To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, require creative
imagination and marks real advance in science.
- Albert Einstein
You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him discover it in himself.
Aarohan is a pan India school level examination for classes 9th to 10th and 11th to 12th ( science and mathematics ) hosted by APOGEE, the annual, international
technical festival of BITS Pilani.
Crafted and conducted by the students of BITS Pilani under the guidance of a dedicated panel
of professors, the paper will have one unified theme based on the various extraordinary
scientific phenomenons at the boundaries of human scientific achievement, which can be
understood and solved using a reasonable amount of knowledge in basic sciences and logical
The aim is to inculcate the much needed scientific temperament
The very nature of science is discoveries, and the best of those discoveries are the ones you
- Neil deGrasse Tyson
The paper will be:-
But what will the paper ask?
Simple; answers to the questions in it ( bad joke! ). But more than that, the paper will ask you to
go on a thrilling adventure inside your brain and look out for all the different possibilities of even
simple things that you observe in daily life.
Well, that sounded heavy, what exactly do I have to study to prepare for the exam?
The syllabus comprises of the syllabus of the students’ respective class.
RELAX! You don’t have to mug up facts or anything. You only need to prepare yourself to learn
something new from the paper. The paper will have one unifying theme based on recent
scientific breakthroughs and phenomena. The answers will be in the questions itself (your
teacher says that too), but just like your teacher, we mean it. You just have to think differently,
you don’t require any extra knowledge to get to the answers, and you can find them with what
you know already.
Ok, but what’s the marking scheme?
Uh-huh! It’s a secret, shall be disclosed to you only on the day of exam.
Round 2 - Aarohan Qrios
Congratulations!! You have cleared the written exam and now you are welcome to APOGEE-
2019, BITS Pilani. Don’t worry, we’ll guide you how to reach BITS Pilani campus. Once you
reach here along with other national winners, you will explore a plethora of technical events,
workshops, exhibitions happening in the campus and we’ll have Round-2 and some other events
exclusively for you. Team Aarohan and you have the same mission here, which is to make your
experience here during Apogee the best and unforgivable. And yeah, we have some amazing
goodies and certificate of merit for the winners and certificate of participation for all the
students. The other details would be intimated later.
So get ready and don’t think outside the box, just get rid of it.
Ready? Set. GO!!
Registration portal opens ( details would be updated on the Facebook page ).
January 1 to January 7, 2019
Set 1 of Round one examination( to be conducted at your school ) dates.
January 15 to January 22, 2019
Set 2 of Round one examination ( to be conducted at your school ) dates
January 26, 2019
Release of answer keys and solutions
February 15, 2019
Results announced. The details for second round will be intimidated later.
Visit our facebook page facebook.com/aarohan.bits to stay updated.
Register as an Aarohan ambassador
Anyone who is a student from a college/school can be Aarohan Ambassador. As an
ambassador of Aarohan, BITS Pilani, your job would be to pitch your school
during the summers or anytime convenient to you to be onboard with conduction
of Aarohan or you can give us the details. We shall guide you through the process,
from initial correspondence to the conduction of the examination. Either way, your
contribution would make a lot of difference.
You get to test and hone your persuasion, pitching and management skills among
various others. Needless to say, you get amazing benefits and certificate as a part
of the valuable experience.
Click here to take Aarohan to your school