CBSE : Aryabhata Ganit Challenge 2023

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CBSE : Aryabhata Ganit Challenge 2023

Date: August 10, 2023
Circular No: Acad-90/2023

All the Heads of Schools Affiliated to CBSE
Subject: Āryabhaṭa Ganit Challenge – 2023
Application of Mathematics in daily life needs development of certain competencies and to promote such competencies among students through joyful assessment, Aryabhata Ganit Challenge (AGC) is conducted by CBSE. This test will mainly focus on the extent to which students are able to apply mathematics to their daily life. The feedback from the performance of the test will help the Board to handhold the schools and students in application of mathematics in daily life. The details of the Aryabhata Ganit Challenge are as under:
I. Levels/Stages of Challenge

The AGC shall be conducted at two levels.
  • Level 1: School Level Competition to be conducted by the School. A Question Paper for Level 1 competition will be provided by CBSE through its portal. Schools will download the Question Paper and conduct the examination.

  • Level 2: National Level Competition to be conducted by CBSE as a Computer Based
II. Eligibility:
  • Level 1 (School Level Competition): All students of class VIII-X in CBSE affiliated schools

  • Level 2: Top three students from each affiliated school registered for the first stage
III. Areas of Assessment

Assessment to be conducted in the following content and competencies –

Content Competencies
  • Number sense and Number System
  • Algebra
  • Mensuration
  • Geometry and Spatial Sense
  • Data Analysis and Probability
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Conceptual Understanding
  • Logical Reasoning and Analytical thinking
  • Problem Solving skills
  • Strategic approach
  • Visualisation and Mathematisation
  • Creative and Abstract thinking
IV. Test duration, type of questions and total marks

At both the levels,
  • the test will be of one hour with Multiple Choice Questions only
  • total weightage shall be 40 marks and there shall be no negative marking
V. Process of conduct of test and Selection:

The test shall be conducted in two stages:

1. First stage:
  • An affiliated school can apply through the link on or before 25th August 2023 till 5.30 p.m. No fees shall be charged for the first stage. The link is –

  • During the period from 28th August to 05th September, 2023, a question paper will be made available to the registered schools with answer key through the portal.

  • The registered schools will conduct the test by using the question paper to identify top three students. In case more than three students score same marks at the top level, a suitable screening test may be conducted by the schools at their own level to identify the top three students.

  • Schools shall register the names of these top three students by paying online fee of  Rs.900/- during 15th September, 2023 to 21st September, 2023. The link for paying online fee can only be accessed by the schools that are registered for the Aryabhata Ganit Challenge (AGC) before the last date.
2. Second Stage:
  • A computer-based test will be conducted by the board for the top three students registered from each school on 3rd October, 2023. Only the schools that have completed the first stage shall be eligible for the second stage.

  • The detailed modalities of conduct of the test shall be communicated to the schools that have registered class VIII-X students for the challenge.

  • On successful completion of the second level computer test, top 100 students from each CBSE region will be given Merit certificate.
VI. Fees
  • First Level: There shall be no fees for participation at the first level (School Level).
  • Second Level: Rs. 900/- per school shall be charged for appearing in the challenge at the Second Level.
  • Fees will be accepted only through Debit Card/ Credit Card/ NEFT at the time of registration. Fee once paid shall not be refundable.
VII. Recognition of Schools promoting the challenge
  • 10 schools from each region with maximum number of student participation in the first stage shall be given an appreciation certificate by the Board.

  • All schools may encourage their students to participate in Āryabhaṭa Ganit Challenge and avail the opportunity to identify and nurture Mathematical skills and potential of students. The participation and performance in this challenge may also be acknowledged in the portfolio of the students.
Dr. Joseph Emmanuel
Director (Academics) 

Copy to the respective Heads of Directorates, Organizations and Institutions as indicated below with a request to disseminate the information to all the schools under their jurisdiction:

1. The Commissioner, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, 18 Institutional Area, Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg, New Delhi-16
2. The  Commissioner,  Navodaya  Vidyalaya  Samiti, B-15,  Sector-62,  Institutional  Area, Noida- 201309
3. The  Secretary,  Eklavya  Model  Residential  Schools  (EMRS),  Ministry  of  Tribal  Affairs, Government of India.
4. The Secretary, Sainik Schools Society, Room No. 101, D-1 Wing, Sena Bhawan, NewDelhi- 110001.
5. The Chairman, Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya Sangathan, N-1/9, Near DoordarshanKendra, PO Sainik School Nayapalli, Bhubaneswar, Odhisha-751005.
6. The Director of Education, Directorate of Education, Govt. of NCT of Delhi, OldSecretariat, Delhi-110 054
7. The   Director   of   Public   Instructions   (Schools),   Union   Territory   Secretariat,   Sector   9, Chandigarh-160017
8. The Director of Education, Govt. of Sikkim, Gangtok, Sikkim –737101
9. The Director of School Education, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar –791 111
10. The Director of Education, Govt. of A&N Islands, Port Blair – 744101
11. The Director of  Education, S.I.E., CBSE Cell, VIP Road, Junglee Ghat, P.O. 744103,A&N Island
12. The Director, Central Tibetan School Administration, ESSESS Plaza, CommunityCentre, Sector
-3, Rohini, Delhi
13. The Additional Director General of Army Education, A –Wing, Sena Bhawan, DHQ, PO,New Delhi-110001
14. The Secretary AWES, Integrated Headquarters of MoD (Army), FDRC Building No. 202,Shankar Vihar (Near APS), Delhi Cantt-110010
15. All Regional Directors/Regional Officers of CBSE with the request to send this circularto all the Heads of the affiliated schools of the Board in their respective regions
16. The Director of School Education, Ladakh, Room No. 101, 102 Ground Floor, Council Secretariat, Kurbathang, Kargil-Ladakh
17. The Director of School Education, Andhra Pradesh, 3rd Floor, B block, Anjaneya Towers, VTPS Rd, Bhimaraju Gutta, Ibrahimpatnam, Andhra Pradesh PIN : 521456
18. All Joint Secretary/ Deputy Secretary/ Assistant Secretary/SPS / Analyst, CBSE
19. All Head(s)/ In-Charge(s), Centre of Excellence, CBSE
20. In charge IT Unit with the request to put this Circular on the CBSE Academic Website
21. In-Charge, Library
22. The Head (Media & Public Relations), CBSE
23. DS to Chairperson, CBSE
24. SPS to Secretary, CBSE
25. SPS to Director (Academics), CBSE
26. SPS to Director (Information Technology), CBSE
27. PPS to Controller of Examinations, CBSE
28. SPS to Director (Skill Education), CBSE
29. PPS to Director (Professional Examinations), CBSE
30. PS to Director (Training), CBSE
31. PPS to Director (CTET), CBSE
32. SPS to Director (EDUSAT), CBSE
33. Record File
Director (Academics)
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