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About 7000 students from more than 250 schools to take the Shell Junior National Science Scholars exam

The exam was conducted on Sunday, 16th December 2012 in six cities in India.

At Shell, we’ve always had an eye on the future. That is why we announced the Shell Junior National Science Scholars Award Programme, a platform to nurture young and curious minds for the challenges of tomorrow, implemented by the British Council and supported by the National Council of Science Museums as the knowledge partner.

The exam was conducted in six cities – Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Chennai and Bangalore, The students were tested in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and General Knowledge (Energy), comprising a total 100 objective type questions and one subjective question.

The students competed to be one of the 18 regional winners who will get a one-time cash scholarship of Rs. 50,000 each and the 3 national winners who will get Rs. 75,000 each.

Twelve teachers will be selected from the mentor teachers of the regional and national winners and will receive the “Science Excellence Award” which includes an opportunity to visit the National Science Centre, UK for a one week workshop/training.

The result will be announced on Tuesday, 15th January 2013.

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