This one of a kind competition organised in association Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), encourage young learners to apply scientific acumen to real life challenges and find solutions to them. The award recognizes meritorious students of classes 6-8  The evaluation for the award involve two rounds,

Round 1-  a preliminary online screening round, where participating teams submitted a 3-minute video explaining the novelty and application of their working model/experiment/idea. The award categories included,

  • Internet of Things &  (e.g. Smart home solutions, Natural Language Processing (NLP) )
    Artificial intelligence
  • Environmental Science  (e.g. solutions for water/air purification, noise pollution)
  • Biological sciences  (e. g. treatment of injuries, diseases,  vaccinations)
  • Physical sciences (e. g. improving efficiency of machines/tools)
  • Chemical sciences  (e.g. identifying adulterants)

Apply scientific acumen to real life challenges and provide solutions to them!



6 to 8

Maximum 3 Teams
per School

* Each Mentor can only be part of 1 team


6 to 8

Team Size

3 students &

1 coordinating teacher


Internet of Things &
Artificial intelligence
Smart home solutions, Natural Language Processing (NLP) Solutions for water/air purification, noise
pollution etc.
Treatment of injuries, diseases,
vaccinations etc.
Improving efficiency of machines/tools etc. Identifying adulterants

Selection Process


Nomination is going on and closes on October 31, 2024

After successful nomination, the mentor teacher receives an email from with a copy of the responses. To make changes, access this email and click “Edit Response”.

To upload the 3-minute video, use the same email and click “Edit Response” again. Upload the video in the last field of the nomination form. Please note: Submission of video can be done only once.

Last date for submission of entries is October 31, 2024. Entries will be judged by an independent jury comprising scientists and academicians.

8 teams will be selected for the Round Two

Top 8 Teams of each zone along with their mentor teacher will be invited to showcase their working model/experiment/idea to the jury at their regional IIT Campus.

The winner and runner-up teams will be eligible for participation in the grand finale.

Participants are eligible to receive digital certificates of participation upon successful submission of the video.



First Prize


along with the certificate of achievement and study materials.

Second Prize


along with the certificate of achievement and study materials.

Macmillan will honour the contribution of the
scientific mentor and the Head of the concerned
institution for fostering scientific talent in awardees. Certificate of Participation for all students.

From Principal's desk


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