25 January 2012, Wednesday, 11:12

Bashkir pupils have successfully passed the first stage of the all-Russian financial Olympiad

author: Alfia Sharafutdinova

Pupils from Bashkiria have successfully passed the first stage of the all-Russian financial Olympiad for senior pupils. 750 of 4500 pupils from all Russian regions will continue struggling for the rank of the best Russian junior financier, including 37 representatives of Bashkiria.

The VII all-Russian financial Olympiad for senior pupils started on September 1, 2011. It will be over in March 2012 and pupils at the age of 15-17 from schools, technical schools lyceums and colleges, interested in history, financial markets and in development of the stock exchange market in Russia, are taking part in it. The Olympiad is held by the Institute for stock exchange market and management (Moscow) under the aegis of the Russian Federal Service for Financial Markets with the assistance of the interregional public organization “The Union of Consumers of Financial Services” and aimed at the solution of the state aim for raising the level of financial competence and training of highly qualified specialists for the Russian financial market.

The Olympiad consists of three stages. The first stage represented the open in absentia competition and was over in December 2011. On the second stage (January) the participants have to write creative essays and the final stage consists of tests, the written exam and the blitz-game. The final stage will be held in March 2012 in Moscow.

Winners of the Olympiad may figure on benefits when entering the state and municipal institutions of secondary and higher professional education and may even enter these institutions without entrance exams.