What is CIASC (CSIR Innovation Award for School Children) Award
CIASC (CSIR Innovation Award for School Children) award was initiated in the year 2002 on the occasion of the World Intellectual Property Day which is celebrated throughout the world on 26th April, CIASC (CSIR Innovation Award for School Children) is an annual national competition to harness the creative and innovative spirit of school children. CSIR invites students to send their original creative technological and design ideas in the form of proposal for the competition.
In order to inculcate scientific culture amongst school children, 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 of Class I to XIII
• Below 18 years of age on 1st January, 2022
How to Submission of Entries
The entry should be submitted in hard copy along with the authentication letter from the school principal to Head, CSIR-Innovation Protection Unit, Vigyan Suchana Bhawan, 14-Satsang Vihar Marg, Special Institutional Area, New Delhi-110067.
CSIR Innovation Award for School Children-2022 participants can submit their entries through email id:- [email protected] also. Scanned copy of authentication certificate (having seal and date) issued by the Principal / Head of the School where the student is enrolled is necessary with proposal.
Awards / Prize CIASC 2022
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 www.csir.res.in School Heads are requested to disseminate the information amongst their students and motivate
them to participate in the competition.