Enabling Conceptual Clarity & Problem Solving Abilities
For students moving up into Class IX, it is time to set sights on excelling in Class X board exams. And it is time as well – to start looking at the bigger picture of career options. May be you wish to pursue B.Tech. at an IIT or NIT or other engineering colleges. Or you wish to study medicine. Or pursue pure sciences. What is important at this stage is to have a dream and begin to pursue it. Whatever the dream, in today’s competitive world, the future belongs to the best. That is why you need to build the foundation – NOW!
Foundation SnT at BASE is a 2 year value add program for students of Class IX and X. It supports the regular studies of the students by imparting additional inputs in core subjects. This is an essential foundation for students to prepare systematically for and be successful in competitive exams like IIT-JEE, CET, Olympiads etc. The program inculcates analytical thinking habits and brings home the importance of innovation in problem solving.
Enabling Conceptual Clarity & Problem Solving Abilities
Foundation SnT at BASE is a 2-year value-add program for students of Class IX and X.It supports the regular studies of the students by imparting additional inputs in core subjects. The program inculcates analytical thinking habits and brings home the importance of innovation in problem solving. It also helps students to prepare systematically for competitive exams like JEE for admission to IITs & NITs, AIPMT and CET, apart from competitive examinations like NTSE, Olympiads, KVPY, etc.
Subjects taught include Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics. In addition, a complete course on mental abilities will be offered online.
The curriculum has been designed for Karnataka State Board, ICSE and CBSE separately.In fact, student batches will be formed based on the respective boards.
Enhanced courseware, online materials, worksheets will be provided for all subjects.They contain adequate worked examples and practice exercises.
Online Learning Platform
BASE online academic support will include online tests, online additional work sessions,synopsis, solutions, discussion forum etc. Option to have courseware as online e-book will be available. Online services will be available both on computers and on Android-based tablets.
Students and parents will be provided a unique ID and password, to access reports on attendance and performance.
Each classroom session is planned to be interactive and is supported by multimedia presentations and experiments. Training will be imparted by our highly trained faculty members, who are fully aware of the expected performance levels of different competitive examinations. The accent is on understanding of subjects, appreciating the
finer aspects and effective problem solving. Additional learning support is provided through video sessions.
The training schedule is designed for convenience: on weekdays during summer vacation and during weekends when the schools reopen. The total interaction timeduring the 2-year program is approximately 400 hours.
Aligned to Board Curriculum
Foundation SnT is aligned to the board curriculum. Board support materials are specially designed to help students perform better. Over the last couple of years,toppers across boards have been Foundation SnT students.
Foundation SnT students have also excelled in exams like PSAs and other skill tests.
Periodic tests will be conducted to evaluate learning and a detailed performance analysis is given to help the student identify his/her strengths and weaknesses and work on them. To excel in school curriculum, there will be 3
practice tests on board examinations pattern in Class X. There will be periodic on-line tests as well. Through a unique user ID and password, parents can check the progress of their children at the program.
To facilitate self-learning, seminars will be conducted all through the year. These sessions, handled by students in groups of 4 or 5, will enable conceptual learning in an interactive way.
“Funda Champs” is an annual competitive event, wherein selected students will, in team situations, work towards solving problems of unusual complexities.
Scholarships will be awarded to students who excel in the Foundation SnT program and later pursue training programs at BASE at +2 level.
Additional challenging exercises will be created at par with NTSE, KVPY and Olympiads standards to be given as incentives to deserving students.
Admission to the program is based on a selection test that will evaluate the student’s
observation, comprehension, analytical reasoning and numerical skills.
NTSE (National Talent Search Examination) is conducted for students studying in Class X by NCERT to identify talented students. Those pursuing professional courses such as engineering, medicine, management and law are eligible to receive financial assistance up to the Master’s degree level. The examination is conducted at 2 levels,
i.e., State and National. NTSE is now conducted at X Standard level.
State Level (November 2015)
Paper I General mental abilities (50 questions)
Paper II Scholastic aptitude test – A English (40 questions)
Paper III Scholastic aptitude test – B
(90 questions: Science – 35 , Social Science – 35, Mathematics – 20)
Students who clear the State Level exam can take up National Level exam, which is based on a similar pattern
Olympiads are internationally recognized competitions in various fields of knowledge.They are the highest level examinations and are hosted by different countries every year. Participation in any of the Olympiads has worldwide recognition and is considered as a great achievement. International Olympiads are held every year in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Astronomy and Junior Science.
Olympiads are conducted at the national level by prestigious institutes like NBHM,IAPT, HBCSE, etc.
For more details regarding enrolment procedure, fees structure and selection procedure, visit www.hbcse.tifr.res.in/olympiads and/or www.iapt.org.in