About Talk Your Thesis (TYT)

Talk Your Thesis (TYT) is one of the flagship competitions of the India Science Festival (ISF) which provides a platform to budding scientists and researchers to share their research in the most creative and exciting ways possible! TYT came into existence with the idea of bringing research from labs to the public and making it entertaining yet comprehensible. Sing aloud or dance it out – Talk Your Thesis is where you get to experiment and showcase your creative talents! Read the steps and guidelines below, register yourself for the competition and you could get the chance to present your thesis in front of a live audience!

Step 1 : Fill the form present below and click on the Submit button.

Step 2 : Once you submit your details, you will receive an email from the India Science Festival team. We will share a google form with you as part of the second step of the application process.

Step 3 : Submit your 2-minute trailer video through the google form along with your resume and 250 word abstract of your scientific research.


Anyone who is pursuing an MSc/MS/MTech/PhD/ Post Doc or has completed one in the past 12 months is eligible for this competition.


  • Register yourself through the form present on your right hand side.
  • Send us your details and explain your research in a 2 minute short video once we reach out to you through email and share a google form with you.
  • The 5 semi-finalists will be selected through a competitive process and the entries will be judged on the following parameters – presentation style, originality and creativity, content orgnanisation and creativity.
  • The top 5 semi-finalists will be mentored by world renown experts in the field to polish their skills in order to compete in a closed door semi-finals at the festival venue in January 2025.
  • The top 3 candidates will compete in the finals and deliver a public performance in front of a live audience at the India Science Festival in January 2025, at Pune.


  • Semi-Finalists receive mentorship and detailed feedback from our esteemed jury
  • Participants get the golden opportunity to network with fellow researchers, renowned scientists and communicators from across the world
  • Win exciting cash prizes up to INR 30,000!

For Queries, please write to indiasciencefestival@fast-india.org

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