STaRT-2013 is a two-stage test. Stage-1 will be conducted in both offline & online mode. The offline test will be conducted in schools & at 65 Resonance test centres spread across the country while the online test will be conducted on www.resostart.in, the official website of STaRT-2013. Stage-2 of the test will be conducted in offline mode only at 65 Resonance test centres for the shortlisted students from Stage-1.
Along with the academic & self-development benefits for students viz National Benchmarking, exposure to real life academic competition etc., STaRT-2013 is also rewarding the winning students. The details are as follows:
All India Rank (AIR)(Each Class)
|Prize (Each Class)||Specification||Each Worth (INR)||Total No Of Prizes||Total Worth Of Prize (INR)|
|AIR 1||NASA-USA Tour||11-Day Tour||200000||9||1800000|
|Gold Medal||5g Gold+45g Silver||20000||9||180000|
|AIR 2||CERN-ESA-Europe Tour||9-Day Tour||150000||9||1350000|
|Silver Medal||2g Gold+58g Silver||10000||9||90000|
|AIR 3||Science Centre, Singapore Tour||6-Day Tour||100000||9||900000|
|Bronze Medal||1g Gold+49g Silver||7000||9||63000|
|AIR 6-10||Tablet PC||Branded||20000||45||900000|
|AIR 11-25||Digital Camera||Branded||5000||135||675000|
|AIR 26-200||Sports Watch||Branded||500||1575||787500|
Stage-II will be followed by Champions' Camp & Felicitation Function at Kota, Rajasthan. Champions' Camp will be conducted for the Top 100 students of all classes except Class XII. Total 800 students will be invited for the champion's camp.
Champion's camp will be a 3 day event in which expert mentors of Resonance will educate & guide these students with a focus on establishing foundation for future competitive exams like NTSE, IJSO, KVPY, Olympiads, IIT-JEE & other Engineering & Medical entrances.
Resonance has also allocated scholarships of maximum worth of Rs. 4 Crores for the final top 500 students, from each class, if they enroll into Yearlong Classroom Contact Program (YCCP) of Resonance targeting JEE (Main/Advance), NEET (AIPMT), CBSE, NTSE, KVPY Olympiads, CA, CS, CWA/CMA etc. as relevant to their class & aspirations. The scholarship awarded shall be as follows:
|All India Rank (AIR) (Each Class)||No Of Scholarships (Each Class)||STaRT-2013 Scholarship % on Total Course Fee (2013-14)|
|1 to 10||10||90%||90%||90%||90%|
|11 to 50||40||75%||75%||75%||75%|
|51 to 100||50||50%||75%||75%||75%|
|101 to 200||100||25%||50%||50%||50%|
|201 to 500||300||10%||25%||25%||25%|
According to the format of STaRT-2013, the schools can conduct first stage test of STaRT-2013 at their own premises & also become entitled for awards of around Rs. 15 Lakhs in various reward categories for Schools, their Principals & Coordinators based on performance & participation of their students.
STaRT-2013 Final Schedule of Test & Important Dates (Stage-I & II)
|At School (Stage-I)||At Resonance Test Center (Stage-I)||Online at Website (Stage-I)|
Saturday, 3rd November 2012 (11 am to 12:30 pm)
Friday, 23rd November 2012 (11 am to 12:30 pm)
Saturday 01 December 2012 (11am to 12:30 pm)
(Any One Date Among These)
Sunday, 25th November 2012
(9:30 am to 11 am)
Saturday, 03rd November & Sunday 4th November 2012
Saturday 17th November & Sunday 18th November 2012
Time: 10am-11:30am | 12:30pm-2pm
3pm-4:30pm | 5:30pm-7pm
|Result of Stage I||Sunday 29th December 2012 at 11am (On STart Website and on mobile via SMS)|
|Stage II Test||
Sunday 13th January 2013 (Offline mode only) at 10 am to 12 noon
To be held only at Resonance Test Centres at Selected cities
|Result of Stage II||Saturday 2nd February 2013 at 11am (on STaRT website and on mobile via SMS)|
|Champions Camp & Felicitation Function||15th, 16th and 17th February 2013 (Tentatively planned at Kolkata)|
Registration for STaRT-2013 opened on September 19, 2012 & closes on November 18, 2012. Registration Fee for STaRT-2013 is Rs. 250/-. However, if a Government School Conducts the test in its own premises, it will be free. The complete information & guidance for STaRT-2013 has been made available on the official website of STaRT 2013.
Apart from all the schools, the 65 test centres for Stage - II are in these cities - Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Nashik, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Ajmer, Udaipur, Sikar, Aurangabad, Surat, Bikaner, Panaji, Vadodra, Raipur, Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Agra, Allahabad, Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Aligarh, Bareilly, Bilaspur, Jhansi, Meerut, Saharanpur, Dehradun, Chandigarh, New Delhi, Hisar, Shimla, Jammu, Srinagar, Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Patiala, Bathinda, Patna, Mujjafarpur, Ranchi, Guwahati, Bhubaneswar, Sambalpur, Kolkata, Bhagalpur, Gaya, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Bokaro, Hyderabad, Vishakhapattanam, Chennai, Madurai, Cochin, Bangaluru, Trivendrum.
The same is also available on www.resonance.ac.in.
A leading educational institute of India, based in Kota, Rajasthan (India) established on 11th April 2001 by Mr. R K Verma (B. Tech. IIT Madras, 1994). It is present in 20 cities of India across 39 campuses. It secured two rounds of Private Equity funding from world renowned PE houses, Milestone Religare and CLSA. It has multiple programs like yearlong classroom contact program (YCCP) for students of XI - XII+, pre-foundation career care program (PCCP) for students of VII - X, distance learning program (DLP) & e-learning program (eLP). Resonance offers JEE (Mains & Advance) coaching, coaching for Medical Entrance Examinations like NEET (AIPMT) and other competitive Examinations BITSAT, NTSE, KVPY, Olympiads and other specialized examinations.