ASTEC National Children's Science Congress
State Level Children's Science Congress, Assam
A programme of NCSTC, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India
CSC Assam
State organiser:
Assam Science Technology and Environment Council

Criteria of Good Projects

As per past experience it has been found that projects which were rated very good had the following elements while implementing and documenting the project:

  • Proper understanding and definition of the problem undertaken.
  • Quality and quantity of work, including team work, learning process, subject understanding and efforts to validate the data collected.
  • Relevance of the proposal to the community/school problem and impact of project on schoolmates, neighbourhood community.
  • Originality, innovation and creativity shown to understand the problem and find solution i.e. in methodology and experiment design.

The Project may follow the steps of SMART approach

S –  Specific –  The subject/issues of study must be specific
M –  Measurable –  The issues of study must be measurable in quantitative/qualitative forms so that component of comparability is maintained
A –  Appropriate  –   The topic must be appropriate to focal theme and subthemes, along with field study area, methodology must be appropriate to nature of the issues considered for the study,
R –  Realistic –  The issues of the study must be realistic along with the methodology adopted for the purpose
T –  Time bound –  study must be carried out in limited time frame. The project activities may not destabilized normal activity schedule of the Child.


Supported and Catalysed by
National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC)
Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, Technology Bhawan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi 110 016
This programme is also supported by
Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of Assam