To celebrate the 41st Anniversary of the Nehru Planetarium (3rd March 2018), the following competitions are being
organized by the Planetarium from 21 February 2018 to 3 March 2017.

Astro-Painting Competition: Wednesday 21 February 2018 (10 am to 1 pm)
The competition is open to students of IV to VII standards. Each participating school may nominate up to three
students. The students will be provided drawing papers but they have to bring their own coloring materials. The
students would be required to paint “On the Spot” on any topic of their choice in Astronomy. Participants should
report at the Nehru Planetarium by 9.30 am on Wednesday, 21 February 2018.

Astro-Essay Competition: Thursday, 22 February 2018 (10 am to 1 pm)
The competition is open to students of VIII and IX standards. Each participating school should nominate two
students. The students have to write an essay on a topic, which will be announced on the spot. Participants should
report at the Nehru Planetarium at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, 22 February 2018.

Astro- Elocution Competition: Friday, 23 February 2018 (10 am to 1 pm)
The Competition is open to students of VIII and IX standards. Each participating school should nominate two
students. The students would have to speak on a topic that would be announced at the time of the Competition.
Participants should report at the Nehru Planetarium by 9.30 am on Friday, 23 February 2018.

Astro-Poetry Competition: Saturday, 24 February 2018 (10 am to 1 pm)
The competition is open to students of V to IX standards. Participants will be asked to write their own poems related
to Astronomy. Each school may nominate up to two students. Participants should report at the Nehru Planetarium
by 9.30 am on Saturday, 24 February 2018.

Astro-Quiz Competition: Tuesday, 27 February 2018 (10 am to 1 pm)
Nehru Planetarium is organizing an Astro-Quiz Competition for the students of VIII to IX standards.
Each participating school may nominate up to three students. These students will be given a preliminarily written
quiz, which will be assessed immediately. Based on their performance in the written quiz four students will be
selected in the order of merit to compete in the oral quiz. The participants should report at the Nehru Planetarium
by 9.30 am on Tuesday, 27 February 2018.

Science Quiz Competition: Wednesday, 28 February 2018 (10 am to 1 pm)
To mark the National Science Day Nehru Planetarium is organizing Science Quiz Competition for the students of
VII and VIII standards. Each participating school may nominate up to three students. These students will be given a
preliminarily written quiz, which will be assessed immediately. Based on their performance four students will be
selected in the order of merit to compete in the oral quiz.

Participants should report at the Nehru Planetarium by 9.30 am on Wednesday, 28 February 2018.

Those desirous of participating in the above competitions may send duly filled in the registration form click here to

download registrations from to Programme Coordinator, Nehru Planetarium, Dr. Annie Besant Road,
Worli, Mumbai 400 018 or the form may be faxed to 24924133 or you mail email the scanned copy to director.np1977@gmail.com  before 20th February 2018.