STAFF REPORT PSR: Ghulam Ishak khan institute of Science and Engineering and Technology has recently arranged the “14th All Pakistan Science Fair” in its campus situated in Topi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
The science fair is the major event that is organized by the GIKI every year where many teams representing different institutes participate.
This event is divided into two categories – first is science contest and second one is science exhibition. In this event students and chairpersons comes from all over Pakistan to a forum.
Dr. Shoaib Ahmed Khan of the institute said that the main objective of this event is to provide a platform to the students participating from all over the country so that they can test and challenge their pool of knowledge in various basic sciences.
Science contest comprised different modules, Kasouty, Eureka, Pop it, Flight of fantasy and Spain the bridge. Kasouty, Eureka, Pop are compulsory modules, and in Flight of fantasy and Spain the bridge each team is given the chance to choose one of these modules. The cumulative score of all these rounds decides which team is capable of plying the champion round.
Dr. Shoaib said that the science exhibition provides an opportunity to each team to exhibit their innovative projects and challenge other competitors from different institute. This activity is divided in two categories, college level and university level. Its give to a chance to each person to compete at their own level and above.
At the end of the event, the winners were given trophies and cash awards.