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You need to read the instructions and guidelines carefully and then submit your entry online. Details for online submission are provided on the Young Scientist website.
We will not be providing any specific categories. Choose any project that falls under the umbrella of Science and Technology.
Updates are possible as long as they are minor.
Yes, you can. This contest is inclusive to non-school goers.
Students can enter as “Individuals” or “Groups”. A group entry is two (2) students. The maximum of two students cannot be exceeded under any circumstances.
Yes, contestants can certainly take help from parents, teachers or peers but the basic idea should be theirs and they should be confident enough to explain the reason and process behind their innovation.
Parents can help with the initial set up of the models or presentations. During the judging process, parents and visitors are requested to kindly remain outside.
From 9.30 am to 10.30 am- Contestants will be setting up their models, presentations etc. 10.30 am- 12.00 pm - Judging 12 pm to 12.30 pm - Lunch break 1 pm - Grand Finale
Contestants are encouraged to bring their own food in case of any special dietary requirements. Otherwise, we will be offering a simple lunch to all the contestants and judges.
Not necessary. This is an innovative contest. Therefore contestants can make anything innovative. However, topics may include but not limited to, robotics, Aeronautics, simple machines, sustainable living etc. Note: Usage of chemicals is prohibited.
No, one contestant is eligible to present only one model.
Yes, students can use their already created models from their school projects(that belongs to them) as far as they have concrete explanation and knowledge about the working of the model, as they will be questioned about the same.