Online Registration for Sciencify India 2016


MCE Society Pune organizes “SCIENCIFY INDIA 2016”, India’s most popular inter-school science exhibition-­cum­-competition. The competition seeks to encourage students to groom 21st century skills like critical thinking, problem solving and collaborative skills, which are required for today’s dynamic global market. The competition also aims to promote creativity and innovativeness in the field of science and technology to solve real life situations, Sciencify India 2016 is a concrete step in that direction wherein we encourage students to think out of the box and cultivate and groom their scientific research and craft skills.
  • to make students feel that science is all around us;
  • to lay emphasis on the development of science and technology as a major instrument for
  • to lay emphasis on the development of science and technology as a major instrument for achieving goals of self-reliance and socio-economic and socio-ecological development;
  • to promote scientific temperament among students as envisaged by the Constitution of India to help them become more sensitive and responsible citizens; and
  • to develop critical thinking about global issues like climate change, disaster management, green energy etc.
  • Students should register as teams of 2 to 4 students. Individual entries are NOT allowed.
  • Schools should send duly filled registration forms by post on or before 4 pm, 15-Nov-2016.
  • Schools can also fill up an online registration form (see How to Register section). In such a case,
  • sending registration forms by post is not required.
  • Schools can register themselves in any one or both categories, viz:
    • Junior Category for students in standards V, VI and VII
    • Senior Category for students in standards VIII and IX
  • Schools can register a maximum of 2 teams per category.
  • Schools will be required to send at least one experienced teacher per category to accompany the students on the day of competition.
  • Teachers should fill up the online registration form with students. Fill in the details carefully.
  • Registrations will be confirmed by organizers on first-come, first-served basis.
  • Participants and teachers should be in proper school uniform and carry school Id-cards.
  • Participants and teachers should bring their own lunch and water bottles. Snacks will be available at venue on a paid basis.
  • Teams will be alloted ample table space to display their exhibits.
  • All teams should bring neatly drawn posters and / or information cards to help the audience and judges understand their exhibit and the involved scientific principles.
  • Teams may also bring their own laptops to deliver presentations (not more than 5 slides) to explain their exhibits. The organizers shall not provide any laptops to participants for this.
  • Students can invite parents & friends to the exhibition after 2 pm.
  • Judges will engage all participants with questions and problem scenarios. See the Judging Criteria section for details.
  • Judges may disqualify the teams if, at any stage, they find that the exhibit was not prepared by the participants themselves.
  • In the event of a dispute, the decision of organizers shall be binding.
Sciencify India 2016 announces a Rolling Trophy (for winning schools) and the following prizes (for winning teams) under each category:
  • 1st Prize: cash prize of Rs 5000
  • 2nd Prize: cash prize of Rs 3000
  • 3rd Prize: cash prize of Rs 2000
Apart from these, there will be 5 consolation prizes in each category. All participants shall be provided a certificate of participation.

The organizers believe that the purpose of education system is to prepare students to face the challenges of the society by nurturing their creativity and problem solving skills. And so, the theme for Sciencify India 2016 is to design exhibits that may help solving 21st century problems through scientific innovation.

Judges will assess participants on the basis of their performance in the following parameters:

Scientific Thought & Clarity 10 points
Creative Ability 5 points
Critical Thinking & Problem Solving Skills 5 points
Feasibility in Real World 5 points
Team Work 5 points
Use of Visual Aids 5 points
Presentation Skills 5 points
Total 40 points
08:00 to 09:00 Reporting at venue & Registration
09:00 to 10:00 Setup exhibits on alloted tables
09:00 to 10:00 Open exhibition (interaction with students and teachers)
11:00 to 13:00 Interaction with Judges
13:00 to 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 to 15:30 Open exhibition (interaction with students, teachers and parents)
15:30 to 16:00 Wind up exhibits and proceed to prize distribution function
16:00 to 17:00 Prize Distribution Function
Click here to register online. The last date for registration is 18-Nov-2016.
Call: +91 9975708690