Organisation : Times of India & Dell
Service Name : Times Scholars 2019 Practice Test
Website : https://timesscholars.com/
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Times Scholars Practice Tests
The Times Scholars programme is an endeavor to encourage school students of classes X to XII to develop a reading habit that helps them develop a holistic understanding of our society, the environment, and an informed worldview, enabling them to become good citizens and write a better future for themselves.
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There are 6 Practice Tests. Weekly practice tests will be conducted online, with questions based on the article. Twice during the programme, candidates will be asked to summarize articles and share their view in the form of a PowerPoint presentation, which they can upload on the site. Each practice test will comprise 3 stories, each with 6 questions, to be answered in 15 minutes.
How To Take Practice Test ?
Applicants can take the Practice Test online and You can also the practice test at their nearest Dell store
To take the practice test online, just follow the simple steps below.
Step-1 : Go to the link https://timesscholars.com
Step-2 : Then click on the “Login” link which is available at the top right corner.
Step-3 : To login, enter your User name and Password in the space provided.
Step-4 : After login, you can give the practice test online.
Times Scholars participants have the option of taking the practice test at their nearest Dell store.This facility can be availed at no cost to participants. Check out the details of the store nearest to you below and indicate whether you want to take the test at a Dell store.
Check your nearest Dell store location here :
Please note that selection of store in this form does not guarantee the slot at the store. Availability of system is subject to store operational schedule (Working hours and Holidays) and slot availability. So, please call up the store and inquire the details prior to test for a seamless experience.
Practice Test Dates
Practice Test-1 : 09-Nov-2019 & 10-Nov-2019
Practice Test-2 : 16-Nov-2019 &17-Nov-2019
Practice Test-3 : 23-Nov-2019 & 24-Nov-2019
Practice Test-4 : 30-Nov-2019 & 01-Dec-2019
Practice Test-5 : 07-Dec-2019 & 08-Dec-2019
Practice Test-6 : 14-Dec-2019 &15-Dec-2019
Final Examination :
** During Dec 21-23, 2019, there would be an online test followed by an interview to assess the students’ understanding & perspective.
** The test will comprise 11 stories, each with 6 questions, to be answered in 60 minutes.
** Candidates will be divided into different slots for the final examination, which will be entirely online.
** The date and time of the slot will be communicated to the candidates later.
** The final examination will assume that candidates have read and internalized the ‘Times Scholars’ stories appearing in TOI in the preceding 50 days.
** The final examination will involve going through 11 TOI stories, each of which will have 6 questions linked to it i.e. a total of 66 questions – to be answered in 60 minutes.
** Each question will carry 2 marks i.e. a total of 132 marks for the exam.
First Shortlist & Interviews :
** The First Shortlist of the programme will be decided basis the cumulative score i.e. participation marks in the practice tests and presentations + marks achieved in the final examination.
** The best performers, in terms of the cumulative score, will need to appear for an interview in person.
** The cumulative score will be used to decide the First Shortlist for the interviews.
** The interviews will be the final phase of evaluation, the winners of which will be announced as the Times Scholars for 2019.
Winners & Felicitation :
For each of the two levels (as mentioned in the Eligibility criteria mentioned earlier), 100 winners will be chosen as winners. A select number will be invited to a felicitation ceremony whose details will be communicated later.
After The Final Assessment Rewards & Recognition :
For Class XII: The best performing 100 students to be awarded a Dell laptop each. Selected students from Class XII will also be eligible for admission in the undergraduate courses at Bennett University with a scholarship applicable for 1 year. The students will need to fulfill the eligibility criteria of the University.
For Class X and XI: The best performing 100 students to be awarded a Dell laptop each.
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