ISRO’s Young Scientist Program YUVIKA 2022 Invites Applications from School Students

The Yuva Vigyani Karyakram (YUVIKA) or Young Scientist Program of the Indian Space Research Organisation is a special programme with the goal of imparting fundamental information on space technology, space science, and space applications to young students, particularly in rural regions.

It also hopes to provide a platform that promotes more students to pursue research and professions in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

Things to know:

  • As of March 1, 2022, this is a two-week residential programme for pupils in Class 9.
  • Invited speeches, experience sharing by famous scientists, experimental demonstrations, lab visits, special sessions for expert discussions, practical and feedback sessions are all part of the programme.
  • Applicants must be Indian students attending a school inside the country’s borders.
  • A total of 150 students will be chosen for the programme, with a minimum of one student from each state or union territory participating.
  • The selection will be based on grades in Class 8, participation in the scientific fair, scout and guide membership, NCC/ NSS membership, science competition victories, and an online quiz, all of which occurred during the last three years.
  • Special consideration will be given to students who attend a school in the panchayat area.
  • On completion of the training, students would be sent to the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.
  • ISRO will cover all expenses, including travel, housing, and boarding.
  • One parent or guardian will be given with travel expenses.
  • Between May 16 and 28, 2022, the programme will take place.
  • For more details, go through the official website.

How to apply:

Important dates:

  • Opening date of application – 10 March 2022, 10.30 am
  • Last date for submitting an application – 10 April 2022, 4 pm
  • Announcement of provisional selection list – 20 April 2022

In case of queries, write to

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