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CBSE Backs Free Robotics Challenge! Apply Now for World Robot Olympiad India 2024 (Earth Allies Theme)

Edukaze Current Affairs Desk (Delhi, India) – April 17, 2024: Calling all tech-savvy students and future problem-solvers! The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued a notification encouraging student participation in the prestigious 18th World Robot Olympiad India (WRO) 2024. This exciting event, organized by the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) and India STEM Foundation (ISF), provides a unique platform for students to showcase their creativity and problem-solving skills through robotics.

Earth Allies: A Theme for Sustainable Innovation

This year’s WRO India 2024 theme, “Earth Allies”, focuses on fostering innovative robotic solutions that address environmental challenges and promote a harmonious relationship between people and nature. Participants are encouraged to develop robots that tackle real-world issues like pollution, resource management, and sustainable living.

Free Registration for “Future Innovators” Category

Exciting news for schools! Registration for Level 1 of the Virtual Championship Events under the “Future Innovators” Category (Competition Category – 1) is now open. This category allows students to use any technology of their choice to develop their robotic solutions. Even better, entry of one team from any CBSE school into the “Future Innovators” Category is completely free!

Key Information for Participants

  • Competition Levels: The WRO India 2024 follows a tiered structure. Level 1 focuses on virtual project presentations, while subsequent levels involve robot demonstrations.
  • National Championship and International Stage: The National Championship for WRO India 2024 will be held in August 2024 in Delhi NCR. Winners of the National Championship will represent India at the prestigious WRO 2024 International Championship scheduled for November 2024 in Turkey.
  • Age Categories: WRO India caters to students across three age groups: Elementary (8-12 years), Junior (11-15 years), and Senior (14-19 years).
  • Registration Deadlines:
    • Event 3: Registration closes on May 6th, 2024. Submission period: May 7th to 13th, 2024. Results announced on May 30th, 2024.
    • Event 4: Registration closes on June 2nd, 2024. Submission period: June 3rd to 9th, 2024. Results announced on June 17th, 2024.

Developing Future Leaders in STEM

WRO India 2024 offers a valuable opportunity for students to:

  • Develop Problem-Solving Skills: Participants will learn to identify environmental challenges and brainstorm creative solutions using robotics.
  • Embrace Critical Thinking: The competition encourages students to analyze problems, evaluate options, and make informed decisions.
  • Nurture Collaboration and Teamwork: Robot development and competition necessitate effective teamwork and communication.
  • Sharpen Entrepreneurial Skills: Students will explore the potential of their solutions and gain valuable insights into innovation and entrepreneurship.

How to Participate

For detailed information on the WRO India 2024 competition, including registration guidelines and category specifics, please visit the official website:

Become an Earth Ally: Register Today!

This is a chance for young minds to become “Earth Allies” and contribute to a more sustainable future. Encourage your students to participate in the WRO India 2024 and ignite their passion for innovation and environmental stewardship!

Download CBSE’s Circular For Participation in 18th World Robot Olympiad India – 2024

Note: Participation in WRO is voluntary. For any further queries, please contact

1. What is WRO India 2024?

The World Robot Olympiad (WRO) India 2024 is a national robotics competition for students in India. This year’s theme, “Earth Allies,” focuses on developing robotic solutions for environmental challenges.

2. Who can participate?

Students across three age groups can participate: Elementary (8-12 years), Junior (11-15 years), and Senior (14-19 years).

3. Is there a cost to participate?

There’s good news! Entry of one team from any CBSE school into the “Future Innovators” Category is completely free. For other categories or schools, refer to the WRO India website for details.

4. How do I register for WRO India 2024?

Registration for Level 1 of the Virtual Championship Events under the “Future Innovators” Category is currently open. Visit the official website ( for details and registration guidelines. The deadlines for registering for Events 3 and 4 are May 6th and June 2nd, 2024, respectively.

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