Edtech startup BYJU’s is hosting India’s biggest national-level school quiz ever Discovery School Super League (DSSL) Season 3 with expected participation of over 1 crore students.
DSSL- Powered by BYJU’S is an extremely popular 6-episode nail-biting series (National Level Quiz Competition) telecast on Discovery Channel.
BYJU’s Hosting India’s Biggest National-Level School Quiz
60 of India’s smartest kids (30 teams) are selected after a rigorous online screening with almost 30, 000 schools and close to 1 crore students participating in this competition. Each episode has 6 teams each battling it out in the semifinals (5 semifinals). The winning team from each semifinal then participates in the gripping mega-final (5 teams). One winning team along with 2 runner-up teams will win exciting prizes and a trip to NASA.
The wining team will get an all-expense paid trip to the NASA.
It goes by a catchy tagline, “Masthi bhari rivalry hogi all the way. Dreams are now just a click away.”
The event comprises of critical thinking, aptitude, and general knowledge quizzes. DSSL has completed two successful seasons and received an overwhelming response from the length and breadth of the country.
Here is a quick sneak peak of both the seasons.
First-of-its-kind in India
Season 3 of BYJUS-DSSL is conceptualized at a never-before scale. It is on its way to becoming India’s biggest national-level school quiz ever.
To overcome the ongoing global pandemic situation, BYJU’S will leverage its digital expertise to create a first-of-its-kind school quiz that is 100% virtual.
Everything from screening to the examination is going online. Over 30,000 schools with an estimated 1 crore students will partake in this event. Students can participate in this event from the comfort of their home using a mobile phone or a tablet with the BYJU’S learning app and DSSL App.
Eligibility and Contest Details
All students enrolled in the schools between grades 04 to 09 are eligible to participate in DSSL. The event takes place in two stages.
Stage 1: Students will have to take four preliminary tests that would have no entry fee.
Stage 2: After a rigorous selection process, the top teams from each state will qualify for a six-episode TV quiz show, which will also take place remotely.
The Final Reward: “NASA Touch Down”
The winning team and two runner-up teams will fly to the USA on an all-expenses-paid trip to NASA.
Disrupting the Market Yet Again
BYJU’S is preparing to make history with this event. It will be a revolutionary PAN-India quiz challenge. It will also help BYJU’S extend their reach to millions of students, targeting participation from students between 8 to 16 years of age.
Here is what the Big Guns at BYJU’S and Discovery Channel have to say about this event.
Megha Tata, MD -South Asia, Discovery
“In just 2 years, DSSL has emerged as India’s favorite school quiz. Despite the on-going pandemic, we continued to receive numerous queries from students across the country on how and when the quiz will return this year. This love and adulation inspired us to use technology and conceptualize this school quiz through a new lens. We’re confident that young & eager minds will be delighted to participate in the newly launched quiz.”
Mrinal Mohit, COO BYJU’S
“We are happy to announce the launch of Discovery SCHOOL SUPER LEAGUE POWERED BY BYJU’S. Both the teams have worked closely to create a quiz show which will encourage students to approach learning with a whole new perspective. Celebrating the importance of life-long learning, this quiz show aims at making learning fun, exciting, and engaging.”
Mrinal further added, “With 20 million students learning from us today, the unprecedented scale of this nationwide project excites us even further.”
Atit Mehta, VP-Marketing, BYJU’S
“We have taken extraordinary steps to ensure that students don’t miss out on their favorite school quiz this year. Thanks to the digital advancements, we expect participants to be higher than ever before. Never has a school-quiz happened at such a scale before and we are thrilled to be creating history alongside Discovery.”
With this unprecedented and ambitious quiz , BYJU’S will give students across India an opportunity to compete and showcase their talent, and win exciting prizes. This initiative is sure to ignite the passion and love for learning among students.
Participate in DSSL 2020 Season 3 by downloading the app available at onelink.to/3fdzvw