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

Apr 7, 2016 10:00 IST

    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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