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Dainik Bhaskar Group returns with 'Bhaskar Genius 2012'

The scholarships amount increased to Rs 1.25 crore in the 3rd year of Bhaskar Genius Scholarship Examination

Dainik Bhaskar Group returns with ‘Bhaskar Genius 2012’

The scholarships amount increased to Rs 1.25 crore in the 3rd year of Bhaskar Genius Scholarship Examination

January 13, 2012:

Dainik Bhaskar group has launched Bhaskar Genius Scholarship Examination 2012, India’s largest scholarship programme. It is based upon identifying deserving students and providing them aid for their education.

In its 3rd year of operation, “Bhaskar Genius 2012’ will gives an opportunity to meritorious students from class IV to class XII to compete for the scholarships worth Rs 1.25 crore. The scholarship exam is open for the students of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand and Maharashtra.

Last year the ‘Bhaskar Genius’ was a huge success with more than 50,000 students participating. 156 students were awarded the scholarship.

Elaborating on this initiative, Jayent Mishra, Head- DB Activation said, “We at Dainik Bhaskar Group, work towards enabling socio-economic change in the society. Bhaskar Genius is one such attempt towards the same. By providing scholarships to student we enable them to fulfil their dreams thereby supporting their parents and being independent.” He adds ‘This year we expect a huge increase in participation with additional state’

This year, it is planned that in addition to the 3 winners per state, 150 consolation prizes will also be given, taking the number of awards to more than 1000. The candidates will have to appear in an exam, where objective type questions will be asked in general knowledge, science, Maths, English and Hindi. Additionally for class 11th and 12th questions from their education streams will also be asked. The question paper will be bilingual. It will be in English and the language of the state, so in Gujarat the paper will be in Gujarati and English, whereas in Maharashtra questions will be asked both in English and Marathi.

E&Y the respected audit firm will do the process validation of ‘Bhaskar Genius 2012’, the process layout of the scholarship process has been developed by them and they will also audit the whole process.. Manipal University is the Presenting sponsor.

The details of scholarship exam will be available at and on-line registrations will be open from 14th Jan 2012.

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