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Young Scientist Programme 2020 at ISRO for School Students [May 11-22]: Apply by Feb 24

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By: Usha | 27 Jan 2020 12:51 PM

Indian Space Research Organisation has launched a special programme for School Children called “Young Scientist Programme” “YUva VIgyani KAryakram” (युविका) from the year 2019. The second session of the programme is scheduled to be held during the month of May 2020.

The Program is primarily aimed at imparting basic knowledge on Space Technology, Space Science and Space Applications to the younger ones with the intent of arousing their interest in the emerging areas of Space activities. The program is thus aimed at creating awareness amongst the youngsters who are the future building blocks of our Nation. ISRO has chalked out this programme to “Catch them young”.

The programme will be of two weeks duration during summer holidays (May 11-22,  2020) and the schedule will include invited talks, experience sharing by the eminent scientists, facility and lab visits, exclusive sessions for discussions with experts, practical and feedback sessions.

3 students each from each State/ Union Territory will be selected to participate in this programme covering CBSE, ICSE and State syllabus.

5 additional seats are reserved for OCI candidates across the country.

The selected students will be requested to report to any one of the ISRO/DOS centres located at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Shillong and Thiruvananthapuram.

Eligibility

Those who have finished 8th standard and currently studying in 9th standard (in the academic year 2019-20) will be eligible for the programme.

Students who are studying in India including OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) are eligible for the programme. The selection is based on the 8th Standard academic performance and extracurricular activities.

How to register

The selection will be done through online registration at the website link given below.

The online registration will be open from February 03 to 24, 2020.

The deadline to apply is Feb 24, 2020.

The list of the provisionally selected candidates from each state will be announced on 02 March, 2020. The provisionally selected candidates will be requested to upload the attested copies of the relevant certificates on or before 23 March, 2020. After verifying the relevant certificates the final selection list will be published on 30 March, 2020.

The selected students will be accommodated in ISRO guest houses/hostels. Expenditure towards the travel of student (II AC fare by train from nearest Rly Station to the reporting centre and back), course material, lodging and boarding etc., during the entire course will be borne by ISRO. II AC fare will also be provided to one guardian/parent for drop and pick up of student from the reporting centre.

Contact

For any further clarification, please contact yuvika2020@isro.gov.in Ph. Respond 080 2217 2269.

Click here for the official website.

 

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