The Mumbai Science Teachers' Association conducts Dr. Homi Bhabha Balvaidnyanik Spardha since 1981 to encourage students to take interest in science, to inculcate scientific attitude and to search science talent in students. The competition is conducted for the students studying in VI and IX Std.
This competition is based on scientific knowledge acquired by the students up to std. VI and IX. This competition is conducted in English and Marathi Media.
Description of the phase
Duration of exam.
100 multiple choice questions based on
science & G.K.in science
a) Top 7.5% students are selected for phase II
b) Students obtaining marks above 35 will get Passing certificate
Practical Test :
For VI std.:
There will be 10
experiments of 3 marks each based on general science.
For IX std. :
a) All candidates get
b) Selection for phase III -30%
of the marks obtained in phase I and marks obtained in phase II are considered.
c) Top 10 % students are
selected for phase III
b) Evaluation of action research report
5 to 10 min.
5 to 10 min.
a) Considering 30% marks of Phase I, + Marks of Phase .II & Ph.III., top 10% will get Gold Medal, certificate
and scholar ship of Rs. 700/-
b) Rest of the candidates will get silver medal, certificates and prize of Rs. 100/-