Mangaluru, June 25, 2017: The Centre For Advanced Learning in Mangaluru will conduct ’The Ramanujan contest’, a Mathematics Contest for High School Students. These tests are for two hours and are conducted on the last Sunday of each month.
The test comprises 10 tests. Every month, students will be asked to attempt through proving puzzles. The cumulative points of these tests determines the award. The registration fee for students is Rs 300 and is free for students of government schools. This fee is refunded to students who write all these tests. There is more than Rs 50,000 in awards given to the winners of this competition and the government schools students who win any award at the competition are given scholarship seats at CFAL, a press release from the organisation said.
The tests, which start today June 25, will also be held on August 27, September 24, October 29, November 26, December 31, January 28, February 25 and March 25, 2018.
The press release said that various awards to be given include Ramanujan award for the best overall performer of the year. The award is given to encourage all-round excellence, consistency and the capacity for deep thought that is important to become a scientist / mathematician. The Ramanujan awardee will also receive a kindle and books worth Rs 10,000. The award winner will receive a scholarship from CFAL, if he/she studies in a government school.
The Harish Chandra award is presented to the deep thinker of the year. This award is given to encourage creativity required for solving difficult problems and novelty that is demanded for non-standard problems. Two students will be awarded books worth Rs 10,000. The Harish Chandra awardees, if studying in a government school, will receive a scholarship from CFAL.
The Bhaskara award is presented to the most consistent performer of the year. This award is given to encourage consistency required for scientific thinking and persistence that is characteristic of research. Two students will be awarded books worth Rs 10,000. The Bhaskara awardees, if studying in a government school, will receive a scholarship from CFAL.
Grit award is given to encourage participation and also appreciate the virtue of thinking for at least two hours. All the students who attend 80% of the tests shall be given books worth 600. For details, those interested can contact 9845737120 / 9740939374.