Organisation : Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)
Contest Name : CIASC 2022 CSIR Innovation Award For School Children
Applicable For : School going student of Class I to XIII
Last Date : 30th April 2022
Website : https://www.csir.res.in/csir-innovation-award-school-children-2022-ciasc-2022-last-date-30th-april-2022
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What is CSIR Innovation Award For School Children?
CIASC (CSIR Innovation Award for School Children) is organised by Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR). It is an annual national competition to harness the creative and innovative spirit of school children. Any Indian School going student of Class I to XII can participate. The last date for submission of entries is 30th April, 2022.
** Any Indian School going student of Class I to XIII
** Below 18 years of age on1st January, 2022
How to Participate in the CSIR Innovation Award?
To Participate in the CSIR Innovation Award, Follow the below procedure
** The proposals submitted should be one that is novel and utilitarian. It could be a new concept or idea or design or a solution to an existing problem or completely a new method/ process/ device/ utility.
** The concept of the innovation should have been proved through a model, a prototype or experimental data. It is encouraged that the focus of students on innovation is through ‘design ideas’.
** However, innovations related to other topics would equally be eligible. Essays/mere compilation of information from published literature/ downloaded from internet will not be considered. Details of any assistance/ guidance provided by teachers/parents/friends or others must be appropriately acknowledged.
** Applicant must submit the details of the innovation proposals by hard copy in English/Hindi (not more than 5000 words), along with a authentication certificate (having seal and date) issued by the Principal / Head of the School where the student is enrolled.
** Proposals must have title of the Innovation, name and date of birth of the candidate, school and residential address, class, telephone no. (residence /school) and e-mail address.
** Applications should be submitted by hard copy through Registered Post/Courier to: Head, CSIR-Innovation Protection Unit , NISCAIR Building, 14 Satsang Vihar Marg, Special Institutional Area, New Delhi – 110 067 with the envelope marked on top left hand corner ‘CIASC-2022.
** It may please be noted that a hard copy of all applications should be submitted through post with authentication letter (with seal and date) from the School Principal on the innovation claims being made.
** CSIR Innovation Award for School Children-2022 participants can submit their entries through email ID:- ciasc.ipu AT niscair.res.in also. Scanned copy of authentication certificate (having seal and date) issued by the Principal / Head of the School where the student is enrol led is necessary with proposal.
** In absence of the same, your school principal may please forward the entries to email ID :- ciasc.ipu AT niscair.res.in.
There are in all 15 prizes. Besides a certificate, the cash awards are:
** First Prize (1 Nos.) Rs. 1,00,000/-
** Second Prize (2 Nos.) Rs. 50,000/- each
** Third Prize (3 Nos.) Rs. 30,000/- each
** Fourth Prize (4 Nos.) Rs. 20,000/- each
** Fifth Prize (5.) Rs. 10,000/- each
It is not mandatory that all the above 15 prizes for the award would be given.
** The proposal for CIASC award 2022 should relate to innovations developed /published / exhibited during the period January 1, 2021 to 31st December, 2021 for consideration of the award.
** The applications for the award not exceeding 5000 words in English/Hindi with requisite drawings/photographs will be considered. The write-up must describe the subject matter in a problem-solution mode, highlighting the novel features of the innovation and its advantages.
** The awardees will be selected by a high level Awards Selection Committee. The decision of the Award Selection Committee / CSIR will be final and binding on the applicants and no enquiries / correspondence in this regard will be entertained. Award would be announced on or before 26th September, 2022.
What are the Important Dates of CSIR Innovation Award?
Important Dates of CSIR Innovation Award For School Children,
** Proposal must reach IPU, CSIR before 30th April, 2022. Applications received on or before 30th April, 2022 will be considered for the Award.
** The Award will be announced on or before 26th September, 2022, at New Delhi and would be communicated to the Awardees only.
** The awards will be given to winners on CSIR Foundation Day i.e. 26th September, 2022.