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Advancement of A cub / bulbul Period Age (6 to 10+ years) 
1. Praveshika, 3 months 

2. Rajat Kiran, 6 months 

3. Swarn Kiran 6 months 

4. Heerak Kiran 9 months. 

5.Rajya Puraskar 7 months.

Requirement (Period - Three months) 
1. Be told the first Jungle story. (for Cubs) Be told the story of Tara (for Bulbuls) 
2. Understand the meaning of Cub/Bulbul Law, Promise, Motto, Prayer and Bulbuls six-songs. 
3. Demonstrate correctly smiling, Cub/bulbul salute and left handshake. 
4. Do a daily Good-turn at home. 
5. Grand Howl (for Cubs), Grand Salute (for Bulbul) 
6. Whistle and Hand Signals.

Note:- After qualifying Praveshika the Cubmaster/Flokleader will arrange the investiture ceremony for Girls and Boys to become a Cub/Bulbul.

Rajat Kiran 
Requirement (Period - 6 months.) 
1. Know how to keep personal belongings (clothes, shoes, uniform etc) neat and tidy and be able to sew buttons on garments. 
2. Learn to pray before meals. 
3. Do daily Good-turn at home and at school. 
4. Do Vajrasan, two B.P. Exercises -Toe touching and Knee bending and meditation. 
5. Be able to tell time by clock.
6. Demonstrate any two of the following :- 
                                  a. Somersault                 

                                  b. Leaf Prog.

                                  c. Hopping 
                                  d. Skipping

                                  e. Throwing and catching the ball. 
7. Make a useful thing or make a collection of 10 different leaves 5 flowers and tell the name of each. 
8. Demonstrate any three of the following :- 
                                  a  . Ride a bicycle safely 
                                  b. Keep the place neat & clean 
                                  c. Use a telephone 
                                  d. Have knowledge of the prominent person in your neighborhood.
                                  e. Know the home address of your Cub-master/Flock-leader, members of your six (Toli).
                                  f. Write address and affix stamps on an envelop for posting. 
9. Be able to sing any prayer. 
10.Be able to sing flag song and National Anthem:
Note:- After qualify the Rajat Kiran Test award the Badge/Certificate.

c) Swarn Kiran

Requirement (Period - 6 months.) 

  1. Prepare a handicraft out of waste material.

  2. Know the health rules, shashankasan, Tadasan and Padmasan /Another Two B.P. exercise and Meditation

  3. Tie a Reef Knot and clove hitch knot and show their uses.

  4. First aid of a simple wound.

  5. Be told the 4th & 5th jungle stories/Bal Shaheed Story (for cubs) b. Two stories from Bulbul Stories/ Bal Shaheed Story (for Bulbuls),

  6. Do good turns under the guidance of your Cub master/flock leader along with your six (Toli).

  7. Know the eight principal points of compass.

  8. Knowledge of flags - National flags, Scout - Guide flag, World Scout - Guide flag(WFIS).

  9. Play games - Balance games, 3 sense games and 3 jungle games for Cubs / Bulbuls.

  10. Demonstrate any three of the following :-

  11. Trimming, Light and put off a hurricane lantern or change the electric bulb,

  12. Run for five minute on foot/on cycle for three minutes and deliver the twelve words verbal message correctly,

  13. Sow seeds and grow a plant. Take care it for three months.

  14. Draw or paint a picture of any subject of your choice or Be able to preserve things.

  15. Make your own bed daily for at least a month,

  16. Follow a trail not less than one kilometer/participate in a half day hike.

  17. Participate in one day/over night camp with pack/flock. 

  18. Know about the care to be taken of little, sharp and valuable thing in the house. 

Note:- After qualify the Swarn Kiran Test award the Badge/Certificate.


Heerak Kiran 

Requirement (Period - 9 months.) 

  1. Handicraft-make a useful thing.

  2. Open a small savings Account in post office or bank or Sanchaika.

  3. Grow two plants and care them at least for six months.

  4. Earn one proficiency badge from each group. I

  5. First-Aider/Guider/House orderly/world conservation Badge.

  6. Collector/ Gardener/ Observer.

  7. Athlete/Cyclist/Team player/ Swimmer.

  8. Artist/Cook/Home craft/Toy maker/Entertainer/Needle worker

  9. Participate in pack/flock expedition.

  10. Participate in a pack/flock good-turn activity by adopting a public/religious/historical place. 

  11. Participate in over night camp during this Test. 

  12. Be able to use the sheet Bend, Fisherman knot and one round and two half hitches

  13.  Have the knowledge of your colony/village/town & State.

  14. Know to welcome and receive a guest in a Social way.

Note :- After qualifying the test of Heerak Kiran, Cub/Bulbul may select for Rajya Puraskar Camp. So the Unit Leader should send the qualified Cub/Bulbul name list to Distt./State Headquarters Through proper channel.

Rajya Puraskar

Requirement (Period - 7 months.) 

  1. Participation in one day Hike.

  2. Participation in one weekend Camp.

  3. Collection of leaves of five plants/herbs which are useful in medicine and paste them in log-book.

  4. Participation in any one National Day function.

  5. Participation in any Distt./State/National Camp or Rally.

  6. Earn any 4 Proficiency Badges :-

  7. Swimmer

  8. Cyclist

  9. Artist

  10. Bookbinder

  11. Home craft

  12. Toy maker

  13. Collector

  14. Guider

  15. Observer

  16. Naturalist

  17. Cook

  18. First-Aider

  19. Drawing a picture on Environment or Natural scenery.

  20. Participate in a Service Camp.

  21. Revision of Yoga/Meditation/exercise up to Heerak Kiran.

Note :- All participants will submit their note/log books to Rajya Puraskar.

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