National Online Environment Day Quiz-Cum-Awareness Competition

ABOUT PANJAB UNIVERSITY, CHANDIGARH

One of the oldest universities in India, Panjab University (PU) established at Lahore in 1882, has a long tradition of pursuing excellence in teaching and research in science and technology, humanities, social sciences, performing arts, and sports. The glorious traditions of the University established during more than 133 years of its service to the nation are a source of inspiration for the present generation of faculty members and students. Panjab University has been accredited with a CGPA of 3.35 on a four-point scale at A Grade valid for 5 years from 25/06/2015. It ranked 1 st among Universities of India and 38 th in Asia, Times Higher Education Asian University rankings 2015. It ranked number one University in India and the bracket 276-300 internationally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2014-2015 powered by Thomson Reuters. It was ranked 39 th by the Times Higher Education among BRICS & Emerging Economies.

ABOUT UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE OF LEGAL STUDIES

University Institute of Legal Studies (UILS) was established as the constituent department of Panjab University, in the academic session 2004-05. During a short period, it has emerged as one of the premier legal Institutes in the country with a unique blend of tradition and modernity. Students are trained in the essence of the substantive laws, techniques of procedural laws, methods of client counselling, and skills in legal and social sciences research, etc. The Moot Court Competitions, Client Counselling Sessions, Quiz Contests, Seminars, Group Discussions, and Extension Lectures, etc. are a regular feature of the academic calendar of the Institute. The Institute’s Legal Aid Clinic, which provides free legal services to the economically weaker sections of the society as a part of the community outreach program of the Institute, also offers opportunities to the students to work in coordination with practicing lawyers.

ABOUT SOCIETY FOR QUIZ

The Society for Quiz is a constituent society of the University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh. The Society owes its existence to the vital role played by the quizzes in the learning process. Considering how promising the quizzes are in terms of expanding the horizons of one’s knowledge and improving the efficiency of mind, the Society is completely devoted to organizing various types of quizzes throughout the year, both online and offline. Also, to keep the spirit of competition alive, the Society aims not to limit itself to its home institution but also to reach out to the students throughout the nation. Furthermore, believing in the potential of a quiz as an activity to raise general awareness, the Society is also unrestricted in its choice of topics for the quizzes and is not limited merely to the topics of the law.

NATIONAL ONLINE ENVIRONMENT DAY QUIZ- CUM-AWARENESS COMPETITION

ELIGIBILITY
 The competition is open to all the students pursuing a Bachelor’s/Master’s/PG degree or Certificate course from any affiliated University/College/Institute.
 The competition is also open to the school students.
 No restriction on the number of entries from one university/college/institute/school.


REGISTRATION
 The Registration for the Quiz can be done by clicking on the following link:
https://forms.gle/EkZfmUE5ds12vDfr5

 The Last date for registration is June 03, 2021.
 There is No Registration Fee for the Competition.


TOPICS TO BE COVERED IN QUIZ
 History, Origin and Significance of World Environment Day
 Pioneers of Environment Movements
 General Latest Affairs related to protection of Environment in India

 Legislations for protection of environment in India
 Major steps being taken by foreign nations for the conservation of environment
 Major achievements of UN Environment Programme
 UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate Agreement
 An overview of the related International Days, e.g., International Mountain Day, International Day of Forests, World Wildlife Day, International Mother Earth Day and World Oceans Day, etc.


SCHEME OF QUIZ
 There will be no negative marking for the quiz.
 All the questions in the quiz will be in the Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQ’s) format.
 The participant who submits the quiz earlier will be preferred in case of a tie between participants.
 The participants registering for the quiz via the Google Registration form will receive a confirmation mail from our side.
 The Confirmation mail will have the link to join the WhatsApp Group upon which all the important updates regarding the quiz and the link of the competition will be sent.
 The competition will have 2 Rounds the rules for each of which are described as follows:

ROUND- 1

 All participants are required to attempt the Round 1 of the Quiz via Google Form Link sent on the WhatsApp Group made for the purpose.
 Round 1 will be held on June 04, 2021 (06:30 PM to 07:00 PM).

 Round 1 will consist of 35 Multiple Choice Questions of 1 Mark each.
 The Result of the same will be declared on May 05, 2021 (11 AM) on WhatsApp Group made for the purpose.


ROUND- 2

 The Top 25 from Round 1 will be sent another confirmation mail containing a link to join a new WhatsApp Group for the Round 2 Quiz.
 Round 2 will be held on June 06, 2021 (06:30 PM to 06:45 PM).
 Round 2 will consist of 25 Multiple Choice Questions of 1 Mark each.
 The Result of the same will be declared on June 07, 2021 (11 AM) on WhatsApp Group made for the purpose.


MODE OF QUIZ
 The quiz will be played via Google Forms.
 The Link for the quiz will be sent on the WhatsApp Group so formed for the quiz.
 The link for joining the WhatsApp group for the Quiz will be sent in the confirmation mail, once the participant successfully submits the registration form for the same.
 Organizers will not be responsible for any technical error in the registration for the quiz competition or any connectivity/device failure during the Quiz.


TIMELINE

TASK DATE DAY & TIME
Release of Registration Form

May 20, 2021 Thursday

Last Date of Registration

June 03, 2021 Thursday midnight

Quiz Competition (Round 1)

June 04, 2021 Friday from 06:30 PM to 07:00PM

Result Declaration (Round 1)

June 05, 2021 Saturday at 11 AM

Quiz Competition (Round 2)

June 06, 2021 Sunday from 06:30 PM to 06:45 PM

Result Declaration (Round 2)

June 07, 2021 Monday at 11 AM

Receiving of Certificates

June 14, 2021 Monday

ACCOLADES
 The 1 st Winner will get a cash prize of Rs. 1000 + Certificate of Merit (E-Certificate).
 The 2 nd Winner will get a cash prize of Rs. 750+ Certificate of Merit (E-Certificate).
 The next top 25 winners will get a Certificate of Recognition (E- Certificate).
 All the participants of the Quiz will be given the Certificate of Participation (E-Certificate).

FACULTY CONVENOR
Dr. Pushpinder Kaur, Associate Professor (Law), University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh

CONTACT DETAILS
Kindly mail your queries at – environmentquiz1@gmail.com
In case of any query, you can also contact our student convenors via:
Vaibhav Goyal: 9781520216 Tanya Singla:
8699301897
Supriya Aggarwal: 9501641789

In case of query about Confirmation Mail and WhatsApp Group, feel free to contact:
Rabia Mittal: 9780212040 Vijaylakshmi:
8708574586
Sahil Jain: 9468031236


SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLE
Official Instagram Handle of Society for Quiz, University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh can be reached via @sfq_uilspu at Instagram. Can be accessed at https://www.instagram.com/sfq_uilspu/

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