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YUVIKA | ISRO 2020 application




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 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.


Eligibility Criteria


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.


How to apply


Step 1: Candidates have to register themselves online
Step 2: fill the application form

Click here to apply


Note: There is no application fee


Selection Process


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%


For more information click the link given below



Important dates


  • Application start date: 3rd Feb 2020
  • Last date to apply: 24th Feb 2020