All-Island Inter School Quiz Competition

Join us in Celebrating 75 Years of Agricultural Excellence and Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientists!

The Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya proudly commemorates 75 years of remarkable contributions to agricultural higher education in Sri Lanka. As part of our grand diamond jubilee celebrations, we are delighted to announce an extraordinary event that aims to ignite a passion for biological sciences among school students all across the island.

Introducing "Scientia," an exhilarating all-Island inter school quiz competition!

"Scientia" represents a bold investment in the future of our nation, as we strive to empower and nurture the next generation of scientific minds. Our vision is to captivate young minds and inspire their active participation, ensuring a bright and prosperous future for our beloved country. The competition promises to be an unforgettable experience, blending excitement and intellectual stimulation. Students will have the opportunity to engage in friendly competition, demonstrating their expertise in various areas of biological sciences. By participating in "Scientia," students will not only enhance their understanding of the subject but also develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and teamwork skills. We cordially invite you to be part of this momentous event and witness the incredible talents of our young scholars. Together, let us celebrate 75 years of agricultural excellence and ignite a passion for scientific exploration.

To register, click on the registration tab. Complete the form with the required information and submit it. Make sure to register on or before 15th of August
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Each school has the opportunity to nominate five (05) students. This includes four (04) contestants and one (01) reserve. The nominated students should be currently studying GCE O/L and/or A/L in the biology stream.

"Scientia" aims to assess the scientific and general knowledge of the students

Yes. The options available are English, Sinhala, and Tamil. You can select this option in the google form.

The written test will take place at a designated location within each province to screen the top two schools from each district.

From 19th August to 19th September, 2023.

based on the highest total score obtained by a school in the written test.

Don't worry! Even if your school doesn't make it to the next round, all students who pass the written test will receive a certificate of participation.

The selection of the provincial winner!
Bringing together the brightest minds from across the province. The best two schools from each district within a province will take part in oral quiz competition on the same day.

Don’t worry. Even if your school doesn't make, there will be certificates to all district winners

Once the provincial winners have been determined, the next stage is a written test. This written test will be conducted in the morning, with all team members of each nine (09) school participating. The selection of the top four schools will be based on the highest total score obtained by a school in the written test.

The culmination of the "Scientia" quiz competition is the grand finale. The four schools that have excelled in the written test will compete head-to-head in an electrifying battle of knowledge and intellect. This grand finale will take place on the same day, creating an atmosphere of excitement and anticipation.

Mark your calendars for the last week of September! The grand finale of the "Scientia" quiz competition will be held at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya.

National level winners

  • Cash rewards
    • 1st place - Rs. 300,000
    • 2nd place - Rs. 200,000
    • 3rd place - Rs. 100,000
  • Certificates for all students participating in the grand finale.

Provincial level

  • Cash rewards
    • Provincial 1st place - Rs. 30,000
  • Certificates to winners

Stay informed and up-to-date with all the latest information the "Scientia"

Keep a close eye on our website:

We will provide comprehensive updates about the selection process, dates, venues, and any other relevant details related to the oral quiz competitions. .

Stay connected with the coordinator:

We will provide with timely updates and important information communicate to the coordinator, a nominated teacher, from your school.