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Resonance Students will represent INDIA in IESO

Resonance PCCP students once again showed remarkable achievement in International Earth Science Olympiad IESO stage-2 results, declared on 31st May 2018. The Managing Director Mr. R.K Verma told that the diligent efforts of students & the faculty members of Resonance PCCP have resulted in 2 selections out of the total 4 selections all over India. They will represent India in the Final stage which is going to be held in Thailand in the month of August.

The details of selected students in IESO stage 2 are as under: 1 student Vaibhav Khater is from Udaipur study center & 1 student Abhinav Srinivas is from Raipur study center respectively.

Resonance Students has been performing marvellously every year in prestigious IESO Exam since 2011. It is conducted by the Geological Society of India for the students of class 9th to 11th to encourage students interest and public awareness of Earth science and to enhance the teaching/learning of Earth Science at Science at the school level.

The Geological Society of India is the body responsible for selecting the Indian Team for the International Earth Science Olympiad. So far, the Earth Science Olympiad program in the country involved four stages: (i) National level Entrance Test, (ii) Training Camp culminating in the Indian National Earth Science Olympiad, (iii) Pre-departure training camp International Earth Science Olympiad. The Earth Science Olympiad (ESO) is conducted by the ESO Cell at the Geological Society of India constituted by the President, Geological Society of India. The IESO is supported by the Ministry of Earth Science (MoES), Government of India as one of its outreach programme for the promotion of Earth Science. The Training Camp is made for the selected students for about 25 days duration, conducted at a university/research institution usually in May/June under the supervision of a Camp Co-ordinator. After the training camp, the top four students selected to represent the country at the IESO shall each be awarded a certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 5000/- and Training participation certificate will be given to all students.

They will undergo another round of training i.e Pre-Departure Training at the Geological Society of India, Bangalore or another designated place before their departure for IESO. The Team Leaders and Observers who will accompany the selected students and some resource persons will guide and counsel the students besides clarifying doubts and engaging in academic discussions. The schedule of the Pre-Departure Camp will be intimated well in advance.

And finally Participation in International Earth Science Olympiad. The top 4 Selected students will represent India at International level. International Earth Science Olympiad (IESO) 2018 will take place in Thailand, in the month of September 18.