PCRA Competition

*** Originally posted on August 13 ***

*** Update: Last date for submission is now extended to October 15, 2017. ***

Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India, has been in the forefront to create mass awareness towards conservation of petroleum products, promoting fuel-efficient equipment and helping the government by proposing policies and strategies for petroleum conservation.

Essay, Quiz and Painting competitions for 2017 have been rolled out. This is a golden opportunity for millions of young, budding students to test their calibre & bag coveted certificates, prizes and an all-expenses paid educational foreign trip to a foreign country.

Essay

  • Only schools in India recognized by Central & State Boards of India, can participate.
  • It is mandatory for the Schools to conduct the competition in school premises in a fair manner. It is requested that all eligible (maximum number of) students take part in this competition, as this is in National interest.
  • Schools to conduct Essay competition in one or more of the following languages- Hindi, English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarat, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Maithili, Dogri, Nepali, Bodo and Santhali.
  • Eligibility: Students of classes 7, 8, 9 & 10.
  • One student can participate in only one language.
  • Essay should not exceed 700 words.
  • Student must submit essay in his/her own handwriting.
  • The topic for the essay is “Save Fuel for Better Environment and Health.”
  • Time Limit: 1 Hour
  • School is required to evaluate the entries, and upload best two entries in each language, in which the competition has been conducted at the school, on www.pcracompetitions.org . For further details, please refer to this portal.
  • Competition Period: 15.07.2017 to 15.09.2017. Last entry on or before 15.09.2017.
  • The topics of the essay competition may be displayed prominently, at least a week in advance. Schools can advise students to prepare in advance for the scheduled competition. This shall enable the participants to obtain relevant information from various sources. This exercise is focused on increasing awareness in young minds for the National cause of Conservation of Fuel and Environment protection.

Painting

  • Only schools in India recognized by Central & State Boards of India, can participate.
  • It is mandatory for the Schools to conduct the competition during school hours in a fair manner (Principal’s certificate is mandatory).
  • Eligibility: Two categories:
    • Students of classes 5 – 7 (Junior)
    • Students of classes 8 – 10 (Senior)
  • School can conduct competitions in any one or both the categories. However, a minimum of 30 students must participate in each category in which the school submits its entry.
  • Use only A3 size art sheet. The work may be executed using pencils, pencil colours, crayons, water colours etc. Use of Collage/Patchwork is not permitted in the paintings at all levels of competition.
  • The topic for the painting competition is “Small Steps of Fuel Conservation can make a Big Change.”
  • Time Limit: 2 Hours
  • School is required to evaluate the entries for each category, and upload best two entries in each category (Junior/Senior), in which the competition has been conducted at the school, on www.pcracompetitions.org. For more details, please refer to this portal.
  • Competition Period: 15.07.2017 to 15.09.2017 15.10.2017.
  • The topic of painting competition may be displayed prominently, at least a week in advance. Schools can advise students to prepare in advance for the scheduled competition. This shall enable the participants to obtain relevant information from various sources. This exercise is focused on increasing awareness in young minds for the National cause of Conservation of Fuel and Environment protection.It is advisable that the documentary on PCRA, which gives a brief on ‘Conservation of Fuel’ is shown to the children before the start of the competition. This is available on the website
  • The students whose paintings are adjudged in the best 100 paintings in each category, on All India basis, will be invited to participate in a National Final round at Delhi. PCRA shall bear the expenses of travel, and the best 100 in each category shall be advised on the same.Please check the portal www.pcracompetitions.org or website www.pcra.org/competitions.html for more details or contact PCRA on: 011-26715360 or email : contact@pcracompetitions.org

Quiz

  • Only schools in India recognized by Central & State Boards of India, can participate.
  • This competition shall be conducted only online through web portal and mobile application PCRA-Competitions available on Android/Windows/IOS Platform to participate. A minimum of 30 students must be registered by the school, for becoming eligible to form a school team for next round.
  • It is mandatory for the Schools to conduct the competitions in school premises in a fair manner. It is requested that all eligible (maximum number of) students take the online quiz, as it will add to their knowledge and is in National interest.
  • Eligibility: Students of classes 8 – 10.
  • Questions shall pertain to Agriculture, Conservation, Petroleum, Environment, Transport, General Studies and other categories.
  • The schools shall register the names of all Students against the school ID on the portal and all the students can then participate as Individuals in First Round. Each student shall be given a time limit of 10 minutes to attempt the quiz of 10 questions.
  • Software will select the two best scoring participants, who will form the School team.
  • The School team (two best scoring participants) shall then participant in the second round or District level round, by logging in the portal, in school premises itself. This round will have 15 questions with a me limit of 10 minutes.
  • The last date for participant at District level is 15th Sep. 2017. 15 Oct 2017.
  • The best school team (winner) at District level shall be informed by email by PCRA. This team shall participate in third round by logging in the portal, in school premises itself, to compete for becoming State Level Winners. This round will have 30 questions with a me limit of 15 minutes
  • The window for State level shall open on 20th Sep 2017.
  • The last date for participating at State level is 27th Sep 2017.
  • The State Level winners (school team) shall participate in offline Zonal Rounds for deciding the Zonal Finalists. These finalists shall be invited for Zonal round. The date and venue shall be advised by Email to the schools.
  • The Zonal Finalists will be invited to participate at the National Finals
  • PCRA shall bear expenses of travel and winners shall be communicated about the same.
  • Competition Period:15.07.2017 to 15.09.2017  15.10.2017 for online Quiz competition upto District level only.
  • Please check the portal or website for more details or contact PCRA on: 011-26715360 or email : contact@pcracompetitions.org

Prizes

  • Trip to Singapore
  • Cash Prizes
  • Laptops & Tablets
  • Certificates & Gift Vouchers

Contact

Number: 011-26715360, E-mail: contact@pcracompetitions.org

For more information on the competition, click here.

 

 

Get Noticebard's posts in your inbox!

Comment via Wordpress

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here