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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 broadcasted on MediaCorp 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 15th season this year. Since Jan 2002, the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and the Singapore Science Centre have been organising a series of exciting science programmes on a search for the brightest young minds in Singapore. 

Click here to catch the National Science Challenge 2017 episodes!

Click here to watch past episodes.

Who can participate?

  • Each school may send one team of four students
  • Students must currently be in Secondary 3 or aged 15 (born in 2003)

How to Register?

Register online here by 3 May 2018.

Contact Us

For any queries, please feel free to 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).

  • Qualifying Round

    Date & Time: 18 May 2018, Friday

    Venue: Matrix, Biopolis

    The qualifying round will see the participants sit for the written test of 60 questions on all aspects of Science in the form of multiple choice questions, to be completed in 75 minutes. 24 teams with the highest scores will advance to the televised Quarter Finals.

    If the team progresses to the televised rounds & Finals, all 4 members of the team must be available for filming at the studio and all other round and Imaging sessions, currently scheduled from July to September 2018.

  • Quarter Finals

    Congratulations to the following 24 teams that are advancing to the Quarter Final rounds of the National Science Challenge 2018!

    • ANDERSON SECONDARY SCHOOL
    • ANGLO-CHINESE SCHOOL (INDEPENDENT)
    • BUKIT PANJANG GOVERNMENT HIGH SCHOOL
    • CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL
    • CEDAR GIRLS SECONDARY SCHOOL
    • CHIJ ST. NICHOLAS GIRLS SCHOOL
    • DPS INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
    • GREENDALE SECONDARY SCHOOL
    • HWA CHONG INSTITUTION  
    • METHODIST GIRLS' SCHOOL
    • NAN HUA HIGH SCHOOL
    • NANYANG GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL
    • NATIONAL JUNIOR COLLEGE
    • NUS HIGH SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE
    • QUEENSWAY SECONDARY SCHOOL
    • RAFFLES GIRLS’ SCHOOL
    • RAFFLES INSTITUTION
    • RIVER VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
    • SINGAPORE CHINESE GIRLS' SCHOOL
    • ST. JOSEPH'S INSTITUTION
    • SWISS COTTAGE SECONDARY SCHOOL
    • TANJONG KATONG SECONDARY SCHOOL
    • VICTORIA SCHOOL
    • ZHONGHUA SECONDARY SCHOOL

Contact Us

For any queries, please feel free to 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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