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"SHRI VIKRAM SARABHAI MEMORIAL" QUIZ COMPETITION 2019

“ SHRI VIKRAM SARABHAI MEMORIAL ”
1st NATIONAL ONLINE CYBERSPACE QUIZ COMPETITION

About Shri Vikram Sarabhai :

Known as the cradle of space sciences in India, the Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) was founded in 1947 by Vikram Sarabhai. PRL had a modest beginning at his residence, the “RETREAT”, with research on cosmic rays.

The institute was formally established at the M.G. Science Institute, Ahmedabad, on 11 November 1947 with support from the Karmkshetra Educational Foundation and the Ahmedabad Education Society. Prof. Kalpathi Ramakrishna Ramanathan was the first Director of the institute. The initial focus was research on cosmic rays and the properties of the upper atmosphere. Research areas were expanded to include theoretical physics and radio physics later with grants from the Atomic Energy Commission.

He led the Sarabhai family-owned business conglomerate. His interests varied from science to sports to statistics. He set up the Operations Research Group (ORG), the first market research organization in the country. Most notable among the many institutes he helped set up are the Nehru Foundation for Development in Ahmedabad, the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA), the Ahmedabad Textile Industry’s Research Association (ATIRA) and the (CEPT). Along with his wife Mrinalini Sarabhai, he founded the Darpana Academy of Performing Arts. Other projects and institutions initiated or established by him include the Faster Breeder Test Reactor (FBTR) in Kalpakkam, Variable Energy Cyclotron Project in Calcutta, Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL) in Hyderabad and Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) in Jaduguda, Jharkhand.

Sarabhai started a project for the fabrication and launch of an Indian satellite. As a result, the first Indian satellite, Aryabhata, was put in orbit in 1975 from a Russian cosmodrome. He was the founder of Indian Space Research Organisation.

Eligibility :

The Quiz is open to anyone who has an interest in Cyberspace or wants to learn more about the scope and ambit of every aspect of the Cyber Law related issues, which involves the use of a computer or the internet. This program highlights Cyber Laws in the areas of Electronic Commerce, Electronic Contracts, Need for Cyber Law in India, National Policy on Information Technology 2012, important terms related to Cyber Law, History of the Internet and World Wide Web, and many more topics.

Students are required to participate individually and not in teams.

Details of Quiz :

The Quiz will be held online, covering various aspects of questions related to the cyber world

The Quiz will be in a MCQ format, comprising a total number of 100 Multiple Choice Questions.

Each correct attempt will fetch you 3 mark, whereas, an incorrect attempt of a question will attract a negative marking of 1 marks.

The duration of the Quiz will be – 80 minutes.

The Candidates are required to attempt the Quiz at 04th of November2019

Prizes :

There will be three winners [based on ranks 1 to 3]

Winners shall be awarded the following prize money:

  • First Prize: INR. 2500/- + hard copy merit certificate + voucher worth INR.20k
  • Second Prize: INR. 1200/- + hard copy merit certificate + voucher worth INR.20k
  • Third Prize: INR. 700 /- + hard copy merit certificate + voucher worth INR.20k

E-certificates of participation will be issued to all participants + voucher worth INR.10k

Important dates :

Last date for registration: 30th October 2019

Date for online Quiz: 04th November 2019

Time for online Quiz: A student can attempt the test anytime between 02:00PM – 11:59 PM on the 4th November 2019

The test shall be deactivated on the midnight of the 5th of November at 12:00 AM

Declaration of answer key: 10th November 2019

Declaration of final results: 15th November 2019

Syllabus :

 The following are the topics that you need to cover for the quiz.

  • History of Internet & World Wide Web
  • Cyber-crime on the rise
  • Need for cyber law in India
  • E-Commerce in India
  • Electronic Contracts
  • Cyber Crimes/Cyber Frauds
  • First Cyber-crime
  • Cyber frauds in India
  • Cyber-crimes
  • Overview of rules issued under the I.T. Act,2000

Disclaimer : 

This is an online quiz granting flexibility to its participants. The participants willing to refer to search engines and books during the quiz will most likely fail to obtain merit in quiz considering the time factor and difficulty of the quiz. The quiz requires a clear understanding of the subject and merely a reference to the text of it will not provide definitive answers. The participants are required to be fully prepared with the topic before beginning with the quiz.

Registration process :

Registration fees: Rs. 500 /- per participant.

Fill Registration Form HERE

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