Kohima, June 05 (NEx): The Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) notified that in order to create awareness about fitness and sports among the school children, the Fit India Mission under the aegis of Sports Authority of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports India has decided to launch Fit India Quiz for Schools across the country in the month of June 2021.
The objective of the quiz is to provide a National platform for students to showcase their knowledge about fitness and sports, also endeavours in its philosophy to create awareness among students about India’s rich sporting history, including centuries-old indigenous sports, our national and regional sporting heroes of the past and how traditional Indian lifestyle activities hold the key to a Fit Life for all.
The quiz is the first National-Level Quiz for students which will give out total cash award of Rs. 3.25 crore to schools and students which will also be telecast on Star Sports as well as on National TV channel.
There will be four rounds of the quiz:
*School Round: To be conducted by the school to register the school students for the Preliminary Round.
*Preliminary Round: To be a multiple- choice online round conducted by the National Testing Agency (India’s premiere examination body that conducts national-level exams such as
JEE and NEET). The country-wide quiz will be organised in 13 languages for the benefit of students studying in regional-medium schools.
*State Round: To be conducted by each State/UTs with the support from FIT India Mission amongst Schools qualified after preliminary round. The detailed process of qualification of the school is described in the annexure. This round will be anchored by a professional quiz master and will be webcast on social media.
*National Round: Final round in which winning team of each State/UT will participate and fight for the TOP TITLE of the National Winner of FIT INDIA QUIZ 2021. First Runner Up and Second Runner Up prizes will also be decided. This will be a grand event to be hosted by Fit India Icon.
The NBSE directed Heads of Registered Institutions to inform the students to ensure maximum participation from their respective schools to make this unique programme a success.