Award Schedule

To give children more flexibility, opportunity and time, the annual event will be conducted in multiple stages as explained below.

RYSI Stage Start Date End Date Results Topics
Preliminary – 1 15th Apr 19 31st May 19 20th Jun 19 Open
Preliminary – 2 1st Jun 19 31st Jul 19 20th Aug 19 Open
Preliminary – 3 1st Aug 19 20th Sep 19 10th Oct 19 Open
Semifinal 17th Oct 19 25th Oct 19 1st Nov 19 Contest
National Finals 24th Nov 19 24th Nov 19 24th Nov 19 Contest

Key Notes:

  1. Preliminary Submissions – Preliminary submissions can be in any topic in the I-X standard science curriculum. Two submissions will be allowed at each Preliminary stage.
  2. Semi-final Submissions – The topic for regional finals will be announced and only one submission in the topic will be allowed.
  3. Preliminary Attempts – A child can participate in each of the three preliminary stages, with the opportunity to submit a total of six innovations.
  4. Mentoring – A child can request for free mentoring after making a draft submission. Mentoring will be provided by volunteers on a first come first serve basis, encouraging the child to explore and helping to fine-tune their submissions.
  5. Participation – Submission will be primarily online. However, some submissions are expected from Government Schools and other partner institutions based on physical submissions/contests.
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