BITATHON is The All India Computer Challenge, brought to you by Experifun.
REGISTRATION FOR BITATHON – THE ALL-INDIA COMPUTER CHALLENGE IS CLOSED FOR THIS YEAR.
|Registration Fee||FREE for all schools|
|Participating Grades||5, 6 and 7|
|No of questions||25|
|Levels||There are 2 levels: the Preliminary Challenge and the Ultimate Challenge.|
|Selection process||2 levels. The preliminary level followed by the Ultimate challenge level|
|Bitathon focus||Bitathon challenges students' knowledge of computers, its components, working, and applications on hows and whys of the working of a computer.|
|Awards||1st to 10th ranked schools will get awards|
|Available dates||REGISTRATION FOR BITATHON – THE ALL-INDIA COMPUTER CHALLENGE IS CLOSED FOR THIS YEAR.|
|Awards||To be announced shortly|
|Last Date to Register||17th October|
The following is expected from Schools registering for Experifun Bitathon:
Experifun Bitathon focuses on the depth and breadth of computer understanding. The questions are expected to cover hardware, software, applications, computer parts & their communication to name a few areas.
Students should carefully study the syllabus as well as the question samples given in the sample question set to get an idea of the kind of understanding required.
Experifun BITATHON will have 2 levels:
Level I: Bitathon Prelims:
Level II: Bitathon Ultimate:
*The final winners will be chosen from the group of students/schools participating in the Bitathon Ultimate.
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SAMPLE ANSWER PAPER
|Bitathon focus||Bitathon challenges students' knowledge of computers, its components, working, and applications. on hows and whys of the working of a computer.|
|Grade 5 syllabus||History - Why and How computers were invented, The Evolution of Computers.
Computer Fundamentals - Basic parts of a Computer and their Functions, Uses of Computers, Input and Output Devices.
Binary - What is Binary, Binary numbers.
Internet - Introduction to the Internet, Basic terms and their function/meaning, Websites and Webpages, Uses of the Internet.
MS Word - Introduction to Text Editors, Basic Editing Commands (eg. cut, paste, etc.), Uses of MS Word.
MS Paint - Introduction to MS Paint, Uses of MS Paint.
|Grade 6 syllabus||History - The evolution of computers, The Generations of Computers.
Computer Fundamentals - Hardware, Software, Interaction between Hardware and Software.
Binary - Binary numbers, Binary Number Conversions, How Computers use Binary.
Internet - Basic terms (eg. URL, domain, etc) and their Applications, Structure and Working of Websites, Basic Internet Safety.
Algorithms - Uses of algorithms, Basic structure of algorithms.
MS Powerpoint - Introduction to Presentations, Basic Commands (eg. create slides, edit, etc.), Uses of MS Powerpoint.
|Grade 7 syllabus||Computer Fundamentals - Parts of a computer and their Functions
Binary - Binary numbers, Uses of Binary in Computers, Binary Number Conversion, Binary Number Addition.
Internet - Structure and working of Websites, Structure and working of the Internet, Internet Safety and Security.
Internet - Website Navigation, Internet Navigation, Search Engines, Internet Safety and Security.
Programming - Programming Structure, Application of Programming concepts.
MS Excel - Introduction to Spreadsheets, Basic Commands (eg. create a spreadsheet, edit, etc.), Uses of MS Excel
1) How do I find my school’s result?
We have mailed the result to all the registered school addresses. For the soft copy of the result, visit http://experifun.com/bitathon/ and enter the required details. Our team will e-mail the customised result file to your registered email id within 24 hours.
2) When is Round 2?
Our team has carefully analysed every school’s data and selected the top performers who would be competing in a round 2. You and your school will receive communication from our team shortly.
3) I haven’t understood something. Whom do I contact?
We would be glad to help you out with your query. Please leave a mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on our toll free number 08065650115
1) What is the School Code?
School code is a unique 3 digit code mentioned on the top of instruction sheet and also hand over documentation. The test coordinator should know this number and write it on the board , so that all students can write/mark the same on the answer sheets.If the school is assigned a code number 001 , they should mark/write 001 and not just 1.
2) What is the Roll number?
Roll number to be marked/written on the answer sheet is the same as class roll number. Example: If any student have roll number 4 , he/she should write 004 and also mark the same.
3) What should the school do with the question papers?
The question paper should be taken back from the students after the challenge. The school should keep the question paper with them , and should return it to the students only after 3rd November. They are not required to send those back to Experifun
4) What documents should be sent back to Experifun?
5) How should they send the answer sheets back to Experifun?
They should send the answer sheets back to Experifun through normal courier within 48 hours of the challenge.