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PCRA Online Energy Cryptic Challenge - (POECC)

The Petroleum Conservation Research Association, PCRA in short, works for achieving excellence in the conservation of hydrocarbons and environmental protection for sustainable development, ensuring a better quality of life for citizens. We always put knowledge at a premium. The Online PCRA Cryptic Challenge is our effort to start a conversation with the young bright minds.

Indian Crossword League - (IXL)

IXL is an annual global contest of 10 online weekly rounds and an offline Bengaluru Grand Finale towards the year-end. The winner lifts the National Crossword Champion trophy. Witnesses wizards lock horns

Cryptic Crossword Contest - (CCCC 9.0)

(L-R) Host Anjali Singh, CrossMaster Alan Cowell, the winning team members from The Mother’s International School, Delhi, Vijval Ekbote and Harshul Sagar, their mentor Vinayak Ekbote and the teacher in-charge from the winning school pose for a photo-op after the Grand Finale of CCCC 7.0, in New Delhi on November 28, 2019


ACAD Senior is going to be an addition to Extra-C's daily online challenges ACAD and ACAD+ from the current year. It is meant for crossword aficionados who are 60 years of age and above and are raring to crack the clues every day. It will have the same platform, format, prizes and the grading system as ACAD and ACAD+


ACAD is a daily year-long online cryptic crossword challenge hosted on this website for school and college students. Now comes with a tougher version ACAD+ . Registration free of cost, prizes galore!

    A not-for-profit-organisation, Extra-C came into existence on June 26, 2013 and since then has become a byword for quality in terms of providing a platform for quality extra-curricular pursuits. As its focus area, Extra-C’s mission is to promote crosswords among the youth and the adult alike.