- 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.
- 1st Prize: cash prize of Rs 5000
- 2nd Prize: cash prize of Rs 3000
- 3rd Prize: cash prize of Rs 2000
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
|Critical Thinking & Problem Solving Skills
|Feasibility in Real World
|Use of Visual Aids
|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
|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