Bharatiya Vijnana Mandali, is conducting KOUSHAL a Science talent test covering all Government/ Zilla Parishad Schools in Andhra Pradesh. KOUSHAL-2018 received huge response from students from every corner of the Andhra Pradesh. Keeping in view of the interest & scientific tempo of students we are planning to take this science movement this year also.


Koushal is a unique platform for school children, especially those who are from government schools to explore, learn and compete in the field of science. This is a flagship competitive program organized by Bharatiya Vijnana Mandali that delivers challenging experience and ignites the young minds of Andhra Pradesh. KOUSHAL encourages the children to reason critically, solve problems with team spirit and make them discover the Indian contribution to the world in the field of science and technology. Koushal mainly helps to boost confidence and enable the rural students of Andhra Pradesh to realize their optimum potential.


  • To create a platform to explore rural Talent and to encourage the best scientific minds.
  • To inculcate scientific tempo and to encourage them to take up research careers in science.
  • To instil sportive and competitive spirit among children.
  • To enlighten students on Indian Contribution in the field of Science and Technology.
  • To enlighten students on flagship programs of State& Central Govts on Water Conservation, Environmental Protection, Swachh Bharat & Organic farming.


Level 1: Preliminary Exam (Online)
  • A written test using online devices will be conducted for students of classes 8th, 9th & 10th. The written test will be an open book exam with multiple choice questions on Mathematics, Science & Indian Contributions to science from their respective class (AP State Syllabus) for 120 Marks and Time will be 60 minutes.
  • Top three from each class from each school will get e-Certificate.
  • A three member Team for each school will be selected with Topper from each class ( 8th,9th & 10th ).
Level 2: District Level Competition.
  • Top 12/24/36 Teams in District will be allowed to participate in District Level Competition. The eligibility for District Level will be decided depending on total number of registrations in that particular District.
  • Quiz Competition Cash Awards: 1st : 6000/-, 2nd : 4500/-, 3rd : 3000/-, Consolation: 1500/-
  • Poster Competition Cash Awards: 1st: 2000/-, 2nd: 1500/-, 3rd: 1000/-, Consolation awards : 500/-
Level 3: State Level Competition
  • Top Two teams selected in District level from each District shall be allowed for the State Level Koushal Competition.
  • Quiz Competition will be conducted in two rounds: Preliminary Round and Final Round.
  • Preliminary Round of Quiz will be conducted for teams of all districts.
  • Final Quiz will be conducted for the top six teams selected from preliminary Round.
  • Poster Competition will be conducted for Top three students of each district.
  • Top Three Teams in Quiz and Top three Students in Poster Competition will get Cash Awards.
  • Quiz Competition Cash Awards: 1st: 12000/- 2nd: 9000/- 3rd: 6000/-, Three consolation awards: 3000 each.
  • Poster Competition Cash Awards: 1st: 3000/- 2nd: 2000/- 3rd: 1500/-, Consolation awards : 500/-
  • All the participants should follow the competition rules at the venue. Quiz will be conducted using Digital Projectors. The decision of the quiz-master will be final and will not be subjected to any change.


  • No registration fee. All Schools can be registered by entering into www.bvmap.org site.


  • KOUSHAL questionnaire will be from AP State Board syllabus, and 80% of the questions will be from Mathematics, Physical Science and Biological Science syllabus (upto October) of 8th, 9th and 10th Standard. Remaining 20 % of the questions will be on “Indian Contributions to Science.”.


  • Water Conservation
  • Indian Contributions to Science
  • Organic Farming
  • Biodiversity
  • Traditional Health protection meausers
  • Climate Change & Environmental Protection
Sl.No. Name Designation
1. Sri B. Pratap Reddy Director, SCERT
2. Dr GPS Murthy Chief Scientist, NIO,Vskp
3. Dr G Krishna Kumar Scientist , NSTL
4. Dr B Rama Krishna Scientist G, DRDO
5. Prof K Ramjee Former VC
6. Dr Remella Murthy Sr Scientist ISRO
7. Prof GRK Sastry NIT, T P Gudem
8. Prof D Muralidhar Rao SKU
9. Sri K Dasapathi Rao Retd DyEO
State Coordinator
Sl.No. Name Designation Mobile Number District e-Mail ID
1. D. Chandrasekhar SA (Mat) 9493313271 Vizianagaram
Regional Coordinators (State Co-Coordinator)
Sl.No. Name Designation Mobile Number District e-Mail ID
1. Pudi Venkata Prasad SA (PS) 9963922087 Nellore pudi579@gmail.com
2. Dr Aruna SA (PS) 9492835675 Krishna
District Coordinators
Sl.No. Name Designation Mobile Number District
1. S.V. Madhubabu SA (PS) 9441050024 Srikakulam
2. A Bhanu Prakash SA (PS) 9441285052 Vizianagaram
3. M.P.Srinivasa Rao SA (Mat) 8341695333 Visakhapatnam Urban
4. Pragada Raju SA (BS) 9603674236 Visakhapatnam Rural
5. S. Srinivas SA (PS) 8179518749 East Godavari
6. Goteti MVSR Krishna SA (Eng) 9182973499 West Godavari
7. Ch B V Padma Vaji SA (BS) 9908060478 Krishna
8. A Ravi Kumar SA (PS) 9849627708 Guntur
9. T Ramesh SA (PS) 9666955504 Prakasham
10. R.R.S Prasad SA (PS) 9502607875 PSR Nellore
11. D. Dhanamjayulu SA (PS) 7032889880 Chittoor
12. K.V. Vijaya Mohana Reddy SA (PS) 9440507133 YSR Kadapa
13. K.V. Subba Reddy SA (BS) 9948605546 Kurnool
14. Manohar Srinivas Naik R SA (BS) 9490801873 Anantapuram
Academic Team
Sl.No. Name Designation Mobile Number District
1. TSVS Suryanarayana Murthy SA (Maths) 9989027829 East Godavari
2. Y. Raveendra SA (BS) 9989454749 West Godavari
3. D V Subba Naidu SA (PS) 6303676181 YSR Kadapa
4. GVBSN Raju SA (Mat) 9490026834 Vizianagaram
5. A.Punnayya SA (BS) 9491326592 Srikakulam
6. V. Kumarbabu SA (Eng) 9491342263 Kurnool
7. P L Phani Kumar SA (SS) 9908600998 East Godavari
8. P. Satish Kumar SA (Hin) 8143884811 Krishna
9. J. Madana Mohan Reddy SA (PS) 9492751586 Anantapuram
10. P Umesh Kumar SA (PS) 9491568233 Srikakulam