Judging Schedule


Participate in the Tinker Fest creativity competition by sending details of your arts, crafts and science projects/models. Only for students from 5-18 years of age. You can apply as a team (maximum 5 students) or individually. Apply by submitting pictures or videos and details of what you have made at this link or on Whatsapp to 8335075374. While submitting choose one of the 14 categories listed below, that is most suitable for what you have made. The Top 5 projects in each category shall win attractive prizes and a chance to exhibit at the Tinker Fest at Birla Industrial and Technological Museum (BITM), Kolkata on December 15 & 16, 2017.
Last date of application has been extended to November 30, 2017



How can students participate in Tinker Fest competition?

General Rules of Participation as a Student Maker

  1. Last date of project submission is November 30, 2017
  2. Shortlisted projects will be notified by December 1, 2017
  3. All projects submitted has to be students work and not by parents/trainers/mentors.

Judging Rules

  1. Judging shall be done on December 2 and 3, 2017. It shall be done outside school hours. Students shall be notified at least 2 days before judging day.
  2. Shortlisted students will be required to come to MakersLoft to present their projects to judges.
  3. In case of team project submissions, all team members must be present for judging.
  4. Each participant/team will get 15-30 minutes to present, which may include a small task.
  5. Only top 5 projects in each category shall be selected.
  6. The judges’ decision shall be full and final and no appeal against it shall be entertained.

Rules for selected participants/team

  1. Winning projects will be notified by December 6, 2017.
  2. Winning teams need to confirm their presence in Tinker Fest by December 9, 2017.
  3. They need to be present at Tinker Fest on both December 15th and 16th, 2017 from 9 am to 6 pm. They may be required to come to the venue to setup at 4 pm on December 14, 2017.

Please read all the category rules and criteria before project submission.

Diversity in Creativity Award

NEW The “Diversity in Creativity” Award is to recognize schools that encourage creativity in children in diverse forms, whether it is art & crafts or science projects or knitting or wood working. The award will be give to the school with most number of winning entries across the 14 categories below at the Tinker Fest competition.