Who can apply?
Providing a productive and fun learning experience to children stuck at home due to the ongoing pandemic, SP Robotic Works, an edutainment learning platform has initiated one of the biggest robotics and coding competitions – National Coding and Robotics Challenge (NCRC) 2020.
NCRC is inviting online registration from school students aged 7-16 years – no prior coding knowledge is needed. The competition is divided into two segments – Junior NCRC (7 to 9 years) and Senior NCRC (10 to 16 years) with two different themes.
Registration for the event costs Rs. 3499 and Rs. 5999 for Junior and Senior respectively. After registration, they get the online Coding course worth Rs. 10000 for free. The participants can learn the coding and then submit their project video online.
Deadline and evaluation
The deadline for the first round of submission is 31st December 2020.
The project entries will be judged based on public voting via social media that is the number of likes received on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn, as well as the scores given by the judges, considering the student’s creativity and presentation of the idea. A total of 100 participants will be selected for the Final Round. The results will be announced in January 2021 via a Live Digital Ceremony.
The 100 Finalists will be provided with the Young Tech CEO Program held at IIT Madras Research Park and many more awards and recognitions including free ElectroBlock kit and Codey Robot Kit to learn further.
The final winner will get prizes worth INR 50 lakh along with stay at Sterling Holiday Resorts. Moreover, one of the winners will be awarded a Malaysian educational trip too.