Frequently Asked Questions
What is TOSC?
Techkriti Open School Championship is an annual school aptitude examination for classes 9th to 12th, conducted and organized by Techkriti. It consists of 3 Rounds.
Round 1 is a written exam, based on which 1000 students will be asked to submit (online) the abstract of the project in Round 2 and for the final Round we will invite 100 selected students at IIT Kanpur to give a presentation about their abstract and win lots of prices.
What is Techkriti?
Techkriti is the annual Technical and Entrepreneurial festival of IIT Kanpur to be held from 3rd to -6th March 2016.
Where will the examination be held?
Round 1 is to be held in all the cities mentioned on the Website under "Cities" tab. The students will be pre informed about the centre allotted to them.
Round 2 is online submissions of abstract which the students can do anywhere. Round 3 is to be held at IIT Kanpur.
What is the Syllabus of TOSC?
TOSC is an exam filled with fascinating and intriguing questions that test your logical reasoning and genral awareness. If you think your analytical abilities are sharp and clear, then just sit for the exam with a pen and Fresh Mind!!
What is the eligibility criteria?
You must be studying in standard 9th-12th in the year 2015-16. Classes 9th and 10th comprise the pool A while classes 11th and 12th comprise the pool B. No pre-requisite knowledge is required for solving questions.
What if two participants equal marks?
There will be few starred marked question in the paper which will serve the basis for deciding ranks in case of tie. For e.g. candidate with more number of correct starred questions will be allotted higher rank.
Even though my school is not tied up with TOSC, can I participate?
Yes. Every student pursuing school (class 9th-12th) can enroll for TOSC. Exam centre allotted is also irrespective of School you are from.
How to pay the fee?
A nominal participation fee is charged from each student. Details about the fee / mode of payment etc. are given in the Online Registration Form on the TOSC website.
What is abstract submission?
Students qualified for Round 2 will have to provide a solution, in the format described on the website, of any problem pertaining to the physical and social environment of the neighbourhood.
Few examples problems will be provided by us on the TOSC website, but students are encouraged to come up with their own problem statement and its solution.