CSIR DIAMOND JUBILEE INVENTION AWARD

3rd CSIR DIAMOND JUBILEE INVENTION AWARD FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN

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3 rd CSIR DIAMOND JUBILEE INVENTION AWARD FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) is the premier industrial R & D organisation in India. It has been a path setter in the Intellectual Property Movement in the country. CSIR's own IPR record is enviable. It is by far the largest patent holder in India and amongst the top three PCT patent filers from all developing countries. On the occasion of its Diamond Jubilee in 2002, CSIR initiated Invention Awards For School Children to create awareness, interest and motivation for Intellectual Property amongst children.

CSIR now invites creative and innovative students to apply for the Third Diamond Jubilee Invention Award For School Children

THE APPLICANT

Any Indian Student from an Indian School below the age of 18 years as on 15th August 2004.

THE APPLICATION

Must provide the details of the invention submitted for the award in not more than 5000 words in English including an abstract and details of exhibition/publication of invention, if any, authenticated (by giving seal and date) and sent through Principal/Head of the School where the student is enrolled and personal details on a separate page as follows:

Name , date of birth and school and residential address,class,telephone number(residence/school),E-mail address.

THE INVENTION

The invention submitted should be one that is globally novel, non-obvious and utilitarian.It could be a new concept or idea or a solution to an existing problem or completely a new method/process/device/utility. It is not essential/necessary that the invention should have been worked, only the concept of the invention should have been proved through a model, a prototype or experimental data. Details of any assistance/guidance provided by teachers/parents/friends or others must be appropriately mentioned and acknowledged.

THE SUBMISSION

Typed applications to be sent by Registered Post / Courier/E-mail (ipmd@vsnl.net) to: Head, Intellectual Property Management Division, CSIR, NISCAIR Building, 14, Satsang Vihar Marg, Special Institutional Area, New Delhi - 110 067 with the envelop marked on top left hand corner 'Third CSIR Diamond Jubilee Invention Award For School Children."

THE DEADLINE

Applications received on or before 15th August 2004 will be considered for the Award.

PRIZES : There are in all 60 prizes besides a certificate, as follows

First Prize - (1 No) - Rs.50,000/-

Second Prize - (2 Nos) - Rs.25,000/- each

Third Prize - (3 Nos) - Rs.15,000/- each

Fourth Prize - (4 Nos) - Rs,10,000/- each

Fifth Prize - (50 Nos) - Rs.5,000/- each

SELECTION

The awardees will be selected by a high level Awards Selection Committee. If required, the shortlisted candidates may be called for interview at Delhi or any other appropriate place. The decision of the Awards Selection Committee/CSIR will be final and binding on the applicants and no enquiries / correspondence in this regard will be entertained.

THE RESULTS

The Awards will be announced on CSIR Foundation Day, the 26th September 2004 at New Delhi and communicated to the Awardees only.

For more information, please visit our website atwww.patestate.com and www.csir.res.in

3rd CSIR DIAMOND JUBILEE INVENTION AWARD FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN