Programme Overview

  • The quiz will be conducted with the theme “Space”

  • Quiz will be conducted in hybrid mode – Online followed by offline rounds

  • Students from class 8th to 12th can participate in this competition

  • Programme will be conducted in three rounds (Tentative dates are given)

    • Round 1: Online Quiz through website (September 30, 2023)

    • Round 2: Semi-Final at Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram (October 07, 2023)

    • Round 3: Grand Final at Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram (October 07, 2023)

  • Participants will be divided into 4 zones according to the district of the school. Zone division is as follows:

Zone Districts
Zone 1 Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta
Zone 2 Alappuzha, Kottayam, Idukki, Ernakulam
Zone 3 Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram
Zone 4 Kozhikkode, Wayanad, Kannur, Kasaragod


  • Only schools can register for the event. Students shall not register directly.

  • Competition is for individual students. Each school can nominate a maximum of 6 students.

  • Zone will be allocated automatically based on the location of the school.

  • Schools shall identify a teacher as the focal point for registration and communications.

  • Focal points shall register for the students from that school.

  • The following details shall be mandatorily provided by the schools during registration:

    • School Details: Name, Address with pincode, Phone number (with STD code), Mobile Number

    • Teacher Details: Name, Contact Number (preferably WhatsApp), Email ID

    • Student details: Name, Class, Email ID, Contact number

    • Scanned copy of the authorization letter duly signed by the Head of the institution. Format of the authorization letter is provided below.

      • • An email will be received by each student with the user name. The password can be set using the link available in the email.Once the email is received, all students have to set the password as early as possible to complete the online registration

      • Confirmation of the participant and time slot allocation will be done after verification of the authorization letter from the Head of the institution.

      • • Time slot for the online quiz for each student will be allotted on the previous day (29th September, 2023) of the quiz. Student shall login to the web site using user name and password to get the time slot.

      • All participants should participate at the allotted time only. Participants will not be able to attend the quiz beyond the allotted time slot.

      • Improper registration will lead to disqualification of the participant. Hence, the focal point shall ensure that the registration is as per the rules given in the quiz page of VSSC-World Space Week website.

      Preliminary round

      • Time slot and the credentials (Username and password) for attending preliminary round will be provided to the participants by Email.

      • Preliminary round will be an Online round with Multiple choice questions.

      • Each participant will be given 10 minutes. At the end of the 10 minutes, test will be automatically submitted.

      • 4 participants from each zone will be selected for next round at VSSC, Thiruvananthapuram


      • Top 16 participants (4 from each zone) will compete in the Semi-Final round at Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram.

      • Semi-Final will be a written test.

      • Top 6 participants proceed to the Grand Final.

      Grand Final

      • Top 6 participants will compete in the Final round at Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram.

      • Grand Final will be an Oral quiz.

        General Instructions to participants

      • For Preliminary round, participants shall have decent internet connectivity capable of interacting with the Quiz portal in near-real time.

      • Applicants shall have to make their own arrangements to reach the venue for Semi-Final and Final rounds. Transport allowance equivalent to Sleeper class train fare will be provided to the participant and one accompanying person.

      • Last date of registration for the quiz is 27th September, 2023.

      • Light refreshment and lunch will be provided at the venue for participants and one accompanying person.

      • It is not compulsory to wear school uniform for the event.

      • Participants are requested to check for regular updates from the World Space Week website. All communications will be through website, Registered Mail ID and Mobile Number.

      • Detection of any malpractices including but not limited to impersonation, multiple participation, copying from other sources, seeking help from others during the conduct of the quiz program will result in the disqualification of the participant. Schools shall take required steps to ensure fair competition.


      • Three top scoring participants will be declared as winners in the Grand Final.

      • Prizes carry a Certificate, books and mementos.

      • All the students will be provided with participation certificates.

      • Prize distribution will be during Valedictory function on 07th October, 2023.

      Happy Quizzing!! Happy learning!!

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