About the Science Quest 2019:
IIT Palakkad is conducting Science Quest 2019, a residential science camp in memory of Late Prof. M. C. Valsakumar, former Professor of Physics and Dean Student Affairs at IIT Palakkad. Spreading his passion for science is the institute’s way of continuing the journey with him.
IIT Palakkad will select 30 students from schools across Kerala and Coimbatore district in Tamil Nadu. The goal of the camp is to instill a spirit of inquiry and critical thinking, and love for science and mathematics in students. This camp would also provide a platform for
interactions between students from various parts of Kerala and researchers at IIT Palakkad.
There will be interactive sessions on various topics in science, engineering and mathematics, and several hands-on sessions in labs where scientific concepts will be introduced through experiments.
- Hands-On Workshops.
The camp will run uninterrupted for 10 days from 15th to 24th of May 2019. Food and accommodation will be provided in the IIT hostels which are inside the campus.
The student should be currently studying in Class XI (Eleven) in Kerala or Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu and should be in one of the science streams.
How to Apply?
- The application is to be submitted online through this portal.
- It has to be accompanied by scanned copies of a bonafide certificate from the Principal and the 10th standard mark list.
- The bonafide certificate format can be downloaded from the sidebar.
- Selection will be made on the basis of 10th standard marks in Sciences and Mathematics and, an evaluation of the answers to the ‘Quest Questions’ in the application form.
- Last date of receipt of online applications: April 3, 2019.
- Announcement of list of selected students: April 15, 2019.
- Dates of the science camp: May 15-24, 2019.
For further queries please send a mail to sciencequest[at]iitpkd.ac.in