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Organization : IIT Guwahati
Competition Name : Technothlon International School Championship 2015
Applicable State : All India
Event Date : 19th July 2015
Website : http://www.technothlon.techniche.org/
** Through a series of events involving mental aptitude, logic, and dexterity, we seek to provide school students a platform to build fundamental experience and knowledge, to exercise co-ordination skills, and to think out of the box.
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** Starting from 2014, prelims of Technothlon is also being conducted in Hindi.
** Students participate in teams of two. There are two squads
** Junior Squad – Students of classes 9th and 10th
** Hauts Squad – Students of classes 11th and 12th
Round : The championship is held in two stages
** Prelims – To be held on 19th July 2015
** Mains – To be held at IIT Guwahati during Techniche 2015
** Prelims is in general a subjective + objective written exam.
** It involves no syllabus or general knowledge and relies solely on the student’s logical and analytical thinking abilities.
** The exam is generally of 2 and ½ hour length. The question paper will have various sections like maths, puzzles, code crunchers etc.
** Each section has its own marking scheme.
** It is held at selected cities on the 3rd Sunday of the month of July.
** Mains is an event based competition.
** It is conducted during “Techniche”, the Techno-Management Festival of IIT Guwahati, held during the first week of September.
** The selected teams of the same squad compete against each other in various events.
** Each team will have to face 3 events from which top 5 teams from each squad will be selected for the Final Showdown.
** The events, like prelims, do not require any prerequisite knowledge and students will be taught any extra knowledge they require.
** The events vary every year and in the past there have been events like Robotics, Crime Scene Investigation, Helicopter Design, Source Code etc.
** In addition to these, students can attend the workshops and fun events to spend the night.
** Eligibility and Participant Selection Process
Eligibility and Participant Selection Process :
** Technothlon is conducted for students of class IX to XII.
** There are two squads for which the examination is held.
** The first is the Junior squad and the second is the Hauts squad.
** For a student to appear in the Junior squad examination, he/she must be VIII class passed and must not have appeared for the X boards i.e.
** The students should be studying in IX or X STD.
** For a student to be appearing for Hauts squad examination, he/she must have passed the X board examination and not appeared for the XII board examination.
** The members can belong to the same class or as well as different class.
** For example a team consisting of one member from class IX and one of class X is perfectly acceptable for Junior squad.
** The basic requirements for team formation are they should consist exactly two members from the same squad and the same institution.Other than events, the students can witness the competitions of Techniche, attend the Lecture Series of famous personalities, watch Nite performances
Modes of Registration :
** The interested students can register themselves for the examination online or offline.
** Technothlon is conducted over various cities and centers with the help of city representatives.
** The city representatives are responsible to collect the registrations offline.
** Participating schools can collect the registration fees themselves and then prepare a demand draft to be handed over to the city representatives.
Selection Process :
** The teams are selected on the basis of the total marks scored in Prelims
** Other than the top 100 participants which are selected for mains in each squad;
** the next 400 participants in both the squads are awarded with Silver certificates from Techniche, IIT Guwahati.
** All the participants of mains will be served with free accommodation for the four days during their stay at IIT Guwahati.
** Also there are various other prizes to be won which will be disclosed later.
** Everyone participating Technothlon 2015 will receive e-Certificate of participation.