CBSE Launches CSIR Innovation Award, Grand Prize Worth Rs 1 Lakh

New Delhi, 09 February 2022: The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), under the Ministry of Science and Technology, is organizing the Jigyasa Vigyan Mahotsav 2022. It is a national-level scientific creativity competition, which aims to provide school children an opportunity to showcase their creative skills and develop their scientific knowledge. Children can register for the competition by visiting

CBSE Launches CSIR Innovation Award

Areas of CSIR Innovation Award Competition

The competition will be held in the following science and technology areas:

  • Energy
  • Health
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Climate Change
  • Water Conservation
  • Disaster Mitigation
  • Agrotechnology

In this CSIR Innovation Award Competition, school students can explore their creativity in the following fields:

  • Identification of issues or knowledge gaps
  • Occurence of challengesย 
  • Creation of awareness
  • Identification of the solution
  • The vision of the future

Note: Students are encouraged to choose any one format of comics, videos, infographics, science fiction, apps, and animation to express their ideas.

CSIR Innovation Award: Evaluation Parameters

Children will be evaluated for their creativity, innovative ideas, storytelling skills, message delivery, overall aesthetic sensibilities, unique thinking, usability in terms of apps, videos, and animations.ย 

CSIR Innovation Award: Benefits

  • Students will get the opportunity to compete at the national level and win prizes.ย 
  • The developed content will also be showcased on the CSIR Jigyaasa Virtual Lab platform for global reach.

CSIR Innovation Award: Eligibility

School-going students of Classes 1 to 12 are eligible.

How To Register For CSIR Innovation Award 2022?

  • Students are required to visit the official website.ย 
  • Then, they are required to navigate to the registration page of CSIR Innovation Award.
  • Students are required to enter all details asked on the registration page.
  • Then, they are required to tick the terms & conditions box.ย 
  • Then, they are required to enter the verification code (displayed on the screen).
  • Finally, they will be required to click on the โ€œSubmitโ€ button.

CSIR Innovation Award: Prizesย 

There are 15 awards in total. Other than awards, there are cash prizes as follows:

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  • 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 Nos.) Rs 10,000 Each

The last date for submission is 30 April 2022. For direct registrations, please click here.

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