Haryana State Council for Science & Technology (Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of Haryana) in its efforts to popularise science in the state, has been conducting various science popularisation programmes for school and college students such as Children Science Congress, Science Essay Writing Competitions, Science Workshops, Science Conclave, Celebration of National Science Day, Scholarship to the students who pursue their studies in basic Science, Fellowship to Research scholars, Science Quiz Contests etc. The aim of organisiang quiz contests in the state are, to create scientific temper among the students, to impart science education through fun and entertainment, to create a deep urge for porosity, to inculcate the spirit of asking logical questions and their prompt reply. Science quiz contest is organised at three levels i.e. district level, zonal level and state level. District level science quiz contest for college students is organised by the Principal of concerned districts. Best five teams are selected from each district which take part in zonal level science quiz contest. Zonal & state level science quiz contest is organised by HSCST with the help of experts from academic institutions. Best three teams are selected from each zone which take part in state level science quiz contest.
Dr. Shailesh Kapoor, Principal, M.L.N. College, Yamuna Nagar and Sh. Ravindra, Scheme Incharge, Science & Technology Department, Haryana informed that zonal level science quiz contest of Ambala Division was organised at Rohtak division will be held on 10.11.2017 at M.L.N. College, Yamuna Nagar. In the above contest, 15 district level winner teams from Ambala, Panchkula, Kaithal, Kurukshetra and Yamuna Nagar districts participated. Dr. D.C. Spah, Associate Professor of Chemistry, P.G. College, Gohana, Distt. Sonipat, Haryana is the Quiz Master.
The winner team of the zonal level quiz contest are as under:-
1. R.K.S.D. (P.G.) College, Kaithal
2. D.A.V. College for Girls, Yamuna Nagar
3. Mukand Lal National College, Yamuna Nagar
The winner team will be awarded following prizes:-
First Prize Rs.40,000/-
Second Prize Rs.30,000/-
Third Prize Rs.20,000/-
First Prize Rs.1,00,000 (and a trophy for Ist prize winning College)
Second Prize Rs. 80,000
Third Prize Rs. 60,000