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Chemistry Olympiad Exposure Camp 2017

November 23 - November 26

Chemistry Olympiad Exposure Camp

November 23 –26, 2017
Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE) is a National Centre of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai. The broad goals of the Centre are to promote equity and excellence in science and mathematics education from primary school to undergraduate college level. It is India’s nodal centre for Olympiad programmes in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Astronomy.

Applications are invited from Junior college/high school teachers (teaching at X to XII class), involved in teaching CHEMISTRY for the exposure camp to Chemistry Olympiad that will be held at HBCSE from November 23-26, 2017. Only the teachers employed in schools that are recognized by state and central government education boards are eligible to apply.
Originally, Olympiad is a movement which started in erstwhile USSR region with a very strong educational goal of exposing pre-university students to what is meaningful and challenging about a given subject so that they may be inspired to pursue the subject. The program has evolved in form of competitions involving challenging theoretical and experimental problems that touch the frontiers of the subject but are solvable by a senior school students.

The camp will consist of pedagogical sessions related to concepts that are an integral part of the experimental and theoretical components of chemistry. There will be special emphasis on experimental component that can enhance students’ capacity to learn and appreciate the subject.

If you are interested in participating in this camp, please send the completed application form (Application Form) to us on or before October 3, 2017.

You may also send a scanned copy of completed application form by email to : olychem@hbcse.tifr.res.in


The list of selected teacher participants will be uploaded on our website by October 10, 2017.
All the participants will be eligible for to and fro travel fare as per the entitlement (maximum only upto II AC). During the camp, tea/snacks/lunch will be provided to all participants. Accommodation will be provided to the outstation participants in HBCSE guest house. All participants must bring a valid identity card issued by their school.

Please note that if you had applied earlier but had not been selected, you are requested to re-apply. Please mention the year when you had applied earlier.

Please do not re-apply if you have already attended the camp once.

How to Apply?

Application form is found here.

Last date of application: 3  October 2017

Any queries regarding the camp can be sent to olychem@hbcse.tifr.res.in


November 23
November 26


G4, Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education(TIFR)
V. N. Purav Marg, Next to Anushakti Nagar bus depot,
Mankhurd, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400 088 India
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2507 2322