Manava Bharati India International School Dehradun had the proud priviledge of conducting Cryptic Crossword Contest 2018 in collaboration with CBSE and Extra-C CCC is the world’s biggest and nation’s premier crossword  testing platform for students and seeks to promote excellence by encouraging students to undertake the habit of solving crossword puzzles.

This contest is open for students of class IX to XII of CISCE, CBSE and State Board schools.


CBSE and Extra-C believes that Crossword puzzles help students improve their vocabulary, reasoning, lateral and analytical abilities most importantly, solving such puzzles in an interesting and effective educational tool for student and teachers.

This year the competition had participants from 29 schools of Dehradun and nearby areas. The names of some of the schools who participated are Tula’s International, Doon Valley Public School, Saigrace Academy, Children’s Academy, The Asian School, Grace Academy, Spring Hills, K.V(FRI), K.V (IMA), K.V (OLF) and Doon International School. The name of the winning schools are as follows:-

  • Ist Position- Gurbhit Chaurakoti & Anushka Gupta ( Kendriya Vidyalaya , IMA)
  • IInd Position- Anmol Sharma & Nathan Taylor (Grace Academy )
  • IIIrd Position- Manas Khanduri & Shaurya Pratap (Manava Bharati School)


All the participant were given participation certificates as a token of appreciation.

The Director of Manava Bharati School, Dr. Himanshu Shekhar and Principal Ms. Nina Pant appreciated the endeavors of all the students and encourage them to perform better.