About TCS iON IntelliGem

An aptitude contest to create an understanding and appreciation of the various 21 stCentury competencies
Students of Grades 5 to 9 compete at the School, City and National (Pre-finals and Finals) level     
Students can take part in one or more Topics. Reference learning material is provided for each Topic
A unique IntelliGem Quotient is used to gauge students' talent and to promote them to subsequent rounds

TCS iON IntelliGem - Topics 2019-20

Why TCS iON IntelliGem

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 handle societal challenges
Ignites a spark in young minds to actively augment their knowledge and awareness of these competencies
For Whom

TCS iON IntelliGem Junior - Students of Grades 5 and 6

TCS iON IntelliGem Senior - Students of Grades 7, 8 and 9

TCS iON IntelliGem 2019-20 - Contest Schedule

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  • Round 1

    School Level

    Sep 12 & 13, 2019 Slots full
    OR Sep 24 & 25, 2019 Slots full
    OR Oct 16 & 17, 2019
  • Round 2

    City Level

    Nov 2019
  • Round 3

    National Level


    Dec 2019
  • Round 4

    National Level

    Grand Finale

    Jan 25 & 26, 2020

Prizes and Awards

National Winners
Exciting Cash Rewards
National Finalists
Exciting Cash Rewards
National Semi-Finalists
Exciting Cash Rewards
School Excellence
Trophies, Medals &
New Age Toys
Books & Subscriptions
Personality Development
All Finalists are entitled to a FREE entry to the next edition of TCS iON IntelliGem

How to Participate


Register School

Register your school on TCS iON IntelliGem portal


Encourage Students

Encourage students to participate by communicating via Email, SMS, WhatsApp, and School Website


Know More

Students or their Parents access the TCS iON IntelliGem portal


Register Students

Choose exam date, and register your students from Grade 5 to Grade 9


Complete Payment

Either School or Parents can make payment to confirm participation


Start Learning

Students get access to free, downloadable learning/reference material


Get Ready

Inform your students regarding the Round 1 examination

Gems from the Past

Winners Group Picture IntelliGem Winners(All Grades)
All winners in different Topics of IntelliGem 2018-19
Winner Image Ethics, Values and Life Skills Shamanth Shastry(Grade 6)
Presidency School, Bengaluru North, Bengaluru
Grand Finale IntelliGem Event 2018-19
The national level finale of TCS iON IntelliGem 2018-19 in which students of Grades 6 to 10 competed to prove their 21st Century competencies in a two-day gala event.

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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.