Yarl Geek Challenge Season 8 – Junior

Yarl Geek Challenge Junior is a school level IT competition organized by Yarl IT Hub to encourage school children to use their creativity and create IT solutions

This year’s competition is based on the following areas

  • Mobile Application Development

  • Web App/Website Development

  • Hardware Application Development

  • Innovative product development

Students are free to select any of the above areas to develop their applications. Students are encouraged to form teams within their own schools and use their creativity to develop applications.

All the submitted applications will be reviewed by judges and a selected number of shortlisted teams will be called upon to participate in the 2-day Yarl Geek Challenge Junior event, which happens in parallel to Yarl Geek Challenge Senior selections round.

During the two days of the Yarl Geek Challenge (YGC) Junior event, teams will develop their application prototypes with the guidance of mentors. On the second and final day, teams will demonstrate their prototype (or actual system they have developed) through a presentation. The winners will be chosen by the judges based on the presentation or demonstrations done by each team. Winner selection will happen in accordance with the rules and regulations defined in the prospectus.


YGC Junior - Timeline

9th June


Application Submission

  • Click here to apply through online form   Register Your Team

  • Submit the applications by filling the form given and email to event@yarlithub.org or post it to the address given below:

    Yarl Geek Challenge Junior - Season 8
    No 124, Raasavinthoddam Rd,
    Nallur, Jaffna.

    Application Form

  • Alternatively you may also send applications to Assistant Director of Education (ADE) of ICT Department of Education, Northern Province through your school

Initial Evaluations

  • The initial round of evaluation will be held at your region in mid June.

  • Students will have to demonstrate their developed apps.

  • At the end of the evaluations selected teams/individuals will be qualified for the Hackathon

15th & 16th June

Saturday & Sunday

29th & 30th June

Saturday & Sunday


  • During the two days Hackathon on 29th and 30th June of June, students will have to work with their mentors who are experts from industry and refine the product they have already developed

Final Evaluation

  • The team will have to present their developed product for an eminent team of judges

  • On the 30th of June as the last session evaluations will take place and the winners will be announced

30th June


Junior Prospectus

Prospectus - English Version

Click here to download the prospectus in English