Sakshi India Spell Bee the most awaited English spelling contest in India is back in its fifth season. Thousands of children from class I to X are preparing for this exciting contest.
The fifth edition will have two finals. One for Telangana and other for Andhra Pradesh .The test will be common for both states till the third round and the topper from every district will be selected for the finals. The final which is relayed on Sakshi TV is a immensely popular programme and watched by millions across TS and AP.
For Spell Bee, an amount of Rs.15 can be retained by schools towards administration expenses i.e. the school has to deposit Rs.235/-only per registration. This is applicable for a min 25 registrations and above.
For Individual Registration - Rs. 250/- per head
Payments TO BE DEPOSITED in favor of
INDIA SPELL BEE
A/C NO: 6361514081
IFS Code: IDIB 000 B090
Branch – Road No. 1 - Banjara Hills
The payment receipts counter foil to be retained by the depositor and to be produced as and when required by the INDIA SPELL BEE
One “Spell Mate” book as reference material will be given against one registration
The India Spells book is only for reference and not a syllabus
A contest divided broadly into 4 levels based on the student’s grade and exam will be conducted in four categories as below:
Category I - Class 1 & 2
Category II - Class 3 & 4
Category III - Class 5, 6 & 7
Category IV- Class 8, 9 & 10
The Prizes for the winners of Sakshi Math Bee are as below:
1st Prize > Gold Medal + Rs. 15,000/-
2nd Prize > Silver Medal + Rs. 10,000/-
3rd Prize > Bronze medal + Rs. 5,000/-
Champion School Trophy for each contest.( Maximum number of winners from a school)
Medals/Trophies for winners and certificates for all participants.
RULES AND REGULATIONS
The contest will have four rounds
1st Round Preliminary
This will be a written test and will be conducted in schools by the school management on the guidelines given by ISB. Question paper will be sent by ISB.
>>School management will conduct the preliminary round in the school itself and the words can be pronounced by the School/English faculty of the school.
>>Answer sheet will be provided by India Spell Bee and No Xerox copies of the same will be allowed.
>>The question paper will be provided by INDIA SPELL BEE through Emails only to the Email address given by the school management in the registration form.
>>The school should correct the answer sheets with in a given specified time period and send the details of the qualified students to firstname.lastname@example.org.
>>Top 20% of the total registered students will be eligible to qualify for the second round at the zonal level.
>>It will be the responsibility of the school management to send the list of the top 20% of the participant students to the India Spell Bee through email.
>>First round will be a forty word written exam which is to be attempted in forty minutes.
2nd Round Quarter Finals
This will be a written test and will be conducted in districts headquarters. Announcement of words will be done Live from Sakshi TV studio by the Bee Master. Students will take the test at a venue arranged by “India Spell Bee”. Students will watch the live relay on the TV screen, listen to the words given by the Bee Master and write the test.
>>The second round at the district level will be conducted at the respective districts headquarters.
>>The centers may be added or changed in case of any unforeseen situation. The second round will be a written exam and will be conducted by the Representatives of INDIA SPELL BEE.
>>The students must come dressed in school uniform for the second and subsequent rounds.
>>The student should carry the certificate given after the preliminary round awarded by INDIAN SPELL BEE.
>>The student should carry the school ID card.
3rd Round Semifinals
This will be a written test and the format will be same as the second round. The centers will be at Vishakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Tirupathi and Hyderabad.
4th Round Finals
This will be an Oral test and will be conducted at Hyderabad. There will be two State Finals one for Telangana and the other for Andhra Pradesh.
The final round is conducted before an audience. This round is conducted orally.
The finalist from each group stands before the audience, one group at a time; One by One they are asked to spell out orally the words given to them.
When a participant is asked to spell a word, it is recommended that he/she pronounces the word before and after it is spelled.
If the participant has a doubt he/she may ask the caller to
Pronounce the word again
Define the word
Use it in a sentence
This is done to make the word clear to the participant.
Judges may disqualify a participant who does not make an attempt to spell a word.
Any doubts relating to spelling of a word must be referred to the judge and clarified before the contestants are called on the stage.
The Judge’s decision is Final in all the contests and matters concerning the contest and cannot be contested for any reasons whatsoever.
Format is subject to change as per the discretion of the Bee Master.
The rules and regulations will may be changed or amended in case the need arises.
All participants will need to abide by the rules and regulations of the competition.
Please feel free to call back for any clarifications between 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.