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TOSC phase 1 Exam has been postponed and now will be conducted on 30th december.









About Us

What is Techkriti?

Techkriti is an annual international technical and entrepreneurial festival organized by the students of IIT Kanpur. The festival is held over four days every March, attracting participants from every corner of the country as well as from abroad, comprising a total footfall of over 60,000 from all over India and abroad.

What is TOSC?

Techkriti, IIT Kanpur organises an annual competition for 6th to 12th grade students. Students compete individually in two phases of the competition. Phase 1 is a 60-minute online test that students can take from home. The test covers Mental Ability, Aptitude, and Puzzles. TOSC has three pools: Pool A (6th, 7th, 8th), Pool B (9th and 10th), and Pool C (11th and 12th). Pool A champions will be decided after phase 1. The top 100 competitors from each Pool B and C will go to the final round, where they will be assessed on extra tasks to determine the winners. Phase 2 will include talks,  exhibitions, and technical workshops. No previous knowledge is required to participate, the only prerequisite is enthusiasm and confidence.


Our mission is to strengthen and cultivate the talent of our nation at the grassroots level, which serves our sole motive. Through a series of events involving mental aptitude, logic, and scrutiny, it seeks to provide school students a platform to gain fundamental experience and knowledge, to exercise coordination skills, and to think out of the box while providing solutions never thought before.



Phase 1 will be conducted on 18th December. This round consists of an online exam which will consist of objective type questions on aptitude, reasoning and general awareness. Participants will participate individually in this phase. The duration of the exam will be of 60 mins. Top 100 students from each pool B and C will be invited to get an opportunity for Phase II.


Phase 1 results will be announced in December. The results will be made available on the website. The e-Certificates of participation will be available on the TOSC website after the result declaration.


This phase will be conducted offline at IIT Kanpur. It will comprise variety of puzzles and competitive activities which will not only decide the winner but also help the participants explore and enhance their cognitive and analytical skills. Also, there will be exhibitions, technical workshops and talks (by some renowned personalities) as a part of Phase 2.

Registration Process

  1. Students are required to participate individually.
  2. Clicking the 'Register here' button on the right would lead you to a form filling which would enable you to create an account.
  3. Signing in to that account and paying the registration fees would complete the process.
  4. Click here for the detailed instructions.

Selection Procedure

Each round consists of three pools:
Pool A: Class 6th - 8th
Pool B: Class 9th - 10th
Pool C: Class 11th -12th

  1. Top 100 participants from each Pool B and C, selected on the basis of their performance in phase 1 will be given the opportunity to compete for phase 2.
  2. Champions for Pool A will be declared on the basis of phase 1 only.


Aryan A. Barsaniyan - TOSC Topper (Pool A)

Anand Krishna - TOSC Topper (Pool B)


TOSC’21 brought together a huge number of participants from all over the nation in the hopes of learning something new.
A plethora of prizes and accolades were presented to the winning participants and teams.
Prizes upto 2 Lac, including Tablets, Speakers, Smart Watches, and many more goodies.
  • Top 10 from each pool will get online subscriptions, gift vouchers and exciting goodies
  • Merit certificates for city wise toppers and all top 100 from each pool
  • Participation certificates for all participants
  • The school with maximum participants will be presented the Best School Award


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It is preferable to have a PC to attempt the test. Otherwise you can also use smartphone for the test.

TOSC is an exam filled with fascinating and intriguing questions that test your logical reasoning and thinking skills. If you think your analytical abilities are sharp and clear, then just sit for the exam with a pen and a Fresh Mind!! You can also attempt previous TOSC papers here.

No previous knowledge is required to participate, the only prerequisite is enthusiasm and confidence.

Yes. Every student pursuing school (class 6th-12th) can enroll for TOSC.

Check out this link for a complete process on registration.

If you have paid the registration fee, then you will receive your admit card a few days before the exam.

Your progress will be saved automatically from time to time and you will be able to resume from where you have left.

Contact Us

Hariom Vediya
Overall Coordinator, TOSC
Praveen Kumar Swami
Overall Coordinator, TOSC
Swayam Gupta
Head, Web and App

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