How it works?

This competition is only for students studying in classes 1 to 12 and segregated into Six Categories

  • Category 1 – class 1
  • Category 2 – class 2
  • Category 3 – class 3 and 4
  • Category 4 – class 5 and 6
  • Category 5 – class 7 and 8
  • Category 6 – class 9, 10, 11 and 12

WIZ National Spell Bee is a Progressive Learning methodology comprising of school level, Interschool, state level and National Mega final.

This competition starts at the school level simultaneously in all the cities throughout India. The competition progresses from the School level to the Interschool, leading to the State level and culminating in the National Mega Final.

School Level Competition

Comprises of three written rounds only, duration 30 minutes with 30 marks.

Students have to prepare from the school level preparatory booklet “WORD BANK”, comprising of 1500 words and exercises.
Students who qualify in the written round will be eligible for the Inter school written competition

Interschool Competition (Written)

Comprises of four rounds only, duration 40 minutes and 50 marks
Interschool contestants are requested to practice from “WORD BANKS” of school Level and Inter School. Interschool preparatory booklet comprises of 1250 words and exercises. Seventy percent questions will be from these books.
To answer the thirty percent questions, participants must have a regular reading habit of story books, English news papers, watch English news, Movies etc.
Students who qualify in the written round will be eligible for the Oral round

Oral Round

The contest will be held separately for each participant. The Participant must spell aloud the words given to them from a predetermined list of spelling bee words. This round takes place on a miss- and- out basis, eliminating as they misspell a word from the 6th word onwards.

Interschool Ranking

The Interschool Rank holders are decided based on the total marks obtained in the written and oral rounds.

State Level Competition (Written)

Students who qualify in the written round of Interschool will be eligible for the State Level written
Competition comprising of five rounds. Duration 60 Minutes, Marks = 60
State Level contestants are requested to practice from “WORD BANKS” of school Level, Inter School. And state level. State Level preparatory booklet comprises of 1250 words and exercises. Seventy percent questions will be from these books.
To answer the thirty percent questions, participants must have a regular reading habit of story books, English news papers, watch English news, Movies etc.

Oral Round – Common for Inter school and State Level

Based on the total score of Oral round and state level written , toppers are selected for the State level Grand Finale from each district/ town/ city.

Grand Finale – State Level

Toppers are selected from each district/ town/ city for the State Level Grand Finale

All the contestants will participate in the oral and pronunciation key rounds. In the Oral round, the Participant must spell aloud the words given to them from a predetermined list of spelling bee words. This round takes place on a miss – and – out basis, eliminating as they misspell a word from the 6th word onwards.

Pronunciation key round will be a slide show. the contestant will identify the words, spell the words and their meanings based on phonetic symbols. This is a time bound test.

The ranking depends on the performance of the day only. Based on the total score of oral and pronunciation key, the state level rank holders are decided. The results will be announced on the same day.

National Mega Final

The topper of each category is selected for the National Mega Final from all the cities/ towns through out India.

Top ten state level rank holders of each category is eligible for the National Mega Final.

All the contestants will participate in the oral and pronunciation key rounds. In the Oral round, the Participant must spell aloud the words given to them from a predetermined list of spelling bee words. This round takes place on a miss- and- out basis, eliminating as they misspell a word from the 6th word onwards.

Pronunciation key round will be a slide show. the contestant will identify the words, spell the words and their meanings based on phonetic symbols. This is a time bound test.

The ranking depends on the performance of the day only. Based on the total score of oral and pronunciation key, the National level rank holders are decided. The results will be announced on the same day.