, certificate and one time scholarship of Rs. 2000/-
** Remaining all students will get Bronze Medal, certificate and one time scholarship of Rs. 1000/-.
Other Prizes : (Separate trophy in following categories for each region)
** Dr. Vikram Sarabhai Trophy (Lakshvedhi Gunvatta Puraskar ) To School, – For remarkable performance which bags maximum medals..
** Vidnyan Jattha Trophy ( Kamal Sahbhag Puraskar ) – To School, For maximum participation.
Stages of Competition
Phase I : Written Competition
Phase II : Practical Competition
Phase III : A. General Interview and B.Evaluation of Action Research Project.
For 6th std : Textbooks of 4th ,5th and 6th std. of S.S.C. syllabus and Content related to the above from ICSE ,IB and CBSE books.
Weightage :- a. About 10 % questions on 4th std. syllabus, b. About 20 % questions on 5th std. syllabus, c. About 60 % questions on 6th std. syllabus, d. About 10 % questions on General knowledge in science.
For 9th std : Textbooks of VII ,VIII and IX std of S.S.C. syllabus and Content related to the above from ICSE,IB and CBSE books.
Weightage :- a. About 10 % questions on 7th std. syllabus b. About 20 % questions on 8th std. syllabus, c. About 60 % questions on 9th std. syllabus, d. About 10 % questions on General knowledge in science
Competition Fee :- ( per student and registration through school only)
I) Rs. 250 /- For All regions & All types of schools (With Regular Fee) II) Rs. 300 /- With Late fee. III) Rs. 500 /- For Individual registration ( Students who are not able to register his /her name through school.)
Registration for the competition should be done by online and through school only. If any student is not able to register his name through school then he/she can register his/her name individually using Individual Registration after 20th July.
How to pay registration fee
** Collect the fee Rs. 250 /- per student t. Keep Rs. 20/- per student for School as processing fee of entire competition.
** Pay remaining fees amount (Rs. 230 /- per student) using following bank account details.
** Register on our official website www.msta.in by selecting ‘Online Registration’ given on homepage.
** There is no any cost or fee for School registration.
** You are requested to pay the competition fee using following instructions & then register your students.
Bank Account Details :
Account Name : ‘The Greater Bombay Science Teachers’ Association’
A/C No. : 36494310194
Account Type : Current
Bank : State Bank Of India
IFSC Code : SBIN0000552
Branch : Malad (W), Mumbai-400 064.
** Registration for the competition should be done by online and through school only.
** Registration done through private classes or academy will not be considered at any circumstances.
** Students from Semi-English medium school can choose only one medium either English or Marathi. Once the student selects the medium, it cannot be changed. It will remain same for all the remaining phases of the competition.
A) If your School is registered before or last year.
** Log on to msta.in and Click on ‘Apply online’ to Login your School.
** Use your last year’s login ID & password in ‘School Login’ which will be send by GBSTA on your registered school E-mail ID & by SMS. Dont register your School again clicking on ‘New School Registration’.
** Your School information will be displayed on screen. Make sure and confirm school details. Make necessary changes if required. And click on ‘update’ button.
B) If your School is not registered before.
** Log on to msta.in and Click on ‘Apply online’
** Click on ‘New School Registration.’ It is mandatory.
** Fill in all the details of school correctly. Don’t use any short form and signs.
** While filing above information write complete postal address of school with pin code. In case of incomplete address GBSTA will not responsible for the delay of correspondence.
** After filing all the detail correctly click on ‘submit’
** Now you will get the ‘login Id’ and ‘password’ of your school. It will be e-mailed on your school e-mail Id as well sms will be sent on mobile number of HM & Incharge science teacher which are registered at the time of school registration.
** This login Id and password is unique for each school. But it will be common for all the students (6th and 9th std.) of same school.
** Log on to msta.in
** Click on school Login and enter your Login and password.
** Click on add fees and fill up all details. Upload photo copy of fee receipt and then click on submit button. (Total amount must be in multiple of Rs. 230/-)
** Now you can enter the student details one by one by clicking on ‘Add student’ button.
** If there are more number of students you can register your all students at once using ‘Bulk Registration’.
** For bulk registration click on ‘Bulk Registration’.
** Download template and Save on Desktop then Log out.
** Open saved file of template on Desktop and fill details of all students and save file.
** Then Log on using school login and click on ‘Bulk Registration’ then click on upload student. Browse and select the file template saved on desktop and click on upload.
** Now you will see list of all students.
** Save this file by clicking on save button and also take a printout.