Bebras India

 
 

Teacher

How do my students participate?

You can register as a coordinator once registration link is open. You can enter as many students as you want to and will create a log-in for them. This way, we can collect important data for you and send you an in-depth report on the results. That includes grades, aptitude and certificates. Just follow the Coordinators’ Instructions; they will help you register. 
 
 

What does my school need to conduct this challenge?

The only thing your school needs is a connection to the internet and some computers that the students can use to complete the challenge.
 
 

Who should participate in this challenge?

It is recommended that all students take the challenge, because one of the objectives of this challenge is to discover aptitude. The small tasks in this challenge start off relatively easy so every student can participate and get something out of it.
 
 

When will the challenge be held?

A practice challenge is available for studentsd so that they know what to expect. The official challenge can be conducted between 19th-30th November 2018
 
 

Instructions before and after registration

Students don't have to prepare for the challenge. There are several easy steps for you to take in order to make the challenge successful.
 
 

Before the Challenge

  • Each participating student will need a computer connected to the internet.
  • The challenge can be conducted between 19th-30th November 2018.
  • If your school has limited lab space, you can run it on multiple days. If you decide to do so, please try to limit the interaction between students who have completed the challenge already and those who still have to complete it.
  • A practice challenge is available for your students till October end. They may take the same to familiarize with the tasks and format.

 

Week of the Challenge

  • Make sure everyone understands the format of the challenge. There are 15 multiple-choice questions. 
  • Instruct students to visit the website and follow the directions listed there. You may administer the challenge offline.
  • Supervise the challenge. The system will give each student exactly 45 minutes to answer the 15 questions. Teachers can provide scrap paper and pens/pencils to students to assist them in solving the problems.

 

After the Challenge

  • Make sure you save the results of every student. That way you can discover aptitude. We will reward the students with a certificate.
  • Discuss the solutions with your class. They are available online after participation and give detailed information about the connections to Computer Science.

How does the scoring system work?

Each task you solve is sorted in a category: A, B or C. 
These categories all contain 5 tasks and they increase in difficulty. 
You start with some points and can gain or lose points as follows:

A category questions:
+6 points for each correct answer
0 points for no answer
0 points for each incorrect answer
B category questions:
+9 points for each correct answer
0 points for no answer
-2 points for each incorrect answer
C category questions:
+12 points for each correct answer
0 points for no answer
-4 points for each incorrect answer