ISRO young scientist applications begin for class 9 students

February 4, 2020

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has invited applications for the second session of the Young Scientist Programme to be held during the month of May 2020. The application process has begun and will continue till February 24, 6 pm on the official website of ISRO: isro.gov.in.

The selected young scientists will get the opportunity to participate in an all-expenses-paid, residential programme from May 11 to 22 to be hosted at four ISRO centres.

A total of three students from each state/ UT will be selected to participate in this programme and will be based on the online application form. Those who have cleared class 8 and are studying in class 9 can apply for the same.

Selection process:

60 percent weightage will be given to class 8 marks, 10 percent to prizes won in school or district level each, 5 percent to NCC, NSS or similar training and 15 percent to those who are studying in rural schools.

How to apply

Visit the official website
On the homepage, click on the link ‘Yuvika Young Scientist’
Click on the application link
Fill details to register
Log-in using credentials and fill the form with necessary details
Make payment

The list of the provisionally selected candidates will be announced on March 2 following which they have to upload their attested certificates by March 23. After verifying the relevant certificates, the final selection list will be published on March 30.

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