DDSL: 6.2 million children participated in Quiz league

December 16, 2019, Hyderabad


Discovery School Super League, 2019 (DSSL) – India’s biggest national-level inter-school contest, has attracted more than 6.2 million students from 17,000 schools across the country. Top three winning teams of the League and their teacher will win a paid trip to NASA from the organisers. Moreover, the competition is being telecast on Discovery Channel.

The exam is divided into stages. In stage-I, two toppers at school-level (one in each category) of the written quiz — will represent the school. In stage 2, where two toppers at school-level (one in each category), will qualify for stage 3 to represent their state. The second round of the competition was held in Warangal and Nizamabad, Hyderabad on Sunday.

Stage 1 of Discovery School Super League exam is a school-level exam which was conducted across 85 schools of old Nizamabad district — and 2 students from each school were selected – 1 student representing junior category(4th-6th class) and 1 student representing senior category (7th – 9th class).

In stage 2 of Discovery School Super League, which was conducted on Sunday in Haritha Indur Inn, saw a participation of 164 students, whose results will be further processed for selection into stage 3.

Stage 3 is a TV show which will be telecast in Discovery Channel (dates to be finalised) — and 2 students will be selected from Telangana after similar stage 2 exams across all districts of Telangana, who will vie against other States stage 2 winners. The purpose of the DSSL is to unearth science and math geniuses from different parts of the country, said Syed, AVP Marketing at BYJU’s.

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