Comprehensive guide CSIR Innovation Award for School Children 2021

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CSIR Innovation Award for School Children 2021

In order to inculcate scientific culture amongst school children, the Council of Scientific & Industrial
Research (CSIR) has instituted a competition ‘Innovation Award for School Children’.

Aim of the Competition

  • To build awareness, interest and motivation for intellectual property
  • To support scientific temperament and innovative spirit


  • Any Indian school going, student
  • Up to Class XII
  • Below 18 years of age on 1st January, 2021

Submission of Entries

The last date for submission of entries is 30th April, 2021. The entry should be submitted in hard copy along with the authentication letter from the school to Head, CSIR-Innovation Protection Unit, Vigyan Suchana Bhawan, 14-Satsang Vihar Marg, Special Institutional Area, New Delhi – 110067.


15 Awards will be given for Novel Scientific and Technological Concept/Idea/Design/Solution to Existing Societal Problems

  • First Prize – Rs.1 Lakh
  • Second Prize – Rs.50,000 (2 Nos.)
  • Third Prize – Rs.30,000 (3 Nos.)
  • Fourth Prize – Rs.20,000 (4 Nos.)
  • Fifth Prize – Rs.10,000 (5 Nos.)

CSIR would also provide training in IPR to selected meritorious students along with their science teachers. The detailed guidelines for participation in the competition is available at CSIR wesbite.

Follow these links to download the PDF:

  1. CBSE circular

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