Kancil Science Competition is an annual competition for primary, secondary and pre-university students that aims to challenge students’ science knowledge through critical thinking, problem-solving, and general scientific knowledge. More than 56,000 students from about 3000 schools have participated in this competition since 2018. In Kancil 2022, there were 18,477 participants representing over 771 schools from all over Malaysia. This competition also is a platform for students to be selected in the national team and participate in International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO).
To allow students to apply their inquiry-based science skills and knowledge that they have learned in school
To increase students’ interest in science by relating science with their daily life and current environment
To generate the students’ creativity and critical thinking skills with some of our higher-order thinking skills questions
To invite the medalists in this competition to join the Malaysian Junior Science Olympiad (MyJSO) and then form a national team to participate in International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO)
Enhance students’ interest and knowledge in science
Expose students with some critical thinking and daily life science related questions
Get a chance to participate in the International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO)