BANGALORE, October 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
The season opener of Clash of Pi (organized by piCirql, the world's most comprehensive mathematics program) got off to an exciting start with leading schools in India sending their best mathematics talent to compete in the country's only team event for mathematics. The unique event held on October 14th and 15th, 2017 brought together participants from over hundreds of schools across the nation.
After Round 1 of the competition, P.S. Senior Secondary School (Chennai), Bal Bharati Public School (Noida) and National Public School, HSR Layout (Bangalore) emerged as the Top 3 teams. Oakridge International School, Newton Campus (Hyderabad) and The Bishop's School, Camp (Pune) took 4th and 5th spots respectively.
The online mathematics contest conducted over a two day period has been hugely successful with schools and students alike, who view it as a great opportunity to benchmark their math skills against the best in the country.
Sridevi Kancharla, HOF Math and IBDP Math Facilitator at Oakridge International School, Newton Campus believes that Clash of Pi (piCirql) provides students with a platform for showcasing their logical and analytical skills. "It was an exciting opportunity for students with outstanding skills in mathematics to exhibit their talent and increase their self-esteem. Since it was an online competition and a self-paced learning program, students could participate from the comfort of their homes and do their best," said Kancharla.
The goal of Clash of Pi is to stimulate a passion for mathematics and engender healthy competition so students can push themselves to excel. Students feel enthused about an approach that is collaborative and competitive. "It was an enriching experience for me and the questions had a high standard. The format ensures that no one wins the competition by luck. Clash of Pi gives us the feel of a real life competitive exam," comments Arnav Aditya Singh, a Grade 9 student from National Public School, HSR Layout (Bangalore).
Round 2 of Clash of Pi is scheduled for November 18-19, 2017 and interested schools may contact the organizers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For detailed results, visit: http://app.picirql.com/competition.
Top Rankers by Grade:
Grade 6: Anirudh SV (P.S. Senior Secondary School); Tejas Kurian Sajith (National Public School HSR Layout); Nivaeditha Appadurai (P.S. Senior Secondary School); Vishnu (Oakridge International School, Newton); Hrishikesh Sriram (National Public School HSR Layout)
Grade 7: Jaswanth S. (P.S. Senior Secondary School); Hrithika S (P.S. Senior Secondary School); Nakshatra Kaushik (Bal Bharati Public School, Noida); Harshit Kansal (Bal Bharati Public School, Noida); Charan R. (P.S. Senior Secondary School)
Grade 8: Asrith Reddy Biradavolu (Oakridge International School, Newton); Argha Jana (CMR National Public School); Geet Singhi (The Bishop's School, Camp); Dyuthi Ramesh (SJR Public School); Yash Agarwal (Bal Bharati Public School, Noida)
Grade 9: Sarwagya Prasad (Bal Bharati Public School, Noida); Mrigank Singh (National Public School HSR Layout); Bhawna (Bal Bharati Public School, Noida); Sudhiksha Pudota (Oakridge International School, Newton); Arnav Aditya Singh (National Public School HSR Layout)
piCirql (owned and operated by Quanted Pte. Ltd., a Singapore-based mathematics education company) is revolutionizing mathematics learning for students of Grades 6-12. With a 21st century approach to mathematics, piCirql works with schools, teachers and parents to provide comprehensive, application-based content, practice and benchmarking to middle and high school students across the globe.
For more information, please visit: http://www.picirql.com.
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