Childrens' Science Congress

Childrens' Science Congress

Rashtriya Kishore Vaigyanik Sammelan (RKVS)

The National Children Science Congress (NCSC) also known as the Rashtriya Kishore Vaigyanik Sammelan (RKVS) has been a major event of the Indian Science Congress with the primary objective of providing a platform to the budding scientists to showcase their interest and talent in research work to solve locally experienced problems through science projects. It provides a unique learning platform for students across the country in the age group of 10 to 17 years.

Through the several activities organized, this forum encourages children to cultivate a scientific temperament and a questioning mind that will equip them to identify day-to-day problems encountered by the community around them, appreciate the root cause and try to solve the same by using various scientific processes. It encourages them to take ownership of such problem-solving activities from a very young age, builds other skills and attributes like communication skills, collaborative skills, team work, perseverance, analytical reasoning and creative problem-solving.


The experience of participating in the RKVS also motivates the young and talented children to work in the field of science and technology and make a successful career and at the same time contribute to nation building.

The Symbiosis International University aims to contribute to the lofty objectives of RKVS by planning events for children that are designed to:

  1. Lay more emphasis on fuelling their curiosity and fostering their investigative skills
  2. Encourage experimentation
  3. Offer active, fun, hands-on experiences
  4. Provide opportunities to interact with role models who the children may want to emulate The RKVS- 2021 will organise various engaging activities such as:
    • a science exhibition of working models and other science projects
    • scientific sessions highlighting the all-permeating role of science in human life
    • scientific quizzes which will further challenge the intellect of the students.
    • workshops to give the students hands on experience on essential skills required for scientific enquiry.

The RKVS at SIU endeavours to bring together students, school teachers, researchers and various stakeholders on a common platform to share their expertise and discuss a variety of issues - primarily to generate a scientific temperament. This platform shall also be used for presenting awards and certificates for outstanding contributions and various competitions that will be held before and during the course of the event.

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