Bonus Points for 2020

Upto 2 bonus points will be given to the candidates as mentioned below. For all these official supporting documents (letters, certificates etc.) will have to be provided. IIIT-Delhi will also directly verify it from the organizers.

  1. Olympiads. Indian National Olympiad in Informatics, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy, and Biology.
    • 2 Bonus points, if the student was selected for the summer training camp for the selection of the final team for International Olympiad (i.e. IOITC, IMOTC, OCSC for Physics, Chemistry,Astronomy, or Biology); supporting documents required: Certificate/letter from organizers.
    • 1 Bonus point, if the student qualified to appear in the National Level Exam for selection for the summer camp (i.e. INOI/ INMO/ INPhO/ INChO/ INAO/ INBO). Supporting documents required: Qualification letter/email to appear in the exam.

    Note: Those who qualified to appear in INOI through ZCO-2016 will not be eligible for the Bonus points and those who have been declared deemed to have qualified through ZCO 2017 will be eligible.

  2. Procon Junior programming contest
    • 2 Bonus points for the medal winners; Supporting documents needed: Certificate/letter from organizers certifying this.
    • 1 Bonus point for those who got certificates of Achievement; Supporting documents needed:Certificate/letter from organizers certifying this.
  3. National Talent Search scholarship
    • 1 Bonus point, if a student has won this scholarship. If a student obtains scholarship in a specific category, then he/she can only be considered for admission in that category. Supporting documents needed: Certificate/grant letter.
  4. Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)
    • 1 Bonus point, if a student has qualified for this scholarship. If a student obtains scholarship in a category, then he/she can only be considered for admission in that category. Supporting documents needed: Certificate of merit/grant letter.
  5. INSPIRE Program of DST
    • 2 Bonus points, if a student is a recipient of Gold/Silver/Bronze/Consolation Award in NLEPC. Supporting documents needed: Official certificate for the award from DST.
    • 1 Bonus point, if a student has qualified for participation in the National Level Exhibition and Project Competition (NLEPC). Supporting documents needed: Official participation certificate from DST.
  6. IGNITE Award of National Innovation Foundation
    • 2 Bonus points, if a student is a recipient of the National IGNITE Award. Supporting documents needed: Official certificate for the award from NIF.
  7. IRIS National Science Fair
    • 2 Bonus points,if a student is recipient of the award for participation in the International Scienceand Engineering Fair (ISEF)
    • 1 Bonus point, if a student is selected for the National Fair. Supporting documents needed: Official certificate for the award from IRIS.
  8. Sports

    In any sport in "high priority and priority discipline" (as per the terminology used by SGFI), except Chess (as Chess is dealt with separately): if a student has represented a state in (i) National School Games organized by a School Games Federation of India, in U19 or U17 category, or (ii) National championship organized by a National Sports Federation in Senior/Junior category.

    • 1 Bonus point for participation or winning a medal. Supporting documents needed: Certificate for the medal or Certificate of participation issued by School Games Federation of India or by a National Sports Federation.
  9. Chess
    • 2 Bonus points for those whose FIDE rating is above 1800; Supporting documents needed: FIDE ID, a Self attested printout of the list of international rated tournaments played as provided by FIDE through their official website.
    • 1 Bonus point for those whose FIDE rating is between 1200 and 1800. Supporting documents needed: Same as above.
  10. Culture
    • 1 Bonus point for those Students who have received “Scholarship to Young Artistes” given by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, or “Cultural Talent Search Scholarship Scheme”given by the Centre for Cultural Resources and Training an autonomous body under the aegis of Ministry of Culture, Government of India. Supporting documents needed: Scholarship sanction letter and certificate issued by Ministry of Culture, Government of India / Centre for Cultural Resources and Training, Government of India.

Note: (1) If a candidate has qualified for more than one bonus category, he/she will get the highest points earned under all qualifying categories.