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MeetCareer.com, Kelvin Foundation to organise All India Quiz on higher education

Updated: Oct 20, 2016 14:14 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct.20 (ANI-Newsvoir): MeetCareer.com, India's first edu-job portal is all set to organize All India MeetCareer Quiz Contest in association with Kelvin Foundation. The Quiz is expected to cover 2 million students across the nation. The Contest will begin through a preliminary test which is scheduled to be conducted on 6th Nov-16 in Chandigarh, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore; on 7th Nov-2016 for other cities (other than Bihar and Jharkhand) and on 10th Nov-16 in Bihar and Jharkhand . According to the company, the quiz will be beneficial for the students as well as the schools.

The idea of this quiz is to bridge the gap between the schools and colleges and encourage the bright minds of the nation. All India Quiz will also increase gross enrollment ratio in the colleges. The preliminary test will be conducted in respective schools, and the students will be tested on General aptitude and awareness.

Meetcareer.com as an edu-job portal covers entire career cycle of the students right from the time of his / her admission in the school till the time of his / her retirement. The Company not just supports parents to choose best schools for their kids but also helps students for best career advice and job opportunities to job seekers. Mr. Vishesh Goyal, CEO - MeetCareer.Com says "Our vision behind starting MeetCareer.com was to enable high school students to pursue their higher education in a way which suits them best. This contest in association with Kelvin Foundation will surely benefit students at all levels with best possible exposure, confidence and scholarships." He further added, "The Gross Enrollment Ratio of India is only 26% at the moment, and we need the necessary steps to uplift it. We are enabling our platform in a way that students can build their profiles throughout their careers with us."

The winners and the runners of every cluster will fight each other in the zonal stage, and the selected ones will go to the Semifinals, in which there will be zonal champions. The winning teams from the semi finals will go to the Grand Finale, and the winner will get a prize worth of Rs. 30,00,000/- .

400 eligible participants will get a scholarship of 5 lakh each, and the participants will get certificates as well for participating. The winner will be announced on National Television, and there will be a best school coordinator and state topper award as well, which will give recognition to the schools. The schools will also get a premium listing on the MeetCareer's website.

MeetCareer.com is currently headquartered in Delhi whereas operationally active in Dehradun, Jaipur, Punjab Meerut, Bhopal and Orissa. (ANI-Newsvoir)

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