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School students entrepreneurship competition


School Students Entrepreneurship Competition by E-Cell, IIT Bombay
School Students Entrepreneurship Competition by E-Cell, IIT Bombay

What is Eureka! Junior

Eureka! Junior is a perfect platform that provides a place for young inquisitive minds to learn how to solve normal problems in the most innovative and creative way. There you will learn about the basics of entrepreneurship, how you can improve your creative ideas, how you can draught your business plan, and how you can pitch in front of a panel of esteemed judges. At Eureka! Junior, we provide everything.

Winner List 2020

Business Plan Competition for School Students

Class 6th - 12th Registration Closed

Phase 01

Preliminary Workshops

Chain of Free-Online-Workshops in schools across the country. These workshops are to provide students with basic knowledge of entrepreneurship, idea generation, and idea validation.

Phase 02

The Entrepreneurship Olympiad

In the Entrepreneurship Olympiad, there will be an exam where there will be two sets of question papers for each category (6-9 classes and 10-12 classes). The maximum total mark will be 50. The question paper will be in the form of MCQs which will consist of 45 questions and the duration of the Olympiad will be 1 hour. It will be held on 31st October 2021.

The details and sample question paper can be accessed by students from the website. The top 10 performers from each category will be able to enter the semi-final of Eureka! Junior 2020. The top 100 students from each category will be awarded a Certificate of Excellence, and the top 3 from each will also be eligible for cash prizes.

Entrepreneurship Olympiad

Registration Closed

Phase 03

Registration Deadline

You can register online through the website. The last date to register is 25th October 2021. Students can enter individually or in a team consisting of no more than 3 members. In a team, all the team members should fall into the same category of classes. Each team member must have a team leader. The registration will also include filling a questionnaire that will include the basic idea of their business plan. You need to answer all questions and these answers can be changed anytime till the deadline of the registration. The answers that you will submit will be the basis on which the semi-finalists will be selected and contacted via email.

Phase 04

Advanced workshops

The semifinalists will get advanced workshops. These workshops will revolve around a deeper understanding of the Business Model and Pitching. The attendees will be awarded a ‘Certificate of Participation in Eureka! Junior 2021’. With the knowledge gained in these Advanced Workshops, the semi-finalists will be allowed to submit a final edited version of their Preliminary Submissions. These workshops will be held on 4-5th December 2021.

Phase 05


Each team participating in this competition will be given a mentor. Your mentor will guide you all the way to the end. Mentors will help teams at every stem. Mentoring will start from 6th December to 26th December.

Phase 06


The finalists will be invited to the E-Summit, a flagship event of the Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Bombay. The finalists will have to pitch their idea in front of a panel of judges.

Rewards, Perks and Benefits


Prize Money

Prize Money worth 3 lac.



Mentoring by Experts



Certificate from E-Cell, IIT Bombay





Media Coverage

Media Recognition


Meet a Keynote Speaker

A chance to meet a keynote speaker at the E-summit, a flagship event of E-Cell

Rules & Regulations

1. The participants can register as singles or in a team. The team should not have more than 3 members.

2. All the participants must be from the classes between 6-12. There are 3 tracks of classes: 6-8, 9-10, and 11-12.

3. Any track team for classes 6-8 must have all team members only from classes 6-8. The same rule applies to all the team members.

4. Registrations after the deadline will not be considered.

5. Previous year's winners are not allowed to participate this year.

6. The prize money distribution will be subject to E-Cell IIT Bombay.

School Students Entrepreneurship Competition by E-Cell, IIT Bombay


  • 22nd August 2021

    Eureka! Junior Launch

    22nd August

  • 30th August 2021

    Olympiad Launch

    30th August

  • 25th October 2021

    Eureka! Junior Registration Deadline

    25th October

  • 31st October 2021


    31st October

  • 25th November 2021

    Semi-Finalist Declaration

    25th November

  • 4-5th December 2021

    Advanced Workshop

    4-5th December

  • 6-26th December 2021


    6-26th December

  • 9th December, 2020

    Preliminary Submission Deadline

    9th December

  • 10th January 2022

    Final Submission

    10th January

  • 2nd – 19th - 20th December, 2020

    2nd 2 days Advanced Workshop


  • 22nd January 2022

    Finalist Declaration

    22nd January

  • 28-29th January 2022

    Practice Pitching

    28-29th January

  • 1st week of February 2022


    1st week of February