Celebrating Winners of Extramarks’ Smart Scholar

February 7, 2024 | By: Extramarks

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As we reflect on the remarkable journey of the Extramarks Smart Scholar Competition, it’s essential to recognise its transformative impact on students across the nation. This program wasn’t just a competition, it was a movement that brought together the nation’s brightest young minds and over 350 schools to celebrate their passion for learning. Let us look back at what made the Smart Scholar Competition special. 

Unprecedented Participation

The Smart Scholar program stood out for its inclusivity with over 21,000 participants embracing the challenge with enthusiasm and dedication. The engagement levels from various schools across the country were extraordinary, reflecting the growing importance and appeal of STEM subjects among young learners. This widespread participation is a testament to the changing landscape of education in India, where curiosity, critical thinking, and problem-solving are now vital pillars of learning.

The results of the Extramarks Smart Scholar Competition have been announced! Click here to download our app and check if you are on the list of winners: Check now

Competition Highlights

The Smart Scholar Competition used an innovative online format to make itself more accessible to a wider audience, breaking down geographical barriers and bringing together a national talent pool. The curriculum, aligned with CBSE standards, challenged students to apply their knowledge practically, fostering critical thinking and problem-solving skills​​. The program also served to evaluate the academic standards in STEM education in the country, providing insights into the areas where students excel and where they need further support. This information is invaluable for educators and policymakers in tailoring future educational strategies and resources.

Rewards for Victory

At the Smart Scholar Competition, students from around the country were able to secure victory along with prizes worth an exciting ₹2 crores.

Here are the top scorers from across the country:

  • Subhranshu Sekhar Patra – Std VII – St Joseph English Medium School
  • Piyush Bhardwaj – Std VIII – Happy Valley School, Bahadurpur
  • Sejal – Std IX – Government Sr. Sec. School, Kasar
  • Aryan Kumar – Std X – DAV Public School, BSEB Colony
  • Himansh Kothari – Std XI – The Study, Udaipur

Our winners are the embodiment of hard work, perseverance, and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Their achievements resonate far beyond the competition and inspire students around the country to take up STEM subjects. Want to know what were the rewards for doing well at the Smart Scholar Competition? Here are our rewards: 

National Level:

The rewards for the national-level winner include:

  • Apple MacBook
  • 100% Scholarship on Test Preparation with Extramarks
  • Medals and Certificates

Zonal Level:

The rewards for the zonal level winners include:

  • Apple iPad
  • 100% Scholarship on Test Preparation with Extramarks
  • Medals and Certificates

State Level:

The rewards for the state-level winners include:

  • A 100% Scholarship on Test Preparation with Extramarks
  • Medals and Certificates

School Level:

The rewards for school-level winners include: 

  • 50% Scholarship on Test Preparation with Extramarks
  • Medals and Certificates

To check winners at national, zonal, state and school levels, please find the complete winners list here.

Rewards for Schools

The Smart Scholar program also recognized the vital role played by schools in nurturing young talent. The school with the highest participation at the state level was honoured with: 

  • Smart LED and Trophy
  • Access to Revision Classes: An invaluable resource for the continuous improvement of their students

Beyond the Competition

The success of Smart Scholar has implications far beyond the competition itself. It has encouraged students to explore STEM subjects with a newfound enthusiasm. It has also encouraged schools to embrace innovative teaching methods, making learning more interactive and engaging. The Smart Scholar competition has started a conversation about the future of education in India.


We are deeply grateful for the immense support and enthusiastic participation we received during the 2023 Extramarks Smart Scholar competition. The journey has been truly remarkable, thanks to the collective efforts and spirited engagement of students, educators, and schools across the nation. Your commitment and zeal have not only made this event a grand success but also fostered a vibrant community dedicated to excellence in STEM education. We extend our heartfelt thanks to each one of you for being an integral part of this transformative experience.

We would like to extend our congratulations to all the winners at each level. Thank you for your passion and dedication to excel. As we eagerly anticipate the next chapter of this incredible journey, let us carry forward the spirit of curiosity, innovation, and excellence that defines the Smart Scholar Competition. Here’s to a future where every student has the opportunity to shine, and every school can be a beacon of academic excellence.

The results of the Extramarks Smart Scholar Competition have been announced! Click here to check if you are on the list of winners: Check now.

Last Updated on February 7, 2024

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