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Making kids fall in love with Math —- Winners of SIP Arithmetic Genius Contest 2021, the largest All India Online Arithmetic Contest announced

Bengal and Telugu kids walkaway with top honours in a competition where 95000 kids registered from 1025 schools in 20 states and 375 cities and towns

 The winners of SIP Arithmetic Genius Contest 2021, the largest All India online arithmetic contest announced.

West Bengal and two Telugu states—Telangana and Andhra Pradesh combine topped in all India medals tally, emerged as top one, bagging 8 medals each.  Jharkhand with 6 medals stood second, Maharashtra with 5 medals 3rd position and Assam with four medals has come 4th.  Punjab and Kerala got 3 medals each. Puducherry, Delhi NCR and Chattisgarh got two medals each.

Dr . Tessy Thomas, fondly referred to as the Missile Woman of India – Distinguished Scientist, Director General (Aeronautical Systems), DRDO, Ministry of Defence, Government of India  gave away prizes virtually to the winners.  Speaking on the occasion she said, “we all have natural intelligence. Intelligence Quotient will increase when you practice through training and testing”.

The 6th edition of the SIP Arithmetic Genius contest was fiercely fought one.  95000 students registered from 1025schools across India – covering 20 states and 375+ cities and towns. The contest was conducted in 3 rounds. Round 1 saw participation at city level by 95000 students, Round 2 saw state level participation by 20000 students and 201 students participated in Round 3 at National Level.

The largest number of students 19,141 registered from West Bengal.  Telugu States(Telangana and AP) had 8824; Jharkhand 5453, Maharashtra 11,073, Assam 3553, Puducherry 1317, Delhi NCR 2607 and Chattisgarh 819.

The SIP Arithmetic Genius Contest 2021(SIGC) was organised by SIP Abacus, the India’s largest skill development organisation in kids. 

Dinesh Victor, Managing Director, SIP Academy, in a press note issued said the company organises the SIP Arithmetic Genius Contest every year and makes it free for schools and children to participate because its aim to motivate parents and children to take interest in Arithmetic. Basic Mathematics is important to do well in any area, he said. And through the Abacus programme, children can be helped to improve their arithmetic ability.

The competition was intense and we had many children who tied for the champions . Here is a table of the states from where champions and Top performers won.

State No of National  Winners (Champions + Top Performers)
West Bengal 8
Telangana 7
Rajasthan 1
Punjab 3
Puducherry 2
Odisha 1
Maharashtra 5
Madhya Pradesh 1
Kerala 3
Karnataka 1
Jharkhand 6
Delhi NCR 2
Chhattisgarh 2
Assam 4
Andhra Pradesh 1
Total 47


Students from schools across India in classes 2 to 5 participated in the contest to prove their arithmetic ability. Pre-Covid, the contest was conducted as a physical contest. In the last 2 years, in spite of the pandemic, the contest has been conducted without cancellation or disruption as an online contest.

To enable the contest to be held online, SIP Abacus created the customised online backend process to allow students to register, exams to be scheduled for the students, receive a chance to practice for the exams with practice question papers and to take the final exams. This initiative has been carried forward by SIP Abacus to encourage children to improve their arithmetic ability, numerical skills and learning ability even during the pandemic times.

SIP Arithmetic Genius Contest 2021 saw a large number of prizes being won by students across India. Over 25000 prizes with cash prizes over Rs. 15 lakhs were won.  Over 200 students won cash awards, 750 students won trophies and over 25000 students won medals.

This mega event was conducted across India with the involvement of over 2000 SIP Abacus instructors and SIP Abacus centre heads.

SIP Abacus India is a skill development programme for children between 6 to 12 years through an international programme of Abacus training.

It was awarded the best coaching institute in skill development for children in India by worldwide achievers at Asia Education Summit 2015. At SIP Academy, of the 800 franchisee business partners, 95% are women.  The course instructors– a total of over 3500 across India, are all women. Over 1.75 lakh children learn at SIP every week.

Data: State wise registrations by students for the SIP Arithmetic Genius Contest

State Number of Students Registered
Andhra Pradesh 1422
Assam 3553
Bihar 4755
Chandigarh 531
Chhattisgarh 819
Delhi NCR 2607
Haryana 2169
Himachal Pradesh 250
Jharkhand 5453
Karnataka 3219
Kerala 7454
Madhya Pradesh 1655
Maharashtra 11073
Odisha 2981
Puducherry 1317
Punjab 4622
Rajasthan 1340
Tamil Nadu 8430
Telangana 7402
Tripura 1207
Uttar Pradesh 3579
Uttarakhand 322
West Bengal 19141
Total 95301

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