2017 NNPC National Quiz Competition

NNPC
quiz competition was inaugurated in 2000 and limited to the Niger Delta level,
but went national in 2001 Till date, it has run 15 national editions. The 2017
edition is, therefore, the 16 (excluding a year it was not held).
NNPC Applications are invited for:

2017 NNPC National Quiz Competition

Background
The NNPC quiz competition is designed mainly for students in the nations
secondary schools, the competition has impacted positively on the intellectual
attainment of young Nigerians. It has provided financial succour to successful
contestants who have been placed on bursary throughout their university
education. Many of the awardees had moved on to achieve academic laurels in
tertiary institutions, locally and internationally.
Fulfilling aspects of its slant, records show
many of the past awardees ended up studying Science and Technology related
courses in the university. In 2010, a past winner of the competition emerged
second in a contest involving others from the Organisation of Petroleum
Exporting Countries (OPEC) Member Countries, and Austria to commemorate the 50
Anniversary of OPEC.
Several years after its inauguration, the
horizon of the competition soars.
Objectives

§  To implement a core
element of NNPC Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) package.
§  To promote Science
education in the country.
§  To develop students
competitive spirit.
§  To break down
long-held stereotypes and engendering a better sense of National being in
participating students, through the cross-cultural interactions that the
contest offers.
§  To provide a
platform for enlightening the students and the general public on the activities
of NNPC.
§  To encourage
students in the study of Science and Technology related subjects,
§  To prepare students
for promotional and qualifying examinations.
§  To build friendship
amongst the participating students.
Date of Competition
Competition commences 15th July, 2017
Participation Scope
4 – stage competition from Preliminary to National Finals:
§  Grassroots level –
774 Local Government Areas of the country.
§  State level – 36
States plus the Federal Capital Territory.
§  Zonal level – 6
Ceo-political Zones.
§  National level –
Grand Finale at NNPG Corporate HQ, Abuja.
Process Integrity
§  Questions would be
set by recognized and reputable national/regional examination body
§  Subject experts
will be present to resolve any contentious answer.
§  Answers and results
will be publicly and progressively recorded from beginning to the end of each
stage of the competition.
§  Electronic score
boards are to be deployed.
Prize
§  Scholarship to
University Level
§  One-off Educational
Cash Grant
How To Apply NNPC quiz competition
Interested schools should visit their respective Local Government Area and
register under the Local Government Education Department to be able to
participate in the competition.

Click the link below to view the 774 LGA’s in
Nigeria:

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