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National Science Seminar

 National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) organizes the annual ‘Student’s Science Seminar’  every year. School students studying in class VIII to X can participate in this competitive event. The objective of the Science Seminar is to inculcate a spirit of scientific enquiry and analytical thinking in the minds of young students. The Science Seminar is organized in collaboration with Education Departments and Department of Science & Technology of various states and UT on a competitive basis in each State and Union Territory of the Country. The Science Seminar is deliberated generally at School, Block, District and State level. Winners from each School participate at Block level. Winners of Block level participate at District level Competition. Two winners from each District participate in State/UT level contest and only one winner from each State/Union Territory is eligible for National level Competition.

This year the topic of the National Science Seminar(NSS) – 2018 is ‘Industrial Revolution (IR) 4.0: Are we prepared?’ 'औद्योगिक क्रांति (औ.क्रां.) 4.0 : क्या हम तैयार है ?' and it will be held at Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technological Museum, Bangalore on 5th October, 2018.

The Mumbai Region Science Seminar was organised at Nehru Science Centre  in collaboration with Office of the Deputy Director of Education, Mumbai on 13th August 2018.

Winners of Mumbai Region Science Seminar:

First Prize :  Pushya Mistry - Children’s Academy, Ashok Nagar, Kandivali

Second Prize : Hosang Shukla - Dr. S. Radhakrishnan Vidyalaya, Malad

The State Level Science Seminar will be organised at Hirkani Vidyalaya, Gawade Wadi, Tal Ambegaon, Dist. Pune on 7th September 2018

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To participate in the Seminar, schools may contact respective State/UT Education authorities in Western India as follows:

The Director

Department of Science & Technology

C/o Shri Mahendra Khengar

Central Library, Silvassa

Administration of Union Territory of

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Silvassa – 396 230


The Principal Scientific Officer

Department of Science & Technology

Union Territory Administration of Daman & Diu

District Panchayat Complex

Dholar, Moti Daman – 396 220


The Director

State Council of Educational Research & Training

DIET Campus, Shankar Nagar

Raipur – 492 007



The Advisor & Member Secretary

Gujarat Council on Science & Technology (GUJCOST)

Department of Science & Technology

Government of Gujarat

Nr. Pathikashram, Sector -11

Gandhinagar – 382 011 

The Director

State Institute of Science Education

PSM Compound

Jabalpur – 482 001 

(Madhya Pradesh)

The Director

State Council of Educational Research & Training

Government of Goa

Alto Porvorim, Goa

Goa – 403 521


The Director                                                     

Regional Academic Authority

State Institute of Science Education        


Nagpur – 440 001


The Director

State Institute of Educational Research & Training

Udaipur – 313 001