VIDYARTHI VIGYAN MANTHAN – 2018

Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan (VVM) is a national program for educating and popularizing science among school students of VI to XI standards. VVM also endeavours to identify the bright minds among the student community, who are keen on subjects related to science.
Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan (VVM) is initiated by Vijnana Bharati (VIBHA) in collaboration with Vigyan Prasar, an autonomous organization under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India and National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) an institution under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India.
Mode of registration in both the cases will be online only. No offline application or fee submission will be entertained.
Individual Student Registration:
Individual student registration will be allowed on the basis of first come first serve due to the limited number of seats/devices with the centre/s. Students will be provided with an option to choose from the centre/s created by the organizers for examination purpose. Date for the examination will be pre-selected and students will not be allowed to make any further changes in the same. Student will have to come with his/her own device with good internet connectivity on the day and date mentioned against his/her centre. Centre might/might not be able to provide the devices for all the students as its main focus will be to provide venue for conduct in the exam.
Specially abled Student:
Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan invite Specially abled students to avail Free Registration offer and appear in the examination. Kindly contact State Co-ordinator for your enrollment.
School and student Registration:
A fully web based option will be available for the registration of schools. The school Principal/authority needs to appoint the school exam coordinator and he/she will…
Enter the details of the school like school name, school address, name of principal, name of exam coordinator, mobile number, email ID etc. This information will be shown as school profile on web site.
The entered data will be verified by VVM admin through sending OTP and an Email verification link on registered mobile and email respectively.
After the above mentioned process the school will be provided with a unique identification number.
The exam coordinator will now be able to register students who wish to take up the VVM online exam.
The coordinator enters minimal details like Name of student, Class, Gender, Email ID, Phone No. etc. It can be an offline process, because, editable excel file (no changes in the format of file will be acceptable) provided for data entry. This information will be shown as student profile on web site.
After completion of the entries the data can be uploaded or submitted online. If the uploading or data submission is successful he/she will be directed towards the payment page automatically.
After the successful submission of fee the exam coordinator will be provided with each student’s username and password. He/she will be distributing the same to respective students. The login Credentials of students will also be available in his/her school profile page as well. After that the job of exam coordinator is complete unless/until modification of student’s details is needed!
After successful submission, an OTP and email will be sent to the registered mobile number and email ID of each registered student respectively.
The student can click the verification link and complete the verification process by entering the one-time password.
In the student profile page, the details of the student like profile photo need to be uploaded (mandatory), DoB, Father’s name, Mother’s name, Residential address etc.
The student must also specify the details of the device from which he is planning to take the exam in order to download the VVM Exam Application compatible with his/her device.
Student can confirm the details displayed or change the device by providing the details of the device from which he will be taking the exam.
From the school login, the details of all the students registered from that school will be displayed. The authority of modification in the student’s name, student’s mobile number etc. will only be with the Principal/School Exam Coordinator.
School Requirement to conduct Online Examination:
To conduct the examination school should provide classrooms and invigilators. Rs. 20 per student should be retained by the school as a service charge from organizers.
School Exam coordinator is requested to please do retain the above service charge with school and rest of the amount will be transferred only through RTGS/NEFT to VVM Delhi office.
About Devices and Internet facility:
All the students will be appearing in the examination through their own devices with internet connectivity. If the school is providing the devices with internet facility it will have to ensure that each device is equipped with good internet connectivity (minimum WiFi speed of 10 Mbps should be ensured for a batch of 100 students). As the student number increases beyond this level the available WiFi speed need to be increased in proportion.
Application Download and Installation:
Once the registration process is complete the Exam application will be made available to download from the profile page of the student. The Application (app) will be installed and working properly only if the registered device (laptop/tablet/mobile) details are correct or it is downloaded according to the operating system of the desired device from student’s profile page.
The profile page will contain detailed instructions for Application download and installation. Request support link will be available in case of any issues.
Once the App is downloaded the user will have the option to test the Application. Students will have to update it regularly and for this purpose he/she will have to allow push notification from this App for update notifications.
Notifications and Mock test:
To build the confidence of the students and to make exam user friendly, the mock test will be conducted regularly. The registered students will get regular notifications regarding the availability of mock exams. On the specified date and time the student can login and take the mock test. The student profile will be displayed in the top section of the Application. The profile will contain student details with photo for identification.
On completion of the mock test, the student can view the results of mock test in his profile page. After verification of answers student can report to admin if he/she faces any problems in the feedback section of the App.
Final Examination:
Seven days before the date of exam, the student will receive an SMS and Email notification to download the latest App. This download must be done at least three days before the exam date. After 23 November 2018, the app will not be available for download (link will be disabled) for those appearing for November 25, 2018 examination and after 26 November 2018, the app will not be available for download (link will be disabled) for those appearing for November 28, 2018 examination. Once downloaded, the student should click on the verification link to make sure that the latest version of the App is downloaded and is running on the desired device.
The student will not be able to appear for the exam without the latest App updated installed in the desired device. On 25 November or 28 November 2018, the student should report to the exam center one hour before the exam time with his/her registered device (mobile/tablet /laptop). The student should click on the verify button in the App before the start of exam.
On receiving this request the application will verify the following:
a) Student’s login details – username and password
b) Connection speed and give warning if the speed is below threshold
c) Verify the Application ID to make sure that the student is using the latest version of the App
d) After successful verification student will be asked for OTP which will be provided by the School Exam Coordinator at the time of Examination
Once all the registered students are present in the examination hall, the exam coordinator will login as “invigilator” into the vvm website and update the status of the students who are present for the exam in the examination hall.
The exam section will be accessible only for the students who are present in the examination hall. It is to ensure that the student is appearing for the exam only from the specified class room. No student will be allowed or will be able to login after the 15 minutes of start of exam.
The student will be seeing one question at a time. Student can edit or change the answers any time by clicking on the review tab and question no.
The top panel of the application will display the statistics regarding the number of questions Answered, Marked for Review, Time Left, etc.
Fifteen minutes before end of the examination, the student will get an alert saying that “15 minutes are left”.
Students completing the exam before stipulated time can submit his/her answers by clicking on the “SUBMIT” button. Once the submission is over student will get an Submission notification and he/she will not be able/allowed to login in the App again. After completion of the exam time answer sheet will be auto-submitted and the Submission notification will appear on the Application screen. In case of any connection failure; the answers will be saved by the application to the local system in an encrypted form automatically. The student can upload the questions within the time window provided. While uploading the student will have to input a key obtained from the examination hall invigilator to ensure that the upload facility is not misused.
REGISTRATION:
1. Eligibility – Students from classes VI to XI studying under CBSE,ICSE, and State Boards
2. Language – English & Hindi
3. Exam Center – Registered school and specified centres
4. Registration – Open on 16 July, 2018
Closes on 15 October, 2018
5. Fee – Rs 100/- (till 10 October), with Late Fee Rs. 120 (from 01 to 15 October, 2018)
6. Mode of Payment – Through payment gateway and ONLINE (RTGS/NEFT) & Challan payment only and NO CASH / DD / Cheque will be acceptable.
7. ONLINE Payment Details –
Account Number: 67351214143
Account Name: VIDYARTHI VIGYAN MANTHAN
IFSC Code: SBIN0070582
Branch Code – 70582
Branch Name & Address : State Bank of India, Sarojini Nagar, New Delhi
For details visit:- www.vvm.org.in
SCHOOL-LEVEL EXAM (JUNIOR AND SENIOR):
There will be only one examination of 2 hours at school level with 100 multiple choice questions each weighted for 1 mark. The examination will be conducted for the Junior Group (class VI to VIII) and for the Senior Group (class IX to XI).
Evaluation of student will be based on their individual performance at every level. The examination will be conducted in English, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil and Telugu.
Question Paper Pattern for Junior and Senior Level(Class VI to XI)
Total No. of Questions – 100
Structure of Questions – Multiple Choice Question [1 Marks Each]
Marks – 100
Duration – 120 Minutes
THE SYLLABUS OF EXAMINATION:
1. Science and Mathematics from text books – 50% (50 Questions)[1 Marks Each]
2. Indian Contributions to Science – 20% (20 Questions)[1 Marks Each]
3. Life stories of Dr. Meghnad Saha and Srinivasa Ramanujan – 20% (20 Questions)[1 Marks Each]
4. Logic & Reasoning – 10% (10 Questions)[1 Marks Each]
STATE LEVEL CAMP (SLC):
Top 20 rankers from each class for every state will be identified to participate in the one or two days State Level Camp (SLC). The winners will have to attend the State Camp with their own travel expenses. The camp will be organised anywhere
State Level Camp will consist of Application Orientated Multiple Choice Questions, Hands-On Activities, Observation and Analysis, Situational Problem Solving Ability and a series of other activities. States will be clubbed according to number of Students appeared for the examination with the consideration of their geographical and cultural resemblance and convenience for the students.
Selected student will have to attend the camp at his/her own expenses. No travel support for this purpose will be provided.
NATIONAL CAMP (NC):
The top two students from each class i.e. total 12 students from each state will be invited to a two-day national-level camp. National Camp (NC) will comprise Presentations, Scientific Understanding, Innovation and Creativity, Out of Box activities, and Assessment of Leadership Quality.
Selected student will have to attend the camp at his/her own expenses. No travel support for this purpose will be provided.
Exam Centres: click following link
http://vvm.org.in/exam_registration_centers.php
Important Dates: click following link
http://vvm.org.in/important_dates.php
For download study material:click following link
http://vvm.org.in/study_material.php
For details visit
www.vvm.org.in
You can contact team VVM at the following link
http://vvm.org.in/contact_us.php

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