Bombay stock exchange[BSEI] in association with Eduheal Foundation[EHF] is on a look out for the brightest of financial minds from the Indian schools.
Now into its 5th year, classes 9 to 12 students from all streams can participate.The registration form ,sample paper and other details are available at:
1st BIFO Awardee Principals, Teachers and EHF regional Coordinators with Sh. A.K. Chauhan, B.S.E. CEO; Sh Charan Sapra, MLC & Senate member (Mumbai Univ.); Sh. Ambarish Dutta, MD and CEO-B.S.E. Institute Ltd and Dr. Sandeep Ahlawat, Managing Trustee-EHF.
3rd BIFO Prize distribution ceremony, conducted on 11th April at international convention hall, BSE Mumbai, Mr. S.P. Rana, jt. Sec, CBSE was the chief guest.
2nd BIFO chief guests Ambarish Datta CEO BSEI, Dr Sandeep Ahlawat, Managing trustee Eduheal Foundation, Ryan Pinto, CEO Ryan group of institutions, Patrick Kearins, Australian trade commissioner & Mr. Vasudevan BSE investors protection fund. Prizes worth 50 lakhs were distributed at the function on 11th April at the iconic BSE building at Mumbai.
4th BIFO chief guests(R to L) Dr Sandeep Ahlawat, Managing trustee Eduheal Foundation, Ambarish Datta CEO BSEI, Ms Dipti Neelkanthan, Director JM Financial Services, Archbishop Dominic Savio and Shaina N.C., Spokesperson BJP at the function on 8th April at the iconic BSE building at Mumbai.
BIFO is the BSE International Finance Olympiad whose goal is to promote the advancement, discovery, learning ,and application of commerce and finance. The Olympiad is designed to encourage students to explore, discover, and learn more about financial world and to develop analytical and problem solving skills that will be essential to their career.
BSE Institute Limited (BIL) and Eduheal Foundation (EHF) have mutually agreed to work together to create awareness and provide education and skills to students and learners in India and abroad by organizing educational events.
Eligibility: Students currently studying in Class IX, X , XI and XII. BIFO will target students interested in Economics, Entrepreneurship, Accountancy and Business Studies. However BIFO is open to students of other streams also.
The exam will be pen paper (OMR) based multiple choice questions on the given syllabus. To be conducted in your school. 50 MCQs to be solved in 60 minutes. Syllabus for the event will be from CBSE, ICSE, State Boards. Questions will be from Economics and Financial literacy (Devised by CBSE) for classes 9th and 10th; Economics, Accountancy, Business Studies, Entrepreneurship and Financial literacy for classes 11th and 12th. Few questions from General Knowledge and Mental Aptitude will also be asked.
Date of Exam: 5th Dec.
Last date of registration: 15th Aug. or 30 days before the exam.
Selected students - Successful school toppers* will participate in an online/ computer based test to be conducted at exam centres all over India in Feburary. These tests may have interactive questions. The Syllabus will be same as was in level-1. The medium of the Olympiad will be in English language. Finally, 108 selected students will be invited to BSE Mumbai for final quiz.
Date of Exam: 26 Feb.
*Scoring atleast 50% , with minimum 8 successful participants in the class concerned
108 Merit students from all over India will attend quiz finals at BSE convention centre, Mumbai on 10th April, next year. This event is expected to be widely broadcasted in the media. Finally 108 students will emerge as national 1st, 2nd and 3rd rankers of the 2nd International finance olympiad sponsored by BSE Investors’ Protection Fund.
On 6th April, Prize distribution ceremony will be organized jointly by BSE Institute Ltd. and EHF at the BSE Convention centre, Mumbai.
BSE Investors' Protection Fund has instituted the following awards:
Top 3 students from each of the classes 9th to 12th, from each of 1 the nine zones will win a cash award of Rs.12,000, 10,000 and 8,000 respectively and a medal. Total 108 students will be awarded.
The principal of the registered schools will be invited to send a proposal on how to incorporate financial literacy in the school. Based on the submitted proposals one principal will be selected from each of the nine zones. 9 principals will be selected. Each will get a cash award of Rs.25,000 and a momento. They will be invited to attend the final quiz and Prize distribution ceremony at the BSE Convention centre, Mumbai. 2nd class AC rail to and fro fare will be reimbursed.
18 teachers will be selected based on the following criterion : Educational qualification, number of years taught, any instance of a specific activity created in the field of Financial literacy, any out of the curriculum activity that the teacher has taken up in teaching and its evidence thereof. For example; any exhibition, field visit, newspaper related exercise, seminars, debates, quiz, symposium, movie sessions, guest lectures etc. Proposal sent by the teacher has to be verified by the school principal before sending to Eduheal Foundation. Two teachers 1 will be selected from each of the nine zones . Total 18 teachers will be selected. Each will get a cash award of Rs. 10,000 and a momento. They will be invited to attend the final quiz and Prize distribution ceremony at the BSE Convention centre, Mumbai. 3rd class AC rail to and fro fare will be reimbursed.
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