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Business Plan Competition for School Students

Class 6th - 12th


What is

Eureka! Junior?

Right from the beginning of our journey in this world, we’re constantly involved in some form of business. Eureka! Junior provides the perfect platform for these inquisitive minds to solve normal problems in the most innovative and creative way possible. Starting off with teaching you the very basics of entrepreneurship, to applauding your creativity, to drafting a presentation for an idea to pitching and explaining your business idea in front of a panel of esteemed judges, this platform has everything!

Vision



Students are tenacious and persistent, core-qualities any entrepreneur or businessman must possess. Eureka! Junior envisions to polish students’ ideas, call out their imagination skills and provide them with the knowledge to create a Business-Plan. Here, we teach them to present themselves with great panache, an essential life-skill.

Register

If you are a Student looking to register click on the button below.




If you are a Teacher/Administrator looking to register your school for the preliminary workshop click on the button below.

Eureka! Junior is divided into two tracks - Classes 6 to 9 and Classes 10 to 12.

Preliminary Workshop 

  1. The workshop will be 1.5 hours long
  2. Content of the Workshop - Basics of Entrepreneurship, Idea Generation and Idea Validation
  3. The workshop will be conducted in Online Mode, the platform and speaker for which will be catered by E-Cell IIT Bombay

National Entrepreneurship Olympiad (NEO)

For further details regarding NEO, click here

Registration

  1. Click on the Register button and use a valid email id to signup. Only the team leader(chosen based on the team’s decision) needs to register. After signing up, you will have to enter all the necessary personal details.
  2. The next step is to fill the Basic Questionnaire, which will be visible after entering the personal details. The Questionnaire is designed to enable the teams to build a basic but complete image of the team’s idea. Each team is expected to answer all the questions in detail.
  3. The answers to the Questionnaire can be saved and edited repeatedly until the Registration Deadline. The last saved answers will be frozen and used for the judging process.

Preliminary Submission

The semifinalists are required to submit a pitch deck before coming to the advanced workshop in IIT Bombay. A pitch deck is a presentation which the participants (in .pptx format) need to submit which should cover the following aspects:

  1. What is the problem that your team is trying to solve?
  2. What is the solution to the problem or how are you trying to solve the problem?
  3. Is there a need to the problem you are trying to solve?
  4. Who are your customers?
  5. Who are in your team and what is the role of each member?

Advance Workshop

  1. The semifinalists will have the opportunity to attend an Advanced Workshop for a more advanced picture and better knowledge of entrepreneurship.
  2. The workshop will be divided into 2 consecutive weekends(mentioned in the timeline). Overall, there will be 4 sessions, each for 1.5-2 hours.
  3. Content for Workshop 1: Business Model Canvas and Pitching; on 12th & 13th Dec
  4. Content for Workshop 2: Team Building and Market Entry; on 19th & 20th Dec
  5. All 4 workshops will be in Online mode

Pitch Deck Submission

  1. Post the Advanced Workshop, the teams will be allowed to submit a final edited version of their Preliminary Submission. This will be using the knowledge and tools they gained in the Advanced Workshop.

Finals

  1. The Finals will be conducted in an online mode. The date for the finals will be announced based on the schedules and regulations conveyed by the Government of India.
  2. The finalists are required to pitch their pitch deck in front of a panel of judges.
  3. More detailed guidelines would be shared by the finalists at a later stage.

  1. The participants can register in a team with a maximum of 3 members.
  2. The participants must be from Classes 6-12. There are 2 tracks of Classes 6-9 and 10-12
  3. Any team from the track for Class 6-9 must have all team members only from Classes 6-9. The same rule applies for the track for Class 10-12.
  4. Entries submitted after the deadline for Phase 3 will not be considered.
  5. The team name cannot be changed after the deadline of Phase 3. However, any change in the name can be done in Phase 4 & 5 by bringing it to our notice, stating the Team ID.
  6. Only the teams that qualify for Phase 4 are eligible for submitting their Pitch Deck
  7. Previous winners are not allowed to participate again this year
  8. The Prize Money Distribution will be subject to E-Cell IIT Bombay.

 

Q. I am a Principal and wish for my school to participate in Eureka! Junior. What should I do?

A. We will start out with online workshops in schools. These workshops will be conducted in August and September. For conducting the workshops, register here.

 

Q. What is the fee for the Preliminary Workshop? Is the Preliminary Workshop compulsory to participate in the competition?

A. The Preliminary Workshop is free for students. If your school is conducting the preliminary workshop, we highly recommend attending the workshop. However, the preliminary workshop is not a prerequisite for the competition.

 

Q. What is the Entrepreneurship Olympiad? How will it work?

A. For full details regarding the Olympiad, check this out: NEO

 

Q. I want to participate in Eureka! Junior 2020. What steps do I follow?

Step 1: Register here for Eureka! Junior 2020

Step 2: You will have to provide the details of the Team Leader and all team members, as required. You will receive a confirmation mail. In case of any discrepancy, reach out to us at the contact details mentioned below.

Step 3: After confirming, you can proceed to the submissions page.

Q. Is my idea secure?

A. Yes, your idea is only shared with the judges and no one else can see them. 

 

Q. Who can participate?

A. Any student from Class 6-12 can participate. There are 2 tracks, and only students from those classes can participate in the specific tracks.

 

Q. How many members can participate in a team?

A. A maximum of 3 members can participate in a team. Each team member must be from the same track.

 

Q. Is it necessary to participate in a team?

A. NO. However, we highly recommend participating in a team.

 

Q. Do all team members have to be from the same class?

A. No, students from any classes can pair up as long as they are from the same track.

 

Q. Is it necessary to form a team with students from the same school?

A. No, a student from school “X” can team up with a student from school “Y”.

 

Q. Does my idea have to be technology related?

A. NO, we welcome all entries that have the potential to be a Business Model.

 

Eureka! Junior is divided into two tracks - Classes 6 to 9 and Classes 10 to 12.

Preliminary Workshop 

  1. The workshop will be 1.5 hours long
  2. Content of the Workshop - Basics of Entrepreneurship, Idea Generation and Idea Validation
  3. The workshop will be conducted in Online Mode, the platform and speaker for which will be catered by E-Cell IIT Bombay

Registration

  1. Click on the Register button and use a valid email id to signup. Only the team leader(chosen based on the team’s decision) needs to register. After signing up, you will have to enter all the necessary personal details.
  2. The next step is to fill the Basic Questionnaire, which will be visible after entering the personal details. The Questionnaire is designed to enable the teams to build a basic but complete image of the team’s idea. Each team is expected to answer all the questions in detail.
  3. The answers to the Questionnaire can be saved and edited repeatedly until the Registration Deadline. The last saved answers will be frozen and used for the judging process.

Preliminary Submission

The semifinalists are required to submit a pitch deck before coming to the advanced workshop in IIT Bombay. A pitch deck is a presentation which the participants (in .pptx format) need to submit which should cover the following aspects:

  1. What is the problem that your team is trying to solve?
  2. What is the solution to the problem or how are you trying to solve the problem?
  3. Is there a need to the problem you are trying to solve?
  4. Who are your customers?
  5. Who are in your team and what is the role of each member?

Advance Workshop

  1. The semifinalists will have the opportunity to attend an Advanced Workshop for a more advanced picture and better knowledge of entrepreneurship.
  2. The workshop will be divided into 2 consecutive weekends(mentioned in the timeline). Overall, there will be 4 sessions, each for 1.5-2 hours.
  3. Content for Workshop 1: Business Model Canvas and Pitching; on 12th & 13th Dec
  4. Content for Workshop 2: Team Building and Market Entry; on 19th & 20th Dec
  5. All 4 workshops will be in Online mode

Pitch Deck Submission

  1. Post the Advanced Workshop, the teams will be allowed to submit a final edited version of their Preliminary Submission. This will be using the knowledge and tools they gained in the Advanced Workshop.

Finals

  1. The Finals will be conducted in an online mode. The date for the finals will be announced based on the schedules and regulations conveyed by the Government of India.
  2. The finalists are required to pitch their pitch deck in front of a panel of judges.
  3. More detailed guidelines would be shared by the finalists at a later stage.
  1. The participants can register in a team with a maximum of 3 members.
  2. The participants must be from Classes 6-12. There are 2 tracks of Classes 6-9 and 10-12
  3. Any team from the track for Class 6-9 must have all team members only from Classes 6-9. The same rule applies for the track for Class 10-12.
  4. Entries submitted after the deadline for Phase 3 will not be considered.
  5. The team name cannot be changed after the deadline of Phase 3. However, any change in the name can be done in Phase 4 & 5 by bringing it to our notice, stating the Team ID.
  6. Only the teams that qualify for Phase 4 are eligible for submitting their Pitch Deck
  7. Previous winners are not allowed to participate again this year
  8. The Prize Money Distribution will be subject to E-Cell IIT Bombay.

 

Q. I am a Principal and wish for my school to participate in Eureka! Junior. What should I do?

A. We will start out with online workshops in schools. These workshops will be conducted in August and September. For conducting the workshops, register here.

 

Q. What is the fee for the Preliminary Workshop? Is the Preliminary Workshop compulsory to participate in the competition?

A. The Preliminary Workshop is free for students. If your school is conducting the preliminary workshop, we highly recommend attending the workshop. However, the preliminary workshop is not a prerequisite for the competition.

 

Q. What is the Entrepreneurship Olympiad? How will it work?

A. For full details regarding the Olympiad, check this out: NEO

 

Q. I want to participate in Eureka! Junior 2020. What steps do I follow?

Step 1: Register here for Eureka! Junior 2020

Step 2: You will have to provide the details of the Team Leader and all team members, as required. You will receive a confirmation mail. In case of any discrepancy, reach out to us at the contact details mentioned below.

Step 3: After confirming, you can proceed to the submissions page.

Q. Is my idea secure?

A. Yes, your idea is only shared with the judges and no one else can see them. 

 

Q. Who can participate?

A. Any student from Class 6-12 can participate. There are 2 tracks, and only students from those classes can participate in the specific tracks.

 

Q. How many members can participate in a team?

A. A maximum of 3 members can participate in a team. Each team member must be from the same track.

 

Q. Is it necessary to participate in a team?

A. NO. However, we highly recommend participating in a team.

 

Q. Do all team members have to be from the same class?

A. No, students from any classes can pair up as long as they are from the same track.

 

Q. Is it necessary to form a team with students from the same school?

A. No, a student from school “X” can team up with a student from school “Y”.

 

Q. Does my idea have to be technology related?

A. NO, we welcome all entries that have the potential to be a Business Model.

 

Incentives

Prizes worth INR 2 Lakh

Chance to meet a keynote speaker in
E-Summit

Media Coverage

Incubation Opportunities

Certificate from E-Cell IIT Bombay

Workshops

Mentoring


Associates


For any queries, contact:

Yash Pundlik Events Head [email protected] +91 88491 27464
Shubhanshi Asati Events Head [email protected] +91 94066 30588

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