UPDATE: Scroll down to see the results!
Times Spark is an initiative by Times of India to encourage students of classes 9 – 12 to develop a reading habit that helps them understand about our society and environment, so that they can go on to write the future.
The Times of India will carry engaging articles across a range of fields like current affairs, science and technology, sports, politics, social issues, global development etc. Over a span of 3 months, these articles will provide multi-dimensional perspectives to help you get a deeper understanding of various interesting subjects.
At the end, there would be an online test followed by an interview to assess your understanding and perspectives.
Upto 400 students will get an educational grant ranging from Rs. 1 Lakh to Rs. 2 Lakhs.
For the top 20, Bennett University will organise a special orientation program with its partner institutions – Cornell and Georgia Tech.
Eligibility for Times Spark Scholarship:
Students of class 9 to 12 can apply for this programme.
- Level 1 – Students with birthdate from 01-07-2001 to 30-06-2004
- Level 2 – Students with birthdate from 01-07-1998 to 30-06-2001
Register online on this page.
There is no registration fee for this programme.
Important dates for Times Spark:
- Registrations start: July 25.
- Registrations close:
August 15August 30 (the date has now been extended)
- Articles start appearing in the paper: September 5 (Teacher’s day)
- Online test: January 7, 2018.
For any queries, please call +91-9833431076 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Times Spark scholarship is being advertised on TV and even in Cinema Halls which will ensure that the competition for this is going to tough. NoticeBard wishes all students participating all the very best!
For more information about Times Spark, please visit the official website by clicking here.
For the list of articles to study for Times Spark Exam, click here.
Click here for Times Spark exam preparation guidelines.
Click here to check out more educational opportunities for school children.
UPDATE: The results of the first round of the Times Spark Exam are announced and the list of shortlisted candidates for the second round is given here.