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ISRO launches Young Scientist Programme for School Children

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ISRO launches Young Scientist Programme for School Children

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Indian Space Research Organisation has launched a special programme for School Children called “Young Scientist Programme” “YUva VIgyani KAryakram” from this year, in tune with the Government’s vision “Jai Vigyan, Jai Anusandhan”

S. No. Description Weightage
1. Performance in the 8th Std Examination 50%
2. Membership of Science Club/Space Club 5%
3. Prize in any school based individual extracurricular activity (Elocution/ Debate/ Essay Writing, science quiz, computer modeling, scientific prototype model making, etc.,) at District/ State/ National/ International Level (The higher level will be considered for weightage) 2/4/6/10%
4. Winners of District/ State/ National/ International Level sports activities (The higher level will be considered for weightage) 2/4/6/10%
5. Scout and Guides/ NCC/ NSS Member 5%
6. Studying in Village/Rural School (Certificate of proof to this effect to be produced from the head of the school.

Criteria: The school, where the candidate is studying should be located in Panchayath Area)
Total 100%

  • For the Young Scientist Programme, ISRO will select over 100 students from across India and give them practical experience of how satellites are built.

  • Three Students will be selected from each state/ union territory to participate in the programme each year covering CBSE, ICSE and state syllabus on the basis of their academic performance and extracurricular activities

  • The Young Scientist Programme will involve a two-week residential training programme held each year during summer holidays for students from across the country who have completed class 8 and are studying in class 9.

  • The students selected under the programme will also visit ISRO centres, interact with senior scientists, and will have access to research and development facilities.

  • The students from rural areas will be given special weightage in the selection and all the expenses of travelling and boarding will be funded entirely by ISRO.

  • Students belonging to the rural area have been given special weightage in the selection criteria. In case there is tie between the selected candidates, the younger candidates will be given priority

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    Young Scientist Programme (Yuvika ) – Online Registration
    Application Start Date 22nd March 2019
    Application Last Date 22nd April 2019
    Register for YUVIKA Click Here
    Registered Students Click Here

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    To Register / Apply:

  • Click Here to Register and Apply Online.

  • For modifying details Registered Candidates, click on Registered Students click here to Login.

  • For Registration, click on Click here to register for YUVIKA

  • Enter all the required information in Online Application Form

  • Click on Submit