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Scholar’s Cup

The Scholar’s Cup is an international competition that takes place in two stages: regional round and the world championship round.

This activity is done in The Doon School, and is meant only for juniors, i.e. D-B Forms (till the age of fourteen years). The maximum cut-off for the Scholar’s Cup STA is 30 boys. The boys are asked to master 6 subject areas: Arts (Music and Fine Arts), Literature (Poetry, Fiction and Cinema), Current Affairs, Science, History and Special Area. The subjects are developed around a theme. The theme for 2013 was A World in Motion.

The boys will work in teams of three and participate in team debates, essay writing competitions, quiz and a multiple choice question answer open session.

There is no screening for participation; however, boys are not allowed to withdraw after the last date of acceptance.

Boys are trained to:

  • Laterally think out of the box
  • Frame debate arguments
  • Develop speaking and writing skills
  • Work in teams and work to their strengths
  • Divide and win
  • Develop higher cognitive and logical skills

These STAs will be offered to juniors only. Both these STAs will be handled under the organizational umbrella of the Junior English Debating Society.

The Doon School, Mall Road, Dehradun, India, Pin-248003 Direct Number – +91-135-2526400

Email: [email protected]

For all admissions enquiries,

Please contact [email protected] or

Telephone – +91-135-2526406

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