The second session for ISRO Young Scientist Programme 2020 will began from May 2020. The duration of the programme will span from May 11 to 22, 2020.
The second session for ISRO Young Scientist Programme 2020 will began from May 2020. The duration of the programme will span from May 11 to 22, 2020. This programme was launched last year and was known as Young Scientist Programme (Yuva Vigyani Karyakram).
It will impart knowledge of astronomy, space technology, and science to younger students. The selection process for the programme will begin from February 3 and end on February 24, 2020. Underprivileged students and those from rural areas will be given special leverage in the selection criteria. The list of selected candidates will be unveiled by March end 2020.
The official notification stated, “The list of the provisionally selected candidates from each state will be announced on March 2, 2020. The provisionally selected candidates will be requested to upload the attested copies of the relevant certificates on or before March 23, 2020. After verifying the relevant certificates the final selection list will be published on March 30, 2020.”
Selected students from class 9 onwards will be provided residential training of around two weeks during their summer holidays. Every year, three students will be selected in this programme covering ICSE, CBSE, and state-board syllabus. Students who have finished class 8 will also be eligible for the programme and the selection will be based on academic merit.