RYSI Overview

The RYSI Award has been instituted to create interest in Science at a young age, leading to more children taking up STEM as a career. The award aims to establish Science as a Fun and interesting activity that can be explored anywhere with simple materials.

The award, commemorating the discovery of the Raman Effect on 28th February 1928 is open to all children studying in standards III to X.

Participants are expected to create hands-on science activities that demonstrate a principle in the selected topic. Working models, toys or experiments that help demonstrate a scientific principle maybe submitted.
The award is offered in three age groups:

SL Category Awards (in each Category)
1 Junior (3rd & 4th Standard)

₹20,000 for One Winner in each Category
₹5,000 for One Runner Up in each Category
All awardees will also be provided an Annual ThinkTac programme subscription

2 Intermediate (5th to 7th Standard)
3 Senior (8th to 10th Standard)

The Award is instituted by the Raman Research Institute Trust and Innovation and Science Promotion foundation (ISPF) and sponsored by ThinkTac.

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