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Strain-ger Things

An Upside Down Quest for a Treasure, employ all the scientific skills that you got!

Timeline


Prelims: 31stJuly 2022, 2pm
Finals: TBD

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Description

An ‘upside down’ Materials Science treasure hunt. Participate in this super fun, intense yet rewarding event that will demand you to employ your scientific reasoning and problem-solving skills if you wish to emerge victorious among the chosen few (and of course, win the handsome cash reward and prizes). A lucrative opportunity and a hands-on approach to familiarize yourself to the prolific field of Materials Sciences, you will be surprised to know how many of the topics you can relate to the things you have already studied in your +2 years of High School.

Eligibility

  • 11th, 12th and first year Undergraduate students from any institute in India.
Prerequisites are none, Prelims will be a rapid fire of questions from Physics, Chemistry and Maths.
Top 10 performers will be chosen for the final round which will take place in the IISc campus.

Prizes

  • 1st Prize: Rs. 10000
  • 2nd Prize: Rs. 5000
  • 3rd Prize: Rs. 3000

Rules

  • Do not cheat your way to the finals, if you rely on someone else’s help to get through, you will most likely be chewed up badly in the main event :/

Coordinators

Barnopriyo Dutta
email barnopriyod@iisc.ac.in
Dhiraj Kori
email dhirajsk@iisc.ac.in