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Are you game enough for science? Join the National Science Challenge (NSC) and test your knowledge and skills!

A highly competitive televised game show that is broadcast on MediaCorp's Channel 5, the NSC provides Secondary Three students a chance to put their skills and knowledge to the test during studio rounds and at on-site challenges hosted by A*STAR research institutes and other research organisations. Through the series, not only students but members of the public will be able to marvel at how science is in everything around us.

The National Science Challenge (NSC) is running for the 16th season this year. Since Jan 2002, the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Science Centre Singapore have been organising a series of exciting science programmes on a search for the brightest young minds in Singapore. 

Who can participate?

  • Each school may register one team of four students
  • Students must currently be in Secondary 3, IP Year 3 or aged 15 (born in 2004)

How to Register?

Register your interest by email to upstream@science.edu.sg with the following details, if you would like to be kept updated with more information to come:

  • Name of School:
  • Teacher-in-charge Email Address:
  • Teacher-in-charge Contact Number:

Contact Us

For any queries, please feel free to contact Ms Pamela Loke (Pamela_Loke@science.edu.sg, DID: 6425 2595).

  • Qualifying Round

    Date: May 2019

    Venue: Matrix, Biopolis

    The qualifying round will see participants sit for a written test on all aspects of Science in the form of multiple choice questions. 24 teams with the highest scores will advance to the televised Quarter Finals.

    If the team progresses to the televised rounds & Finals, all four members of the team must be available for filming at the studio and all other round and Imaging sessions, currently scheduled from early June to September 2019.

Contact Us

For any query, please contact Ms Pamela Loke (Pamela_Loke@science.edu.sg, DID: 6425 2595) or Ms Sue Chan (chan_sue_li@science.edu.sg, DID: 6425-2594).

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Click here to catch the National Science Challenge 2018 episodes!

Click here to watch past episodes.


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