Registrations closed for TCS iON IntelliGem 2023-24. The Qualifying Round (2 online assessments) will be conducted between November 18 to November 28, 2023. Participants, keep an eye on your mailbox for relevant contest related updates.

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How to Participate?

School Registers

School shares IntelliGem School ID with students

Student Registers

Student registers using IntelliGem School ID

Student Chooses Topic(s)

Student chooses topic(s) & makes payment

Student Gets Ready

Fun-filled experience for the student

Student Competes

Student gears up for the contest

TCS iON IntelliGem Topics

Registrations closed for TCS iON IntelliGem 2023-24

Contest Calendar

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  • Stage 1

    Qualifying Round (in School)

    2 online assessments

    Nov 2023
    Assessment 1 - 18th - 21st Nov
    Assessment 2 - 25th - 28th Nov
  • Stage 2


    Jury interviews

    Dec 2023
    Interviews - 12th - 20th Dec*
  • Stage 3

    Grand Finale

    Face-to-face, activity-based contest

    Jan 2024
Note - *Online Interview dates may change. Qualified participants will be intimated via email as applicable.

Why is TCS iON IntelliGem the most important contest on 21st Century Skills?

The biggest national-level contest for 21st Century Skills in India for students of Grades 5 to 9

  • Universal Values
  • Global Citizenship
  • Communication Skills
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Financial Literacy


Provides students and educators an exposure to increasingly important 21st Century competencies


Develops in students a passion and love for lifelong learning, and early entrepreneurship


Builds a competitive spirit in students and prepares them to lead the world


Inspires young minds to continuously augment their knowledge to go beyond what is possible

What do Students get?

Learning Booklets

Free digital reference material on 21st Century topics authored by experts

Fun-filled Learning

Engaged learning through webinars, blogs, puzzles and more

TCS iON IntelliGem Certificate

Digital certificates based on student's performance in the contest

Exciting rewards for Winners and Finalists

Cash Prizes
Trophies/Medals, Certificates
New Age Gadgets
Leadership Training

All participating students get to

Meet the Scientist

Online interaction with top-notch scientists and researchers of India

What do Schools get?

21st Century Leader Recognition

Digital certificates for all Principals and IntelliGem Co-ordinators

Special Invites to Webinars

Principals and Educators get exclusive invites to IntelliGem Webinar series

School Excellence Award

Nation-wide awards for best performing schools

21st Century Skills School Report*

Track your School's progress on 21st Century Skills

(*Applicable to Schools with minimum 100 participating students)

How is IntelliGem Quotient derived?

What is IntelliGem Quotient?
It is a measure of a student's understanding and knowledge of the topics, and is derived on the basis of their performance in the contest.

IntelliGem KnowledgeTalk Series

GEMs from the Past

Winner Image Financial Literacy Mehul Jain (Grade 6)
Delhi Public School, Sector 45, Gurgaon
Winner Image Financial Literacy Arnav Gupta(Grade 7)
Suncity School, Gurgaon
Winner Image Creativity & Innovation Samskriti Konduru(Grade 6)
Hyderabad Public School, Hyderabad

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1. What is the eligibility criteria for participating in TCS iON IntelliGem? +
  • Students from Grade 5 to 9 can participate in TCS iON IntelliGem.