Around 180 finalists from 350,000 participants shortlisted from 23 states
Chennai, 23rd December 2019: On “National Mathematics Day” – the birth anniversary of Math Genius Mr. Srinivasa Ramanujam, the Grand National finals of the much-awaited event in the Calendar of Primary School Children across the country, SIP ALL INDIA ARITHMETIC GENIUS CONTEST 2019 held in Chennai yesterday. The Chief Guests of the day, Mrs. Suchithra Santosh, Vice Principal, Chennai Public School, Mrs. Deepa Shriram, Principal, Pon Vidyashram, Porur, and Mrs. Manjit Kaur Anand, Vice Principal, Guru Nanak Matriculation Higher Secondary School, graced the occasion and witnessed the genius minds at work.
The 4thEdition of the Contest, conducted by the SIP Abacus for students in Classes 2 to 4, saw a participation of a humongous 350,000 children from more than 750 Top Schools from 23 States across the country. The 4-tier contest, with School Round, City Round, State Round and the National Final Round, helps in building a solid foundation in the basics of Arithmetic and also fostering the competitive spirit in children.
180 students from 23 States qualified for the National finals and the Winners of the Contest from each class were titled the “Arithmetic Genius” of 2019 apart from getting a Cash Award of Rs. 25,000/- each. 2ndand 3rdPrize winners were given cash awards of Rs. 15,000 and Rs. 10,000 each respectively.
Mr. Dinesh Victor, Managing Director, SIP Academy India Pvt. Ltd. said, “We are happy to present an opportunity for young children to build a solid foundation in the basics of mathematics and win early recognition for their talents. I would also like to laud the children for their enthusiastic participation in overwhelming numbers as well as quality which has made this event a very important one for them to look forward to”.
He also highlighted the fact that SIP Abacus has trained more than 5.25 lakh children in its 750 centres spread across 325 cities in 23 States in India and prepared them to face life more confidently.
About SIP Arithmetic Genius Contest:
SIP Arithmetic Genius Contest conducted by SIP Abacus, is a major competitive annual event with participants from all over the country. The competition is intended for students of classes 2, 3 and 4. In its 4th edition this year, the competition is designed to put the spotlight on arithmetics and increase involvement and interest in it. The contest has four rounds starting with School Round, City Round, State Round and last of all is the Grand National Finals.