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Kerala School Sasthrolsavam Manual and Results

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 / 144 Comments
Update: School Sasthrolsavam Result: State ResultSub-district Result | District Result
The Kerala School Science,Maths, Social science,Work experience and IT fair (Sasthramela)  is aimed at kindling the different talents of students from primary level to higher secondary level and nurturing their skills.

The fair also aims at finding out the inborn abilities of children and encouraging them to strengthen it and imparting training to practice in daily life.

The competitions are at school level, sub-district, revenue district and state level. The first two place winners at sub district level can participate in the revenue district level and the first two winners at the revenue district level would become eligible to participate in the state level.

School Sasthrolsavam Manual Revised
The manual for Maths, Social Science, Work experience, IT fair for the LP to Higher Secondary students of the state has been revised. As per the norms in the revised manual, the competitions for the LP and UP sections would culminate at Sub District level whereas the competitions for High School And Higher Secondary sections would come to close at state level. The number of items that each section can participate in each fair is as given below.

Science fair:
LP section - 3 items
UP, High school and HSS section - 4 items

Maths fair
LP section - 5 items
UP section - 6 items
High school and HSS - 12 items

Social Science fair
LP section - 2 items
UP section - 4 items
High school and HSS - 6 items

Work Experience
LP and UP section - 21 items
High school and HSS - 27 items

IT Mela
UP section - 3 items
High school and HSS - 7 items

Judgement
The directions for judgments are also made rigorous in the new manual. The judges of sub district level cannot retain the same position for the same item at the district level. This rule is applicable to the state level also. Also only two contestants should be there from the Sub district to the district level and from the district to the state level. If any student is given appeal by the court or the appealing authority, the qualified students' performance would be assessed a along with this so as to to eliminate one of them and the other two contestants would take part in the next level. The direction has also been given for video recording of the events from the sub district level.

Valuation Guidelines
Those who score 80% of marks or more in an item in the fair would be considered A grade and they would get 5 points and 30 marks as grace marks. 70 % - 79% scorers would be given B grade with 3 points and 24 marks would be awarded as grace marks. C grade with one point would be given to those getting 60% -659% and 18 marks would be awarded as grace marks.

Appeal Steps
If the contestant has a complaint in any of the contest results, he/she can give appeal to review the results. Appeal fee is Rs. 500 at sub district level and Rs.1500 at district level and Rs.2000 at state level. A sample application form for submitting appeal is given below.

Theme and Sub Theme for Kerala School Sasthramela
Science fair is organized in all states and Union Territories according to the subject and guidelines of the NCERT. The theme and sub theme of the science fair for the year 2019-20 can be downloaded from the link given below.

General Instructions for Kerala School Sasthramela
The students of LP / UP / HS / HSS / VHSS can participate in any one of the items only in Science, Maths, Social Science, Work Experience and IT fair. But it is not applicable for Quiz items. The participants in the fair should not wear school uniform.

Various circulars published in connection with Science fair, Science fair manual,Results, Schedules etc are available in the link below.
Sasthrolsavam Manual
School Sasthrolsavam Manual 2019(Revised)
Sasthrolsavam Circular
School Sasthrolsavam IT Mela -IT Quiz Postponed. Circular dtd 21.10.2019
School Sasthrolsavam IT Mela -Guidelines for conducting IT Quiz. Circular dtd 27.09.2019
School Sasthrolsavam 2019-20-IT Mela  theme. Circular dtd 19.09.2019
School Sasthrolsavam 2019-20 Guidelines, themes and sub themes. Circular dtd 17.07.2019
School Sasthrolsavam 2019-20 Schedule and themes. Circular dtd 30.08.2019
Sasthrolsavam - Forms
Sasthramela Appeal Form
Sasthramela ID Card
Resources
Maths Quiz 2012 | 2013 | 2015 | 2016 |
Science Quiz 2014 | 2015
IT Mela IT Quiz Questions 2010-2019
IT Mela-Tupi Tube Animation(Sample Work)
IT Mela-Scratch Programming(Sample Work)
IT Mela-Malayalam Typing Competition-Software and Guidelines
Result Link
Kerala School Sasthrolsavam Result(State)
Kerala School Sasthrolsavam Result(District)
Kerala School Sasthrolsavam Result(Sub district)
Portal Link
Kerala School Sasthrolsavam Portal
Kerala School Sasthrolsavam 2019-Programme Notice

Malayalam Typing Competition of Kerala School IT Mela- Software and Guidelines

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 / 3 Comments
The Malayalam typing competition of School IT fair 2019 will have certain innovative things. Till this day, only the typing speed was tested. But from this year, layouting will also become a part of the competition for the High School And Higher Secondary sections. The modified software prepared for this can be downloaded from the link below. Those who complete 60 percentage of the given paragraph at the least, need only participate in the next phase, layout. The section to be included for the competition will be typed in Malayalam and kept in the typespeed.txt file in Data folder. 

For a new paragaraph, this needs to be changed. Save the file typespeed-28-09-2019.zip from the link below and extract it. In the folder available, right click the file pytypespeed-0.05.py and give permission and double click and Enter 'Run in Terminal'. Then the window below would be available. Give name, register number and password (give pass as password) and press ok. 

The section to be typed will be available in the box above. Typing be done in the box below. After entering password, do remember to change the language to Malayalam. If typed incorrectly it will not
be possible to go forward. Thus typing be completed within the time specified as it can't be done if the time exceeds and 'Your Time is over' message in the box will be seen. Final CPM (character per minute ), Accuracy, WPM (words per minute), percentage completed extra would be available. If 'OK' is clicked in the window, an Odt file with register number will be saved on the desktop which is used for layout in the next phase. If clicked in the order as File -> Export score, this result will be exported in the Home folder and would be available as a CSV file. The necessary images/pictures can be added for 'lay out' competition. 

The duration for the 1st phase typing is 15 minutes. The students can be selected with the help of the software for the next level. It is also of 15 minutes duration. Once these two levels are completed, the winner can be selected. 

The method adopted for imprinting Halants (chillaksharam) early is not used now. 

The conduct of the competition and participation in it here be done with atomic halants (aanavachillukal ). While doing Malayalam typewriting in new Ubuntu 18.04 how to use aanavachillukal to type chillaksharangal is given below.
Downloads
Malayalam Typing Software for IT Mela(Kerala School Sasthramela)
Help file - Malayalam Typing Software for IT Mela(Kerala School Sasthramela)
School Sasthramela Manual & Guidelines

Kerala School Sasthrolsavam IT Quiz Questions

Sunday, November 20, 2016 / 16 Comments
The Kerala State School Sasthrolsavam is the largest Science fair for students in Asia region. Sasthrolsavam is a combination of five variants such as science fair, maths fair,social science fair, IT fair and work experience fair. Students can avail of the link below to download the previous year IT Mela IT quiz questions.
IT Mela Questions 2019-20
IT-Mela IT Quiz(UP) 2019 School Level | Sub District
IT-Mela IT Quiz(HS) 2019 School Level | Sub District | District
IT-Mela IT Quiz(HSS) 2019 School Level | Sub District | DistrictState Level(Preliminary) | State Level(Final)
IT Mela Questions 2018-19
IT-Mela IT Quiz Preliminary Questions 2018
IT Mela IT Quiz(HS) Questions 2018
IT Mela IT Quiz(HSS) Questions 2018
IT Mela Questions 2016-17
IT-Mela IT Quiz Preliminary Questions 2016
IT Mela IT Quiz(HS) Questions 2016
IT Mela IT Quiz(HSS) Questions 2016
IT Mela Questions 2015-16
IT-Mela IT Quiz Preliminary Questions 2015
IT Mela IT Quiz(HS) Questions 2015
IT Mela IT Quiz(HSS) Questions 2015
IT Mela Questions 2014-15
IT-Mela IT Quiz Preliminary Questions 2014
IT Mela IT Quiz(HS) Questions 2014
IT Mela IT Quiz(HSS) Questions 2014
IT Mela Questions 2013-14
IT-Mela IT Quiz Preliminary Questions 2013
IT Mela IT Quiz(HS) Questions 2013
IT Mela IT Quiz(HSS) Questions 2013
IT Mela Questions 2012-13
IT-Mela IT Quiz Preliminary Questions 2012
IT Mela IT Quiz(HS) Questions 2012
IT Mela IT Quiz(HSS) Questions 2012
IT Mela Questions 2010-11
IT-Mela IT Quiz Preliminary Questions 2010
IT Mela IT Quiz(HS) Questions 2010
IT Mela IT Quiz(HSS) Questions 2010
IT Mela Questions(Model)
Model IT Quiz Questions Prepared by Asees V, GHSS, Velliyode,kozhikodu
Related Downloads
Kerala School Sasthrolsavam -IT Mela Manual and Guidelines

Grace Marks to Higher Secondary Examination

Friday, January 24, 2014 / 245 Comments
Grace marks are given to Higher Secondary school going regular candidates for their achievements in state level competitions during their first and second year separately in the respective First / Second year Higher secondary examinations. The benefit of eligible grace marks for achievements in the First year course shall be awarded for the First year examination only and for achievement in the Second year course, for the Second year examination only. Grace marks are awarded for the achievements in the following items:-

Higher Secondary Youth Festival:
Grace marks are given to the winners in the State Level Higher Secondary School Youth Festival as given below.
1.A Grade - 5% of the aggregate score(30 Marks)
2.B Grade - 4% of the aggregate score(24 Marks)
3.C Grade - 3% of the aggregate score(18 Marks)

State Level School Sasthramela:
1.A Grade - 5% of the aggregate score(30 Marks)
2.B Grade - 4% of the aggregate score(24 Marks)
3.C Grade - 3% of the aggregate score(18 Marks)

Bala Sasthra Congress:
State Level:
1.A Grade - 5% of the aggregate score(30 Marks)
2.B Grade - 4% of the aggregate score(24 Marks)
3.C Grade - 3% of the aggregate score(18 Marks)
Southern Regional Level:
1.A Grade - 15% of the aggregate score(90 Marks)
2.B Grade - 13% of the aggregate score(78 Marks)
3.C Grade - 11% of the aggregate score(66 Marks)
National Level:
1.Participation - 15% of the aggregate score(90 Marks)


Sports and Games:
Grace marks are given to candidates for their achievements in the sports and games as detailed below.

State Level:
1.First Place - 5% of the aggregate score(30 Marks)
2.Second Place- 4% of the aggregate score(24 Marks)
3.Third Place - 3% of the aggregate score(18 Marks)
National Level:
1.First Place/Winner (Gold Medalist) - 15% of the aggregate score(90 Marks)
2.Second Place/Runner Up - 13% of the aggregate score(78 Marks)
3.Third Place - 11% of the aggregate score(66 Marks)
4.Participation - 10% of the aggregate score.(60 Marks)
Maximum grace marks awarded in this category will be 50% of the aggregate score.
International Level:
Participation only - 20% of the aggregate score(120 Marks)
[Director, Higher Secondary Education, will decide percentage of grace marks for Winners, Runner up and Third place holders in International participation]

NCC Cadets:
10% (120 Marks) scores will be awarded to NCC Cadets as grace marks during Second Year only on satisfying the following conditions.
1.The candidate should be in the rank of Corporal or above.
2.The candidates are holders of A, B or C certificates.
3.The candidate must have represented any one centrally organized camp.
4.The benefit of granting of 5% scores grace marks to NCC cadets is awarded in Higher Secondary Examination in the Naval Attachment/Army Attachment/Pre Republic Day Camp(RDC)/Pre-Nau Sainik Camp(NSC) camps.
5.5%(60 Marks) Grace Marks is awarded to NCC cadets who have attained 75% attendance [(G.O. (Ms)No.125/12/Gl.Edn., dated 20.04.2012]

Application for grace marks for NCC is submitted in duplicate, one copy to the Secretary, Board of Higher secondary Education and the other to Deputy Director General, NCC. Marks are awarded on the basis of the recommendation of the Director General, NCC.

NSS Volunteers:
Marks are awarded on the basis of the recommendation of the State Coordinator NSS. Grace Marks in Higher Secondary Examination to NSS Volunteers is awarded as detailed below.Scores will be awarded to NSS Volunteers as grace marks during Second year only.
NSS Volunteers having NSS Certificates - 2%(24 Marks)
NSS Volunteers attended National Camps - 3%(36 Marks)
NSS Volunteers attended Republic Day Camps - 5%(60 Marks)

Student Police Cadets[SPC]:
5%(60 Marks) Grace Marks for Students Police Cadet are awarded as per G.O.No 214/12/Home, dated 04.08.2012.

Quiz Competition by State Legal Services Authority:
(G.O (MS) No. 121/2012/G.Edn. Dated : 17/04/2012)
First winning team (3 students) - 5 Marks
Second winning team (3 students) - 3 Marks

Bala Sree Awards:
Those candidates who have been awarded the Bala Sree awards given away by the National Bal Bhavan which is a Central Government undertaking, are eligible for 5% (30 Marks) grace marks as per G.O.(MS) No.151/2013/Gl.Edn. dated 02.05.2013.

Grace Marks to Students of Mahe Region:
As per G.O(Ms) No. 179/2013/G.Edn. dated 31.05.2013 Government accorded sanction for awarding grace marks to the eligible students of Mahe region of Union Territory of Puduchery who have participated / winners in Union Territory level / National level Sports, Arts and Science festivals / fairs from the academic year 2012-2013 onwards.The criteria for awarding such grace marks will be based on the guidelines issued as per G.O.(Ms) No.40/2011/G.Edn. dated 16.02.2011.

Scouts & Guides:
(G.O (MS) No. 11/2016/G.Edn Dated: 11/01/2016)
1.Participants who have attained 80% attendance in Scout & Guides unit activities in Plus One & Plus Two period – 3%(36 Marks)
2) Participants who completed four activities (Two each in Plus One & Plus Two Period) of Chief Ministers Shield and submitted log book - 5%(60 Marks)
3) Winner of Rashtrapathi Award by completing Unit leader advance course in Plus One & Plus Two Course Period – 8% (96 Marks)

Sargolsavam:
(G.O (MS) No.23/2016/G.Edn Dated :25/01/2016)
A Grade - 15 Mark
B Grade - 12 Mark

Conditions for Awarding Grace Marks:
1.The benefit of eligible grace marks for achievements in the First year course shall be awarded for the First year examination only and for achievement in the Second year course, for the Second year examination only. The grace mark will be limited to 5%,4% and 3% of maximum marks for papers respectively for A,B and C grade.

2.The preference will be for attaining minimum mark for becoming ‘Eligible’ i.e, grade D+. Second preference will be for lifting the lowest grade to the next higher grade and so on.

3.When a student is eligible for grace marks for different items, the item with highest grace mark only will be considered.

4.The grace mark to mentally retarded and hearing impaired will be 25%.

5.If a student appears for lesser number of papers only, the percentage will be calculated based on the number of papers appeared for. If the student appears for SAY, the grace mark will be calculated for the papers appeared in SAY scheme. 

6.Grace marks will not be given for subsequent appearances.

7.A candidate who has secured the maximum scores for a paper is not eligible for grace marks for that subject and those marks will not be transferred to any other subject.

8.The maximum marks that can be secured after awarding grace marks will be decided by the Director of Higher Secondary Education.

9.Grace marks will be given to the candidates irrespective of whether they are eligible for higher studies or not in the examinations.

10.The individual grace marks will not be shown separately in the certificate.

11.The benefit of eligible grace marks will be extended to the candidates only in any one of the 3 levels (viz., State, National or International) during the course of study.

12.Grace marks will be awarded to candidates after effecting the moderation declared by the Board of Examination. Candidates coming within the limit of moderation after the award of grace marks will also be given the benefit of moderation.

13.The application for award of grace marks for Youth Festival Sastra Ganitha, Sastra Samuhya,Sastra Pravarti Parijaya Mela / I.T. Mela and Sasthra Congress shall be submitted to the Joint Director(Exam), Higher Secondary Education.

14.The application for award of grace mark for sports should be submitted in duplicate, one copy to the Secretary, Board of Higher secondary Education and the other to the Director of Public Instructions (DPI). The grace marks for sports and games are awarded on the basis of the recommendation of the DPI,for NSS on the basis of the recommendation of the State Coordinator, NSS and that for NCC on the recommendation of NCC Directorate.

15.Grace marks for NCC and NSS shall be awarded at the Second Year Higher Secondary Examination only.
Downloads
Application for Grace Marks to Higher Secondary Examination
Grace Mark for Scout and Guide Students in HSS
Grace Mark for Sargolsavam in HSS
Grace Mark for Science Congress participants in HSS

National Children Science Congress 2013

Monday, September 2, 2013 / No Comments
Bala Sasthra Congress
National Children's Science Congress / Bala Sasthra Congress (NCSC) is a nationwide Science Communication programme started in the year 1993. It is a programme of National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC), Department of Science and Technology, Government of India organised nationally by NCSTC-Network, New Delhi. It is a forum for children of the age-group of 10-17 years, both from formal school system as well as from out of school, to exhibit their creativity and innovativeness and more particularly their ability to solve a societal problem experienced locally using the method of science.
Downloads
Address of Co-ordinators of NCSC-2013
Registration Form & Portal
Press Release
Grace Marks to Bala Sasthra Congress Winners
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