CCCC Notification 2016 released; CBSE Cryptic Crossword Contest 2016 for Class IX to XII

CBSE Cryptic Crossword Contest 2016 IX to XII ClassCCCC Notification 2016 is released by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) at its official website. CBSE invites applications from the students who are studying class IX to XII. The students belonging to the above mentioned standards can download the official notification of CCCC from below given link and go through the details of the contest. The CBSE Cryptic Crossword Contest 2016 will be held in two Phases, namely Phase-I and Phase-II. The winners who qualify through the two phases will be awarded with prize money as well as trophies.

CBSE is going to conduct the CCCC in two Phases. In the Phase-I, there will be an Inter-School Contest, which will be conducted in the selected cities and schools located in the local area will participate in the competition. Each team must solve the given cryptic puzzle in 60 minutes. This contest will be conducted during the months of April to August. The contest winners and first runners up will be awarded the certificates and prizes. After this, the next is Phase-II, which is the National Round to be organized in Delhi. The contest will run for two days during the months November and December.

In the Phase-II of competition in Delhi, it will have three rounds, the quarter final, semifinal, and the final. A cryptic puzzle will be given, which is needed to be solved in 60 minutes as in the Phase-I, the top 16 teams will be qualified for the semifinals. Then the 16 teams will be divided into 4 groups each consisting of 4 teams. The teams will participate in onstage cryptic crossword contest of 60 minutes duration based on a powerpoint format. Top team from each group will qualify for final. The winners in the final will be awarded prizes worth Rs. 25,000 along with trophies and certificates. The National Round runners up will get Rs. 15,000 each along with trophies and certificates. The 3rd and 4th position teams will be awarded with Rs. 10,000 prize money.

CBSE Cryptic Crossword Contest 2016 Details

Organization: Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

Name of the Contest: CCCC 2016 (CBSE Cryptic Crossword Contest 2016)

Category: Study Contest

Educational Qualification: Class IX to XII

How to download CCCC Notification 2016?

1. Go to CBSE website

2. Click on the link “CBSE Cryptic Crossword Competition Contest 2016 (CCCC 2016)”.

3. Download/ Go through the notification in PDF

Important Dates:

CCCC 2016 Phase-I: April-August

CCCC 2016 Phase-II: November-December

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