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2019 NNPC National Science Quiz Competition for Young Nigerians



The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation NNPC quiz competition was inaugurated in 2000 and limited to the Niger Delta level, but went national in 2001 Till date, it has run 15 national editions. The 2019 edition is, therefore, the 16 (excluding a year it was not held).

Objectives.

  • To implement a core element of NNPC Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) package.
  • To promote Science education in the country.
  • To encourage students in the study of Science and Technology related subjects,
  • To prepare students in English and General Studies
  • To prepare students for promotional and qualifying examinations.
  • To build friendship amongst the participating students.
  • To develop students competitive spirit.
  • To break down long-held stereotypes and engendering a better sense of National being in participating students, through the cross-cultural interactions that the contest offers.
  • To provide a platform for enlightening the students and the general public on the activities of NNPC.

Exam Schedule.

South-South Zone

  • Date: Monday July 1, 2019
  • Venue: Uyo

South-East Zone:

  • Date: Wednesday July 3, 2019
  • Venue: Owerri

South-West Zone:

  • Date: Friday July 5, 2019
  • Venue: Oshogbo

North-Central Zone:

  • Date: Monday July 8, 2019
  • Venue: Minna

North-West Zone:

  • Date: Wednesday July 10, 2019
  • Venue: Katsina

North-East Zone:

  • Date: Friday July 12, 2019
  • Venue: Bauchi

The National Finals/Grand Finale are scheduled for September 16 and 17, 2019 at the NNPC Towers, Abuja.

Note:Timelines subject to adjustments where necessary.

Method of Application.

Interested schools should visit their respective Local Government Area and register under the Local Government Education Department to be able to participate in the competition.

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