About PNSQ

PNSQ is a national quiz bee competition sponsored by the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute. It is part of the Atomic Energy Week celebration held annually by the DOST-PNRI on the second week of December. The activity aims to provide an avenue to enhance Filipino students’ awareness and appreciation of the nuclear science and technology field and its potential role in uplifting the quality of living in the country.
The competition is open to all junior high school students from public and private schools in the Philippines.


How to Join

  1. Access the contest mechanics and forms here:
  2. Form a team consisting of two (2) students and an official coach.
  3. Accomplish the registration form. Make sure that all entries are filled out properly and is complete.
  4. Send the accomplished registration form to the PNSQ committee.
  5. The first thirty (30) registrants will participate in the National Level Competition.
  6. Wait for the official announcement of the qualifiers to the National Level Competition.


Important dates to remember

November 13 - 20, 2019: Registration Period
December 12, 2019 (Thursday): PNSQ National Level Competition


       First Prize: Cash Prize of Php 50,000.00 +trophy + medals
       Second Prize: Cash Prize of Php 40,000.00 + trophy+ medals
       Third Prize: Cash Prize of Php 30,000.00 + trophy + medals
       Consolation Prize: Php 15,000.00 + trophy
       Consolation Prize: Php 15,000.00 + trophy

All participating teams shall receive a certificate of participation. The top fifteen (15) teams shall receive a cash gift of Php 5,000 and certificate of recognition for the team. Each member of the teams who qualifies to the National Level Competition (one coach and two students) shall receive a PNSQ 2019 T-shirt.


For Inquiries

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