Welcome to IESL - JIY 2021

IESL JIY

Competition Details

The 'Junior Inventor of the Year' (JIY) competition is a monumental effort brought to life by the Institution of Engineering Sri Lanka (IESL) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education. The competition intends to inspire the innovative young generation of Sri Lanka by pioneering the platform to bring out their creativity, inventiveness, and ingenuity. Intending to empower young minds, the competition allows students to present innovations of their own and offers recognition they truly deserve. Being a locally and globally recognized platform the Junior Inventor of the Year competition is the best way to pave the deserved path for the creative young community in Sri Lanka.The youth between the age of 12-19 years are invited to unleash their inner potential through the JIY competition organized for the 41st consecutive year.

Organizers

IESL / IESL JIY Committee

Mission

To be the apex national body of engineers in Sri Lanka which ensures internationally recognized and locally relevant standards in the professional practice and education in engineering, while actively supporting national development and diligently serving its members and the society at large.

Composition

  • Total Membership - 20,248
  • Corporate Members - 5,230
  • Fellow - 526
  • Honorary Fellow 3
  • Associate Members - 11,594
  • Affiliate Members – 145
  • Companions – 9
  • Associates – 32
  • Student Members - 2,709

Functional Arms

  • Engineering Sectional Committees
  • Overseas Chapters
  • Provincial Chapters
  • University Chapters
  • Forums

IESL JIY

The Competition


Pioneered by the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka in 1980, the Junior Inventor of the Year (JIY) competition promotes creativity and ingenuity among school children in the age group 12 to 19 years from schools all over Sri Lanka participate.

The top ten inventions at this competition together with the ten finalists of the Science Research Project Competition of the NSF then compete at the Sri Lanka Science and Engineering Fair (SLSEF), held under the auspices of the Ministry of Education, and Sri Lanka branch of the Intel Corporation, USA.

Winners at the SLSEF have the opportunity to be selected to proceed to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair held in US in May of each year.

Awareness creation sessions conducted by the IESL precede the competitions. Those selected at the preliminary competitions get to participate in the final competition held in August.JIY finalists are facilitated to display their inventions at the JIY Stall at the annual flagship event of the IESL, the Techno, Sri Lanka Exhibition held in October.


Where

Preliminary rounds will take place in provincial screening centers. Final competition will be held at Colombo IESL-HQ.(Details will be provided later)

When

Registrations are now open! Check the Timeline for more details

IESL JIY

Competition Timeline

Event

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Why JIY


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Rules And Regulations


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Representatives


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Step 1

Application J Form

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IESL JIY

Competition Prizes


Prizes for Winners

  • First Place

    Rs. 20,000/= + A Gold Medal and a Certificate.

  • Second Place

    Rs. 17,500/= + A Silver Medal and a Certificate

  • Third Place

    Rs. 15,000/= + A Bronze Medal and a Certificate

Category Wise Winners

  • First Place

    The esteemed Title of “The Most Innovative Team of the year “Cash Prize of Rs. 7,000/=, a Gold Medal and a Certificate

  • Second Place

    Cash Prize of Rs. 6,000/=, a Silver medal and a Certificate

  • Third Place

    Cash Prize of Rs. 5,000/=, a Bronze Medal and a Certificate

IESL JIY 2021

Main Committee Members

Eng. M R Ranathunga

Advisor

Eng. Navodana Kankanamge

Chairman

Eng. J. Meegoda

Advisor


Eng. Dayan Herath

Immediate Past Chairman

Eng. Lasantha Prasad

Vice Chairman

Dr. Dulini Mudunkotuwa

Secretary

Eng. Jayantha Dayananda

Assistant Secretary


Eng. Rajmohan Rajragavan

Committee Member

Eng. Ravindu Buddhila

Committee Member

Eng. Sandima Samarasigne

Committee Member

Mr. Akila Wijesinghe

Committee Member


Eng. Hemaka Lakmal

Committee Member

Eng. Uadara Manathunga

Committee Member

Eng.Sachini Somathilaka

Committee Member

IESL JIY 2021

Undergraduate Sub Committee Members

Mr Amila Premakumara

Chairman

Miss. Piumi Pabasara

Vice Chairman

Miss. Samadhi Gunawardener

Secretary

Miss. Tinaya Wijethunge

Vice Secretary


Miss. Koshila Chandrasena

Treasurer

Mr Venura Rathnayake

Chief Organizer

Mr Wasath Wanniarachchi

Public Relations Manager

Miss. Charithri Senaratne

Assistant Public Relations Manager


Miss. Yashodya Karunanayaka

Editor (Content) r

Mr Amantha Mawathage

Editor (Promotions)

Mr Chathura Parakrama

Editor (Promotions-Video)

Miss. Madhavi Pathum

Committee Member

Miss. Chathuni Fernando

Committee Member

Miss. Sharviga Krishnamoorthy

Committee Member

Mr Shanmugavadiel Gopinath

Committee Member

Mr Pesala Welangalle

Committee Member

Mr Wedahitha Yapa

Committee Member

Mr Sahan Samarakon

Web Developer

Mr Mahela Pradeep

Web Developer

Mr Nishan Jayasanka

Web Developer