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Patron: Patron: Chairman, Governing Body
Smt. Saumya Gupta I.A.S. Dr. Krishan Lal F.N.A. Sh. Y P Purang
Director of Education, Delhi Former Director, N.P.L. Former Addl. Director of Edn., Delhi

Chairman, Apex Committee Executive Chairman Chairman, Advisory Committee

Sh. P C Bose Sh. P N Varshney Dr. Bhupinder Singh
Former Dy. Director of Edn. Former Principal, Dte. Of Edu. Former Dy. Director of Edn.
Govt. of NCT of Delhi Govt. of NCT of Delhi Govt. of NCT of Delhi
Chairman, Co-ordination Committee Chairman, Academic Committee Chief Editor, DARPAN
Dr. G S Adhikari Sh. Kanhiya Lal Sh. V M Arya
Former Asstt. Director of Edn., Former Principal, Dte. of Edn. Former E.O., Dte. of Edn.
Govt. of NCT of Delhi Govt. of NCT of Delhi Govt. of NCT of Delhi

Sh. Virendra Srivastava
Ref. No. DSSTF/2017/SOMT/1001- 4000 Dated: 27-11-2016
Former E.O., Dte. Of Edu., Delhi
Mob. 9810377435 SCIENCE OPEN MERIT TEST 2017
Sr. Vice President
Dr. (Mrs.) Sangeeta Bhatia, Principal The Delhi State Science Teachers Forum (DSSTF) is a voluntary organization which
KIIT World School, Pitampura, Delhi
aims at working for betterment and popularization of Science at all levels of school education
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in National Capital Territory of Delhi & NCR.
Vice President
Dr. Anil Kumar Vashishtha
D. D. E. Zone 1, Dte. of Edu., Delhi The activities of DSSTF include organizing of free Science teaching camps for the
Mob. 9818581394 benefit of the students belonging to weaker sections of society all over Delhi, free coaching
Vice President camps for NTS and JSTS examinations, workshop to critically analyze CBSE question paper
Sh. R P Singh in Science subjects, review of NCERT Text books etc. We also celebrate National Science Day
Vice Principal, GSBV, Rana Pratap Bagh every year to commemorate the great discovery of Nobel laureate Sir C. V. Raman.
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General Secretary DSSTF started holding the Science Open Merit Test (S.O.M.T.) in the year 1993, with
Smt. Pragya Kiran the prime objective to prepare, motivate and assess the students in science subjects for the
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Mob. 9811206254 examination, to inculcate the spirit of competition and to familiarize them with the Multiple
Choice type tests for their future pursuits. It also helps the prospective science consumers for
Sh. Tahir Hussain senior secondary classes. The 24 rd Science Open Merit Test was held on 9 th February 2016.
OSD, Estate Branch, Lucknow Road Nearly 17000 students of class X from over 400 schools were enrolled for the test.
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Organizing Secretary As a part of its regular activities, DSSTF organized a Prize Distribution Function on 06 th
Dr. R A Goel August 2016 at Shaheed Sanjeev Dahiya Sarvodaya Vidyalaya , Sector 9, Rohini , Delhi to
Former Principal, honour the meritorious students. Smt. Saumya Gupta I A S , Director of Education , GNCT of
Dte. Of Edu., Delhi Mob. 9818258680
Delhi was the Chief Guest and Prof. Gauhar Raza , Chief Scientist , NISCAIR , Delhi
Treasurer delivered the Key Note Address. Cash prizes, mementos and Certificates of Merit were given
Sh. Johnson David
Ph. 43057834 , Mob. 9313602293 to the top 100 meritorious students. Appreciation certificates to top 10% position holders from
each participating school were also given.
Cultural Secretary
Smt. Kiran Manglik Mob. 9868713825
Dr. Hari Om Mob. 8447885225 Following students from different schools of Delhi were top ten position holders of
Camp Co-ordinator
SOMT 2016.
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13791 Himanshu Kumar Rajkiya Pratibha Vikas Vidyalaya , Lajpat Nagar , New Delhi II
District Secretaries
The Science Open Merit Test is 4481 Isha Chaudhary St. Francis De Sales School , Janakpuri , New Delhi III
Sh. Rajneesh Vashist (East) 7503568102
in conformity 2205 Shreya Menon Apeejay School , Sanik Vihar , Road No. 42 , Pitampura , IV
Sh. Vineet Kumar Sharma with
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topics like Life Skills and Value 1309 Amrit Dutta Bengali Sr. Sec. School , Alipur Road , Delhi VIII
Sh. B P Sharma (South East) 9891559547
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Science Open Merit Test 2017 will be held on 11th February 2017 (Saturday)

Through this letter, we seek co-operation from you, your science teachers and other colleagues for holding Science
Open Merit Test 2017. We will also provide a Sample Paper of 2 nd term Summative Assessment (SA-II) for class X in
Science to practice for CBSE conducted or school conducted examination 2017. The participation in this test is
purely on Voluntary basis.

Eligibility : The candidate must be a regular student of class X.

Nature of Question Paper : Multiple Choice Type (MCQ) Total Marks 150
Medium (Language) : English / Hindi
Syllabus : Syllabus up-to Secondary stage of C.B.S.E.
Examination Fee : Rs. 50 Per Candidate
Mode of Submission of : In person or By post or Online as details given in the enclosed Challan Form.
list and fee
Day, Date & Time of Exam.: Saturday , 11-02-2017 at 10:00 a.m.
Evaluation : The answer books will be evaluated by the experienced teachers, duly appointed by
Honorarium : Nominal honorarium will be given to paper setters, (excluding members of DSSTF),
Moderators, Centre Supdts., Invigilators, Examiners, Class IV etc.
Prizes : The top Five Position Holders will be awarded Scholarship of Rs. 10000/= per annum to
each student for two consecutive years provided they pursue Science Stream at +2 stage.
: Cash prizes , Certificate of Merit along with mementos & badges will be given to top Ten
position holders.
: Merit Certificates along with badges will also be given to top 100 candidates.
: Appreciation Certificates will be given to top 10% students appearing from each school.
Last Date : For Submission of Application Form is 20th January, 2017.

The list of eligible candidates in duplicate in the prescribed proforma duly certified by the Principal along with the
examination fee may please be sent as per the mode given above :

For any clarification, contact any Executive Body Member on phone or log on our website / email ID
Website : Email I D :

You may also download SOMT proforma from our website. We shall be thankful, if you send computerized list of
candidates to ; or or

Please note that no candidate will be entertained after the last date given above. Roll Numbers will be sent to the
principal of the school to which the candidates belong. We hope that you will give wide publicity to this circular and enlist
maximum number of students from your school, as the preparation for this test is expected to improve the performance of
the students in the forthcoming Board / School based Examination and other competitive examinations.

Thanking you,

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Virendra Shrivastava Pragya Kiran
President General Secretary