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ISRO Young Scientist Programme 2020 : YUVIKA Online Registration, Eligibility Criteria and Selection Process

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ISRO Young Scientist Programme 2020 : YUva VIgyani KAryakram 2020 YUVIKA Online Registration, Eligibility Criteria and Selection Process Download all Information at Official Website of ISRO

ISRO Young Scientist Programme 2020

Indian Space Research Organisation or ISRO, one of the six largest space agencies in the world, has launched a special programme for school children called “Young Scientist Programme” or “YUva VIgyani KAryakram” from the year 2019. The online registration process will begin on February 3 for the second session of the programme scheduled to be held during the month of May 2020.

YUva VIgyani KAryakram (YUVIKA) 2020
Name of Organisation Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO
Name of Examination YUva VIgyani KAryakram (YUVIKA) 2020
Exam Type Young Scientist Programme
Date of Examination May 11, 2020 to May 22, 2020
Status Released
Official Website https://www.isro.gov.in

YUVIKA Online Registration

YUva VIgyani KAryakram (YUVIKA) 2020
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.

YUVIKA Eligibility Criteria & Selection Process

YUva VIgyani KAryakram Selection Criteria 2020
YUVIKA Eligibility Criteria 2020 : The selection will be done through online registration. The online registration will be open from February 03 to 24, 2020. 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.

YUva VIgyani KAryakram Selection Criteria 2020 : The selection is based on the 8th Standard academic performance and extracurricular activities. The selection criteria is given below.

S.No Description Weightage
Performance in the 8th Std Examination 60%
Prize in school events conducted by the School or Education board from the year 2016 onwards (like Elocution, Debate, Essay Writing….) at District/State/National/ International Level  (The higher level will be considered for weightage) 2/4/6/10%
Winners of  District/State/National/International Level sports activities conducted by School or Education board from the year 2016 onwards (The higher level will be considered for weightage) 2/4/6/10%
Scouts and Guides/NCC/NSS Member – during the current academic year (2019-20) 5%
Studying in 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 Block/Village Panchayath Area) 15%
Total 100%

Students belong 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.

How to Apply Online YUVIKA 2020?

Steps to ISRO Young Scientist Programme 2020
The interested students can register online through ISRO website www.isro.gov.in from February 03, 2020 (1400 hrs) to 24 February 2020 (1800 hrs). The exact link will be available on 03 February, 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.

Step 1: Visit the official website of ISRO i.e. isro.gov.in
Step 2: On the homepage, click on the link which says YUVIKA 2020, when in will be live
Step 3: A new page will appear
Step 4: Register yourself and fill up the application form
Step 5: Submit your application

Important Links

Event Direct Link
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Official Website Click Here

Important Dates

Details Day Date
Registration and submission of Form Online February 3, 2020
Last Date of Submission of Form Online February 24, 2020
The first date of the programme May 11, 2020
Last date of the programme May 22, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)

For any further clarification, please contact yuvika2020@isro.gov.in Ph.: YUVIKA Secretariat (Respond & AI) : 080 2217 2269.

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