The Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) has notified for information of all concerned that the second edition of Fit India Quiz was launched on 29 August 2022 on the auspicious occasion of the National Sports Day to popularise fitness as a way of life among citizens.
The Fit India Movement was launched in 2019 and to further reiterate the need to create awareness about fitness and sports among school children who are the future of India, the Fit India Mission under the aegis of Sports Authority of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports decided to launch the second edition of Fit India Quiz for schools after the huge success of the first edition. The registration for schools for participation shall begin from 3 September 2022 on Fit India website (https://fitindia.gov.in)
The objective of the quiz is to provide a national platform for students to showcase their knowledge about fitness and sports. The quiz endeavours in its philosophy to create awareness among students about India’s rich sporting history, including centuries-old indigenous sports, our national and regional sporting heroes of the past and how traditional Indian lifestyle activities hold the key to a fit life for all.
The quiz is the second edition of the national-level quiz for students which will give out a total cash award of Rs 3.25 crore to schools and students. The event will also be telecast on Star Sports as well as on National TV Channel.
The four (4) rounds of the quiz will include the following:
- School Round: To be conducted by the school to select students for registration in the Fit India Quiz Preliminary Round. It is the responsibility of the school that they encourage maximum students to participate in the Fit India Quiz 2022.
- Preliminary Round: To be a multiple-choice online round conducted by the National Testing Agency (India’s premiere examination body that conducts national-level exams such as JEE and NEET). The country-wide quiz will be organised in 13 languages for benefit of students studying in regional-medium schools.
- State Round: To be conducted by each State/Union Territory with the support from FIT India Mission amongst schools qualified after the preliminary round. The detailed process of qualification of the school is described in the annexure. This round will be anchored by a professional quiz master and will be telecast on Fit India Mission social media handles.
- National Round: Final round in which the winning team of each State/Union Territory will participate and fight for the top title of the National Winner of Fit India Quiz 2022. First runner-up and second runner-up prizes will also be decided. This will be a grand event to be hosted by Fit India Icon.
Therefore, all the Heads of Registered Institutions are directed to inform the students to ensure maximum participation from their respective schools to make this unique programme a success.