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YUVIKA (Young Scientist Programme 2022 ) ISRO


Indian Space Research Organisation is organising a special programme for School Children called "Young Scientist Programme" "Yuva VIgyani Karyakram" , YUVIKA, to impart basic knowledge on Space Technology, Space Science and Space Applications to the younger students with a preference to rural areas. The programme is aimed at creating awareness about the emerging trends in science and technology amongst the youngsters, who are the future building blocks of our nation. ISRO has chalked out this programme to "Catch them young".The programme is also expected to encourage more students to pursue in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) based research /career.




The YUVIKA - 2022 residential programme will be of two weeks duration during summer holidays (May 16-28, 2022) and the schedule will include invited talks, experience sharing by the eminent scientists, experimental demonstration, facility and lab visits, exclusive sessions for discussions with experts, practical and feedback sessions.

The programme aims to select 150 students across the country




Any Indian student, who is studying in Class ‘IX’ as on March 01, 2022 within a school located inside boundaries of Union of India, is eligible to participate.


How to Apply


The registration process of YUVIKA – 2022 includes total four steps. Candidates are advised to go through each step carefully. It is advised to complete the registration process at earliest. The candidate has to complete all four steps for completing the registration. Incomplete application without attempting quiz and uploading the certificates will not be considered.

Step 1 Registration for Yuvika 2022   Register Here

Step 2 Read the quiz instructions    Quiz Instruction

 Appear in the online quiz within 48 hours of e-mail registration for YUVIKA - 2022. Appear in Quiz

Step 3 Login to YUVIKA   Yuvika Login portal minimum after 60 minutes from quiz submission and fill all the information correctly. Submit the online application form and download the submitted form.

Step 4 Upload the signed copy and all the required certificates before last date of registration.

Frequently Asked Questions For further clarifications, mail to Yuvika@isro.gov.in


Selection Process


The selection of participant will be on the basis of following parameters:

  • Marks obtained in Class ‘VIII’ examination.
  • Participation in science fair (school / district / state & above level organised by school / district / state / Central government authority) in last three years.
  • Prize in Olympiad / Science competitions and equivalent (1 to 3 rank in last 3 years at school / district / state & above level) in last three years.
  • Winner of sports competitions conducted by School / Govt. / Institutions / Registered Sports federation (1 to 3 rank in last 3 years at school / district / state & above level) in last three years. Winner of online games will not be considered.
  • Member of Scout and guides / NCC / NSS in last three years.
  • Performance in online quiz.
  • A special weightage to students studying in school located in panchayat area will be provided.


Important Dates


  • Opening of Registration: March 10, 2022.
  • Closing of Registration April 10, 2022, 04:00 p.m.
  • Announcement of provisional selection list for YUVIKA – 2022 : April 20, 2022
  •  YUVIKA 2022 programme : May 16-28, 2022