New Delhi, 14 March 2022: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched a programme for children currently studying in class 9 across India. The “Young Scientist Programme” or “YUva VIgyani KAryakram” (YUVIKA) is a residential programme to encourage students to share and obtain knowledge across various fields associated with space exploration, such as space technology, space applications, and space science. The programme extends the application to young students, especially those belonging to rural areas, to help create wider awareness on various emerging trends in the arena of science and technology.
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YUVIKA 2022 – Details
Who all should apply for YUVIKA 2022?
The YUVIKA 2022 residential programme is specially designed to encourage young students who aspire to pursue a career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).
What is the duration of YUVIKA 2022 residential programme?
As per an announcement by ISRO, the programme is scheduled for a total of two weeks starting from May 16, 2022 to May 28, 2022. The programme will include experimental demonstrations, talks, discussions around experiences shared by experts and scientists, feedback and practical sessions.
YUVIKA-2022 Important Dates
|YUVIKA 2022 Online Registration Begins||Mar 10, 2022|
|YUVIKA 2022 Online Registration Deadline||Apr 10, 2022|
|Announcement of Provisional List||Apr 20, 2022|
|YUVIKA-2022 Programme Duration||May 16, 2022 to May 28, 2022|
What is the Eligibility Criteria for YUVIKA-2022?
Candidates will be selected on the basis of the following parameters:
- Marks obtained in Class 8 final examination.
- Participation in science fair organised by the school, district, state or central government in the last three years.
- Prizes received in olympiads or science competitions (and equivalent) in the last three years.
- Winning performances in outdoor sports competitions conducted by the school, district, state or central government or registered sports federation in the last three years.
- Member of NCC or NSS in the last three years.
- Performance in online science quiz/zes.
- Preference would be given to students studying in schools located in panchayat areas.
How to Apply for YUVIKA-2022?
The registration process includes a total of four steps. Candidates are requested to go through each step very carefully.
Step 1: Enter the details for registration in the YUVIKA-2022 registration portal.
Step 2: Read the quiz instructions and attempt the online quiz within 48 hours of the online registration.
Note: Applications submitted without attempting the quiz will not be considered.
Step 3: Open the YUVIKA-2022 Login portal after 60 minutes of the quiz submission. Fill in the details, submit the application form, and download the submitted application form.
Step 4: Upload the required documents before the last date of submission.
Note: In case of any doubts, candidates may refer to the ‘Frequently Asked Questions’.
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Where will YUVIKA-2022 be conducted?
The YUVIKA-2022 is expected to be held at five distinct ISRO centres, including Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Space Application Centre (SAC), National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), U R Rao Satellite Centre (URSC), and North-East Space Application Centre (NE-SAC).