KLESF International Challenge 2024 will be held physically in conjunction with KLESF: The Fair 2024:

Date: 8 – 10 November 2024 (Friday – Sunday)
Time: 9.00am – 6.00pm (MYT)
Venue: MINES International Exhibition and Convention Centre (MIECC)Jalan Dulang, MINES Wellness City, Seri Kembangan, Selangor, Malaysia



  • To enhance school students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
  • To unleash students’ innovative potential via their STEM projects.
  • To promote students’ skills in problem solving, communication, thinking and innovation.
  • To foster greater interaction for schools, educators, industries, public and private sectors to share information and experiences on projects in STEM.
  • To promote the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) among students.


Schools students from Malaysia and overseas with STEM projects are invited to participate in the KLESF International Challenge 2024 by demonstrating their projects to the public.

The competition will be held based on the following:



  • Primary school (12 years old or below)
  • Secondary school (13 – 18 years old)
Project Theme

Project that can address the following sustainable development goals

  • Good Health and Well-being (SDG 3)
  • Sustainable Cities and Communities (SDG 11)
Assessment Criteria
  • Originality & innovativeness (25%)
  • Project execution (25%)
  • Quality & impact (25%)
  • Project presentation and communication (25%)

Students are required to be present at the booth all 3 days. Any teams that are absent for any of the 3 days will not be eligible for the bronze, silver and gold awards.

  • Team size (1 to 3 student members + 1 project mentor/teacher)
  • No limit to the number of teams from each school
  • Participation form is to be filled up by each team
  • No fees are charged for participation
  • Each team is required to exhibit throughout the 3-day event
  • Setting up will be done on the first day of the event. Details will be provided by the organiser through emails.
  • Each participating team will be provided 1 info desk, 3 chairs, 1 electrical point and a 1m x 2.5m shell board. Each team is responsible to bring other necessities for the setting up of its booth.
  • Each team is to exhibit its project at the assigned booth throughout the event period regardless of assessment progress and status.
  • Assessment by judges will be carried out during one of the 3 days event through interview and project presentation at the exhibition booth.

For each category, the following prizes will be available for an award based on the recommendation of the panel of judges.

  • Gold medal (RM 500, certificate)
  • Silver medal (RM 200, certificate)
  • Bronze medal (RM 100, certificate)
  • Merit (certificate)

All student participants of the qualifying entries will be awarded a Certificate of Participation.

Winner AnnouncementPrize giving ceremony will be held on 10 November 2024
(KLESF: The Fair 2024 prize giving ceremony)
Endorsement Letter

1. Letter from MOE (KLESF: The Fair 2024)

Contact us

KLESF Secretariat – Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
Pn. Azura Abdullah (

WhatsApp: +6018-228 1646
Tel: +603-9086 0288 ext 119/118
(Monday – Friday: 9.00 am – 4.30 pm)


1. Food arrangement:
NZ Mutiara Kasih
Encik Zainudin Bin Mustaffa
+60194793566 atau +6011153656740


Disclaimer: You are responsible for any arrangement made between you and the above parties.

Registration Form

Deadline for submission: 6 October 2024 (Sunday) @ 11:45PM (MYT)

An email confirmation will be sent to school by 11 October 2024.