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What is the India Spelling Bee?

The India Spelling Bee is a competition for students of all schools across India 

Who can participate in the India Spelling Bee?

Registration is open to schools with students in classes one through nine (1-9).  

How do schools register for the ISB?

Starting August 1, 2018, schools can register by submitting the registration form.There is no India Spelling Bee registration fee for the school.

How can my child be registered for the ISB?

Individual students may not register. Only schools can register for the India Spelling Bee, and then eligible students at the registered school may participate.

What if there are not six eligible students in the school or homeschool association?

There must be a minimum of six eligible students at the school in order for the school to participate, no exceptions.

How can my child be registered for the ISB?

The students have to pay Rs. 100. For the Guide Book. The student has to submit his / her details at the school.

What materials are included in the fee?

The registered students will all get a ISB guide Book of the relevant grade ( according to the class the student studies in). All participants will also be given a certificate of participation.  

How can students prepare for participation in the India Spelling Bee?

The students can refer to the ISB Guide Book and prepare for the contest. It also has practise exercises and sample papers which can be used.

Does my child need a coach to participate in the India Spelling Bee?

Students do not need a coach to participate in the India Spelling Bee. The guide Book is enough.

What is the timeline of the ISB competition?

Schools may register for the India Spelling Bee starting on August 1, 2018. The school level can be held till 15th May, 2019.School registration must be done by 30th April, 2019.

I notice my school is already registered for the ISB. How can I find out who my school ISB coordinator is?

You will need to check with your school to find the current school ISB coordinator.

I’m a parent. May I register my son/daughter’s school? ?

No. Only school authorities may register a school for the India Spelling Bee

How much does it cost to register a school for the India Spelling Bee?

There is no registration fee for the school to register.

What is an acceptable form of payment for a student to register for the India Spelling Bee

The payment has to be done at the school only. Direct payment is not accepted by the ISB

Can primary schools participate in the India Spelling Bee?

Yes. Any school with students in classes 1- 9 can participate

How and when will I be notified if our School ISB winner qualified for the State level?

A list of qualified students will be posted on India Spelling Bee website. We will also send mail to each school at the registered email id.

Am I required to use the School ISB materials exactly as outlined in the instructions, or can I adapt the materials to work for my school/students?

Yes only the ISB official material may be used for the contest. However the students can use any other books / reference material for preparation

What are the prizes for the winners who compete in the India Spelling Bee National Championship?

School champions receive a medal and a certificate. Winners at the state and national competitions will be competing for cash prizes, medals and certificates. The national level winner also gets a LAPTOP.

My child is in class ten, but very interested in spelling. Can he/she participate in the India Spelling Bee?

No. The ISB is open only to students in classes one through nine (1-9) who are presently studying in a registered school as on August 1, 2018.

My child is interested in participating in the India Spelling Bee but his/her school is not registered for the ISB. Can my child participate with another school in the area?

No. Students can only participate with the school they are enrolled in. Unfortunately, presently if a child's school doesn't register for the ISB, he/she cannot compete. We do have open contests from time to time and you can contact us for the schedule of the same.

I missed the registration deadline for the India Spelling Bee. Can I still obtain materials to use in my school?

You may still purchase the school ISB materials, subject to availability and any extension in registration deadline. Please email info.indiaspellingbee@gmail.com for details

How do I contact the India Spelling Bee?

You may email the India Spelling Bee office at info.indiaspellingbee@gmail.com. The number is 7003018023

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