The 2019 Bebras India challenge will be held from 18th – 30th November for age groups 8-18 in English, Gujarati, Marathi and Telugu and will be conducted online/offline under the supervision of the teachers. 

If you would like to take the challenge offline, kindly contact us at challenge@bebrasindia.org

Frequently Asked Questions

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You can register as a coordinator on bebras.cspathshala.org/admin once registration link is open. You can enter as many students as you want to and will create a log-in for them. This way, we can collect important data for you and send you an in-depth report on the results. That includes grades, and certificates. Just follow the Coordinators’ Instructions; they will help you register.

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The only thing your school needs is a connection to the internet and some computers that the students can use to complete the challenge.

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It is recommended that all students take the challenge, because one of the objectives of this challenge is to discover aptitude. The small tasks in this challenge start off relatively easy so every student can participate and get something out of it.

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A practice challenge is available for students so that they know what to expect. The official challenge will be help in the last two weeks of November.

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Students don’t have to prepare for the challenge. There are several easy steps for you to take in order to make the challenge successful.

 Before the Challenge

  • Each participating student will need a computer connected to the internet.
  • The challenge can be conducted in the last two weeks of November.
  • If your school has limited lab space, you can run it on multiple days. If you decide to do so, please try to limit the interaction between students who have completed the challenge already and those who still have to complete it.
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  • Make sure everyone understands the format of the challenge. There are 15 multiple-choice questions.
  • Instruct students to visit the website and follow the directions listed there. You may administer the challenge offline.
  • Supervise the challenge. The system will give each student exactly 45 minutes to answer the 15 questions. Teachers can provide scrap paper and pens/pencils to students to assist them in solving the problems.
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  • Make sure you save the results of every student. That way you can discover aptitude. We will reward the students with a certificate.
  • Discuss the solutions with your class. They are available online after participation and give detailed information about the connections to Computer Science.
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Bebras challenge is conducted in five groups under the supervision of the teachers:

Group

Ages

Standards

Tasks

Aryabhata

8-10 years

Std III-IV

9

Brahmagupta

10-12 years

Std V-VI

15

Bhaskara

12-14 years

Std VII-VIII

15

Mahavira

14-16 years

Std IX-X

15

Ramanujam

16-18 years

Std XI-XII

15

Each task is sorted in a category based on the difficulty levels: A, B or C. Students started with some points and could gain or lose points as follows:

Difficulty

Correct Answer

Incorrect Answer

Unanswered

A category questions

+6 points

0 points

0 points

B category questions

+9 points

-2 points

0 points

C category questions

+12 points

-4 points

0 points