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CBSE CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CONTEST - 2016 will start from 18 April 2016

CBSE CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CONTEST 2016 [CCCC-2016] is going to start from 18 April 2016. CBSE has released a circular to all the heads of schools affiliated to CBSE containing all the details of the contest.

Apr 7, 2016 10:00 IST
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CBSE Cryptic Crossword Contest 2016

CBSE CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CONTEST 2016 [CCCC-2016] is going to start from 18 April 2016. CBSE has released a circular to all the heads of schools affiliated to CBSE containing all the details of the contest. The first round of this national level competition will be organized in 29 cities all over India from April to August 2016. There are exciting prizes trophies and certificates for the winners and runner up.

Main highlights of the circular released by CBSE are:

Eligibility Criteria: The CBSE Cryptic Crossword Contest 2016 is open to students studying in classes IX to XII

There will be two rounds: City Round and National Round.

City Rounds

Inter-school contest in select cities during April- August, 2016.

(CCCC-2016 CITY ROUND CALENDAR is given at the end of the article)

Schools located in the vicinity of the designated cities may also participate

Each team consists of 2 students who would solve a written cryptic crossword puzzle in 60 minutes

Winners of City Round will be eligible for National Round.

Second class rail fare for two students and one school escort will be reimbursed to the teams competing in the National Round.

National Round

 

It will be a two - day event in New Delhi during November-December 2016

In National Round there will be:

  • Quarter-final
  • Semi-final
  • Final

The quarter final: A written cryptic crossword puzzle to be solved in 60 minutes by all the qualifying teams. Top 16 teams will qualify for the semi-finals.

The semi-final: The teams will be divided into 4 groups of four teams each who will participate in four separate, onstage cryptic crossword contests of 60 minutes duration based on a power point format.

The final: Top team from each semi-final and the two best runners-up compete in the onstage final.

Prizes in CCCC-2016:

National Winners

Prizes worth Rs. 25,000 each, trophies and certificates

National Runners-up

Prizes worth Rs. 15,000 each, trophies and certificates

National Finalists (3rd and 4th):

Prizes worth Rs. 10,000 each, trophies and certificates

City Round Winners

Trophies and certificates

Registration, sample of the CBSE Cryptic Crossword Contest formats and other updates about various rounds of the contest can be accessed on: www.crypticsingh.com

One can also contact Mr. Ajay Mishra, Deputy Secretary (A&F), CBSE for any further clarification.

Phone number: 011-23231821

E-mail: amishra@cbse.gov.in

CCCC-2016 CITY ROUND CALENDAR

Ranchi

18.04.2016

Bokaro and Gaya

19.04.2016

Bhagalpur

21.04.2016

Muzzaffarpur and Jamshedpur

25.04.2016

Patna

26.04.2016

Delhi and Gurgaon

28.04.2016

Ghaziabad, Noida and Ludhiana

29.04.2016

Jaipur, Chandigarh and Agra

02.05.2016

Kota and Shimla

03.05.2016

Srinagar

02.06.2016

Varanasi

09.07.2016

Bhopal

11.07.2016

Indore

12.07.2016

Hyderabad

12.07.2016

Bengaluru

14.07.2016

Mysuru

15.07.2016

Chennai

25.07.2016

Coimbatore

26.07.2016

Cochin

28.07.2016

Pune

01.08.2016

Navi Mumbai

03.08.2016

Mumbai

04.08.2016

Nasik

05.08.2016

Kolkata

09.08.2016

Guwahati

11.08.2016

Vadodara

22.08.2016

Surat

24.08.2016

Ahmedabad

26.08.2016

Bhubaneswar

02.09.2016

Click here to get the official circular released by CBSE

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