Velammal School Group to conduct State-level science talent examination on September 28

Chennai: The preliminary round of a State-level science talent search examination organized by the Velammal School Group will be held in the last week of this month, M.V.M. Velmohan, correspondent of the school, said on Friday.

Mr. Velmohan told reporters that the first round of the examination would be held on September 28.

The test based on the State board curriculum and being conducted for the third year now, would help students to assess their strengths and weaknesses.

In the first year, over 56,000 students from across the State took the examination, and last year the number rose to 65,000.

He said that he expected more than 1 lakh students to write the examination this year.

He said students from Class I to XII could write the examination and that the preliminary round would be conducted on the premises of the participating schools.

The final examination would be held on November 26 in 11 towns — Chennai, Kancheepuram, Vellore, Pondicherry, Tiruchi, Thanjavur, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Nagercoil, Coimbatore and Salem.

The first prize fetches Rs.10, 000, while the second prize is Rs.8,000, and the third prize winner would get Rs.5,000.

Besides, the school group has also planned to distribute more than 1,600 consolation prizes to students who take the test.

For details, contact Velammal State-Level Science Talent Search Examination, Velammal Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Velammal Gardens, T.S. Krishna Nagar, Chennai – 600 037.

You can also call 044 – 26560063 or 26561166, or e-mail info@ for further details.

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