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SOIL Pre-University
Problem Solving

SOIL Pre-University Problem Solving (PUPS) is World's First Comprehensive Alpha-Z Innovation Program designed for the Digital Natives between Age Groups 8 to 16 yrs only.

The participants will emerge as effective Pre-University Problem Solvers (PUPS) - as an individual and as a team by decoding answers to the real world challenges. A meta-cognitive program that gives practical exposure and impart essential life skills coupled with design thinking and prototyping skills.

Participants will work on a year-long Create-to-Learn Project as a team. The learning experience involves 3 to 4 iterations of Purpose based Research, Prototyping and Refinement. A powerful way to understand the real sense of Creativity, Leadership and Teamwork in Creating Failure filled Successful Innovation Stories.

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Learning Outcomes

  • The Value of Failure
  • Thinking Big .. Thinking Small
  • Critical and Granular Thinking
  • Leadership Mindset
  • Simple Thinking
  • Strategic Problem Solving
  • Design Thinking
  • 6D Thinking
  • 360° Product Creation Mindset
  • The Value of Failure
  • Thinking Big .. Thinking Small
  • Critical and Granular Thinking
  • Leadership Mindset
  • Simple Thinking
  • Strategic Problem Solving
  • Design Thinking
  • 6D Thinking
  • 360° Product Creation Mindset

PUPS in Action

Who Can Apply ?

  • Age Groups 8 to 16 yrs only

Program Details

  • This is a Hybrid Program available in only a few selected cities around the globe.
  • In-Person Lab Sessions & Online Mentoring Sessions
  • Accepted participants will indulge in an Immersive year long Project.

Effort

  • Create a Working Robot ( 12 months )

Career Benefits:

  • Admissions into Top Universities
  • Internship Eligibility at DeepTech Companies
  • Teen InnovatorZ recognition

Program Pedagogy

Program Structure

  • 12 week each - Three Seasons
  • 6 weeks each - Seasonal Breaks
  • 50th week - Graduation
12 weeks
Human
Centered Design
SEASON 1
seasonal break | 6 weeks
12 weeks
Raw
Prototyping
SEASON 2
seasonal break | 6 weeks
12 weeks
Refined
Prototyping
SEASON 3

Start Dates

  • Monthly Cohorts, Every 1st Saturday Kickoff

Admission Requirements

  • This program demands an in-person lab & tinkering efforts. So we accept only Group Applications - No individual applications allowed.
  • Each Team constitutes of a minimum 3 and maximum of 4 members.
  • All the team members must be from the same City and commit to a 6hrs Weekly Effort.
  • Need Help Finding a Team Member in your City. Click Here

To Know More

Create-to-Learn

Choose a Lab Track

Current PUPS Project

KITCHEN BOT

Kitchen BOT Part I
Kitchen BOT Part II

Talk to PUPS Counsellor